On this trip I paid $0.00 out of pocket for $25.61 worth of items. My goal for 2011 is to not spend any money out of pocket, while using coupons and ECBs to get tons of items at CVS, with an initial gift card of $50.
Item:Colgate toothpaste (I got two because they were FREE after ECBs)
Price: $2.77 each
CVS Extra Care Bucks earned: $5.54
Coupons used: $4.75 MFR
Item: 3 Nivea body washes
Price: $6.49, $6.59, $6.99 (buy $15 worth get $5 ECB)
CVS Extra Care Bucks earned: $5.00
Coupons used: $14 ECB + $6MFR
Total paid today: $1.00 , on gift card.
Total CVS Extra Care Bucks earned today: $10.54
Total item cost to date: $103.81
Gift Card balance : $49.00 (I received a $50 gift card on the weekend)
Total CVS Extra Care Bucks earned to date: $44.53
CVS Extra Care Bucks Used to date: $33.99
CVS Extra Care Bucks Balance: $10.54
MFR = manufacturer coupon
ECB = extra care bucks
Join me next time as I look for more ways to save money as I visit CVS.