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Walgreens: 25 free photo prints (free in-store pickup)

Walgreens is offering another free photo deal! Through tomorrow (Saturday, November 5, 2011), you can get 25 free 4×6 prints from Walgreens. Here’s how:

::Go to the Walgreens photo site and upload your photos.

::Add 25 photos to your cart and go to checkout.

::Use coupon code FREE4X6 and choose in-store pickup. You’ll get 25 photos for free to pick up at your local store.

Thanks, Freebies 4 Mom!

$0.50/1 Clabber Girl Baking Powder printable coupon = free at Walgreens

SmartSource.com has a $0.50/1 Clabber Girl Baking Powder coupon available right now.

Starting on Sunday (November 6, 2011), Walgreens will have Clabber Girl Baking Powder on sale 2 for $1 after the in-ad coupon. Stack the in-ad coupon with the $0.50/1 printable coupon to get it free!

Thanks, Moms By Heart!

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Walgreens: Deals for the week of October 23-29, 2011

Here are the best deals at Walgreens this week, with thanks to Mercedes for her help with compiling these:

COUPON DEALS

Finesse Shampoo, Conditioner, or Styling Products – $1.99
Use $1/1 coupon from the 10/16 SmartSource insert
Submit for $2 Mail-in-Rebate
Free plus overage after coupon and rebate

Chinet Dinner Plates – $1.50
Use $0.50/1 printable
Or use $1/1 printable
As low as $0.50 after coupon

Sure Deodorant – $1.50 with in-ad coupon
Use $1/1 coupon from the 10/2 SmartSource insert
$0.50 after coupons

Kleenex Facial Tissue – $0.99
Buy 5 and use $1/5 printable
Or buy 3 and use $0.50/3 coupon from the 10/2 SmartSource insert
As low as $0.79 each after coupon

Planters Peanut Butter & Welch’s Jelly – $1.50
Use $0.55/1 coupon from the 9/25 SmartSource insert
$0.95 after coupon

Kettle Chips and On the Border Chips – $1
Use $1/1 coupon from the 9/25 RedPlum insert
Or use $0.55/1 printable
As low as $1 after coupon

Arm & Hammer Laundry Detergent at $6.99 – On Sale Buy One Get One Free
Buy 2 and use $1/2 coupon from the 9/18 or 10/16 SmartSource insert
$2.99 each after coupon

REGISTER REWARD DEALS

Buy 1 TheraMax Cold & Flu Relief at $7.99, Get $8 Register Rewards
Free after Register Rewards

Buy 2 Dentek Floss at $2, Get $2 Register Rewards
Use 2 $1/1 printable
Free after coupon and Register Rewards

Buy 2 Kleenex Cool Touch at $1.50, Get $1 Register Rewards
Use 2 $0.50/1 coupon from the 10/2 SmartSource insert
$0.50 each after coupon and Register Rewards

Buy 1 Zantac (24 ct) at $7.99, Get $2 Register Rewards
Use $1.75/1 coupon from the October All You magazine
Or use $5/1 printable here or here
As low as $0.99 with coupon and Register Rewards

Buy 1 True 2 Go Glucose Monitor at $9.99, Get $9.99 Mail-in-Rebate
Free after Rebate

Buy 1 Sharps Disposable Needle Container at $4.99, Get $4.99 Mail-in-Rebate
Free after Rebate

Buy 1 Neotric Diabetic Shampoo and Scalp Care at $5.99, Get $5.99 Mail-in-Rebate
Free after Rebate

New to shopping at Walgreens? Be sure to head over and check out Walgreens 101 where I explain in detail how to maximize the mileage of your money at Walgreens. See the full list of deals at Walgreens this week over at Common Sense with Money.

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Today’s Walgreens Shopping Trip

6 Wexford Pocket Folder with Prongs — $0.11 each

1 Acco Paper Clips — $0.33 each with in-ad coupon

5 Wexford Legal Pads — $0.33 each with in-ad coupon

3 12-packs of Colored Pencils — $0.59 each

2 Fiskars scissors — $0.79 each with in-ad coupon

3 Pentel Lead Refills — $0.90 each with in-ad coupon

1 Mini Stapler — $0.69

2 Sandwich bags — $0.99 each

Total with tax: $12.47

Walgreens 101

I’ve been shopping at Walgreens for a number of years and have found some really great deals there. It is not as complex as CVS, and, sad to say, the deals are not usually as good. However, sometimes they have some excellent bargains and the more I’ve shopped there, the better I’ve gotten at getting lots of groceries for a few dollars or less.

