Saturday, February 26, 2011

Walgreens $5 Scenario - Week of 2/27/11


The most cost effective way to shop at Walgreens is to roll your Register Rewards from week to week.   If you are following my Walgreens $5 Scenarios, you have $2  Register Reward from Goody to spend on this week's shopping.

Check out all of this week's Walgreens deals HERE.


Transaction #1
purchase:
(1) Motrin IB  $3.00
(1) Walgreens Hydrogen Peroxide (16 oz) $0.99 (needed as filler to use Register Reward)
use:
(1) Motrin IB coupon (1/09/11 SS) - $1.00
Walgreens in-ad coupon for Hydrogen Peroxide - $0.66
Goody Register Reward from last week - $2.00
 = $0.33 + tax out of pocket and get a $3 McNeil RR

Transaction #2
purchase:
(1) Baby Magic Lotion or Hair & Body Wash $3.00
use:
McNeil Register Reward from previous transaction -$3.00
= $0.00 + tax of pocket (if you have to pay tax in your state) and get a $3 Naterra RR

Transaction #3
purchase:
(1) NasoGel Drip-Free Gel Spray $4.99
use:
Naterra Register Reward from previous transaction -$3.00
= $1.99 + tax out of pocket and get a $5 Neilmed RR
If you find the $1 peelie coupons for NasoGel, add a filler for this transaction

Transaction #4
purchase:
(1) Colgate Total Advanced or Gum Defense Toothpaste $2.99
(1) Nivea Lip Care $2.99
use:
(1) .50 Colgate Coupon (2/13/11 SS) -$0.50
Neilmed Register Reward from previous transaction -$5.00
= $0.48 + tax out of pocket and get a $3 Colgate-Palmolive and a $2 Beiersdorf RR

Transaction #5
purchase:
(1) Baby Magic Lotion or Hair & Body Wash $3.00
(1) Motrin IB $3.00
(1) Walgreens Hydrogen Peroxide (16 oz)  $0.99 (needed as filler)
use:
(1) Motrin IB coupon (1/09/11 SS) - $1.00
Walgreens in-ad coupon for Hydrogen Peroxide -$0.66
Colgate-Palmolive Register Reward from previous transaction -$3.00
Beiersdorf Register Reward from previous transaction $2.00
= $0.33 + tax out of pocket and get a $3 Naterra and a $3 McNeil RR

Transaction #6
purchase:
(1) Super Poligrip Free $1.99
(1) Aquaphor Lip Repair $4.99
(3) Butterball Chicken Broth @$0.99 each = $2.97 (needed as filler to use RR)
use:
(1) Super Poligrip Free printable coupon -$1.00
(1) Aquaphor printable coupon -$1.00
Walgreens in-ad coupon for Butterball Chicken Broth -$1.47
Naterra Register Reward from previous transaction -$3.00
McNeil Register Reward from previous transaction -$3.00
= $0.48 + tax out of pocket and get a $2 GlaxoSmithKline and a $4 Beiersdorf RR

Items purchase
(2) Motrin IB
(2) Baby Magic Lotion or Hair & Body Wash
(1) NasoGel Drip-Free Gel Spray
(1) Colgate Toothpaste
(1) Nivea Lip Care
(1) Super Poligrip Free
(1) Aquaphor Lip Repair
(3) Butterball Chicken Broth
(2) Hydrogen Peroxide

Retail price before sales & coupons: $39.96
Total out of pocket: $3.61 + tax for a 91% savings
And $6 in Register Rewards to start next week's shopping.

If you didn't start with the $2 Register Reward , you will have only spent $5.61  for this scenario - a 86% savings.

14 comments:

  1. You, my friend, are a Walgreens Genius! I'm gonna try this one!! -Melissa

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  2. Melissa - Not a genuis, but I've been a Walgreens shopper for awhile.

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  3. So excited to head to Wags tomorrow. I sure hope everything is going to go as planned. I have spent much of the day getting coupons clipped and my plan of action. Gotta get some baby lotion and wash for the new little girl (grandbaby) due in June.

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  4. Here's a couple of great updates to stretch your dollars even farther at Wags this week...

