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My CVS Scenarios for the Week of 7/4/10

**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!

















At first glance I thought this was going to be a pretty weak week. But it turned out I was able to come up with some decent scenarios. The Sobe BOGO sale saved me. :)

1:

$10, 3 Post Grape Nuts cereal (earns $5 ECBs wyb 3, limit 1)
Gilette Fusion $9.97 (earns $5 ECBs, limit 1)


$19.97 before coupons

-$4/$20 CVS coupon*
-$6, 3 $2/1 Grape Nuts prints
-$4 Fusion (from 6/6 P&G)

$5.97+tax, earns $10 ECBs

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2:

$6 2 Tampax (earns $1 ECB wyb 2, limit 1)
$2.99 Bausch and Lomb Biotrue Multi-purpose solution (earns $2.99 ECBs, limit ?)
$4.98, 2 Crest Whitening (earns $1 ECB wyb 2)
$6.36, 8 Sobe Lifewaters (BOGO)

$20.33 before coupons

-$4/$20
-$4, 2 $2/1 Tampax (from 6/6 P&G)
-$1, 2 $0.50/1 Crest from 6/27 RP
-$6.36, 4 Sobe BOGO prints

$4.97 after coupons, earns $4.99 ECBs

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3:

$8, Covergirl Lashblast mascara
$5.49 Covergirl Eye Enhancer-4 shades
$3.49 Covergirl Eye Shadow- 1 shade (earns $5 ECBs wyb $15 Covergirl, limit 1)
$3.18, 4 Sobe Lifewaters (BOGO)

$20.16 before coupons

-$4/$20 CVS coupon*
-$5.49, Covergirl "Buy mascara get eye free" coupon from 7/4 P&G)
-$1 Covergirl (from 6/6 P&G)
-$2 Lashblast (from 6.6 P&G)
-$3.18, 2 Sobe BOGO prints

$4.49+tax after coupons, earns $5 ECBs

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4:

$13.98, 2 ThermaCare heatwraps (earns $4 ECB wby 2, limit 1)
$4.77, 6 Sobe Lifewaters (BOGO, free after coupons)
$1.00 2 CVS pantiliners (Earns $1 ECB wyb 2, limit ?), monthly deal, not in the weekly ad

$19.75+tax before coupons

-$4/$20 CVS coupon*
-$6, 2 $3/1 Thermacare prints
-$4.77, 3 Sobe BOGO prints

$4.98 after coupons, earns $5 ECBs


Totals:

Spent (on all 4 transactions): $20.41+tax
ECBs earned: $24.99

$4.58 money maker if you pay for your transactions using ECBs!


**All of the above transactions utilize the $4/$20 CVS coupon that you get when you register a CVS card number for the email list. These coupons aren't hard to get multiples of, but I'm not going to tell you how to do it. :) Mainly because I don't want CVS catching on and canceling the email offers. But if I figured it out, you can too. It doesn't take much thinking or much time (and no tech-smarts or coupon-altering is necessary).

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