Besides just the normal store sale, Walgreens has two different types of deals to take advantage of:

1) Coupon “Stacking”

The weekly store fliers often include a number of store coupons which are good all week. Since these are store coupons, they can be “stacked” with manufacturer’s coupons, meaning you can use them in conjunction with a manufacturer’s coupon. So, in this case, you can use both a store coupon and a manufacturer’s coupon on one item. Often, you’ll be able to get a really great deal by stacking a store coupon, a manufacturer’s coupon, and a store sale.

2) Register Rewards

Similar to the CVS Extra Care Bucks Program, the Register Rewards program rewards you for buying certain items each week. When you buy the item or items which are advertised as producing a Register Reward, you will get a printed coupon after you checkout called “Register Rewards” which you can use like cash on your next purchase.

They usually have a few of these items per week–some which are completely free after Register Rewards. By using a store coupon and/or a manufacturer’s coupon when buying a Register Reward item, you are often able to get the item for more-than-free, free, or almost free after the Register Rewards.

Unlike CVS, the Register Rewards (RR) are not tied to a store card. Instead, they just print out for everyone who buys that particular item or items that week. Because of this, there is no limit on how many of one deal you can do. That said, they have recently tightened their system so that you usually cannot roll the same RR over and over again on the same deal.

For instance, not too long ago, they were running a Proctor and Gamble Buy $25, Get $10 in RR promotion and they were also running a Unilever Buy $20, Get $10. With store coupons, manufacturer’s coupons, and the Register Rewards, I was getting most of these items for almost free. However, I couldn’t do the P&G deal over and over using the $10 RR to pay for my transaction after coupons, since the computer is programmed to not print out another $10 RR on P&G products if I paid for with the $10 RR I got from purchasing them last time. Make sense?

So, you can either just do the deals once, or you can do the deals multiple times and pay out of pocket and then save the RR’s you collect each time and use them on groceries or other items later. Or, your best option is to do what I did: Do multiple transactions and alternate between the P&G deal and the Unilever deal. This way, you can keep rolling the RR’s over and over and paying very little out of pocket.

Helpful Tips

From what I’ve found, the Walgreen’s cash register system is set up a lot differently than CVS. So for those who are used to shopping at CVS and always paying less than a $1 for a few bags of groceries, you might find yourself frustrated at first. I’ve spent some time figuring out what works best and here are my tips:

1) You must have as many items as you have coupons.

Most of the registers appear to be programmed not to accept any more coupons than you have items. So, make sure and tally up your items and coupons before you check out. The Register Rewards count as a coupon as do any of the store coupons, so count those, too.

If you have more items than coupons, add on a few cheap items so that you have the same number of items as coupons. I always play it safe and try to have at least one more item than coupons. This just guarantees the register doesn’t have issues.

2) In order to get your total down to the lowest amount possible and for the register to accept all of your coupons, the order you give your coupons in is very important.

So far, I’ve never met a Walgreen’s cashier who knew how to manually push a coupon through. So if you’re coupon won’t go through, it won’t go through. That’s why it’s important that you have as many items as coupons and that you hand your coupons over in the correct order.

After lots of trial and error, here’s the best coupon order I’ve come up with:

-Register Rewards first
-Then manufacturer’s coupons
-Then store coupons

Doing it in any other order than this seems to cost me at least a few dollars more or it causes the system to jam and not allow my coupons through and means I either have to add on some extra items or it means that I pay extra money out of pocket.

I give my coupons to the cashier in batches split up in the groups mentioned above. This keeps things simple and ever since I started doing it this way, I’ve never had a problem with the register jamming or a coupon not going through.

3) If for some reason they cannot get a coupon to go through, request that they void the item right then off of your order.

It’s much easier to just void it off right then and not pay for it, then to try and mess with it later. And voiding it off is a very simple process.

There you have it! I’m sure I missed something and didn’t explain everything very clearly so please feel free to ask concerning any questions you have. Also, for those who are a pro at shopping at Walgreens, please feel free to add in your tips and advice. Fill in the holes that I missed!