CVS how-to is always a challenge and getting back into the groove after any kind of crisis is difficult enough. The basics are a little lean in the household after any busy challenge of illness, so start with
the basics this week and buy milk and cereal and get a reward for buying what you need anyway.
2 milks 2.99 ea. with 4 cereals 2/5.00: use two coupons for 1.00 off two and get your cereals for 2.00 each. Total OOPs 14.00 and get 6 ecb reward to make your next purchase.
Next purchase #2:
Schick Hydro 8.97 get 6.00 ecb.
use 6.00 ecb from milk and cereal purchase for OOPs 2.97 (16.97)
Next purchase #3:
Cover girl volume mascara 5.99 get 4 ecb
use 1.00 off coupon with the 6.00 ecb from razor purchase above and use this spare money (1.00) to get three bars of Ivory or Dove soap.
Next purchase #4:
1 Colgate Pro clinical toothpaste 3.99 get 2.00 L2
1 Therma-Care……………….. 2.49 get 2.49
use 1.00 off coupon off colgate for a total of 5.48. Use the 4.00 ecb from above for OOPs of 1.48.
4th purchase totals:………………………………… 6.48 = oops .48 = 4.49 ecb to use next.
and also get 4.49 ecb reward.
oops totals: 16.97 + .48 = 17.45 oops
Next purchase #5:
4.49 ecb on your register receipt to use from 4th purchase above.
1 Colgate toothpaste 2.99 get 2 ecb
1 Therma-care 2.49 get 2 ecb
5.48 – 4.49 = .99 OOPs for a total OOPs = 18.94
Next purchase #6:
use the 4.00 ecb from above
Pick up some Air Wick for free and don’t forget the coupon that is about due to expire.
Have a great week : this column will get back up and running after the crisis here eases up a bit.
Be at peace, stay healthy and pay-it-forward,
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