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Walgreens deals 8/31: Milk, Scope, Colgate & more!

Posted August 30, 2014


Walgreens has some very good deals starting Sunday, 8/31 including milk ($2.99/gallon!), Chex Mix, Scope, Colgate, Epsom salts (FREE!), All laundry detergent, school supplies & more!

The Walgreens coupon policy can be found on their website. Information about the coupon policy and reward programs can be found at the bottom of this deals list.

Walgreens recently changed their coupon policy and they no longer allow a coupon on each item of a BOGO deal. In addition, they will no longer accept a coupon for an item if the price of the coupon is more than the item. See all the details on their website.

BR = Balance Rewards Points

RR = Register Rewards


These deals are valid August 31– September 6, 2014.

20% off Seniors Day promo: On Tuesday, 9/2, seniors get 20% off the regular price of most merchandise. See store for details. Valid for age 55 and up and for AARP members.

In-ad coupon for 50 points for every $1 spent on health & wellness products. Have the cashier scan the bar code on the coupon to start receiving points

School Supplies

Wexford mini memo books, 2-pocket paper folders, 6 for $1 with in-ad coupon, limit 6

Wexford pencil sharpener or index cards, 100 pack, .49 with in-ad coupon, limit 4

Paper Mate highlighters 6 pack, Eagle Ball Point pens, 10 pack, .99 with in-ad coupon
Coupon: .50/1 Paper mate coupon from 8/17 SS

Posterboard, 22 x 28, .69 with in-ad coupon, limit 4

Wexford binders, 1 to 3 inch, BOGO

50% off entire line of backpacks, totes and bags


Milk, 1 gallon, $2.99 – very good deal

Nestle Candy including Crunch Bar singles, .49 - $1/2 coupon from 7/13 SS

Halloween novelty cady singles, including Peeps, Snickers Pumpkin, Twix ghost, .39 (yes, Halloween candy is on sale in an ad starting in August)

Morton salt 26 oz or Nice baking soda 16 oz, .59 with in-ad coupon, limit 3

Chex Mix, Bugles, Gardettos, .99
Coupons: .50/2 coupon from 8/3 SS
SavingStar: .50/2 SavingStar.com cash back offer
Total after coupon = .74 each

Butterball turkey bacon, 6 oz., $1.49
Coupons: $1.00 printable coupon from their FB page, .75/1 coupon from All You Magazine August 2014

Lindsay olives, 5 or 6 oz., .99 with in-ad coupon, limit 3

Eggs, 1 dozen, $1.49

General Mills cereal, select, 10.7 – 13 oz., $1.99
Coupons: $1/2 coupon from 8/3 SS, $1/3 coupon from 8/24 SS

Oscar Mayer hot dogs, 10 pack, Buy 1 for $2.99 and get one for free

Lay’s potato chips or Doritos, $1.99 – 2 day sale valid Sunday and Monday only

Jack’s Pizza, 12 inch, 2 for $6 - $1/2 coupon from in-store monthly coupon book = 2 for $5

Blue Diamond almonds, 6 oz, BOGO - $1/2 from 8/17 SS


Morton Epsom Salt, 4 lbs, $4 - $4 Register Rewards = Free after rewards!

Scope mouthwash, 16.9 oz.
Sale: $2.99
RR: $2.50 Register Rewards
Coupon: $1/1 coupon from 7/27 PG (expires 8/31)
Total after coupon and rewards = FREE!
Total after rewards (with no coupon = .49!

Colgate Optic White toothpaste, 3.5 oz, mouthwash 8 oz.
Sale: $3.49
RR: $2 Register Reward
Coupon: $1/1 toothpaste coupon from 8/24 SS
Total after coupon and reward = .49

Sunny Smile paper plates, 72 pack, 6 or 9 inch, .99

Pantene shampoo, conditioner or stylers, select
Sale: 3 for $10
Coupon: $2/1 and $4/2 coupons from 8/17 SS and 7/13 Pantene coupon insert in N&O (expire 8/31), $5/3 coupon possibly in 8/31 PG
Total after $2/1 coupons = $1.33 each

All laundry detergent, 28 – 33 loads, $2.99 - $2/2 coupon from 8/3 SS = $1.99 each – good deal

Scott Naturals paper towels, 6 rolls
Sale: $3.99
Coupon: .75/1 coupon from 8-10 SS
Total after coupon and sale = $3.24

Cottonelle bath tissue, 12 large rolls
Sale: $3.99
Coupon: .50/1 coupon from 8/10 SS
Total after coupon = $3.49

Pampers diapers, jumbo pack
Sale: 2 for $19
BR: 2000 reward points when you buy 2
Coupon: $1.50/1 coupons from Smart Shopper coupons link, $1.50/2 coupon possibly in 8/31 PG insert
Total after 2 of the $1.50/1 coupons and rewards = 2 for $14 ($7 each)

Walgreens vitamins and supplements, BOGO

Walgreens Rewards and Coupon Policy Basics

* Must have Balance Rewards reward card to earn rewards and get sale prices

* Balance Rewards program: Earn points for qualifying purchases. Cash in points for $$ off your total purchase. 1000 points = $1 reward

* Register Rewards (RR’s) are instant rebates that print out at register after transaction.

* Cannot pay for a deal that generates a Register Reward with another Register Reward from a previous purchase from the same manufacturer

* Cannot have more coupons than products (RR’s count as coupons)

* You can “Stack” store coupons from their monthly coupon book found in stores with manufacturer’s coupons

* Only 1 coupon can be used on a BOGO sale

* If the coupon value is greater than the product cost, Walgreens will not accept the coupon.

You can see more details on all these programs and policies on their website at Walgreens.com. 



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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Aug 31, 2014

    itsmyownopinion and dean2791 - sorry you had to work this weekend as well. At least our families got a good deal on milk today! Picked up 2 gallons today and will get at least another 2 before the sale is over.

  • dean2791 Aug 31, 2014

    no i'm here worked today so happy about the milk we go through a lot of it and eggs too

  • itsmyownopinion Aug 31, 2014

    LOL, Faye, it must just be us. Everybody else must be off enjoying the weekend.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Aug 30, 2014

    itsmyownopinion - I am also happy about the milk! We had about 1/2 a gallon left this morning and I told everyone to make it last all day because I wasn't buying any more until tomorrow morning. lol

  • itsmyownopinion Aug 30, 2014

    Faye, you have made my day. I'm happy about the milk, bacon and eggs at Walgreens.