Monthly Archives: October 2012

CVS ~ week of 10/28/12 ~ Let’s get back to shopping!!

English: Herbal Essences - "Color Me Happ...

English: Herbal Essences – “Color Me Happy” shampoo and conditioner bottles (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Oh CVS how I have missed you!  Between being CRAZY busy lately and some pretty BLAH ads, I have not felt the need to go to CVS.  But that all changes now and this is indeed a HUGE stock up week.  This is a short ad – *4 Day Sale – valid 10/28 – 10/31 only so be on top of it. 

 I will start out by gathering some Revlon beauty tools to get overage to pay for Thermacare Wraps – they are Grandma’s favorite you know, and Christmas is coming – LOL

 Then as directed by my favorite blogger Ann, I am getting the Olay ‘Kits’ (I HOPE) and FREE Cover Girl Lip Perfection – Make sure you grab a couple extra papers/inserts this weekend since the P&G is included!  This deal utilizes a P&G Rebate as well and get’s us top of the line beauty products for FREE – sooo awesome!!!

 Finally, you can stock up on shampoo and such… and Both of the “deals” will also get you the “Spend $50/get $5 ECB rewards” from the CVS Beauty club… be sure you have signed up before you shop!  Wow – what a week!!

 Revlon Beauty Tools – starting at $2.99
Get $7 ECB wyb 2 Revlon Cosmetics or Beauty Tools (limit 6)
=  as low as 2 FREE!! + $1 overage!!

 Suave Body Lotion – $2.50
-$2/1 or $2/2 Suave, body lotion, 18 oz+ 10/14/2012 RP Insert (exp 11/11/2012)
= as low as $.50 each

 Thermacare Heat Wraps 2-3ct. – $6.79
– (2) $3/1 ThermaCare , 2 ct+
Get $5 ECB wyb 2 (limit 1)
= as low as $1.29 each wyb 2

 Buy two (2) Olay Regenerist Kits or Treatment ($22.99) get $12 in ECB

Limit 1
Coupons –
-$2 Olay Complete Facial Moisturizer, Daily Facial or Cleansers(from the 9/30/12 P&G insert, coupon expires 10/31/12)
-$5 Olay ProX or Regenerist Facial Moisturizer or ProX Cleansing Device (from the 9/30/12 P&G or 9/16/12 RP insert, coupon expires 10/31/12)
– Buy one (1) Olay Pro-X, Regenerist or Total Effects Moisturizer or Facial Hair Removal, Receive one (1) Covergirl Lip Perfection Free (value to $8.99) (from the 10/28/12 P&G insert)
Look for FREE MAGAZINE wyb… and use the


Head on over to Coupons Deals and More where Ann has an awesome deal laid out for us…  Thanks Ann!!


Another great Deal… on the spend $30 get $10 ECB:

(10) Aussie or Herbal Essence Hair Care – $2.99
Total Cost: $29.90

– (5) B1G1 Herbal Essences Conditioner or Styler, up to $6.99 WYB Herbal Essences Shampoo 09/16/2012 SS Insert (exp 10/31!!)

= $15.00
AND use (2) $1/2 Herbal Essences or Aussie 10/07/2012 RP Insert (exp 11/30/2012) *some CVS’s will allow you to stack a “cents off” coupon in combination with a B1G1 coupon, check your local store!

= $13.00
Get $10 ECB wyb $30 of assorted products (limit 1)
= as low as $3.00 for all 10 products or only .30 each!!

*This is $30 worth of the $50 needed on the P&G Rebate

 Remember – Both of these deals will also get you the “Spend $50/get $5 ECB rewards” from the CVS Beauty club… be sure you have signed up before you shop!

Click it… you’ll be glad you did!!


CVS ~ week of 10/7/12


Gillette Fusion ProGilde Razor

Gillette Fusion ProGilde Razor (Photo credit: theimpulsivebuy)

Looks like CVS will be quick and painless this week and I am very okay with that!  I need to get organized and ready for fall, but will pop in for the free and cheapies as I see them here:



Crest 3D White, Pro-Health or w/Scope Toothpaste (4 or 4.2oz) or Pro-Health Rinse (8oz.) – $2.99
– $0.50/1, $1/2, or $1 Crest Toothpaste or Liquid Gel  (09/30/2012 P&G)
Get $2 ECB (limit 2)
= as low as FREE


Revlon Nail Enamel – $4.99
– $1/1 Revlon Beauty products (07/29/2012 SS)
Get $3 ECB (limit 6)
= $.99


Gillette Fusion ProGlide Razor or Styler – $9.99
– $4/1 Gillette Fusion ProGlide Razor, including Styler (10/07/2012 RP) 

Get $5 ECB (limit 1)
= $.99


Other Deals to check out:


Buy $10 worth of Colgate Optic White , get $5 in ECB (Limit 2)
$1 coupons from 9/30… How much is the Optic White??


