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  • Top Ten Best Deals This Week: 3/25/2013

    Best Deals of the Week
    I’ve compiled best deals available at the drugstores, Target, Ralphs/Kroger, and other stores. I stick to deals that don’t require too many or any obscure coupons, and I try to pick practical items that most people buy at some point.

    Use this list to decide which stores to hit this week, based on what you need. You might even use it to decide you can skip shopping for a week, because you don’t need what’s on sale.

    1. FREE Hair Elastics at Rite Aid {no coupons needed}

    You can get free Scunci hair elastics at Rite Aid, and if you’re a woman with long hair or have a daughter with long hair, you know that you can never have enough of these!

    Buy: 1 Scunci Hair Elastics 18-pk @ $1.99
    Pay: $1.99
    Receive: $1.99 +UP reward
    Net Price: FREE

    There is a limit of 2 on this deal, so you can actually get 2 for free. And the bonus packs are reportedly included, too!

    Ends 3/30.

    2. Cheap Barbies at Walgreens

    You can get a fabulous price on Barbies at Walgreens this week, just in time for Easter:

    Buy: 4 Barbie Dolls @ $6.99 -$7.99 and B1G1 Free
    Use: $4 off when you buy $20 of Barbie items
    Pay: $16.97 – $19.97
    Net Price: $2.83 – $3.33 each

    Since you have to buy six for this deal, you’ll be able to stash some in your gift box for future birthday gifts and toy drive donations.

    Ends 3/30.

    3. FREE Brut Deodorant at Walgreens

    Also at Walgreens, you can get free deodorant after Balance Rewards points:

    Buy: 1 Brut Antiperspirant/Deodorant @ $1.99
    Use: $1/1 Brut Antiperspirant/Deodorant from 3/24 Smart Source
    Pay: $0.99
    Receive: 1,000 Balance Rewards points
    Net Price: FREE

    Ends 3/30.

    4. FREE Mountain Dew Kickstart at Walgreens

    While you’re at Walgreens, you can also get free Mountain Dew Kickstart:

    Buy: 1 Mountain Dew KickStart @ $0.99
    Pay: $0.99
    Receive: $0.99 Register Reward
    Net Price: FREE

    If you bought the free-after-RR Starbucks last week, be sure not to use those RRs to pay for these, since they are reportedly not rolling.

    Ends 3/30.

    5. Cheap Juicy Juice at Target

    It’s the last week to get this deal at Target: Juicy Juice 8-packs are on sale for Buy 2, Get 1 Free. If you still have some $1/1 coupons from the 2/10 Red Plum, you can do this deal:

    Buy: 3 x Juicy Juice 8-packs @ $2.49 each
    Use: 2 x $1/1 Juicy Juice from 2/10 Red Plum
    Pay: $2.98
    Net Price: $0.99 each

    If you don’t have any coupons, you’ll pay $1.66 each, which is still a good price.

    Ends 3/30.

    6. Free or Cheap Bounce Dryer Sheets at Target

    It’s also the last week to get this deal at Target: If you were lucky enough to get the regional Target laundry coupons in the 3/3 Smart Source, you can pick up some free or very cheap Bounce Dryer Sheets.

    Buy: 3 Bounce Dryer Sheets 34-ct @ $1.97 – $2.19 {regular price}
    Use: $3/3 Tide, Downey or Bounce products from 3/3 P&G
    Stack with: $3/3 Tide, Downey or Bounce produced Target coupon from 3/3 Smart Source
    Pay: $0 – $0.57
    Net Price: $0 – $0.19 each

    Ends 3/31.

    7. Free or Cheap Venus Razor at CVS

    Razors used to be free after rewards all the time, but now $1.99 is the usual net price. So it’s nice to see this deal for a free or at least cheaper $0.99 razor:

    Buy: 1 Venus Refillable Razor @ $6.99 (price may vary by store)
    Use: $3/1 Venus Razor from 2/17 Red Plum or $2/1 Gillette Venus Razor
    Pay: $3.99 – $4.99
    Receive: $4 ECB
    Net Price: FREE – $0.99

    8. Cheap Dawn at CVS

    Also at CVS, you can get cheap Dawn dishwashing liquid:

    Buy: 1 Dawn Dish Soap @ $0.99
    Use: $0.50/1 select Dawn
    Pay: $0.49

    If your store is out of the Hand Renewal, Power Clean, Bleach Alternative or Oxi varieties, you can use the coupon for $0.25/1 Dawn Ultra to get a bottle for $0.74.

    9. Free or Cheap Expo Markers at Staples

    Check the front of your weekly Staples ad for a coupon for free or $1 Expo markers 4-pack. There’s a limit of 2 coupons per customer, but note that the circulars available in store generally don’t include the coupons.

    10. FREE Multipurpose and Photo Paper at Staples

    Staples has new printable Staples coupons for free-after-rebate multipurpose paper and photo paper:

    Buy: 1 Staples 8.5″ x 11″ multipurpose paper ream @ $6.99
    Use: Free-after-rebate Staples coupon
    Pay: $6.99
    Receive: $6.99 Easy Rebate
    Net Price: FREE

    Buy: 1 Staples Photo Plus paper 60-pk @ $9.99 (item #648177)
    Use: Free-after-rebate Staples coupon
    Pay: $9.99
    Receive: $9.99 Easy Rebate
    Net Price: FREE

    You should verify that your rebate form(s) have printed after your receipt; that’s your confirmation that the coupon was scanned and processed correctly. Learn more about Staples Easy Rebates here.


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