Friday, December 6, 2013

$5 & $10 Scenarios for the Weekly Ad of 12/8/13

Below are deal scenarios for the CVS ad for the week of 12/8/13 for shoppers just starting their CVS shopping adventure or who do not have any or many extra bucks on hand and do not want to spend much cash.  There are scenarios for $5 out of pocket cash and $10 out of pocket cash.


You can save the extra bucks left from the last transaction for next week’s extra buck deals and have even less out of pocket, or you could use them towards some of the CVS deals this week or other sale items.

Five Dollars Scenario:
TOTAL CASH:  $4.97 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS REMAINING:  $3
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $21.96 sale priced



Transaction 1:

Buy 1 (one)  Breathe Right 10ct $3.99 Get $3 ECB
Use 1 (one) $1.50/1 Breathe Right Nasal Strips, 10-ct., 12-ct. or 14-ct. (RP 10/13/13)

CASH:  $2.49 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $3
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $3 sale priced  


Transaction 2:

Buy 2 (two) Colgate 360 Toothbrush $2.99 x 2 = $5.98 Get $2 ECB x 2 = $4 ECB
Use 1 (one) $0.50/1 (or even better, if you got the $1/2) Colgate Manual Toothbrush, Excludes Plus, Triple Action, Extra Clean and Classic (SS 11/24/13)

Use $3 ECB from Transaction 1

CASH:  $2.48  + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $4
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $5.98 sale priced  


Transaction 3:

Buy 1 (one)   Colgate Total 1 Liter or Optic White Rinse 32oz $5.99 Get $3 ECB 
Use 1 (one) $2.00 off Colgate Total or Optic White Mouthwash PRINTABE

Use $4 ECB from Transaction 2

CASH:  $0  + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $3
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $5.99  sale priced  


Transaction 4:

Buy 2 (two)   Hershey's Holiday Kisses or Miniatures 7.8-8.5 oz 2/$6 Get $3 ECB wyb (2)
Use 1 (one) $1.10 off TWO Holiday Bags of HERSHEY'S Chocolate PRINTABLE
Use 1 (one) PLUS: $2.50/2 Hershey’s or Reese’s, 8oz+  : PRINTABLE (for info on combining these two coupons and increasing the value of the $2.50, see this post from last week, you should be able to print 2 of each coupons, so you should be able to do this deal, even if you did it last week, if not, I put it as the last transaction so it won’t mess things up)

Buy 1 (one) Item up to $0.60 (not needed, just not to lose value of ECB, maybe buy a couple photos to send with your Christmas cards.)

Use $3 ECB from Transaction 3


CASH:  $0 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $3
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $6 sale priced  



Ten Dollars Scenario:
TOTAL CASH:  $9.95 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS REMAINING:  $3
ADDED TO SAVINGSTAR ACCOUNT: $1 (For more info on SavingsStar see this post)
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $36.95 sale priced


Transaction 1:

Buy 1 (one)  Breathe Right 10ct $3.99 Get $3 ECB
Use 1 (one) $1.50/1 Breathe Right Nasal Strips, 10-ct., 12-ct. or 14-ct. (RP 10/13/13)

Buy 2 (two) Colgate 360 Toothbrush $2.99 x 2 = $5.98 Get $2 ECB x 2 = $4 ECB
Use 1 (one) $0.50/1 (or even better, if you got the $1/2) Colgate Manual Toothbrush, Excludes Plus, Triple Action, Extra Clean and Classic (SS 11/24/13)

CASH:  $7.97 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $7
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $9.97 sale priced  


Transaction 2:

Buy 3 (three)   General Mills Cereals 8.9-14oz (Excludes Fiber One), Nature Valley Bars 5-12 ct 3/$9 Get $3 ECB wyb (3)   (Be sure to get the items that match the coupons you’re using)
Use 1 (one) $1/1 Multi-grain or Peanut Butter Cheerios  : PRINTABLE 
Use 1 (one) $0.60/1 Honey Nut Cheerios® OR Honey Nut Cheerios® Medley Crunch™ cereal  : PRINTABLE

Use $7 ECB from Transaction 1

CASH:  $0 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $3
ADDED TO SAVINGSTAR ACCOUNT: $1 (For more info on SavingsStar see this post)
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $9 sale priced  


Transaction 3:

Buy 1 (one)   Colgate Total 1 Liter or Optic White Rinse 32oz $5.99 Get $3 ECB 
Use 1 (one) $2.00 off Colgate Total or Optic White Mouthwash PRINTABE

Use $3 ECB from Transaction 2

CASH:  $0.99 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $3
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $5.99 sale priced  


Transaction 4:

Buy 1 (one)   Colgate Total 1 Liter or Optic White Rinse 32oz $5.99 Get $3 ECB 
Use 1 (one) $2.00 off Colgate Total or Optic White Mouthwash PRINTABE

Use $3 ECB from Transaction 3

CASH:  $0.99 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $3
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $5.99 sale priced  


Transaction 5:

Buy 2 (two)   Hershey's Holiday Kisses or Miniatures 7.8-8.5 oz 2/$6 Get $3 ECB wyb (2)
Use 1 (one) $1.10 off TWO Holiday Bags of HERSHEY'S Chocolate PRINTABLE
Use 1 (one) PLUS: $2.50/2 Hershey’s or Reese’s, 8oz+  : PRINTABLE (for info on combining these two coupons and increasing the value of the $2.50, see this post from last week, you should be able to print 2 of each coupons, so you should be able to do this deal, even if you did it last week, if not, I put it as the last transaction so it won’t mess things up)

Buy 1 (one) Item up to $0.60 (not needed, just not to lose value of ECB, maybe buy a couple photos to send with your Christmas cards.)

Use $3 ECB from Transaction 4


CASH:  $0 + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $3
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $6 sale priced  

SS—Smartsource, RP—RedPlum, P&G—Proctor & Gamble, GM—General Mills, ECB—extra bucks, WYB—When you buy

Remember, printables can reach their print limit at which time they will no longer be available.   CVS Deals Disclaimer


Learn how to figure out how to roll extra bucks from one transaction onto the next to have the least out of pocket cost. You can share your shopping trip with other Simply CVS readers each week and/or see the deals other shoppers are getting. If you are new to CVS shopping, start by reading the 10 step lessons in the CVS 101 series for beginners.


Simply CVS is part of the grocery gathering at BeCentsAble.  Thanks to Didie at WeUseCoupons for the coupon match-ups.



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