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Gretchen’s Walgreens Shopping Trip: Paid $6 for 3 packages of diapers!

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You can score a great deal on Huggies diapers this week at Walgreens! I was so excited as we were just about to run out of diapers here. 🙂

Walgreens Shopping Trip

3 Huggies Diapers – $9 each (on sale 2/$18)
Used three $2/1 printable
Plus used $10 Ibotta rebate when you purchase 3 Huggies Diapers jumbo packs (Limit 1)
Plus redeemed 5,000 Balance Reward Points (like $5)
Total after coupons, rebate and points: $6 (just $2 per package!)

If you don’t have any points or Register Rewards to redeem, you can get these for just $3.67 per package – which is still a great deal!

Gretchen’s $2.70 Walgreens Shopping Trip

Walgreen’s Shopping Trip

1 Colgate Toothbrush – $3.49 (Buy 1, Get 2,000 Balance Reward Points)
Used $0.75/1 printable
And used $0.50/1 Ibotta rebate

1 Colgate Total Mouthwash – $2.99 (Buy 1, Get $2 Register Rewards)
Used $0.75/1 printable

1 Trolli Sour Brite Crawlers Candy – $1.50 (Buy 1, Get $1.50 Register Rewards

1 Mentos NOWmints – $1.99 (Buy 1, Get $1.99 Register Rewards)
Used $0.75/1 Checkout 51 rebate

2 Arm & Hammer Laundry Detergents – $1.99 each
Used 2 $1/1 printable

Used $1.50 Register Rewards from last shopping trip

Redeemed 5,000 Balance Reward Points from last shopping trip (like $5)

Total before coupons, rebates, Register Rewards and points: $13.95

Total after coupons, rebates, Register Rewards and points: $2.70, plus received $5.49 Register Rewards AND 2,000 Balance Reward Points (like $2)

New to shopping at Walgreens? Be sure to head over and check out Walgreens 101 where you can find details on how to maximize the mileage of your money at Walgreens. See more deals at Walgreens this week here.

Gretchen’s $2.20 Walgreens Trip

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Walgreens Shopping Trip

1 Colgate 360° Toothbrush – $2.99
(Buy 1, Get $1.50 Register Rewards)
Use $0.75/1 printable
Submitted $0.50/1 Ibotta rebate

2 Lady Speed Stick @ $2.99 each – On Sale Buy One Get One 50% off
(Buy 2, Get 3,000 Balance Reward Points)

2 Irish Body Wash 15 or 18oz – $3.99 each
(Buy 2, Get 4,000 Balance Reward Points)
Used 2 $1/1 printable

Used $10 Register Rewards from previous shopping trip

Total before sales, coupons, rebate and Register Rewards: $16.95

Total after coupons, rebate and Register Rewards: $2.20, PLUS received $1.50 Register Rewards AND 7,000 Balance Reward Points (like $7)

Here’s a deal idea if you don’t have any Register Rewards to start with, but would like to buy these items and spend less out of pocket:

Transaction #1

Buy 1 Colgate 360° Toothbrush – $2.99
(Buy 1, Get $1.50 Register Rewards)
Use $0.75/1 printable
Submit $0.50/1 Ibotta rebate

Pay $1.74, Receive $1.50 Register Rewards

Transaction #2

Buy 2 Lady Speed Stick @ $2.99 each – On Sale Buy One Get One 50% off
(Buy 2, Get 3,000 Balance Reward Points)

Use $1.50 Register Rewards from Transaction #1

Pay $2.98, Receive 3,000 Balance Reward Points (like $3)

Transaction #3

Buy 2 Irish Body Wash 15 or 18oz – $3.99 each
(Buy 2, Get 4,000 Balance Reward Points)
Use 2 $1/1 printable

Redeem 3,000 Balance Reward Points from Transaction #2

Pay $2.98, Receive 4,000 Balance Reward Points (like $4)

So you’ll pay $7.70 total for all transactions and still have 4,000 Balance Reward Points leftover!

