Saturday, October 8, 2011

Smart Shopping Trip: $4.76 for Everything!

So I finally got my coupons together, to put my first shopping trip online to share. Just a heads up, I live in Southern California. All my shopping is done from the stores close to me, that are in a 10 mile radius. Okay so check this out:
My first stop was Kohl's:

Infant Apparel T-shirt $13.00
on clearance for $3.90

Infant Apparel T-shirt $13.00
on clearance for $3.90

Infant Apparel Shorts $11.00
on clearance for $2.20

Sub-total: $10.00
Use $10.00 off card sent in the mail or newspaper (don't know what this is, click Free $10 off at Kohl's of anyting $10 or more to learn more) -$10.00
Final Cost: FREE
Second stop Walmart:
Covergirl Blush $3.74
Bought eight (8) Covergirl Blushes
Use 4- $8/2 Covergirl Product (from Smart Source Insert 10/2)

Crave Cat Treats $1.47
Bought two (2) Crave Cat Treats
Use 2- FREE Crave Cat Treats (value up to $1.59)

Sub-total: $-2.08
Tax: $2.55
Final Cost: $0.47
Third stop CVS:
*Spend $15 on participating items, Get $5 ECB's
*Lipton Green Tea 16.9oz. $1- Buy 5, Get $1 ECB's
Lipton Green Tea 16.9oz. $1.00
Bought 5x Lipton Green Teas 16.9 oz. +$0.05ea. bottle deposit (in California).
Use $1/4 Lipton Green Teas 16.9 oz. (from Pepsico Insert 10/2)
= $.80 each when you buy five (5), after coupon.

Lipton Green Tea 12pk $5.00
Bought 2x Lipton Green Tea 12pk +$0.60ea. bottle deposit (in California).
Use $2/2 Lipton Green Tea 12pks (from Pepsico Insert 10/2)
= $1.50 a case when you buy two (2), after coupons and ECB's
Nursery Water 1-gallon $.88 each +$.10ea. bottle deposit (in CA).
= $.98 each

24pk of water $2.22 +1.20 bottle deposit
= $3.42

Used Extra Care Buck's (ECB's) from a previous purchase:
-$10.00 ECBs
-$4.00 ECBs
-$3.00 ECB's- this one printed when I walked in I scanned my card and printed out ECBs

Final Cost: $3.21
Last stop Albertson's:
Digorno's Pizz for One $2.50
Bought two (2) Digorno Pizza's 
Use 2- $2/1 Digorno Pizza Product- No Longer Available
= $1.00
Tax: $.08
Final Cost: $1.08

Total for everything: $4.76
Total Cost of my trip was $4.76. It was the best watching everything go down in price; giving nickles and dimes to pay for the total. Then just the fact you're walking out of a store with stuff you know you didn't get over charged for. Please fill free to share your shopping trips as well.