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CVS $5 Challenge: January 16 – 22

Posted By Alyssa Francis On January 15, 2011 @ 10:00 pm In CVS,The CVS $5 Challenge | No Comments

cvs-5-dollar-challengeWelcome to our weekly CVS $5 Challenge. The place to go for simple CVS scenarios with step-by-step instructions.

All you need is an ExtraCare Card [1], a CVS ad, a printer and coupons to get started. Be sure to register your CVS loyalty card with Upromise [2] for extra college savings.

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

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

Seasoned CVSers: share your best scenario(s) for the upcoming week at CVS.

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

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

Want to participate? Start by reading the rules here. [3] Curious how to do multiple transactions at CVS? Read this post [4].

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Here is one $5 Scenario for the week of January 16th:
*coupons in red

Transaction #1
Buy 1 Crest Toothpaste @ $2.99
$1.00/1 Crest Toothpaste (PG insert 01/16/11)

Total After Coupon= $1.99

ECBs earned= $2.00

Transaction #2
Buy 1 Tom’s of Maine Products Deodorant @ $3.99
Pay with $2.00 ECB’s from above

Total After Coupon & ECB’s= $1.99

ECBs earned=$3.00

Transaction #3
Buy 2 Mars Valentine’s Candy @ $2.50 ea.
$1.00/2 Mars Valentine’s Day Product Printable Coupon [5]
Pay with $3.00 ECB’s from above

ECBs earned=$1.00

Grand Total OOP= 4.98

Total Value= $11.98 with $1.00 ECBs remaining.

Keep rolling those ECBs for more savings!

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Now let’s see what fabulous scenarios you come up with for around $5.00! Simply post your scenarios on your blog, then add your permalink  below.

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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URLs in this post:

[1] ExtraCare Card: https://www.cvs.com/CVSApp/user/extracare/extracare.jsp;jsessionid=D4yjK2MGdCrm1HSpdQ71kpnLh71NdvXqw8PJMTnTBhJHhNS9MWWS!-798831177

[2] Upromise: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/ecoupons/upromise

[3] rules here.: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/5-dollarchallenge-rules

[4] this post: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/2009/02/faqs-the-ins-outs-of-cvsing.html

[5] Printable Coupon: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/printablecoupons/coupons

[6] Image: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/2011/03/cvs-5-challenge-march-27-april-2.html

[7] Image: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/2011/02/cvs-5-challenge-feb-27-mar-5.html

[8] Image: http://kingdomfirstmom.com/2011/03/cvs-5-challenge-march-20-26.html

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