Sunday, May 11, 2014

My $5 CVSing for Charity Trip Shopping list for Week of 5/11/2014

I will be stretching my cash this week by rolling the extra bucks from one transaction to the next.  Here's my $5 CVSing for Charity Challenge Shopping List for the CVS weekly ad of  May 11, 2014.  I'll be able to get a total of $ 18 worth of products (sale prices) for my $5.  That's if the stock holds out on these deals.

Total Sale Price of Products:  $  17.96 to $ 18.46

Total Cost (excludes tax):  $ 5.00 [I will be using a $5 CVS gift card I earned free from Swagbucks]

Transaction #1:

Buy:  2 -- Colgate 360 Toothbrushes 1 ct @ $3.49 each
Use:  2 -- $1/1 insert coupon from 4/27 SmartSource
Cost:  $ 4.98
Extra bucks earned to use on next transaction:  $ 5.00

Transaction #2:

Buy:  2 -- Colgate Toothpaste @ $3.00 each
Use:  2 --  $.50/1 insert coupon from 5/11 SmartSource
Use:  $ 5.00 Extra Buck from Transaction #1
Cost:  $ .00
Extra bucks earned to use on next transaction:  $2.50

Transaction #3:

Buy:  1 -- Speed Stick Gear Deo. @ $3.99
$2.00 off any Speed Stick GearUse:  1 -- of these printable coupons
Use:  $2.50  Extra Buck from Transaction #2
Cost:  $  .00 (I will actually have an extra 50 cents in extra bucks so I'll see what I can grab on clearance or something else near that price if possible)
Extra bucks earned to use on next transaction:  $ 1.00

Transaction #4:

Buy:  1 -- CVS Gold Emblem Pasta 16oz @ 99¢
Use:  no coupons
Use:  $1.00  Extra Buck from Transaction #3
Cost:  $  .00
Extra bucks earned to use on next transaction:  $ .00

The two match-up posts here at Simply CVS I use most to find the best deals for my charity shopping are:

These help me spread my $5 further.

My $5 CVSing for Charity Challenge is much like my $50 CVS Gift Card Challenge, but with a bit of different twist.  I will be budgeting $5 each week total for shopping at CVS for items to donate to local or global charities.  I will be emphasizing food as much as possible, as I often get free health & beauty items already.

About my Charity Chest:  One of my favorite things about deal shopping is having more to share with others.  Not only can I get great things with coupons and CVS extra bucks, but by saving on my own budget I have more cash to share, too.  So whenever I can get a fantastic deal on an item that my family does not need I pick it up and tuck it away in my Charity Chest until I find someone who needs it.   Another way I have more to give is by earning free CVS gift cards thru Swagbucks.  I have been able to give thru local charities and my own church as well as thru national ministries like Operation Christmas Child.

Disclosure: Links in this post may be Simply CVS affiliate partners or personal referral links.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the help I shop OCC and want money to go further.

Cheryl @ Simply Shoeboxes said...

Great! Glad to help, Anonymous. Have you checked out Clip With Purpose? They are an OCC blog that shares all KINDS of goodies and deals that help fill more shoe boxes.