Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life. John 5:24

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

CVS Shopping Trip ~ Paid $4.44 for $47.94 worth of Arm and Hammer laundry detergent

purchased at cvs april 6

 47.94  seven  arm and hammer laundry detergent @ 7.99 each
-36.00  cvs raincheck 1.99 each
-  6.00  six manufacturer coupons $1 each printed online at coupons.com
-  1.50  cvs coupon $1.50 off laundry detergent
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   4.44

Rite Aid Shopping Trip ~ $1.84 profit on $13.16 worth of nail polish,v8 drink

purchased at rite aid saturdat april 8

 13.16  merchandise subtotal pretax reccoupon

  11.96 four sally hansen nail polish @ 2.99 each
-  2.99  store discount buy one get one 50% off
             I paid 8.97 for the nail polish. I used my rite wellness points.
- 10.00  i got back 500 rite aid wellness points (equivalent to $5)for each time 
             I got back 1.03 more than I paid for the nail polish

   1.19  v8 energy drink
-  1.00  manufacturer coupon v8 printed earlier at coupons.com
             I paid 19 cents for the v8
-  1.00  ibotta cashback rebate
             I got back 81 cents more than I paid for the v8

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- 1.84

Friday, April 7, 2017

Walmart Shopping Trip ~ paid $1.92 for $17.92 worth of razors, "Maui sugar"

purchased at walmart thursday april 6

$17.97 pre tax pre coupon subtotal

   11.28  four packages bic razors @ 2.82 each
- 16.00   four coupons bic printed at coupons.com
               razor coupons provided 4.72 toward something else in my basket
    6.64   sugar in the raw 2 lb (product of Maui)
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   1.92    paid

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Publix Shoppin Trip ~ $5.98 profit on $74.26 worth of Smart Balance popcorn, Philadelphia creme cheese, Breakstone sour cream, Schwarzkopf shampoo, French's mustard, Nabisco good thins, Earth Balance peanut butter, Truvia and Sundown vitamins



purchased at publix april 6

$121.29  subtotal pre-coupon pretax (including $50 visa card)
 
  8.00  eight smart balance microwave popcorn @ $1 
 -8.00  eight $1 manufacturer coupons smart balance clipped from february 12 red plum coupon insert
  6.00  three Philadelphia creme cheese @ $2
  4.70  four breakstone sour cream $2.35 buy one get one free
 -1.50  publix in ad coupon 1.50 off 4 breakstone "happy easter" green flier
 50.00  fifty dollar visa card
  4.95  activation fee visa
  4.99  schwarzkopf  gliss shampoo
- 2.00  manufacturer coupon schwarzkopf printed online at coupons.com
- 2.99  mail in rebate schwarzkopf
  5.00  nabisco good thins 2 @ 2.50
- 1.00  publix in ad coupon $1 off 2 good thins spring coupon savings booklet
- 2.50  publix digital coupon boy one get one free good thins, redeemed at customer service
- 1.00  manufacturer coupon $1 off 2 good thins displayed with product in store
- 1.00  cashback checkout51 rebate off 2 nabisco good thins
  2.00  suja beverage
- 1.00  manufacturer coupon suja
- 1.00  cashback ibotta rebate suja
  4.50  five frenchs yellow mustard
- 6.25  cashback checkout51 rebate 1.25 each
  2.50  Earth balance peanut butter
- 1.00  manufacturer coupon Earth balance printed at coupons.com
- 1.00  cashback ibotta rebate Earth balance
  1.90  truvia sweetener
- 2.00  manufacturer coupon truvia printed earlier at coupons.com
 29.72  sundown vitamins 2 each melatonin, vitamain b complex, vitamin a, vitamin b6
-20.00  four publix in ad coupons $5 off 2 sundown purple flier "over $81 in savings"
- 8.00  eight $1 manufacturer coupons clipped from march 12 red plum coupon insert

-10.00  publix in ad coupon $10 off $50 visa card when you buy $50 groceries
-10.00  competitor coupon $10 off $50 purchase at harris teeter earned at recyclebank
-50.00  still have $50 to spend on visa card 
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( 5.98)




Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Harris Teeter Shopping Trip ~ paid 17 cents for $54.42 worth of Ortega cheese dip, Fairlife milk, Nabisco snacks, Suave shampoo, Barilla pasta, Avacados, bacon, eggs, half and half, Thomas English muffins, Seattle's Best coffee

purchased at harris teeter April 4

ortega cheese dip  0.99
ortega cheese dip  0.99
ortega cheese dip  0.99
ortega cheese dip  0.99
fairlife milk  1.99
 fairlife milk  1.99
nabisco mini snack cup  1.00
nabisco mini snack cup  1.00
nabisco mini snack cup  1.00
nabisco mini snack cup  1.00
nabisco mini snack cup  1.00
nabisco mini snack cup  1.00
nabisco mini snack cup  1.00
nabisco mini snack cup  1.00 
suave shampoo  1.50
suave shampoo  1.50
suave shampoo  1.50
suave shampoo  1.50
suave shampoo  1.50
suave shampoo  1.50
suave shampoo  1.50
suave shampoo  1.50
suave shampoo  1.50
suave shampoo  1.50
suave shampoo  1.50
suave shampoo  1.50
barilla pasta  2.69
barilla pasta  2.69
barilla pasta  2.69
barilla pasta  2.69
package of 2 avocados  1.67
harris teeter meal deal (bacon, eggs, English muffins, coffee, half and half) 9.99
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54.42
harris teeter coupon $10 off $50 order from recyclebank - 10.00
manufacturer coupon $1 off 2 ortega printed online - 1.00
harris teeter superdouble coupons orgega - 0.98
manufacturer coupon $1 off 2 ortega printed online - 1.00
harris teeter superdouble coupons orgega - 0.98
manufacturer coupon fairlife printed online - 1.00
harris teeter superdouble coupon fairlife -1.00
manufacturer coupon fairlife printed online - 1.00
harris teeter superdouble coupon fairlife -1.00
manufacturer coupon suave $2 off 2 clipped march 19 red plum coupon insert - 2.00
harris teeter superdouble coupon suave - 1.00
manufacturer coupon suave $2 off 2 clipped march 19 red plum coupon insert - 2.00
harris teeter superdouble coupon suave - 1.00
manufacturer coupon suave $2 off 2 clipped march 19 red plum coupon insert - 2.00
harris teeter superdouble coupon suave - 1.00
manufacturer coupon suave $2 off 2 clipped march 19 red plum coupon insert - 2.00
harris teeter superdouble coupon suave - 1.00
manufacturer coupon barilla printed online - 1.75
harris teeter superdouble coupon barilla - 0.94
manufacturer coupon barilla printed online - 1.75
harris teeter superdouble coupon barilla - 0.94
manufacturer coupon barilla printed online - 1.75
harris teeter superdouble coupon barilla - 0.94
manufacturer coupon barilla printed online - 1.75
harris teeter superdouble coupon barilla - 0.94
manufacturer coupon avocados printed online - 0.75
harris teeter double coupon avocados - 0.75
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0.17 
I paid 17 cents for the two avocados.  I am taking the liberty of counting them as free.

Stars and Stripes

There she flies! A Christmas present for my husband. 

My citizenship is in heaven.

"For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ." ~ Philippians 3:20

But i am extremely happy and thankful to live in a country where I can freely fly Old Glory on a beautiful breezy day!

Monday, April 3, 2017

Target Shopping Trip ~ $1.03 profit on $4.97 worth of brownie brittle, annie's mac and cheese, tic tacs

purchased april 3 at target

$ 1.99  chocalate chip brownie brittle (price matched price from target.com)
   0.99  annie's mac and cheese
   0.99  annie's mac and cheese
   1.00  bunny burst tic tacs 
   1.00  bunny burst tic tacs 
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$ 4.97
-  0.60  target cartwheel savings 30% off brownie brittle
-  1.00  manufacturer coupon brownie brittle clipped from march 5 smartsource coupon insert
-  1.00  manufacturer coupon $1 off 2 annie's mac and cheese
-  0.50  target mobile coupon save 25% off candy
-  0.40  target cartwheel 20% off tic tacs
-  0.50  manufacturer coupon tic tacs printed online smartsource.com
-  0.50  manufacturer coupon tic tacs printed online smartsource.com
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$ 0.47  paid
- 0.50  ibotta rebate brownie brittle
- 1.00  savingstar rebate annie's
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( $1.03)  I got back $1.03 more in rebates than I paid after target discounts and manufacturer discounts

