We were camping last weekend in the wine country so I wasn't able to post my shop. I actually made it to Rite-Aid on the last day of the sale and scored a few good deals. I spent the majority of my UP Rewards so I had to start all over again this week. It was a beautiful Memorial Day weekend and we really enjoyed spending time with our children.
To my friends at RCG, GBC, and CBC......We went to several wineries in Healdsburg, CA and we had some wonderful opportunities to share Christ with some of the people that we encountered. What a joy to share the good news that we can be forgiven of our sins and know the peace of a life in Christ. The beauty of the wine country filled me with joy as I contemplated God's creation.
|Eating out with the children @ a Hawaiian place.|
|Our very comfy tent.|
|My daughter lighting her first campfire.|
|Burning Marshmallows @ the crazy campground|
|Matanzas Creek Winery|
|The family minus mom.|
|A farmhouse in Healdsburg|
|The vineyards of Healdsburg|
|A beautiful fountain at White Oak Winery|
|my small shop over Memorial Day!|
My shop today
I was pretty excited to get up this morning and head out to Rite-Aid to get the Oxi-Clean and the Pampers. I needed both of them and I found everything in stock! I had to go to 3 different stores today to get what I needed. I hit the first two stores this morning and then stopped at a different Rite-Aid near my house on the way home from lunch.
It was a very strange day today at Rite-Aid. A mysterious day....
It started out well and then as soon as I got to the register it began to get a little kooky. For some reason none of my UP Rewards printed on my first transaction (the Pampers, Veet, and the Oral-B toothbrushes didn't print). I was out $18 in UP Rewards but the manager that I ended up talking to was new and I realized that he was just plain nervous so I decided to just call customer service to find out what happened. I didn't have time to do any of my other transactions because I spent too much time at the register on my first transaction and I wanted to go to another store to find some more Veet.
I travelled to my favorite store and one of the cashiers greeted me and asked me how my morning was going. I told her about the mysterious UP Rewards and the manager that I had encountered at the last store and my decision to just call Rite-Aid. She very graciously offered to just give me my UP Rewards on a gift card so that I wouldn't have to wait to get them in the mail. I'm still trying to figure out why my UP Rewards didn't print out. Usually that would only happen if I had reached my limit on the items. If anyone out there knows why this might have happened please leave me a comment or email me. Thanks!
I was afraid to use my wellness card with the 20% discount after that first transaction so used another card the rest of the day. I wasn't able to maximize my savings because I didn't have my 20% discount, however, I still saved a little bit. For some reason the UP's from my last transaction didn't print today for the Veet or the Pampers (and I was using a different card). Like I said....it was a mysterious day.
My out of pocket was higher than normal because I calculated my deals wrong and didn't separate my transactions efficiently. Oh well, I was totally off my game today. It happens.
So, here's the deal.
8 Veet $3.59 ea. w/20% discount (regular $4.49 ea.) - Limit 2
- $2/1 Rite-Aid in-ad coupon
- $1/1 Veet, Rite-Aid vv printable
- $3/1Veet printable, printable, printable, or printable , $2/1 Veet printable, (Facebook) printable, or (sign up) printable- prints $5 UP Reward wyb 2
= FREE + $9.82 moneymaker total wyb 2 after UP Reward
5 Aveeno Daily Moisture 2.5oz $2.79 ea. w/20% discount (reg. $3.49 ea.)
- $1.50 Rite-Aid in-ad coupon
- $3/2 Aveeno Active Naturals Q from 5/15 RP= FREE + $.21 cents overage
Neutrogena Deal - see limits below
1 Neutrogena Sport Face 2.5oz. $8.79 w/20% discount
1 Neutrogena Healthy Skin Wrinkle Cream $11.99 w/20% discount
1 Neutrogena Healthy Wrinkle Night Cream $11.99 w/20% discount
3 Neutrogena MicroMist Spray Tan $9.59 w/20% discount
- $1/1 Neutrogena Healthy Defense printable (beeped at register - used two)
- $1.50/1 Neutrogena in-ad coupon (used six; separated into three transactions)
- $1/1 Neutrogena Rite-Aid VV printable (Skin Care section - used four)- $3/15 survey coupon (used two)
- prints $10 UP Reward wyb $30 (printed two since I spent over $60 - limit 2)
- prints $15 UP Reward wyb $50 in skincare (printed one - limit 1)
= FREE + $2.46 in overage after UP Rewards
Physician Formula Deal (B1G1) - Limit 4
2 Bamboo Wear Bronzer $9.95
2 Baked Bronzer $11.95
- $5/1 Physician Formula printable (no longer available)- prints $5 UP Reward wyb $20 in Physician Formula Bronzers
= FREE +$3.10 in overage wyb $20 after UP Reward
4 Oral-B CrossAction Power $5.99 ea. (sale price) - Limit 4
- $3/1 any power toothbrush from 6/5 PG- prints $2.99 UP Reward
= FREE after UP Reward
4 Oxi-Clean Spray $4.29 ea. (B1G1)- $3/2 Oxi-Clean Q from 4/17 SS or printable
= $.64 cents ea. wyb 2
4 Oxi-Clean Max Force Power Pack $4.29 ea. (B1G1)- $3/2 Oxi-Clean Q from 4/17 SS or printable
= $.64 cents ea. wyb 2
THINGS I NEEDED
3 Pampers Diapers Jumbo pack $8.97 ea. (sale price) - Limit 2
- $1.50/1 Pampers Q from 6/5 PG
- prints $2 UP Reward
= $5.47 ea. after UP Reward
TOTAL AFTER COUPONS: $24.63
**UP REWARDS- Started out with $8 in UP Rewards
- Ended up with $44 in UP Rewards
Note: made $36 in UP Rewards but spent $24.63 OOP; so in the end I profited $11.37 total.