Last night, I took my first step into what I like to call The Dark Side AKA CVS. You see, I worked at Walgreen's for over two and a half years and always viewed CVS as a competitor so I never shopped there. Since I won a $10 CVS gift card from Charlene's Mission Possible giveaway I figured I HAD to start my CVS adventure...and I think I did pretty good for a newbie.
(2) Neutrogena Fragrance-Free Facial Bars ($2.99 each)- I earned $10 in ECBs ($4.01 profit)
A Gillette Gamer Razor ($7.99)- used $4.00 off coupon, received $4.00 in ECBs ($0.01 profit)
(2) Colgate Total toothpastes ($2.99 each)- used $1.00 and $0.75 coupons, received $5.98 in ECBs ($1.75 profit)
TOTAL: $15.80, used $10.00 on giftcard and paid $5.80 on my debit card.
I bought a binder which I will be using to organize my coupons. The price was $18.99 and I was supposed to pay a penny but wound up paying nothing when the cashier saw I was about to charge a penny on my debit card. I pretty much NEVER carry cash or even change on me! So I got a FREE binder for all of my couponing needs!! YAY!!
Thank you, Charlene for such a great challenge. It was a ton of fun and I think I'll be posting my shopping trips on my blog from now on. Make sure to visit me at Mama Makes Money, http://www.mamamakesmoney.blogspot.com/
Chelsea is also starting a new series at Choyster Cash about being a former Walgreens "insider". Be sure to check out her first post in that series!
Thanks again to Chelsea for sharing her Mission Possible deal!
Until next time....