Monday, March 01, 2010

in case you were wondering...

this is why i coupon! deals like this get me soooo excited! saving money...ahh you got to love it :)

eli & i headed to walgreens today to see if this deal was for real. i questioned it at first, but decided to head out early to try it. as i got to the counter with 12 bottles of Purex laundry detergent, diapers & wipes, I got a strange look from the cashier. I asked her if she could just ring up 2 bottles to see if this deal works. As she rang it up she realized why I asked. It wasn't long after that that she was asking a manager...and then another manager. By that time the manager who was there tried the deal & it worked! they were all surprised (as I was too even though i had read online about people doing it already). What's the deal you ask?

Right now Walgreens has the Purex (50-oz/32 load) for $5.99 plus a Buy on get one free!! If you have the coupon from last weeks Red Plum (it's on the back) then this is a sweet deal! The coupon is a B1G1 free also, so this makes 2 bottles free plus tax! Here is what I did:

bought 12 purex laundry detergents @ 5.99 B1G1
2 jumbo packs of Huggies diapers @ 8.99
1 (216 count) Huggies wipes @ 5.99
used 6 B1G1 from the RP
2 $2/1 Huggies diapers
1 .75/1 Huggies wipes
& 5.00 in RR
TOTAL : 20.21 & got back 5.00 in RR
savings :$87.63

Some have asked what a register reward looks like. here is the one i got today:

you can do it! i started out very small. collecting coupons each week from the sunday paper. then i began following many blogs that kept up with all the great deals out there. please email me or leave a comment below with any questions. I want to not only be frugal and wise with the money I have, but also to help others do the same with theres :)



Dana said...

I still don't understand, maybe I'm a slow learner. Can you use multiple coupons for the same item? Where do you get the Red Plum? I guess I don't even know where to start. Help!

P.S. I never did get your call. I think Ryan has your number. When is a good time?

paulandjoy said...

My question is how do u get so many of the coupons? Do you buy that many Sunday papers?

Deann Rodgers said...

I am so confused, but really want to know how to do this. HELP!!

my email is


Leslie and Daniel Crawford said...

I am still confused too! I have the same questions as the previous 3 people. Also, what blogs do you follow for the deals and where do you get all of your coupons. I need more details. I want to go and do this right now! I can use ALL of those things. and I would only have to spend 25 bucks! Seems crazy!!! HELP! Before the sale is over! ( I hope I didn't already miss it!)

Leslie and Daniel Crawford said...

Ok I found the huggies discount in the walgreens catalog, but where do I get the purex b1g1 and the$2/1 huggies diapers and 1.75/1 wipes. I'm looking for the red plum ad now. Hope you don't mind that I am talking myself through this on your blog comments! :)