Gretchen’s $9.11 Target Shopping Trip

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Target Shopping Trip

2 Kidfresh Frozen Meals – $2.82 each, used 30% off Cartwheel and 2 $1/1 printable – $0.97 each after coupons

1 Hershey’s Nuggets – Marked down to $1.78 (Almost the entire aisle of chocolate was all marked down – I was proud of myself for only walking away with one bag!) 😉

1 Comet – $0.92, used 30% off Cartwheel – $0.64 after coupon

2 Palmolive Dish Soap – $1.02 each, used 10% off Cartwheel and 2 $0.25/1 printable – $0.66 each after coupons

1 Aquafina Sparkling (8 ct) – $3.59, used 25% off Cartwheel and $2/1 printable – $0.69 after coupons

1 Magnum Ice Cream Bars – $3.49, used $0.75/1 printable – $2.74 after coupon

Total before sales and coupons: $19.27

Total after sales and coupons: $9.11

Gretchen’s Target Trip = 9 items for $0.72!

Target Shopping Trip

2 Barilla Protein Plus Pasta – $1.69 each
Used 2 $1.75/1 printable
Free after coupons

1 Surf Sweets Organic Candy – $2.39
Used 25% off Candy coupon (text CANDY to 827438)
And used $1/1 printable
And used $1/1 Ibotta rebate
Free plus overage after coupons and rebate

4 Twix Eggs – $1 each
Used 25% off Candy coupon (text CANDY to 827438)
And used 2 $1/2 printable
$0.25 each after coupons

2 pkgs Bic Highlighters – $1.59 each
Used 2 $1.50/1 printable
$0.09 after coupons 

Used $1/1 Ibotta rebate

Total before coupons and rebates: $12.95

Total after coupons and rebates: $0.72

Gretchen’s $45 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan

Dillons

2 Snickers Candy Bars – $1 each, used Buy One Get One Free printable – $0.50 each after coupon

1 half gallons Milk – $0.99 each

1.23 lbs Bananas – $0.73

2 lbs Butter – $2.50 each

1 bag Green Peppers – Marked down to $0.99

1 bag Apples – Marked down to $0.99, used $0.10 Mobisave rebate AND $0.25/1 Ibotta rebate – $0.64 after rebates

1 box Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes – $1.99, used $0.40/1 printable – $1.59 after coupon

1 Cookie Layer Crunch Bar – $1, used Free e-coupon (no longer available) – Free after coupon

1 Sour Cream – $1.50, used $0.50/1 e-coupon – $1 after coupon

1 Sunbelt Granola Bars – $2.69

1 bag (16 oz) Kroger Shredded Cheese – $3.50, used $0.25/1 Ibotta rebate – $3.25 after rebate

1 Celestial Seasonings Tea – $2, used $1/1 printable – $1 after coupon

1 Romaine Lettuce – $0.99

1 Cantaloupe – $1.50

Total after coupons and rebates: $22.36

Aldi

1 dozen Large Eggs – $1.18

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.85

1 pkg Frozen Chicken Breasts – $5.99

1 lb Ground Beef – $2.69

3 pkg Strawberries – $1.29 each (Yay! It’s been forever since strawberries were on sale!)

1 pkg Red Grapes – $1.98

2 Cucumbers – $0.49 each, used $0.25 Checkout 51 rebate – $0.37 each after rebate

1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup – $0.69

1 pkg Rice Cakes – $1.29

1 pkg Roma Tomatoes – $1.59

1 loaf Bread – $0.99

1 Grape Jelly – $1.39

Total after rebate: $23.24

Total for both stores: $45.60

Menu Plan for This Week

Breakfasts

Cereal x 2

Toast and Eggs x 3

Biscuits, Fruit

Oatmeal

Lunches

Peanut Butter & Jelly Rice Cake Sandwiches, Fruit x 2

Tuna Salad Sandwiches, Veggies

Baked Potatoes, Sliced Green Peppers

Lunch at my parents

Leftovers x 2

Dinners

Sour Cream and Mushroom Chicken, Rice, Biscuits, Tossed Salad

Hamburgers, Baked French Fries, Cantaloupe

French Toast, Eggs, Fruit Salad

Poor Man’s Steak (using ground venison), Make Ahead Butterhorn Rolls, Green Beans,

Venison Roast, Potatoes, Carrots

Salad Bar

Spaghetti, Steamed Peas, Pumpkin Muffins