WRAL SmartShopper

WRAL SmartShopper

Drug store deals 3-13

Posted March 13, 2010

This week’s drug store deals include very cheap Degree deodorant, free Stayfree, free Colgate and free Reese’s Dark Chocolate PB cups. I guess with the free chocolate we need some free toothpaste! I’ll be sure to use it with my free floss from last week!

March 14 – March 20, 2010

Dove, Degree, Caress or Lever products – Great Deal!
Sale Prices:Dove Shampoo or Conditioner $4, Dove Men’s Care $5, Degree or Dove Deodorant 2/$5, Caress, Dove or Lever Bar Soap $7
ECB: $5 ECB wyb $15
MQ: There are also tons of printables for Degree, Dove and Suave for $1.25/1 or $3.00/2 coupons for Degree products making them a great deal! - see the gray box for all printables listed in this post
Dove Men’s Care Body and Face Bar, 4 Bar pk. $1.75 from 1/31/10, Dove Men’s Care Body Wash or Scrubber, 13.5oz $1.25 from 1/31/10

Degree Scenario:
Buy 6 Degree Deodorants for $15.00 total
MQ: Use 2 printable Degree coupons for $3/2 and 2 printable coupons for $1.25/1
ECB $5.00
Total for 6 after ECB and 4 coupons = 1.50 or .25 each
If you have 3 of the $3.00/2 coupons, the total is .16 each!

Stayfree Pads, Regular 24 count (only the regular generates the ECB)
Sale: $3.89 (Limit 4)
ECB: $2.00 when you buy 1
MQ: $1.00 printable AND BOGO coupon from 1/3 RP
Total when you buy 4 packs, use 2 coupons for $1 and 2 BOGO coupons and earn $8 ECB’s = FREE! ($2.22 money maker!)
Total when you buy 2 packs, use 1 BOGO, $1 coupon and get $2 ECB’s = FREE! ($1.11 money maker!)

CoverGirl Outlast or CoverGirl Shineblast Lip Color
Sale: $8.00
ECB: $3.00 (Limit 2)
MQ: $1 off CoverGirl Product from 3/07 or 2/07 P & G AND B1G1 CoverGirl Face Product from 2/07 P&G
Total when you buy 2 Lip Color and use $1 MQ and BOGO and get ECB = $1.00 (.50 each)

Right Guard Deodorant
Sale: 2/$5
MQ: $2/2 printable
ECB: $2 when you buy 2
Total after MQ and ECB for 2 = $1.00 (.50 each)

Glade Products
Lasting Impressions $6
Sense & Spray $6
Soy Candle 4.9 - 10 0z $6
Reed Diffuser $6
Scented Oil Plugins or Refills $4
Essential Oils Candle 4 oz., Sense & Spray Refill or S.O.Candle Refills 2/$5
ECB: $4 ECB wyb $10
MQ: $2 printable for Glade Fragrance Collection, Various Glade coupons from 2/28. $3 off Sense and Spray printable

Aussie or Herbal Essence Shampoo, Conditioner or Styler
Sale: $2.99
MQ: Aussie coupon for $1.00 from 02/14
Total after coupon and ECB = .99
Limit 1

Gillette Disposable Razors 2-12 ct
Sale: $6.49
ECB: $2.00 (Limit 1)
MQ: $2 and $3 coupons from 3/07 P&G
Total after sale, ECB and $3 coupon = $1.49

Kashi Smart Start, Go Lean or Heart to Heart Cereal or Kashi Crackers
Sale: $2.50
MQ: $1.50 off Kashi Heart to Heart printable
Total after printable coupon and sale = $1
If you are a member of, you should have received a coupon for a free box of Kashi cereal or crackers in the mail this week as well as 3 coupons for $1.50. The cereal sample they sent was pretty tasty as well! If you are not a member, go to to register.

Easter Candy
ECB: $3 ECB wyb $10
MQ: $2/3 printable for Hershey’s Easter, $1/2 Starburst Jellybeans from 3/07 RP

March 14 – March 20, 2010

Colgate Sensitive Toothpaste, 6.0 oz.
Sale: 3.99
MQ: $1.00 from 3/7 or 1.00 printable
RR: $3.99 when you buy 1
Total after RR and Coupon = FREE ($1 money maker!

Reese’s Dark Peanut Butter Cups
Sale: .49 with in-ad coupon
MQ: .55 from 3/14
Total with sale and coupon = FREE (possible overage if you give MQ first)

Excedrin Pain Relief 20 or 24 count
Sale: BOGO
Store Coupon: $2/1 Walgreens Excedrin Menstrual Complete from Walgreen’s Coupon Booklet found at store entrance
MQ: .75 from 2/28 SS
Not sure of regular price, but use 2 store coupons and 2 MQ and I bet it’s a good deal.

Vick's DayQuil or NyQuil
Sale: $5
RR: Buy $15, get $5 RR or Buy $20 or more, get $10 RR
MQ: Use 4 coupons for $1.50 off from P&G 2/7, 2/21 or 3/7/10 AND free Puffs when you buy 2 DayQuil or NyQuil from 2/7 P&G
Total with RR and 4 coupons = $4 for 4 ($1.00 each) and 2 free Puffs

Aveeno Ageless Vitality
Sale: $44.99
RR: $10
MQ: $5 printable
Aveeno Manufacturer’s Rebate: $10 (found at same link as $5 coupon in gray box above)
Total after sale, MQ, RR and Mail in Rebate = $19.99

Nature’s Bounty Vitamins and Supplements
Sale: BOGO
MQ: $1.00/1 from 2/14 inserts

Rimmel Cosmetics
Sale: BOGO
MQ: $1.00/1 from 3/14 inserts, $3/1 mascara from March All You

Sale: .99 with in-ad coupon
MQ: $1/3 from 1/31 RP
Total = .66 each

Kellogg’s Cereals, various
Sale: $1.99
MQ: $1.50/2 Kellogg’s Raisin Bran, Frosted Mini-Wheats or All Bran Cereals printable
Total after sale and coupon for 2 = $2.48 ($1.24 ea.)

