CVS $5 Challenge: December 12 – 18

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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’s not a terribly exciting week at CVS, but still worth a look. 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.

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. Curious how to do multiple transactions at CVS? Read this post.


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

Transaction #1
Buy 1 Crest Pro Health Toothpaste @ $2.99
$0.75/1 Crest Toothpaste, exp. 12-31-10 (P&G 11/28/10)

Total After Coupon= $2.24

ECBs earned= $2.00

Transaction #2
Buy 1 Motrin PM 20 ct. @ $5.99 (monthly deal)
$2.00/1 Motrin PM (11/21/10 SS insert) or ALL YOU (Nov. 2010)
Pay with $2.00 ECB’s from above

Total After Coupon & ECB’s= $1.99

ECBs earned=$3.00

Grand Total OOP= $4.23

Total Value= $8.98 with $3.00 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 add your link below.

Please link directly to your scenarios. Links directly to your homepage will be deleted.

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

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