The CVS $5 Challenge: Sep 27-Oct 3

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Welcome, 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.

This is another great week to shop 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 September 27th:
*coupons in red

Transaction #1
Buy 1 Crest Scope Outlast Toothpaste @ $3.49
Buy 1 Clean & Clear Cream Cleanser @ $0.99 (trial size)
$1.00/1 Crest Toothpaste (P&G insert 9/27)
$1.00/1 Clean & Clear (SS insert 8/23)

Total After Coupons= $2.49

ECBs earned= $1.50

Transaction #2
Buy 1 Aveeno Shampoo, Conditioner or Spray @ $6.49
Buy 1 Cheerios Cup @ $1.00
$2.00/1 Aveeno printable here
$1.00/1 Cheerios printable here
Pay with $1.50 ECBs from above

Total After Coupons & ECBs= $2.99

ECBs earned= $2.00

Grand Total OOP= $5.48 (close enough, right?)

Total Value= $11.97 with $2.00 ECBs remaining!

Keep rolling those ECBs for more savings!


There you have it! A way to play the CVS ECB game by helping newbies learn the ropes. And who knows – you just might be inspired yourself by some of the deals you find, too!

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.


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