March 14 – March 20, 2010

$3/$15 purchase printable coupon - click on link in gray box

$25 Prescription Transfer printable coupon found at link in box above

Prilosec 28 count with free 14 count
Sale: $18.99
SCR: $5.00
MQ: $3/1 from 2/7 P&G
Total after sale, SCR and coupon = $10.99

Post Cereals
Sale: $1.88
MQ: $2.00 printable or $1/2 from 2/28
Total with $2 printable = FREE
Total with $1/2 = $2.76 for 2 ($1.38 each)

Almay Makeup
Sale: BOGO
MQ: $2/1 from 2/7 SS
SCR: $5 on 2

Dawn Hand Renewal
Sale: .79
MQ: $1/1 from Home Made Simple or .50/1 from 3/7 PG
Total = Free or .29 depending on which coupon you have

Joy Dish Soap
Sale: $.79
MQ: $.30/1 from 2/7 P&G
Total after sale and coupon = $.49

Store coupon: $3/1 using in-ad coupon
MQ: $3/1 from All You March 2010 or $1.00/1 from 1/3 RP

Band-aid Brand Bandages
Sale: $1.99
MQ: $1.00 from 1/3 RP
Total after sale and coupon = .99

Mentos Gum
Sale: $.99
MQ: $.55/1 from 2/21 SS
Total after sale and coupon = .44

Act II Popcorn
Sale: $1.25
Use: $1/2 from 2/28 SS
Total for 2 = $1.50 (.75 each)

Trident Layers Gum
Sale: $.99
MQ: $.75/1 from 2-7 SS
Total = .25

Planters Nuts
Sale: BOGO
MQ: $1.00/2 from 3/7
SCR: $3.00 SCR when you buy $15 worth of any variety
Limit 1 SCR

Lots of Easter candy singles on sale for .79 - $1.00

Thanks to for their coupon database and early ad previews!

Couponing Terminology:
BOGO = buy one get one free
B1G1 = buy one get one free
Blinkie = Smart source coupon found in red boxes on store shelves
ECB = Extra Care Bucks (from CVS)
GC = Gift card or gift certificate
IP = Internet printable coupon
MQ = manufacturer coupon
Peelies = Coupons found on outside of package that can be peeled off and used to buy that item
PG = Proctor & Gamble insert from newspaper
RP = Red Plum coupon insert from newspaper
RR = Register Rewards (from Walgreens)
SCR = Single Check Rebate (from Rite Aid)
SS = SmartSource coupon insert from newspaper
VV = Video Values coupons from watching short videos/commercials at
WYB = when you buy



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  • KLW Mar 17, 2010

    Faye...I was going to do the Stayfree deal this evening but there was no shelf tag or sign about it so I asked the manager and he knew nothing. I bought two packs but didn't get the ECBs for the two I bought. Oh well...I still got them for $1.40 each thanks to a BOGO coupon and $1 off coupon, and they'll be donated.

  • Amomoftwo Mar 14, 2010

    Thanks for the $3/$15 coupon for Rite Aid. I never shop there but this will be a good incentive to check out some of the deals you posted!

  • KLW Mar 14, 2010

    Oh ok Faye...thank you.

  • szussino Mar 14, 2010

    Thanks for the CVS deals.

    I run a website that also has free printable grocery coupons

    Keep up the great deals.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Mar 14, 2010

    Cokes - In addition to the scenario I posted below, I also use the $4/$20 for TP and paper towels when they are $5 or less (but no good deals on them this week in the ad). Diapers are a good thing to use them on when they are $8.99 or less for jumbo pack if you have a little one in diapers (also not on sale this week). I usually just use my $4/$20's for the deals for the week - the deodorants and stayfree being the best ones. Hope that helps!

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Mar 14, 2010

    KLW - it's a month ling deal and not advertised in this week's flyer. I did it last week.

    Cokes - A good scenario would be to use one of them with the deodorant and Stayfree deals this week.


    Buy 6 Degree deodorants using scenrio posted above with printable coupons.

    Buy 2 Stayfree pads listed in deals above with BOGO coupon and $1 printable.

    Subtotal: $15 for deod. and $7.78 for pads = $22.78

    Use $4/$20 Coupon first then use manufacturer's coupons

    Total after sale, store coupon and manufacturer's coupons = $4.89

    Earn $4 ECB's for pads and $5 ECB's for deod. = $9.00 ECB's

    Total after deals and ECB's = $4.11 money maker!

  • CountryGirl10 Mar 14, 2010

    I have several $4 off $20 purchase for CVS that will expire in a few days. I'm fortunate that I don't need RX's or over the counter medicines. Any suggestions on what to buy that you can't usually find on sale or find good deals? With your help the last several times I've been to CVS I've only spent a few $$ on my purchases but came home with lots of products. Thanks for your help!

  • KLW Mar 14, 2010

    I didn't see the Stayfree deal in the CVS ad. But I have a tendency to miss things that are right in front of my face...