CVS $5 Challenge: August 8 – 14

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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.

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 August 8th:
*coupons in red

Transaction #1
Buy 1 Schick Hydro Razor @ $8.97
$5.00/1 Schick Hydro Razor Coupon (SS insert 08/08/10 SS)

Total After Coupon= $3.97

ECBs earned= $4.00

Transaction #2
Buy 1 Lysol Healthy Touch Hand Soap System @ $9.99 ea.
$3.00/1 Lysol Healthy Touch Starter System Coupon (SS insert 07/11/10 SS)
Pay with $4.00 ECB’s from above

Total After Coupons & ECB’s= $2.99

ECBs earned=$5

Grand Total OOP= $6.96

Total Value= $18.96 with $5 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. Katie at Fab Steals and Deals says

    Thank you for letting me link up! :)
    .-= Katie at Fab Steals and Deals´s last blog ..Monday Freebies! =-.

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