Interested in tracking your spending with me? Refer to my original post. http://1faithfulsteward.blogspot.com/2010/01/keep.html
I still didn't get any pictures of my purchases this week. : ( However, this was one of the best weeks ever for me! I made it to Giant Eagle, Rite Aid, and Walgreens. I scored major savings at all three stores. Check out how I did below.
(At Rite Aid I purchased: 1 8 pk. C Duracell battery, 1 Clairol hair color, 1 Olay Regenerist micro-sculpting cream, 1 Olay Regenerist anti-aging eye roller, 1 Benevia 4 pk. drinks, 6 Pantene shampoo or conditioners, 1 Always infinity 18 ct. feminine products, 1 box Pampers wipes refill 231 ct, 1 Oral B toothbrush, 2 Nyquil 12 ct, 1 Bayer child tablets 36 ct, 1 Puffs tissue 132 ct, and 1 Post Gazette)
Spent OOP: $15.73
Store Coupons: $61.96
Manuf Coupons: $35.03
Real Cost to My Family: Made $42.52 after cash rebates and Visa gift card
Total Value of Products: $112.72 (I just used the sale value of the items.)
Total Saved: $155.24
% Saved: 137.72%
Cumulative Spending at Rite Aid for 2010: $(58.02)
Cumulative % Saved at Rite Aid for 2010: 113%
(At Walgreens I purchased: 4 40 ct. Wet Wipes containers, 7 tapered candles, 2 bags Ricola cough drops)
Spent OOP: $0.12 (I also earned $2 RR after purchases for next week.)
Store Coupons: $9.75
Manuf Coupons: $10.50
Total Value of Products: $20.37
Total Saved: $20.25
% Saved: 99.41%
Cumulative Value of Products Purchased at Walgreens for 2010: $73.56
Cumulative Spending at Walgreens for 2010: $3.52
Cumulative % Saved at Walgreens for 2010: 95%
At Giant Eagle this week, I received $18 in CATs over what I spent OOP. I also will get a $10 MIR. I now have a total of $86 in CATs. : ) That should last me for a little bit. Now I just need to find some good deals on which to use these (or some deals on which to roll the CATs). At Giant Eagle I purchased: 5 lbs. of shredded Kraft cheese, 10 cans Planters honey roasted cashews and peanuts, 16 cans Progresso soup, 9 Old El Paso heat and eat sides (rice, beans), 3 Ecotrin, and 1 pk. Ronzoni pasta.
I also purchased 3 Post Gazettes at Dollar Tree.
All Grocery and Drugstore Purchases
Spent OOP: $61.43
Store Savings and Coupons: $141.21
Manuf Coupons: $88.78
Real Cost to My Family: Made $6.82 (This does not include the CATs I received this week.)
Total Value of Products: $291.42
Total Saved: $298.24
% Saved: 102.34%
Cumulative Value of Purchases for 2010: $790.35
Cumulative Savings for 2010: $767.54
Cumulative Spending for 2010: $22.81 (That's $5.70 per week!!)
Cumulative % Saved: 97%
Let me know how you did this past week. You are welcome to track your spending with me, or I'd also love to hear about your latest, greatest shopping trip.
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