This was a fun week. I ended up spending $10.19 and getting back $30 worth of gift cards, so my "final cost" is -19.81. The retail value of the merchandise is over $171.41.
Here's what I bought:
8 Bertoli pasta sauce, 16 Covergirl blush products, 2 coffee drinks, 20 Covergirl blush products, 2 cans of black beans, 4 cans black eyed peas,
4 packages of fun size candy bars and 2 packages of dog treats, a dozen eggs and a large package of cheddar cheese.
At Giant, I paid $2.50 for 8 Bertolli pasta sauce, after store sale, coupons and two $3.75 "off your next order" coupons. Retail value $8.00
At CVS, I got back $19.40 more at CVS in gift cards than I paid. I purchased 16 Covergirl
products on sale- buy one get one 50% off. I used coupons and then got back a $10 gift card deal for each $30 worth of products I bought. I also got a coffee drink free with a coupon. Retail value $99.13
I went back to CVS, spent $0.11 on four more Covergirl blush products and a coffee drink, and got back another $10 gift card. SoI got back $9.89 more than I paid. Retail value $26.26
At the Bloom superdouble coupon event on October 31, I paid $0.14 for 2 cans of black beans, 4 cans black eyed peas,
4 packages of fun size candy bars and 2 packages of dog treats - after store sale prices and "Superdouble" coupon savings. My transaction is posted here. Retail value $31.08.
At Bottom Dollar, I spent $6.94 for a dozen eggs and a large package of cheddar cheese. Retail value $6.94.