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My CVS Loot for the Week of 7/11/10!

Other than the Futuro deal not panning out like I had planned, this week was a pretty smooth week. I didn't need the wrist supports, anyways, so I wasn't too disappointed.

Altogether I spent $15.02 oop, which is more than I planned, but you'll notice a few extra items in my photo that weren't in my scenarios for this week. My husband has been having heel pain due to plantar fascitis, so I needed to pick up some sports tape and gel inserts for him, and I also needed diapers again. I paid my oldest daughter $5 ECBs to babysit our two youngest daughters while I slept in a bit yesterday, so the Doritos, Warheads, facial mud mask, and some of the M&Ms pictured were her purchases, unplanned for. So all things considered, I was perfectly happy with only spending $15 oop for everything I got this week.

My CVS Scenarios for the Week of 7/11/10

**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!

It's looking like a good week at CVS this week! Here are the scenarios I put together:

Transaction 1:

$10, 2 John Frieda Haircare (earns $5 ECBs)
$10, 4 Oral-B Pulsar toothbrushes (on sale for $2.50 each, no ECBs)

$20 before coupons

-$3 ECBs from last week
-$5, 2 $2.50/1 John Frieda prints
-$8, 4 $2/1 Oral-B Pulsar (from 7/4 P&G)

$0+tax after coupons, earns $5 ECBs


**See notes below**
Transaction 2:

$18.76, 4 Futuro Wrist supports (earns 5 ECBs)
$0.99 Caliber scissors (earns $0.99 ECBs) 3 days only- Sun, Mon, Tues!
$0.99 Paper-Mate pens (earns $0.99 ECBs) 3 days only- Sun, Mon, Tues!

$20.74 before coupons

-$5 ECBs from previous order
-$12, 4 $3/1 Futuro prints

-$0.26+tax after coupons, earns $6.98 ECBs


Transaction 3:

$10 John Frieda haircare (earns $5 ECBs)
$10 4 Oral-B Pulsar toothbrushes

20 before coupons

-$1.98 ECBs from previous order
-$5, 2 John Frieda prints
-$8, 4 $2 Oral-B Pulsar (from 7/4 P&G)

1.02+tax after coupons, earns $5 ECBs


Transaction 4:

$10, 2 John Frieda haircare (earns $5 ECBs)
$9.97 Gilette ProGlide Razor (earns $5 ECBs)
$1 filler item

$21.97 before coupons

10 ECB from previous orders
-$5, 2 $2.50 John Frieda prints
-$2, Gilette ProGlide (from 7/4 P&G)

.03+tax after coupons, earns $10 ECBs


Transaction 4:

$3.75, 3 Suave deodorant
$3.32, 2 Suave Body Wash
$3.32, 2 Suave Hair Care (Earns $3 ECBs wys $10)
$7.99, Complete contact lens solution (earns $7.99 ECBs)
$1.54, 2 Sobe Lifewaters

$19.92 before coupons

.00 ECBs from previous orders
1.50, 3 $0.50/1 Suave Deodorant (from 7/11 RP)
-$1, 2 $0.50/1 Suave Body Wash printable
-$1/2 Suave Professionals (from 7/11 RP)
-$0.77 Sobe BOGO print

.70+tax after coupons, earns $10.99 ECBs


I wasn't able to find the Futuro wrist supports for $4.xx like I had planned, the cheapest ones my store had were $7.xx, so I didn't end up doing that transaction at all. I just added the FAECB pens and scissors on to my Transaction 1, and did the other transactions as planned.

To see a photo of what I bought this week, go to my post here!


**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).