Walgreens $5 Challenge: Week of December 18th – 24th

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

Grab your weekly Walgreens ad, a printer and some scissors to get started. 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.

CVS or Rite Aid shoppers, be sure to check out the other weekly challenges for more scenarios.

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 one $5 Scenario for the week of December 18th:
*coupons in red (scenarios never include tax as this will vary by region)

Transaction #1
Buy 2 Brut Deodorant @ $2.50 ea.
– (2) $1.00/1 Brut Product (SS insert 11/20/11)

Total After Coupons= $3.00

RRs Earned= $2.00

Transaction #2
Buy 2 Colgate Total Advanced Toothpaste @ $2.50 ea.
Buy 1 Hot Wheels Vehicle @ $0.59 filler, with in-ad coupon
– (2) $1.00/1 Colgate Total Advanced Toothpaste (ALL YOU Dec ’11)
Pay with $2.00 RR from above

Total After Coupons and RRs= $1.59

RRs Earned= $1.00

Grand Total OOP=$4.59

Total Value= $10.59 with $1.00 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 leave your link 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, not your homepage. 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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