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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter Walgreens Transactions 8/15 – 8/21/10

    If you’re new to playing The Drugstore Game, these transactions should help you get started. If you don’t understand the transactions, read my Drugstore Game Primer, Common Sense with Money’s FAQ, and my explanation of How to Play The Drugstore Game at Walgreens. You can see this week’s Walgreens deals here.

    Transaction #1:
    2 Herbal Essences or Aussie products $2.99 each

    – B1G1 FREE Herbal Essence or Aussie Hair Product from 8/1 P&G

    Pay: $2.99 + tax
    Receive: $1 RR

    Transaction #2:
    2 Old Spice deodorants & 1 Secret deodorant, 3/$7
    1 filler, e.g., 2-pocket folder with prongs, 17 cents with in-ad coupon

    – B2G1 FREE Secret WYB 2 Old Spice Fresh Collection from 8/1 P&G Insert
    – $1 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $3.84 + tax
    Receive: $1 RR

    Transaction #3:
    2 Head & Shoulders, 2/$8
    1 filler, e.g., 2-pocket folder with prongs, 17 cents with in-ad coupon

    – B1G1 Free Head & Shoulders from 7/11 SS
    – $1 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $3 + tax
    Receive $2 RR

    There are several free-after-coupon items this week, plus a daily photo deal, so you can add those to any of the above transactions.