Walgreens $5 Challenge: March 14-20

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Walgreen's $5 Challenge (1)

Welcome, my fellow Walgreens fans! It’s Sunday, time for our weekly Walgreens $5 Challenge. The place to come for simple scenarios with step-by-step instructions.

We went a little over the $5 challenge this week, so see if you can come up with a better scenario than I did! Grab your weekly Walgreens ad, a printer and some scissors to get started. Don’t forget to pick up your March Walgreens Coupon Book.

If you are new to shopping at Walgreens, and wanting to learn the basics, check out this post. New to couponing? Learn the lingo here.

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

Join me each week as I host The Walgreens $5 Challenge!

Seasoned WAGS shoppers: share your best scenario(s) for the upcoming week at Walgreens.

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

Your mission: to grow that $5.00 into more Register Rewards (RR) to use in upcoming weeks.

Want to participate? Start by reading the rules here.


Here is MY $5 Scenario for the week of March 7th:
*coupons in red (scenarios never include tax as this will vary by region)

Transaction #1
Buy (1) Colgate Toothpaste @ $3.99
$1/1 Colgate Total Enamel Strength Toothpaste printable OR
$1/1 Colgate Sensitive Toothpaste printable OR
$1/1 Select Colgate Total Products SS insert 03/07/2010)

Total After Coupon= $2.99

RRs Earned= $3.99

Transaction #2
Buy 1 Electrasol/Finish Jet Dry Rinse Agent 8.45 oz @$3.49
Buy 2 Wags Big Roll Toilet Paper @2/$1.00 (in-ad coupon)
Buy 3 Scotch Mailers @3/$1.00 (in-ad coupon)
Buy 1 Reese’s Dark Peanut Butter Cups @49¢ (in-ad coupon)
$0.75/1 Electrasol/Finish Jet Dry Rinse Agent or Turbo Dry printable
- 55¢/1 Reese’s Dark Coupon (SS insert 03/14/10) give this BEFORE the ad coupon to get overage
Pay with $3.99 RRs from above

Total After coupons and RR= $0.69

RRs Earned= $1.00

Grand Total OOP= $3.68

Total Value= $9.97 with $1.00 in Register Rewards remaining!

Keep rolling those RR’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 drop by Keeping the Kingdom First and add your permalink to Mr. Linky below. (If you are reading via email or in a reader please click through to see the Mr. Linky)

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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