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  • Best Deals This Week: 11/11/2013

    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. Please note this post contains affiliate links that help support this site at no additional cost to you. Thank you for using them! You can read CFO’s full disclosure here.

    1. Moneymaker Gift Cards at Rite Aid

    I absolutely LOVE paying less than face value for gift cards (if they’re for stores I’d shop at anyway, of course). Holiday season is a great time to pick up discounted gift cards, and Rite Aid has a nice deal this week:

    Dining Gift Cards: Buy a $25 Gift Card, Get $6 +UP Reward
    Limit 2
    – Applebee’s
    – IHOP

    Shopping Gift Cards: Buy a $50 Gift Card, Get $10 +UP Reward
    Limit 2
    – Sears
    – Bass Pro
    – Hollister
    – Aeropostale
    – American Eagle Outfitters
    Note: Sears and Bass Pro are listed separately from the Hollister, Aeropostale and AE gift cards in my ad. Therefore, they *might* be separate offers and you might be able to get 2 $10 +UP rewards from each group, for a total of 4 rewards. The best way to tell would be to buy one gift card from each group, and see if they are tracked together or separately on your receipt.

    Ends 11/16.

    2. Free Chocolate Bars at Rite Aid

    BUY: 2 Lindt Chocolate Bars @ 2/$4.00
    USE: 2 x $2/1 Lindt Product printable or Facebook printable
    Pay: $0
    Net Price: 2 FREE

    Learn more about Lindt’s chocolate sourcing and why it matters.

    Ends 11/16.

    3. Cheap AXE Gift Set at Rite Aid

    BUY: 1 Axe Gift Set @ $9.99
    USE: $21 AXE Gift Pack printable or from 11/3 Red Plum
    Stack with: $2/1 AXE Gift Pack Nov. Video Values printable
    Pay: $5.99
    Receive: $2 +UP Reward
    Net Price: $3.99

    Ends 11/16.

    4. Cheap Dish Detergent at CVS

    BUY: 1 Dawn Hand Renewal at $0.88
    USE: $0.50/1 select Dawn products printable
    Pay: $0.38

    If you store is out of Hand Renewal, you can buy one of the other varieties and use the $0.25/1 printable or from the 10/27 P&G to pay $0.63.

    Ends 11/16.

    5. Free Acetaminophen at CVS

    Be sure to scan your ExtraCare card at the CVS in-store Coupon Center (the red scanner box that’s near the front of stores). You should get a coupon for free acetaminophen (generic Tylenol):

    BUY: 1 CVS brand Acetaminophen 24ct @ $4.99
    USE: $4.99/1 CVS coupon from in-store Coupon Center
    Pay: $0

    Ends 11/16.

    6. Cheap Paper Towels at CVS

    BUY: 3 x Sparkle Paper Towels 8pk @ $4.88 each
    USE: 3 x $1/1 Sparkle Paper Towels from July All You magazine or printable
    Pay: $11.64
    Receive: $5 ECB
    Net Price: $2.21 each or $0.28 per roll

    Ends 11/16.

    7. Cheap Disinfecting Wipes at Walgreens

    BUY: 2 Clorox Wipes @ 2/$5
    USE: $1.50/2 Clorox Disinfecting Wipes printable
    Pay: $3.50
    Receive: 1,000 Balance Rewards points ($1)
    Net Price: $1.25 each

    Ends 11/16.

    8. Cheap AXE Hair Care at Target

    BUY: 2 AXE Shampoo and/or Conditioner 12oz @ $3.99 each {price may vary by store}
    USE: 2 x $2/1 AXE Hair Care Product from 11/10 Smart Source
    Stack with $2/2 AXE Products Target printable
    Pay: $1.98
    Net Price: $0.99 each

    Ends 11/24 {when manu coupon expires}.

    9. Cheap Duracell Batteries at Ralphs
    Starts on Wednesday, 11/13:

    BUY: 1 Duracell Batteries 1-4ct @ $1.99
    USE: $0.50/1 Duracell Coppertop, Quantum, Ultra Photo Lithium or Specialty Batteries from 10/27 P&G Insert
    Pay: $1.49

    Ends 11/19.

    10. Cheap Labels from Vistaprint

    Visit Vistaprint to order 140 labels for $5 shipped! While these are ostensibly return address labels, you can actually put whatever text you want. So you could personalize a set for a tween or teenage girl, or as a teacher gift for the holidays (“Property of Mrs. Smith Room 18” would probably be very useful!).

    Ends 11/15.

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