Here's the report for my weekly adventure:
Garden Pasta 10/$10. I had 2 coupons for $1 off 1. So I got 2 boxes for FREE!
Sweet and Sour Sauce 25% off $1.34
Chicken Broth $0.55 x2
Total Spent $2.48 Would have spent: $6.23
Canned fruit $0.77 from $1.39
Bananas $0.39/lb (This is a new weekly special on Mondays in Urbana)
Total Spent: $4.11 Would have spent: $6.84
I did 3 transactions:
1. Olay Body Wash 3/$10 and then $3RR back. I had 3 coupons for Olay Body Wash: when you buy 1 get a free deodorant or moisturizer for FREE. I bought 3 + 2 deodorants ($0.99 a piece) + 1 moisturizer ($8.99)
Out of pocket: $14.82 Would have spent: $27.77
2. Reach Toothbrush $2.99 then $2RR back
Campbells Tomato Soup 2/$1 + Coupon for $0.40 off of 4 = $0.40 per can
I used my $3 RR
Out of Pocket: $1.87 Would have Spent: $11.03
3. Colgate Wisps buy 1 at $2.49 get a free toothbrush. I had a coupon for $0.75 off of the wisps
I used my $2 RR
Out of Pocket: $0.96 Would have spent: $5.70
My total trip cost: $17.65 Would have spent: $44.50!
Colgate Toothpaste $3.79 and get $3.79 ECB back. (It was hard to find a store that wasn't sold out!)
I got lucky and the toothpaste also came with a free toothbrush.
Out of pocket: $4.12 Would have spent: $4.52
2. Aussie or Herbal Essences 2/$5.97. I had a coupon for $1 off of 2 products
I used my $3.79ECB + I had $1 ECB from my last trip
Out of Pocket: $0.70 Would have spent: $10.50
Total out of pocket: $4.82 Would have spent: $15.02
Second trip to County Market: (they were out of some of the sale items last time)
County Market tomato sauce $0.64 x5 (I add my own seasonings to use this for pizza and spaghetti. It is cheaper than buying premade sauce)
Gorton Fish Sticks 2/$7 + (2) coupons for $0.50 off
Apples (2) 3lb bags for $5. That's $0.83/lb
County Market brand Milk $1.99/gallon (This is every Wednesday at the Urbana County Market)
Total spent: $21.39 would have spent: $28.41
Gain 80 count dryer sheets $3.12- $3.00 off coupon= $0.12!! (I rip my dryer sheets in half or thirds) I will get at least 160 loads out of these!