Friday, August 19, 2016

$5 & $10 CVS Scenarios for the Weekly Ad of August 21, 2016


Below are deal scenarios for the CVS ad for the week of 8/21/16.   There's office items and candy in this week's scenarios!  These are great 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 then, or you could use them towards some of the CVS deals this week or other sale items from this week's CVS Weekly Ad.

Five Dollars CVS Scenario:
TOTAL CASH:  $4.81 + tax (or $2.81 + tax if you saved your $2 ECB from last week’s scenario)
EXTRA BUCKS REMAINING:  $2
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $10.86 sale priced

Transaction 1:

Buy 1 (one)  CVS floss picks 90 ct. $1.99 Get $1 ECB

Buy 1 (one)  Select Hershey's or Brookside snacks or bags $1.88 Get $1 ECB

Buy 1 (one)   Paper Mate mechanical pencils 5 ct. $0.99 Get $0.50 ECB
Use 1 (one) $0.55/1 Paper Mate Pen or Pencil pack 2 ct. or higher (SS 7/31) *exp. 9/24

CASH:  $4.31   + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $2.50
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  4.86 sale priced  


Transaction 2:

Buy 2 (two)   Select Suave hair care   2/$6 Get $2 ECB wyb (2)
Use 1 (one) $3/2 Suave Professionals Gold Hair Care Products, exp. 8/27/16 (RP 08/07/16) [Excludes luxe styling products and 2-oz. trial sizes]

Use $2.50 ECB from Transaction 1


CASH:  $0.50  + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $2
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $6 sale priced  

Ten Dollars CVS Scenario:
TOTAL CASH:  $8.30  + tax (or $7.30 + tax if you saved your $1 ECB from last week’s scenario)
EXTRA BUCKS REMAINING:  $2
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $18.83 sale priced


Transaction 1:

Buy 1 (one)  CVS floss picks 90 ct. $1.99 Get $1 ECB

Buy 1 (one)  Select Hershey's or Brookside snacks or bags $1.88 Get $1 ECB

Buy 2 (two)   Paper Mate mechanical pencils 5 ct. $0.99 Get $0.50 ECB
Use 1 (one) $0.55/1 Paper Mate Pen or Pencil pack 2 ct. or higher (SS 7/31) *exp. 9/24

Buy 2 (two)   Select Suave hair care   2/$6 Get $2 ECB wyb (2)
Use 1 (one) $3/2 Suave Professionals Gold Hair Care Products, exp. 8/27/16 (RP 08/07/16) [Excludes luxe styling products and 2-oz. trial sizes]

CASH:  $8.30  + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $5
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $11.85 sale priced  


Transaction 2:

Buy 2 (two)   Colgate Total 5.8-6 oz or 360 Floss-Tip toothbrush 1 ct. 2/$6.98 Get $2 ECB wyb (2)
Use 2 (two) $1.00 off one Colgate Toothpaste Product PRINTABLE

Use $5  ECB from Transaction 1

CASH:  $0  + tax
EXTRA BUCKS RECEIVED:  $2
MERCHANDISE VALUE:  $6.98 sale priced  


Abbreviations:  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.  
  • If you are new to CVS shopping, start by reading the 10 step lessons in the CVS 101 Series for beginners.
  • Learn the benefits of Rolling CVS Extra Bucks from one week to the next.
Thanks to Didie at WeUseCoupons for the coupon match-ups.

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

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