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Heads Up Monday! CVS deals for the next two weeks!

**If you're new to the CVS game this post won't make much sense to you. Go here first to read my Beginner's Guide to CVS and learn everything you need to know. Then read the rest of this post for tips on how to make the game work for you, too!




Here's a new feature I'm planning to implement every Monday in the future: alerting you 2 weeks in advance of deals that are upcoming at CVS. This will allow you to better plan your purchases now, and start getting your coupons together for the deals that are coming up!

(So far I haven't seen a copy of the July monthly ECB book posted anywhere, and there are murmurs and speculation that we may not be getting one next month! I'm keeping my fingers crossed that this won't be true, and if we do get a July book, I'll have the deals posted as soon as they are available!)

Here's what I see for the week of 6/29:

Money Maker!

Make-up:
$7.99 Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Mascara (earns $7.99 ECBs, limit 1)
-$1 Any Physicians Formula cosmetic product (from 6/1 SS)


Free!

Suncare:
Buy 2 Coppertone products, get $10 ECBs (limit 1)
The ad doesn't list any restrictions, so the Water Babies SPF 30 0.6oz Stick should work.
Buy 2 of these at $4.99 each and get back $10 ECBs!

Monitor:
$9.99 Accu Chek Compact Plus Diabetes Monitoring Kit (earns $9.99 ECBs, limit 1)


Nearly Free!

Razors:
$6.99 Bic Soleil Razor
$6.99 Bic Soleil 4ct cartridges (earns $5 wyb both)
-$4 Bic Soleil coupon (from 6/23 SS)
-$4 Bic Soleil coupon (from 6/23 SS)
$0.98 after coupons and ECBs!

Vitamins:
Nature Made vitamins are B1G1. I found prices as low as $4.29.
Use 2 $1.50/1 coupons from 6/1 SS
$1.29 for both after coupons!

Deodorant:
$6.99 Right Guard Professional Strength Anti-Perspirant Deodorant (earns $5 ECBs, limit 1)
-$1 Right Guard from 5/18 SS
$.99 after coupon and ECBs!

Toothpaste:
$1.99 Crest Baking Soda and peroxide, cavity or tartar (earns $1 ECB, limit 1)
$0.99 after ECBs!

Make-up:
$4.99 Maybelline The Colossal Volume Express Mascara (earns $2 ECBs, limit 5)
-$2 Maybelline Face Product from 4/27 RP
$0.99 after coupon and ECBs!

Hair Color:
$5.99 Clairol Natural Instincts (earns $1 ECB, limit 1)
-$4 Clairol Natural Instincts from 6/1 P&G
$0.99 after coupon and ECB!


Other Deals:

Pepsi 12 pk, 4/$12 (earns $3 ECBs)

Pepsi 2-liter, 5/$5


2 day Sale (Sunday and Monday only):

Gold Emblem Purified drinking water 24 pk for $2.99 ($3.99 after Monday)

Gold Emblem Purified nuts For $2.99 ($3.99 after Monday)

Cottonelle Bathroom tissue double or giant roll 12 pack for $4.99 ($5.99 after Monday)

(If you have them, you can use the $2/$10 or $3/$10 CVS Brand coupons on the above Gold Emblem items to bring the price down even lower!)

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Here's what I see for the week of 7/6:

Free!

Pantyliners:
$0.99 CVS/Brand 22ct Pantyliners (earns $0.99 ECBs, limit 2)

Sport Drink:
Powerade is $1.49 and B1G1
Buy 2 and use 2 $0.75 Powerade coupons (from 6/8 SS)
FREE after coupons! (second coupon will most likely have to be adjusted down)


Nearly Free!

Tampons:
$4.99 Playtex Tampons 16-18 ct (earns $3 ECBs, limit 1)
-$1 Playtex Gentle Glide tampons, or Playtex Sport tampons (from 6/21 RP)
$0.99 after coupon and ECBs!

Dish soap:
2/$2 Dawn Dish Liquid (earns $1 ECB when you buy 2, limit 5)
-$0.25 any Dawn (from 6/1 P&G)
$0.50 for both after 2 coupons and ECB!

Potato Chips:
2/$2 Pringles (earns $1 ECB when you buy 2, limit 1)
$1 for both after ECB!

Cereal:
Post Cereal is $4.29 and B1G1
Buy 2 Honey Bunches of Oats and use 2 $2 off printables
$0.29 for both boxes after coupons!