    There's a Wags Q for $1 off Colgate Total Advance in the outer Holiday/Winter 2011 D&Y booklet (expires 2/28/11, so hurry!) AND a MQ for $1 off any Colgate Total toothpaste in the larger D&Y (expires 3/31/11). $2.99 - $1 WQ - $1 MQ = $.99 OOP, receive a $2.99 RR, $2 MM. =)

    There's also $6 off any two participating products Q (Motrin PM pictured) in the 1/9 SS (J&J) insert. Buy two Motrin PM for $6 - $6 MQ = $0 OOP, receive a $3 RR for a $3 MM!

    What a great week at Wags! Now if they'd just put the Entertainment Books on sale again, I'm almost out of SNS Qs!

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  5. Also, the Diabete & You from Wags for Winter (that had Nueragen in it) had a Colgate Total $1 coupon to use as well.
    Staci, Find my iso on traders and email me and I will send you SnS $5 Qs

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  6. Hi pixie_bit!

    Sent you an email. =)

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  7. Hi Staci & Pixie_bit - Thanks for the additional info.

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  8. The Sinex RR didn't print this morning and it sounds like this is happening everywhere.

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  9. There is a mm deal on the Venus ProSkin razors - on sale for 7.99, use $5 coupon from today's P&G saver, get $4 RR

    Also, big bags of Huggies wipes are 5.99 and there is a $2 coupon in the infant care book. I had a few manufacturer's coupons to stack with, so not too bad.

    -Sarah

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  10. A good morning at Wags! Got 2 Colgate, 4 Cottonelle wipes, 2 Motrin PM, 1 Vicks Vapo Drops, 1 Puffs, 2 Hershey Bliss, and a single serving Minute Maid juice. Paid $3.20 OOP after $23.75 in MQ and RR and got $12 RR back :) The $6/2 Motrin MQ beeped but the cashier entered it by hand.

    Sarah - The $5 Venus coupon says buy the razor and one refill. I dont think it would be a MM after the cost of the refill, but still might be a good deal.

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  11. Hi All,

    I will make my trip tomorrow to pick up the Motrin PM special order I had placed.

    CJ when I stopped in this morning to ck the Motrin PM my coupon beeped also. But I can live with paying $.08 and getting back a $3 RR =) I have X?(gonna leave the amount ordered in the air hehehehehehehe) boxes waiting on me tomorrow. =) Very Very good MM. =) DH and my girlfriend will benefit from these. And I am forgetting the deal on the Cottenelle wipes can you refresh my memory? TIA

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  12. What a morning. Sinex didn't give a RR/bummer. Motrin PM is a great deal but some stores are only letting you get one and of course the 6 coupon is beeping so they have to put it in by hand. I was a 1 store and this lady grabbed all of the motrin left. I aked her if she was going to purchase them all and very hateful she said yes I am. I have coupons for them all so I can. I go to many stores so I leave some for other people and would never be hateful to anyone. If she needs 16 bottles of Motrin let her have it.

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  13. Hi All - Thanks for the udates on Sinex. It had a good run. Too bad it didn't last for one more week.

    Sarah - I'm reading the $5 Venus coupon to be when you buy the razor AND refill. Am I missing something?

    CJ - So, you're confiring the Cottonelle Wipes deal?

    Lynday - Shelf clearer at the store I like to shop this morning too. I sure wish Walgreens would go to something like CVS and with fair limits. But, I went to the next store and they had plenty.

    But, those shlef clearers could be better couponers and order product with the manager.

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  14. Jeri and Janet - Yes the Cottonelle wipes RR is working. Buy 2 for $1.99 each with the in ad coupon, get a $1.50 RR. I also had a $1/2 printable so mine were .75 each. I bought 4 in 2 separate trips. There's reportedly a $1/2 printable on the Cottonelle site.

    Hershey Bliss is on sale for $3 but mine rang up for $1 each yesterday morning, so free after my $1/2 MQ and $1/2 Wags IVC. Not sure if this is at all stores or if the price is just wrong in the computer at my store. Either way I'll take free Bliss!

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