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Gretchen’s CVS Shopping Trip: $84.42 worth of products for just $10.53 out of pocket!

CVS Shopping Trip

Transaction #1

2 Huggies Jumbo Pack Diapers – $8.99 each
Used 2 $2/1 printable

2 Huggies Wipes (186 ct) – $5.99 each
Used 2 $0.50/1 printable
And used 2 $1/1 CVS Wipes printable

Used $5/$25 Baby Care CVS coupon from in-store coupon machine

Used $10 ECBS from my last shopping trip

Used $5 ECBs from Beauty Rewards Club

Total with tax ($2.14): $5.10, Received $10 ECBS for buying $30+ in participating products

Transaction #2

2 3 Musketeers Candy Bar – $0.99 each
Used $0.74/1 CVS coupon from in-store coupon machine
And used $0.75/2 printable

1 Hydro Silk Razor – $9.99
Used $4/1 mailer coupon

1 Bausch & Lamb Soothe Eye Drops – $5.99
Used $4/1 coupon from the 6/30 SmartSource insert

4 Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Polish – $3.19 each
Used 4 $1/1 printable (no longer available)
And used $4/$12 Sally Hansen CVS coupon from in-store coupon machine

Used $10 ECBS from Transaction #1

Total with tax ($2.20): $5.43, Received $4 ECBs (for buying 1 Schick Hydro razor), $5 ECBs (for buying $12 Sally Hansen products) and $5 ECBs (for buying 1 Bausch & Lamb product)

Total for both transactions before coupons, sales and ECBs: $84.42

Total for both transactions after coupons, sales and ECBs: $10.53 PLUS $14 ECBs leftover

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  1. Diana says

    A good deal is even sweeter when you can get diapers for almost nothing! Love the nail polish colours, how fun!

  2. Sue says

    Love the blog. So helpful! My CVS will not give the ECB if the total before tax does not match the amount specified. For instance, the total with two packs of diapers and two packs of wipes is $29.96. The ECB will NOT print out if it’s not exactly $30. as specified. I’m wondering how you do it.

    • Gretchen says

      Sue, I actually was worried that I wouldn’t get my ECBs since the total was only $29.96. A lot of the money-saving blogs I follow that post CVS scenarios were giving the scenario I did so I decided to give it a try. It worked so I’m not sure how close to the total my local CVS requires you to be in order to get the ECBs. I’m still new at shopping at CVS so I’m still learning new things each week. :)

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