$5 CVS Challenge….

I am taking the $5 CVS challenge. The premise is for a new CSVer with no EBs (Extracare Bucks) to spend no more than $5 out-of-pocket.

Here are my senarios – coupons in red

Transaction #1:

  • Buy 1 Alka Seltzer 12 ct $2.99 get $2 EB limit 5
  • Buy 1 Hefty One-Zip Bags 6-8 ct $1.00 each. Use $1.00 off Hefty One-Zip from 5/17 Red Plum insert….Final Price: FREE

Total after using coupons: $2.99 EBs earned $2 EB

Transaction #2

  • Buy 1 Speed Stick/Lady Speed Stick deodorant @ $2.49 get $1 EB limit 1. Use $2 EB.
  • Buy 1 St. Ives facial scrub @ $1.49 (trial size). Use $1.50/1 St. Ives Facial Product (Smart Source 5/10)….Final Price: FREE

Total after using EBs and coupons: $.49 cents earned $1 EB.

Transaction #3

  • Buy 1 Act Rinse @ $4.29 get $1 EB limit 2. Use $1/Act Rinse (Smart Source 5/31). Use $1 EB.

Total after using EBs and coupons: $2.29 earned $1 EB.

SUMMARY:

Bought:

  • Alka Seltzer 12 ct
  • Hefty One-Zip Bags (6-8 ct)
  • Speed Stick/Lady Speed Stick deodorant
  • St. Ives facial scrub (trial size)
  • Act Rinse

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Total Out-of-Pocket: $2.78 plus tax…earned $1 EB

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