Other Deals:

Earn $5 ECBs when you buy $10 worth of Febreze (limit 1)
-"Buy Fabric Refresher and get Air Effects spray free" from upcoming 7/6 P&G
(regular price of Fabric Refresher spray is $5.99, regular price of Air Effects spray is $3.29)
-also, if you haven't signed up for the Home Made Simple coupon booklet, go and do so now. If it arrives before this week's sales, there are coupons inside for $2 off one Noticeables starter kit, $1 off any one Febreze candle, $0.50 off any 1 Air Effects, and $0.50 off any 1 Fabric Refresher.
With these coupons and after ECBs, you should be able to get some of these itmes free or nearly free!


Special Offer Deals:

FREE Gold Emblem drinking water case when you buy:
$20 of the P&G products on the front page (Tide, Folgers, Crest, Clairol Nice-n-Easy, Pampers, Pantene Pro-V, Gillette disposable razors, Bounty, Duracell, Always or Prilosec)

FREE M&Ms Nascar Cooler by mail WYB $12 of M&M/mars candy






My CVS scenarios for the week of June 22

**If you're new to the CVS game this post won't make much sense to you. Go here first to read my Beginner's Guide to CVS and learn everything you need to know. Then read the rest of this post to see how I'm getting $75 worth of stuff for free at CVS this week, and you can too!


I wasn't too excited about the deals this week, but I do need some paper towels, so I'm glad to see the Bounty deal again. The rest of the stuff is just fluff, because I really don't need much of it.

Our small group at church this week announced that they'll be collecting personal care items for military members overseas over the next two weeks, so I'm overjoyed to have a full stockpile with which to draw from, and excited to see my frugality in action blessing others in need!

(Do you think the soldiers would like SoyJoy bars, or would that just be cruel? lol)

Here are my scenarios for this week:

Transaction 1:

$2.99 Colgate Total 4oz (earns $2 ECBs)
$2.99 Oral-B Stages toothbrush (earns $2 ECBs)
$2.99 Oral-B Stages toothbrush (earns $2 ECBs)
$4.00 4 SoyJoy bars
$4.99 x2 Nature Bounty vitamins or supplements ($9.98)

Total before coupons: $22.95
-$4.99 B1G1 Natures Bounty sale: $17.96

-$4/$20 update coupon
-$1.50 Colgate Total printable
-$2.99, B1G1 Oral-B Stages toothbrush (from 6/1 P&G)
-$1/4 SoyJoy printable
-$2 Natures Bounty printable
-$2 Natures Bounty printable

$3.97, earns $6 ECBs


Thanks to Sarah for pointing out my error in the Oral-B ECB deal! Here's my new scenario, even better than the first!

$2.99 Colgate Total 4oz (earns $2 ECBs)
$4.99 Natures Bounty vitamins or supplements
$4.99 Natures Bounty vitamins or supplements
$4.00 4 SoyJoy bars (earns $4 ECBs)
$2.29 CVS Sunblock SPF 30 2oz
$.89 CVS 1000 sheet toilet paper (or filler of your choice to get you to $20)

Total before coupons: $20.15
-$4.99 B1G1 Natures Bounty sale: $15.16

-$4/$20 update coupon
-$1.50 Colgate Total printable
-$1/4 SoyJoy printable
-$2 Natures Bounty printable
-$2 Natures Bounty printable
-$2 CVS brand skincare printable (print at 50%)

$2.66, earns $6 ECBs

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Transaction 2:

$4.99 x2 Nature Bounty vitamins or supplements ($9.98)
$4.00 4 SoyJoy bars (earns $4 ECBs)
$0.99 Glade air freshner spray (9oz)
$0.99 Glade air freshner spray (9oz)
$3.49 Huggies Lotion or Wash (15 oz) (earns $2 ECBs, monthly deal)
$3.49 Huggies Lotion or Wash (15 oz) (earns $2 ECBs, monthly deal)

Total before coupons: $22.94
-$4.99 B1G1 Natures Bounty sale: $17.95

-$4/$20 update coupon
-$2 Natures Bounty printable
-$2 Natures Bounty printable
-$0.99 B1G1 Glade spray (from 5/11 SS)
-$2 (2) $1 off Huggies Baby Wash (from 5/18 SS or 622 SS)

$6.95 after coupons, earns $8 ECBs

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Transaction 3:

$4.00 4 SoyJoy bars (earns $4 ECBs)
$3.49 Listerine Smart Rinse (earns $3.49, monthly deal)
$5.49 x4 Bounty Paper Towel packs ($21.96, earns $10 ECBs)

Total before coupons: $29.45

-$4/$20 Update coupon
-$1/4 SoyJoy printable
-$1 Listerine Smart Rinse printable
-$4 (4) $1 off Bounty (from 6/1 P&G)

$19.45 after coupons, earns $17.49 ECBs

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Weekly Totals-

ECBs Spent: $29.06
ECBs earned: $31.49
Amount spent oop: $0, earning $2.43 ECBs overage!
Amount of merchandise purchased: $72.54