Sunday, August 29, 2010

It didn't take much

Its been a LONG time since I've reported in on any CVS savings. There's a good reason for that. I haven't really had any. With my mom's death, summer time and just general laziness, couponing/CVSing have not been at the top of my priority list. I know, shame on me. Its just that some seasons of life certain things get pushed aside.
But because my ECB's were about to expire, we could use a a few paper products and pennies have been a bit tight around here (ackhem) it created the perfect storm for me to get off my duff and CVS like there is no tomorrow. And that was all I needed to get my mojo back.
Everything you see here (Charmin 16 pack, Bounty 12 pk. 4 boxes of Puffs, a Gillette Pro glide razor, 36 Tampax Pearl tampons, 1 tube of Crest Pro-Health toothpaste, 1 pack of gum and 2 packages of Peanut Butter M&M's *what can I say? they were free*) cost me $15!
Yep, $15 out of my pocket. AND I got 2 ECB's back for next time. I would have spent less (as in almost 40% less) but my CVS was out of this certain money-making product because I went so late in the week. Because they were out of the product, I had to retreat to my car and work up a new scenario so that I could still spend the least amount of money. I was pretty proud of myself! I would have been prouder if I had only spent $9 for all of this, but no use in crying over spilled milk (unless all 3 kids do it in the same meal, but that's a whole other post!)
So, that was how I spent my Friday night. More weekend high lights to come. Bet you can't wait!

1 comment:

jenny from mommin' it up said...

*sniff sniff* I am SO proud!! You retreated to your car and worked out another scenario!? You are a bonafide professional!!