01/24 hallmark cards & newspapers

cost: $3.75
i bought:
hallmark card $.99
hallmark card $.99
hallmark card $.99
hallmark card $.99
hallmark card $.99
hallmark card $.99
hallmark card $.99
hallmark card $.99
early edition sunday newspaper $.75 (coupon inserts pictured)
early edition sunday newspaper $.75 (coupon inserts pictured)
early edition sunday newspaper $.75 (coupon inserts pictured)
early edition sunday newspaper $.75 (coupon inserts pictured)
early edition sunday newspaper $.75 (coupon inserts pictured)

= $11.67 (used $10 in eb, $1.67 cash)

received:
$6 eb ($3 x 2) for buying 3 hallmark cards (1/18-1/24)
we only bought 8 cards when we should have gotten 9, so we were one card short of getting $9 eb

summary:
spent $10 eb + $1.67 cash
received $6 ecb
total cost: $5.67

then i bought:
hallmark card $.99

= $.99 + .09 tax (cash)

received:
$3 eb for buying 3 hallmark cards (1/18-1/24)

summary:
spent $1.08 cash
received $3 eb
profit: $1.92

year to date savings: $605.96
winter 2009 spending: $28.84




cost of both transactions combined: $3.75

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