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  • Walgreens Starter Scenarios: 11/27 – 12/3/11


    You’ll find a list of this week’s Walgreens deals here.

    If you’re new to The Drugstore Game, these new starter transactions will help you get your feet wet and show you how The Drugstore Game can save you money on things you already buy. If you don’t understand the transactions, read my Drugstore Game Primer, Common Sense with Money’s FAQ (which has a handy explanation of acronyms), and my explanation of How to Play The Drugstore Game at Walgreens. In these transactions, I assume that you do not have any Register Rewards to start with.

    Transaction #1:
    2 Crest Complete Toothpaste @ 2/$6

    2 x $2/1 Crest Complete Toothpaste 9/11 Smart Source {regional coupon; alternatively, use $1/1 Crest Toothpaste 10/30 P&G & pay $2 more}

    Pay: $2 + tax
    Receive: $2 RR

    Transaction #2:
    1 Walgreens Cold Sore Treatment @ $7.99

    USE: $2 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $5.99 + tax
    Receive: $8 RR

    Transaction #3:
    1 Softlips Pearl @ $2
    2 Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaners @ $1.99 with in-ad coupon
    1 Dawn Dish Liquid @ $0.99
    2 Old El Paso Taco Shells @ $0.99
    2 Blue Diamond Almonds @ $3.59 & BOGO

    $1/2 Lysol Toilet Bowl, Bathroom or All Purpose Cleaners 11/6 Smart Source
    $0.50/1 Dawn 10/30 P&G insert
    2 x $0.50/1 Old El Paso product printable
    $1/2 Blue Diamond Almonds 10/16 Smart Source
    $8 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $1.04 + tax
    Receive: $2 RR for Softlips

    Your total out of pocket will be $9.03 for 2 tubes of toothpaste, cold sore treatment, lip balm, 2 bottles of toilet bowl cleaner, dish detergent, 2 packages of taco shells, and 2 packages of almonds. Plus you’ll have a $2 RR to roll next week or spend this week, making your net cost $7.03 – you could easily pay that just for the toothpaste at other stores.

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