Penny Pinching
Amy Yates-Garmatz offers tips to save money while shopping.

CVS Deals (8/30-9/5)




    Several great items this week at CVS. I didn't see any full lists, so I compiled my list of favorites from several sites including For The Mommas, Surviving the Stores, and My Frugal Adventures. Check out these ladies' sites for a full list of goodies this week!

    Bounce Dryer Bar $3.99 OR Tide Stain Release (10 count or 20 oz liquid) / (Limit 2)
    -$1 ECB
    -$2.50 Vocalpoint mailer or $1 / 75¢ from 8/30 PG
    = 49¢-$1.99 after coupon & ECB

    Glade Fragrance Collection scented reed diffuser 1.62oz or Soy Candle 4.9-10oz $6.99
    -$6.99 ECB
    -$2 from 8/30 PG, September ALL YOU magazine or printable HERE
    = Free + overage after ECB and coupon

    Clairol Loving Care haircolor $4.99
    -$2 ECB
    -$4 from 8/2 PG – regional, exp 8/31
    = $1 Money Maker

    Buy Bayer Contour Meter @ $14.99, Get $5 in ECBs (Limit 2)
    - $30/1 coupon from the 2/1 RP or 3/22 SS (they will adjust it down to $14.99)
    Pay $0 out of pocket
    Get back $5 in ECBs
    = $5 Money-maker

    Dawn Dish Soap 97¢
    - $1 (8/30 P&G)
    = FREE

    ** Don't forget to ask for information on "Ready-Fill" from the pharmacy. They should give you a coupon booklet with several $4 off $20 purchase coupons which you can use in combination with any deal. Make sure you use that coupon FIRST before your manufacturer's coupons to maximize your savings!