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Category: Deals Around Town

Walgreens: Dr. Scholl’s money-maker

I’ll have the full list of Walgreens deals up in a little while, but I wanted to share these two hot Dr. Scholl’s deals with you:

Remember the free Dr. Scholl’s deal at Walgreens? Well, it just got hotter this week since the free Dr. Scholl’s products also produce a $5 Register Reward when you purchase two.

Buy 2 Dr. Scholl’s for Her Hidden Arch Inserts at $6.99 each
Use 2 $2/1 Dr. Scholl’s For Her Insoles coupon (IE) (FF)
Use 1 $5/1 Walgreens Dr. Scholl’s coupon from the July coupon booklet (available by the weekly sales fliers — will deduct $10)
Free plus you’ll get back $5 Register Rewards
Please note that you’ll need to add in a small filler item if this is all you’re purchasing as otherwise your total will be negative and the register won’t allow the transaction.

If you don’t want to have to add in a filler, here’s another scenario you can do:

Buy two Dr. Scholl’s for Her Rough Skin Eraser Cream 3oz $6.99 each
Use $5/1 Walgreens Dr. Scholl’s coupon from the July coupon booklet (available by the weekly sales fliers — will deduct $10)
Pay $3.98 plus tax out of pocket, Get back $5 register rewards
Free plus small overage after coupon and Register Rewards

Thanks, EE Endeavors and Common Sense with Money!

Back-to-School Deals: Teachers and homeschoolers have a limit of 25 at Staples; price-matching at Walmart

I’ve posted the Staples back-t0-school deals the past two weeks and failed to tell you an important piece of information. A reader wrote in with the following and I wanted to post it in case some of the rest of you didn’t know:

Please feel free to remind  your readers that if they are a teacher and show their faculty I.D. they can get increased limits on all 1-cent and some 25-cent sale items at Staples. For example, the 1-cent folders had a limit of 5, but teachers can get 25. Glue had limit of 2, but teachers can get 25.

Does anyone know if this is also true at other stores?

Also, if you want to keep things simple, don’t forget that you can price-match any of the back-to-school deals at your local stores at Walmart. Just bring in the competitor’s  ads and Walmart will price-match any advertised price.

Office Max: Back-to-School In-Store Deals for the week of July 18-24, 2010

Here are the back-t0-school deals available in-store at Office Max this week:

$0.10 Deal

Purell Original Hand Sanitizer (0.5 oz.) (No Limit)

$0.20 Deal:

All Just Basics Ballpoint Pens (10-pack) (No Limit)

$1 Deals:

OfficeMax mechanical Pencil Starter Kit
Just Basics erasers (5-pack)
OfficeMax 1-Subject Notebooks (100 sheets)
Scotch Magic Tap In Donut Dispenser
All Post-It 2×2 Notes (1-pack)
Liquid Paper Correction Fluid

Thanks, Frugal Living and Having Fun!

Office Depot: Back-to-School Deals for the week of July 18-24, 2010

There are some great back-to-school deals available at Office Depot this week. Use this $10 off $25 purchase coupon and you could actually get these items for free plus make a profit! Thanks, Common Sense with Money!

Expo® Fine Point Dry-Erase Markers 4-pack — $5.29
Free after $5.29 Visa Card (Limit 1)

Purell® Instant Hand Sanitizer Pump (8-oz.) — $4.99 [Item #450073]
Free after mail-in rebate (Limit 5)

PaperPro® Nano® Mini Stapler, Assorted Colors — $3.99 [Item #346162]
Get $3 back via mail-in rebate (Limit 1)
$0.99 after mail-in rebate

Post-It Removable labels — $0.99
Use $1/1 Removable Labels coupon
Free after coupon

Deal Idea:

Buy 1 package of Expo markers at $5.29
Buy 3 Purell Hand Sanitizers at $4.99
Buy 1 PaperPro stapler at $3.99
Buy 1 Post-It Removable Labels at $0.99

Use $10 off $25 Office Depot coupon
Use $1/1 Removable Labels coupon
Spend $14.24 plus tax out of pocket
Send in for Purell, PaperPro and Expo Markers mail-in rebates
Get back $23.26 in rebates

Free plus approximately $8-$9 in profit!

Dollar General: Back-to-School Deals for the week of July 18-24, 2010

Here are the Back-to-School Deals at Dollar General this week:

$0.50 Deals:

Bic Cristal Pens (8-pack)
3M Post-It Notes (200-count)
DG Office Index Cards (100-count)
One-Subject 70-sheet notebook (wide or college ruled)
DG Office Yellow #2 Pencils (10-count)
Westcott Kid’s Scissors
Raymond Geddes Crayons (24-pack)

$1 Deals:

Composition Notebook
Sharpie Ultra-Fine Permanent Marker
Elmers School Glue (4-oz.)
5×7 Fashion Notebook
DG Office Calculator
Activity Box
Filler Paper – Wide or College Ruled (125-count)
DG Office Zipper Binder Pouch
Liqui-Mark Colored Pencils (12-count)
3M Post-It Die Cut Notes (150-count)
3M Post-It Flags (50-count) — use $1/1 coupon here to get them free!

See the full list of deals at Dollar General this week here. Sign up to have the best Dollar General deals emailed to you each week here.

Thanks, Nicole’s Nickels!

Staples: Back-to-School Deals for the week of July 18-24, 2010

$0.01 Deal — available Sunday through Wednesday with a $5 purchase

Staples Washable School Glue — $0.01 (Limit 2)

$0.25 Deals — Limit 2

Bic Matic Grip Assorted Mechanical Pencils (5-pack)
Slider Pencil Case
Staples 3″×5″ White Ruled Index Cards (100-count)
Buy 1 Staples Photo Plus 4″×6″ Paper at $9.99, Get $9.74 Easy Rebate

View the ad here.

Thanks, Coupon Katarina!