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Harris Teeter Shopping Trip ~ $2.52 profit on $35.48 worth of Maries salad dressing, Nabisco snacks, Deans dips, truwhip, good culture cottage cheese, Aleve, Sister Shubert and Bridgeford rolls, mcCormick spices

purchased april 2 at harris teeter

$ 1.00  chips ahoy go pack
    1.00  chips ahoy go pack
    1.00  ritz bits go pack
    1.00  ritz bits go pack
    1.00  nutter butter go pack
    1.00  nutter butter go pack
    1.00  deans dip
    1.00  deans dip
    1.00  deans dip
    1.00  deans dip
    2.00  maries cole slaw dressing
    2.00  maries cole slaw dressing
    1.99  sister schuberts sharable rolls (these are good!)
    2.00  mccormick grinder salt/pepper
    2.00  mccormick grinder salt/pepper
    2.00  mccormick grinder salt/pepper
    2.00  mccormick grinder salt/pepper
    2.99  bridgeford parkerhouse rolls
    2.99  bridgeford parkerhouse rolls
    2.00  truwhip topping
    1.00  goodculture cottage cheese
    1.00  goodculture cottage cheese
    7.49  aleve
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$35.48
-   1.00  manufacturer coupon $1 off 2 nabisco found on tearpad at target
-   1.00  harris teeter super double nabisco
-   1.00  manufacturer coupon $1 off 2 nabisco found on tearpad at target
-   1.00  harris teeter super double nabisco
-   1.00  manufacturer coupon $1 off 2 nabisco found on tearpad at target
-   1.00  harris teeter super double nabisco
-   1.00  manufacturer coupon $1 off 2 deans dip printed online
-   1.00  harris teeter super double deans
-   1.00  manufacturer coupon $1 off 2 deans dip printed online
-   1.00  harris teeter super double deans
-   1.00  manufacturer coupon maries printed online
-   1.00  harris teeter super double maries
-   1.00  manufacturer coupon maries printed online
-   1.00  harris teeter super double maries
-   0.75  manufacturer coupon sister schubert printed online
-   0.75  harris teeter double coupons sister schubert
-   1.00  manufacterer coupon mccormick printed online earlier when available
-   1.00  harris teeter super double mccormick
-   1.00  manufacterer coupon mccormick printed online earlier when available
-   1.00  harris teeter super double mccormick
-   1.00  manufacterer coupon mccormick printed online earlier when available
-   1.00  harris teeter super double mccormick
-   0.75   manufacturer coupon bridgeford printed online
-   0.75  harris teeter double coupon bridgeford
-   0.75   manufacturer coupon bridgeford printed online
-   0.75  harris teeter double coupon bridgeford
-   1.00  manufacturer coupon printed online truwhip
-   1.00  harris teeter super double coupon truwhip
-   1.00  manufacturer coupon goodculture received at harris teeter at store tasting earlier this week
-   1.00   harris teeter double coupon goodculture
-   2.00  manufacturer coupon aleve clipped from march 19 coupon insert
-   2.00  harris teeter superdouble coupon aleve
-    2.50  competitor coupon $2.50 off pain medecine at cvs
-    2.00  competitor coupon save $2 off your next order printed at food lion 
-    2.00  harris teeter super double coupon (I didn't expect this coupon to double)
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$    0.48  pay $0.48
-    1.00  ibotta cashback rebate sister shubert
-    2,00  checkout 51 rebate aleve
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( $2.52)   including coupons, store double and superdouble coupons, ibotta and checkout51 rebates, I got back $2.52 more than I paid.



