5/18 newspapers, almay, sobe life water, & juice

5 separate transactions today! i wanted to get about 20 newspapers. i would up having to go to 3 different cvs stores to get them all. it was worth it. here are all the transactions:

my card:


i bought:
6 newsdays $9.54
almay i-color mascara $6.99

subtotal $16.53

used coupons:
-$5 off $15 coupon (from newsday 5/18)
-$1 almay (from newsapaper)
= $10.53 (used $10 in ecb, $.53 cash)

received:
$5 ecb for almay i-color

summary:
spent $10 ecb + $.53 cash
received $5 ecb



i bought:
3 newsdays $4.77
almay i-color eyeliner $6.99
cranberry juice $3.49
grapefruit juice $3.49

subtotal $18.74

used coupons:
-$5 off $15 coupon (from newsday 5/18)
-$1 almay (from newsapaper)
= $12.74 (used $11.96 in ecb, $.78 cash)

received:
$5 ecb for almay i-color

summary:
spent $11.96 ecb + $.78 cash
received $5 ecb

year to date savings: $1693.97 spring 2008 spending: $39.08

boyfriend's card:



i bought:
3 newsdays $4.77
almay i-color mascara $6.99
4 sobe life water $4

subtotal $15.76

used coupons:
-$3 off $15 coupon
-$1 almay (from newsapaper)
-$1.59 b1g1 for sobe (the cashier probably put in the "maximum value" of the coupon. it really should only have been put in for $1!)
-$1.59 b1g1 for sobe (the cashier probably put in the "maximum value" of the coupon. it really should only have been put in for $1!)
= $8.58 (used $8 in ecb, $.58 cash)

received:
$5 ecb for almay i-color

should have received:
$2 ecb for sobe monthly deal, but did not :(

summary:
spent $8 ecb + $.58 cash
received $5 ecb

they only had 2 newsdays in this store, so i didn't bother building up a $15 purchase.

i bought:
2 newsdays $3.18

subtotal $3.18

used no coupons
= $3.18 (used $3 in ecb, $.18 cash)

received:
nada

summary:
spent $3 ecb + $.18 cash



i bought:
6 newsdays $9.54
almay i-color eye shadow trio $6.99

subtotal $16.53

used coupons:
-$5 off $15 coupon (from newsday 5/18)
-$1 almay (from newsapaper)
= $10.53 (used $9.99 in ecb, $.54 cash)

received:
$5 ecb for almay i-color

summary:
spent $9.99 ecb + $.54 cash
received $5 ecb

year to date savings: $1477.43 spring 2008 spending: $41.02

if you don't know why i wanted so many newspapers, here's the answer:



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