Buy (3) M&Ms (3/$10), get $3 in ECB (Limit 1)
$1.50 coupon from 9/16 RP


Buy (2) Pantene (2/$8), get $1 in ECB (Limit 1)

$1/2coupon (from the 9/30/12 P&G insert)
B1G1 from 9/16 SS


Tops ~ Starting Sunday 10/7 ~ You have to see this deal!!!

Cocoa Puffs

Cocoa Puffs (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

TOPS will be paying me $12 this week… I can hardly stand it!!  I haven’t been this excited about TOPS since I figured out how to “dollar double”!! 

57 items ($72 worth of groceries) for only $4.65…but then I earn $17 in FREE gas… it is a $12++ money maker…WhooHoooo!!

 I am getting;  20 jars of sauce, 8 yogurts, 4 boxes of cereal, $30 worth of frozen foods, 8 boxes of Betty Crocker potatoes and 2 large boxes of chicken broth…  Over $72 worth of groceries for only $4.65!!  Using 57 coupons (broken into 10 per order) will give me $.57 off per gallon of gas or over $17 worth of FREE gas!!  Oh what a week it is going to be!!

These are the highlights so far and as usual more great deals can be found at the awesome web sites of my good friends:

Christina @ WNY Deals and To-dos

Amanda @ Mom’s Coupon Affair

Ann @ Coupons, Deals and More

Suzanne @ Suzy Saver WNY

Jennifer @ Simply Family Savings

Check these hard working ladies out and throw them some KUDOS for finding us all these awesome deals every week

Francesco Rinaldi Spaghetti Sauce (16 – 24 oz. jar) –  $1.00
-$0.50 Francesco Rinaldi 9/29 RPBuffalo didn’t get this one.
= Free if you can double coupon – *I am ordering these@ 20 qs for $2.00!!

I’ll get 20 jars of sauce ($20 value) for the $2.00 cost of coupons!


Yoplait Simplait or Lactose Free Yogurt Cups $0.50
$0.40/1 Simplait printable
$0.30/1 Simplait  (8-26 SS and 10/7 GM)
and BOGO Free  (8-26 SS)
= FREE (2 FREE!!!)

8 yogurts ($4.00 value) totally FREE!!


General Mills Cereals – 4/$6.00

*Must buy multiples of 4 to get sale price!*
Deal Idea:
Buy (2) Cheerios Multi Grain 12.8 oz. $1.50
Buy (1) Honey Nut Cheerios 12.2 oz. $1.50
Buy (1) Cocoa Puffs 11.8 oz. $1.50
= $6.00
Use (2) $0.75 Multi Grain Cheerios Printables
Use (1) $0.60 Honey Nut Cheerios Printable
Use (1) $0.60 Cocoa Puffs Printable
= 4 for $0.60 (that is $.60 Total) AND get $1.00 in your Saving Star Account ($0.50 for Honey Nut Cheerios & $0.50 for Cocoa Puffs – be sure to activate these BEFORE shopping!)


$0.50 Cinnamon Toast Crunch printable
$0.50 Honey Nut Cheerios printable AND here
$0.50 Cocoa Puffs Printable AND here
**If you don’t have access to printable coupons there is a $1.00/3 General Mills cereal coupon found in the 9-9 SS as well as a couple Click-To-Card coupons for the Cocoa Puffs and Honey Nut Cheerios.

4 boxes of cereal for better than FREE!!


*Frozen Food Catalina Deal*
Buy $20.00 in select items get a $5.00 OYNO coupon OR Buy $30.00 worth get a $10.00 OYNO coupon
Buy (6) Green Giant Seasoned Steamers $10.00 ($2 ea)
Buy (5) Dole Frozen Fruit Cups $10.00 ($2 ea)
Buy (4) Dole Shakers $10.00 ($2 ea)
= $30.00 (this will qualify you for the $10.00 catalina coupon)
Use (4) $0.75 GG Seasoned Steamers (10-7 GM)  *Buffalo will likely get $1/2
Use (4) $0.75 Dole Shakers (9-9 SS)
Use (5) $0.75 Dole Frozen Fruit Cups  (8-19 SS) *Only the first four coupons will double the fifth will deduct at face value*

Use (2) $0.50/1 Green Giant Seasoned Steamers printable
= $9.25

AND get back a $10.00 OYNO Coupon!

=.75 Money Maker!!

$30 of groceries for better than FREE!!


Betty Crocker Potatoes –  $1.00
$0.50/2 Printable AND here
= 2 for $1.00

AND get back $0.50 in your SavingStar account

= 2 for $0.50 ($0.25 ea)!

4 qs = 8 boxes for $2.00 total


College Inn Chicken Broth (32 oz. box) – $2.00
$0.55 printable (“like” on Facebook & then log in or sign up for newsletter) * most likely you will be able to print 2x!!
= $0.90!

2 boxes for $1.80 Total

Stay tuned for more AWESOME deals as I get them!!