Saturday, April 1, 2017

Walmart shopping trip ~ $0.85 profit on $9.30 worth of barilla pasta, nutella

purchased at Walmart April 1, 2017

barilla protein plus rotini  $ 1.94
barilla protein plus rotini     1.94
barilla protein plus rotini     1.94
nutella    3.48
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$ 9.30
manufacturer coupon barilla printed online at coupons.com  - 1.75 
manufacturer coupon barilla printed online at coupons.com  - 1.75 
manufacturer coupon barilla printed online at coupons.com  - 1.75 
manufacturer coupon nutella february 12 smartsource coupon insert - 1.50
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paid  $2.15
cash rebate ibotta barilla  - 1.50
cash rebate ibotta nutella  - 1.50
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got back $0.85 more than paid  net cost ($0.85)


Target Shopping Trip ~ $1.84 profit on $14.88 worth of gum, Suja beverage

purchased at Target April 1, 2017

first I bought

trident  $ 0.99
trident     0.99
trident     0.99
trident     0.99
orbit     0.99
orbit     0.99
orbit     0.99
orbit     0.99
suja organic drink   3.00
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$10.92
target cartwheel coupon 50% off candy trident   - 0.50 
target cartwheel coupon 50% off candy trident   - 0.50 
target cartwheel coupon 50% off candy trident   - 0.50 
target cartwheel coupon 50% off candy trident   - 0.50 
target cartwheel coupon 50% off candy orbit   - 0.50 
target cartwheel coupon 50% off candy orbit   - 0.50 
target cartwheel coupon 50% off candy orbit   - 0.50
arget cartwheel coupon 50% off candy orbit   - 0.50
target cartwheel 25% off suja  - 0.75
target moble coupon 25% off candy  - 1.98
manufacturer coupon trident printed at smartsource.com  - 1.59
manufacturer coupon suja printed online - 1.00
manufacturer coupon 0.50 off two orbit gum march 12 red plum coupon insert  - 0.50
manufacturer coupon 0.50 off two orbit gum march 12 red plum coupon insert  - 0.50
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paid  $ 0.66
cash rebate ibotta - 1.50
cash rebate ibotta suja  - 1.00
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received back $1.84 more than paid    net cost  ( 1.84)





then i bought

orbit     0.99
orbit     0.99
orbit     0.99
orbit     0.99
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$ 3.96
target cartwheel coupon 50% off candy orbit   - 0.50 
target cartwheel coupon 50% off candy orbit   - 0.50 
target cartwheel coupon 50% off candy orbit   - 0.50
arget cartwheel coupon 50% off candy orbit   - 0.50
target moble coupon 25% off candy  - 0.99
manufacturer coupon 0.50 off two orbit gum march 12 red plum coupon insert  - 0.50
manufacturer coupon 0.50 off two orbit gum march 12 red plum coupon insert  - 0.50 
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free






Penny Paper at Staples after coupon, easy rebate

purchased at Staples April 1, 2017

my coupon for penny paper after rebate was expiring

staples copy paper $7.99
staples copy paper  7.99
staples copy paper  7.99
staples copy paper  7.99
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$32.96
staples coupon printed online  - 1.99
staples coupon printed online  - 1.99
staples coupon printed online  - 1.99
staples coupon printed online  - 1.99
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24.00
submit for Staples easy rebate prepaid visa card - 23.96
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penny paper after rebate     four cents

Rite Aid shopping trip ~ $1.33 profit on $11.17 worth of st ives body wash, v8 energy drink

purchased Saturday April 1 at Rite Aid


v8  energy drink $1.19
st ives body wash   4.99
st ives body wash   4.99
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$11.17
store sale buy one st ives get one 50% off -  2.49
manufacturer coupon v8 printed earlier from coupons.com  - 1.00
rite aid coupon on v8 can -  0.50
manufacturer coupon st ives march 19 red plum coupon insert  -  1.00
manufacturer coupon st ives march 19 red plum coupon insert  -  1.00 
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$5.18
manufacturer coupon st ives march 19 red plum coupon insert  - 1.00
earned checkout 51 rebate for 2 st ives - 1.50
earned 400 wellness points equal to four dollars -  4.00
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got back $1.33 more in rebates than paid  (1.33)

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

bacon butter soap and sugar

purchased at harris teeter tuesday march 15 2016

first I bought

  2.00  palmolive dish detergent
  2.00  palmolive dish detergent
  2.00  palmolive dish detergent
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  6.00
- 3.00  harris teeter promotions purchase three items from group save 3 dollars
---------
  3.00
-  .50  manufacturer coupon 50 cents off palmolive from smartsource coupon insert march 6
-  .50  manufacturer coupon 50 cents off palmolive from smartsource coupon insert march 6
-  .50  manufacturer coupon 50 cents off palmolive from smartsource coupon insert march 6




