Walgreens $5 Challenge: March 21-27

Walgreen's $5 Challenge (1)

Welcome, my fellow Walgreens fans! It’s Sunday, time for our weekly Walgreens $5 Challenge.  The place to come for simple scenarios with step-by-step instructions.

Wags is kind of slow this week, but use these quick and easy scenarios to still get a great deal! Grab your weekly Walgreens ad, a printer and some scissors to get started. Don’t forget to pick up your March Walgreens Coupon Book.

*Note: If you printed those awesome Huggies coupons, Jumbo packs are on sale this week at Walgreens for $8.99, plus you earn $5.00 RR when you buy 3!

If you are new to shopping at Walgreens, and wanting to learn the basics, check out this post. New to couponing? Learn the lingo here.

If you are a first time visitor, here’s the lowdown:

Join me each week as I host The Walgreens $5 Challenge!

Seasoned WAGS shoppers: share your best scenario(s) for the upcoming week at Walgreens.

Your budget: $5.00 out-of-pocket cash.

Your mission: to grow that $5.00 into more Register Rewards (RR) to use in upcoming weeks.

Want to participate? Start by reading the rules here.


Here is MY $5 Scenario for the week of March 21st:
*coupons in red (scenarios never include tax as this will vary by region)

Transaction #1
Buy 1 Colgate Max White 6 oz Toothpaste or Toothbrush @ $2.99
$0.75/1 Colgate Max White Printable

Total After Coupon= $2.24

RRs Earned= $2.00

Transaction #2
Buy 1 Pantene Restoratives or Expressions Product @ $3.99
Buy 1 Jelly Beans 10oz @ $0.50
$1.00/1 Pantene Restoratives or Expressions Product (RP insert 02/14/10)
$2.00 RR from above

Total After RR= $1.49

RRs Earned= $1.00

Grand Total OOP= $3.73

Total Value= $7.48 with $1.00 in Register Rewards remaining!

Keep rolling those RR’s for more savings!


Let’s see what fabulous scenarios you come up with for $5.00 or less!

Simply post your scenarios on your blog, then drop by Keeping the Kingdom First and add your permalink to Mr. Linky below. (If you are reading via email or in a reader please click through to see the Mr. Linky)

Please link directly to your scenarios. Links directly to your homepage will be deleted. Linking back to this meme to share it with others is greatly appreciated!

Don’t have a blog? You can leave a comment with your scenario, too. I invite everyone to participate.

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About Alyssa Francis

A thirty-something wife and mother of four! Two daughters by birth, one son by marriage, and a sweet baby boy born in April of 2009. Oldest sister of four girls raised by a single mom. California native. Grew up in Hawaii. Somehow ended up in North Texas. Once a single mom. Former agnostic. A survivor of abuse and addiction. Forgiven by a great big God. Married to my best friend.


  1. Why are all the ad ons mixed up – like CVS deals in the Walgreens post? I love your blog by the way and the $5 challenge is so great – b/c you could really get carried away and this helps you stay on track!

  2. I went yesterday. Bought the follow:

    Oscar Meyer Bacon 2/3.00=$6.00
    6 snickers candy bars .49cents=$2.94
    Minus coupons (2) 1.50 off 1 oscar meyer bacon
    (3) .50/2
    Spent $5.27 incl tax
    Received 2 RR’s back for a grand total of $3.27

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