My CVS Challenge Trip #6 – The Final Trip
Geez’ it’s been a long time since I’ve posted! Time sure does fly! I hope everyone had a great Easter.
I did my final trip with the CVS gift card challenge on March 22nd and can’t believe I’m just posting it now. It has been such a busy time. I’m not really sure why, but anyhow…
To recap, I started in January with:
- $30.00 GC
- $2.19 GC (leftover from old $10.00 GC deal)
- No ECB’s (Extra Care Bucks)
- Total $32.19
Here’s a break down of what I started with this week and my purchase:
- $2.91 CC
- $5.00 ECB’s
- Total $7.91
1 Got2B dry shampoo $3.99
3 Carefree pantyliners $1.00 ea – $3.00
2 Mitchum deodorants $1.99 ea – $3.98
2 Clean & Clear daily pore cleanser $6.29 & $3.14 (Buy 1, get 1 for 50% off)
1 Clean & Clear deep action exfoliating scrub $6.49
1 Clean & Clear blackhead eraser $3.24 (Buy 1, get 1 for 50% off)
1 Biore blemish fighting ice cleanser $8.29
1 Biore deep cleansing pore strips $10.49
- Used 1 $3.00 any Got2B
- Used 1 $8.29 (Buy any Biore pore strip and receive one free cleanser)
- Used 3 $1.00 Carefree
- Used 4 $1.00 Clean & Clear
- Used 2 $1.00 Mitchum
- Used 1 $5.00 ECB
Total OOP w/tax – $24.50 (Used $2.91 CC) ~ Received $5.00 ECB’s
I did have one coupon that I received from the CVS machine that I’m not sure I could have used. It was $10.00 off when you buy 3 Clean & Clear acne facial items. I found it after I got home and was going to go back and check, but never did.
In the end I made 6 trips and spent around $19.70 (my trip previous I paid $.20 cash) out of pocket w/tax when subtracting the ECB I just received for $187.50 worth of products (before sale prices & coupons, no tax).
Not too bad! I think I will get another GC next month and see if I can do any better. I think I can because last year I stocked up a bunch and it seemed like I didn’t spend much. Not sure if the sales were better then or I just bought whatever there was a deal on? It seems like now, I’m really only buying the items we like and use. I think I did that before and never really purchased anything I know I definitely won’t use or know anyone that uses. I try not to be that kind of purchaser. Why get items you don’t need, will go to waste and take up space?