-  .50  multiplied coupon palmolive
-  .50  multiplied coupon palmolive
-  .50  multiplied coupon palmolive
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free


then I bought

  2.00  softsoap
  2.00  softsoap
  2.00  softsoap
  2.99  challenge butter
  2.99  challenge butter
   1.67  domino pourable sugar with honey
   1.67  domino pourable sugar with honey
   1.66  domino pourable sugar with honey
   6.99  smithfield cherrywood bacon
   6.99  smithfield cherrywood bacon
   6.99  smithfield cherrywood bacon
   6.99  smithfield cherrywood bacon
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 44.04

- 3.00  harris teeter promotions purchase three items from group save 3 dollars
- 2.99  harris teeter sale buy one get one free challenge butter
- 6.99  harris teeter sale buy one get one free smithfield bacon
- 6.99  harris teeter sale buy one get one free smithfield bacon
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  24.07
-  1.00  manufacturer coupon one dollar off softsoap previously printed online
-  1.00  manufacturer coupon one dollar off softsoap previously printed online
-  1.00  manufacturer coupon one dollar off softsoap previously printed online
-  .75  manufacturer coupon challenge butter printed at coupons.com
-  .75  manufacturer coupon challenge butter printed at coupons.com
-  .75  manufacturer coupon domino red plum march 6 coupon insert
-  .75  manufacturer coupon domino red plum march 6 coupon insert
-  .75  manufacturer coupon domino red plum march 6 coupon insert 
-  .75  multiplied coupon challenge butter
-  .75  multiplied coupon challenge butter
-  .75  multiplied coupon domino
-  .75  multiplied coupon domino
-  .75  multiplied coupon domino
- 1.00  manufacturer coupon one dollar off two smithfield bacon smartsource january 24 insert
- 1.00  manufacturer coupon one dollar off two smithfield bacon smartsource january 24 insert
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 11.57

 49.00  I bought about 49 dollars worth of groceries for my Mom,
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 60.57
-10.00  so I earned a credit for 10 dollars off a 50 dollar gasoline card
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 50.57
-49.57  my Mom paid me for her own groceries
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 1.00  adjusted cost with 10 dollars gasoline savings

for BACON butter soap and sugar



Sunday, March 13, 2016

splurging on shea morsture organic bubble bath at cvs

purchased at cvs Sunday march 12, 2016

 10.99  shea moisture african water mint & ginger detox bubble bath and body wash
  5.49  shea moisture african water mint & ginger detox bubble bath and body wash (half price)
  3.99  irish spring bar soap
  3.99  irish spring bar soap
  3.00  crest 3d white toothpaste
  3.00  crest 3d white toothpaste
  1.75  brut deodorant
  3.39  colgate advanced whitening toothpaste
  3.39  colgate advanced whitening toothpaste
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  38.99
-  4.00  cvs coupon 4 off 14 bar soap and body wash purchase, printed on receipt previous purchase
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 34.99
- 2.00  manufacturer coupon shea march 6 red plum coupon insert
- 2.00  manufacturer coupon shea march 6 red plum coupon insert
- 1;00  manufacturer coupon irish spring march 13 smartsource coupon insert
- 1;00  manufacturer coupon irish spring march 13 smartsource coupon insert
- 1.00  manufacturer coupon crest february 28 proctor & gamble coupon insert
- 1.00  manufacturer coupon crest february 28 proctor & gamble coupon insert
-  .75  manufacturer coupon brut march 13 smartsource coupon insert
- 2.00  manuracturer coupon colgate previously printed online
- 2.00  manuracturer coupon colgate previously printed online
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 22.14
-  4.00  received 4 extra care bucks for purchasing 2 packages irish spring
-  4.00  received 4 extra care bucks for purchasing 2 crest toothpaste
-  1.00  received 1 extra care buck for purchasing brut deodorant
-  5.00  received 5 extra care bucks for purchasing 2 colgate toothpaste
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  6.14

I got  back more than I paid in extra care bucks for the colgate toothpaste.

The brut deodorant and the crest toothpaste were free.  The brut deodorant is aluminum free.

Irish spring soap is a favored brand in our home.  After coupons and extra care bucks returned to me, I paid 99 cents for each package.

The shea moisture bubble bath is a complete splurge for me.  I paid about 8.50 for two bottles of organic bubble bath.  woo hoo