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Gretchen’s Target Shopping Trip: Spent $4.54 for $14.12 worth of items


Target Shopping Trip

Transaction #1

Buy 3 participating items, Get a $5 Target gift card

2 Suave Professionals Conditioner – $2.89 each, used 2 $1.50/1 printable – $1.39 each after coupons

1 Suave Professionals Conditioner – $2.99, used $1.50/1 printable – $1.49 after coupon

Total with tax ($0.27): $4.54, Received $5 Target gift card

Transaction #2

1 package Organic Carrots – $1.09, used $1/1 Target mobile coupon – $0.09 after coupon

2.83 lbs Banans @ $0.54/lb – $1.53, used $1/1 Target mobile coupon – $0.53 after coupon

1 lb Ground Beef – $3.39, used $1/1 Target mobile coupon – $2.39 after coupon

1 package Playdoh – $2.79, used $1/1 printable AND 10% off Cartwheel coupon (-$0.28) – $1.51 after coupons

Used $5 Target gift card from transaction #1

Free after coupons and gift card

Total for both transactions before coupons and gift card: $14.12

Total for both transactions after coupons and gift card: $4.54

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  • Kat S says:

    can you specify which mobile coupons please?

  • Nicky says:

    I love the tip that how to saving money on shop. But sometimes just don’t know where did you get all the coupon.

  • Nicky says:

    Like Target mobile coupon?

  • Anne says:

    Just a heads-up (seriously not trying to be critical just helpful)… Unilever coupons have a limit of two per person, so only 2 Suave printable coupons should be allowed per person. Maybe one was an insert coupon?

    Great job on your trip! I especially like the organic produce you find at your Target!

  • I like this tip because it is small and easy to replicate unlike some of the other big purchases you see that are a little overwhelming. Thanks!

  • Karen says:

    If you don’t have a smartphone is there any way to still get the mobile coupons?

  • Melissa says:

    I don’t see a $1.50/1 Suave Professionals coupon on All I see is a $1.50/1 Suave Natural Infusions coupon. Only one of the items pictured above is the Natural Infusions shampoo/conditioner.

    Is Suave Professionals coupon gone??

  • steph says:

    The mobile target coupons that were texted to me don’t have a coupon for fresh veggies…I know the coupons before this had one but those expired on the 4th… so this must not be current?

  • Candice says:

    Thanks so much Gretchen (and Crystal!) for sharing your sharing your coupon shopping trips! It’s a great way to see a snapshot of some of the top deals from a store.

  • Liosha says:

    So I’m curious about these posts. Is it safe to say, if I do what you did on a given post, I should have the same outcome? If the coupons are still available? I really need to get on board especially since I have a smart phone now. Also, what do you typically do when you stock pile. Do you typically stock pile because it is available or because there is a need?

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