CVS $5 Challenge: April 25 – May 1

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cvs-5-dollar-challengeWelcome, my fellow CVS fanatics and newbies! It’s Sunday, time for our weekly CVS $5 Challenge. The place to go for simple CVS scenarios with step-by-step instructions.

It is a decent week at CVS. All you need is an ExtraCare Card, a CVS ad, a printer and coupons to get started. Be sure to register your CVS loyalty card with Upromise for extra college savings.

Don’t forget you can grab a clickable CVS $5 Challenge Button for your post or blog.

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.


Here is MY $5 Scenario for the week of April 25th:
*coupons in red

Transaction #1
Buy 1 Colgate Pro Clinical Toothpaste @ $3.99
$1.00/1 Colgate Pro Clinical Toothpaste Printable Coupon

Total After Coupon= $2.99

ECBs earned= $2.00

Transaction #2
Buy 1 U by Kotex Product @ $4.99
$1.00/1 Kotex U Product Coupon (ALL YOU Apr ’10)
AND $1.00/1 Kotex U printable CVS coupon
Pay with $2.00 ECBs from above

Total After Coupons & ECBs= $0.99

ECBs earned=$1.00

Grand Total OOP= $3.98

Total Value= $8.98 with $1.00 ECBs remaining.

Keep rolling those ECBs for more savings!


Now let’s see what fabulous scenarios you come up with for around $5.00!

Simply post your scenarios on your blog, then drop by Keeping the Kingdom First and add your permalink to the Mr. Linky 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.


  1. says

    Hi Alyssa… you can make your deal on Kotex U even better… there is a $1/1 CVS printable coupon on their site that you can use in addition to the $1/1 coupon from All You. Since this is a month-long ECB deal on the Kotex I did this the other day with no problem at all.
    .-= JusFrugal´s last blog ..Rare Fig Newtons Coupon! =-.

  2. jackie says

    I’m going to have to try linking up next week. I usually do all of my shopping at the end of the week, but this will help me get started earlier.
    .-= jackie´s last blog ..Tuesday Tag-Along =-.

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