It’s hard to believe it, but yes I did spend over $9 (plus tax) at CVS today. When the Banana Boat coupon value was $2 in my paper, I decided to stock up for the upcoming pool season. I also spent a little bit more on the Hallmark deal because I wanted to include my mom’s birthday and Mother’s Day cards, and the $1.49 cards just weren’t cutting it.
I also did not have either of the regional Physician’s Formula coupons, and I was planning to pick up the Suavitel but didn’t have that coupon either. I also couldn’t find the Dream Water at my store. Needless to say, I had to make a few last minute adjustments.
Note: The Physician’s Formula Concealer did not automatically print the Extra Care Bucks. I showed the cashier the ad and he forced it to print.
Anyways, here’s what I bought and the coupons used:
THREE HALLMARK CARDS, regular price $1.49, $2.79 & $2.79
ONE GEL TEARS EYE DROPS, on sale $8.99 (regular price $12.29)
ONE PHYSICIAN’S FORMULA CONCEALER, regular price $5.99
Get $3 Extra Care Bucks when you buy three Hallmark Cards
Get $8.99 Extra Care Bucks when you buy Blink or Gel Tears
Get $7 Extra Care Bucks when you buy ANY Physician’s Formula Cosmetic
Used one $3/3 Hallmark Cards priced $1.49 or higher printable
and used one $1/1 Blink or Gel Tears printable coupon (zip 33712)
Price at Register: $18.05 (plus $0.91 sales tax), but received $18.99 of Extra Care Bucks
(I used a bunch of ECBs to lower the out-of-pocket quite a bit from $18.05)
FOUR BANANA BOAT PRODUCTS, on sale $6.99 each (regular prices: $10.49, $10.99, $12.99 & $12.99)
Get $10 Extra Care Bucks when you spend $25 on select products (Banana Boat 4-8 oz included)
Used four $2/1 Banana Boat coupon, 4/22 SS newspaper insert
Price at Register: $19.96 (plus $1.47 sales tax), but received $10 Extra Care Bucks
(I used all $18.99 of my ECBs from Transaction #1 to bring my out-of-pocket way down.)
Total Retail Value of All Merchandise: $72.81
Net Price Paid for Everything: $9.02
Savings Rate (excluding tax): 87.6%
Savings Rate (including tax): 84.8%
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