Rite Aid $5 Challenge: December 12 – 18

Welcome to the Rite Aid $5.00 Challenge. The place to go for simple Rite Aid scenarios with step-by-step instructions. Huge thanks to Bryana of Coupons on Caffeine for providing the scenarios!

See the complete list of this week’s Rite Aid deals here.

You will need a Wellness+ Rewards Card to get started. Grab one at your store or sign up for one here and print off a temporary card. Be sure to get familiar with the official Rite Aid Coupon Acceptance Policy.

Then register your card with Upromise, Rite Aid Wellness On Line, and Rite Aid Video Values for the most savings.

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

Join me on Sundays as I host The Rite Aid $5.00 Challenge!

Seasoned Rite Aid Divas: share your best scenario(s) for the upcoming week at Rite Aid.

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

Your mission: To grow that $5.00 into even more + Up rewards to use in upcoming weeks.

Want to participate? Start by reading the rules here. Curious how to do multiple transactions while shopping? Read FAQ’s.


Here is one $5 Scenario for the week of December 12th:
*coupons in red

Transaction #1
Buy 1 Colgate Sensitive Toothpaste @ $3.50
$1.00/1 Colgate Printable Coupon
$1.00 off ANY product Rite Aid Add perks

Total After Coupons = $1.50

+UP Rewards earned= $3.50

Transaction #2
Buy Dryel Starter kit or refill @ $6.99
$2.00/1 Dryel kit or refill print
Pay with $3.50 +UP Rewards from above

Total After Coupons and +UP Rewards = $1.49

+UP Rewards earned= $1.50

Transaction #3
Buy (2) Blistex lip balm @ $1.50 each
Use  (2)$0.55/1 Blistex (SS insert 11/14/10)
Pay with $1.50 +UP Rewards from above

Total  After Coupons and +Up Rewards = $0.40

+Up Rewards earned= $1.00

Grand Total OOP= $3.39

Total Value= $13.49 with $1.00 +UP Rewards remaining.

Keep rolling those +UP’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 leave your link below. (If you are reading via email or in a reader please click through to see the Mr. Linky).

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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. Love this idea of a $5 challenge!!

  2. Did my trip today! Don’t you hate when they are out of stuff! Still managed to make $6.00 rebate checks and $7.00 +up rewards!


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