I went to Wal-Greens today to get some things. I had coupons for all but about 4 items that I purchased. When I tell you what I spent, you may think that it is a lot, but when I tell you what I saved, you will understand why I am excited.

Spent – $93

Saved – $88

I shopped sales with my coupons. This is what I got:

2 LifeSavers Books – on clearance for $1.49 and I had my coupon of $1.50/2 = 2/$1.48 = $0.74 each

2 Always pantyliners – 2/$6 with $1 RR Sale – coupons for $2.00/1 and $1.00/1 = $3.00 = $1.50 each

2 Tampax Tampons – not sure on the coupons :-/

2 Lysol Bathroom Cleaner – Sale for $2.99 – coupon for $1/2 = $2.49 each

2 Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaners – Sale for $1.99 – coupon for $1/2 = $1.49 each

2 bags of Hershey Kisses – clearance $1.49 each – no coupon

1 Gillette deoderant – $4.99 buy one get one half off (see next purchase)

1 Gillette Shave Gel – $4.99 buy one get one half off – $7.48 for both deo and shave gel – (2) $1 coupons = $5.48 = $2.74 each!

1 6pack Charmin TP – sale for $2.99 – $0.25 coupon = $2.74

2 bottles of Dawn – I got one for $0.75 and one for $0.50!!

4 Glade plug in refills – sale for 2/$6 with $1RR = $12.00 – (2) $2 coupon = $8 = $2 each

1 Lysol Disinfectant spray – sale for $4 – $1 coupon = $3

1 bottle Tide – on sale for $5.99 – $2.00 coupon = $3.99!! LOVE IT!

2 boxes Downy Fabric Softener – big boxes! – sale for $4.49 each = $8.98 – $1.50/2 coupon = $7.48 = $3.74 each ($1 RR with qualifying $10 purchase – see next purchase)

1 package Tide Stain Boost – sale for $4.49 ($1 RR with qualifying $10 purchase – the Downy added gave me the $10 purchase)  – $0.50 coupon = $3.99

2 Covergirl eyeshadow – on clearance for $3.49 and buy one get one half off = $5.23 – $2.50 coupon = $2.73 = $1.37/each LOVE IT!

1 Covergirl lip gloss – on clearance for $2.29

1 Covergirl concealer – on clearance for $2.19 – Lip gloss was $2.29 – buy one get one half off = $3.38 – (2) $1.00 coupons = $1.38 = $0.69 each LOVE IT!

2 Loreal Eyeshadows – $7.99 and $8.49 with buy one get one half off = $12.98 – (2) $1.00 manufactuer coupons – $10.98 – (2) $1.00 Wal-Green’s Coupons = $8.98 LOVE IT!

1 Herbal Essence Mousse – sale for $2.99 – $1.00 coupon = $1.99

I also had $3 in RR so I got a 2lb bag of Twizzlers for only $1! I LOVE Twizzlers!

In all I got $3 in RR back (I also got a $10 RR on photos, but being a photographer, I won’t use it)

So once you see it all broke down…what do you think?

Oh, I went and ordered some more Tide coupons from Coupondede for myself and my mother because you sure can’t beat $3.99 for a 18-32 load size of Tide!! I LOVE IT!!

Couponing if magnificent! I say this because it is the cleaning and hygiene items that really get your bill on up there – to save half is awesome!!

Elizabeth