CVS ECB Sales/Deals for 5/25/08 - 5/31/08

Discussion in 'Budget Board' started by maggiew, May 25, 2008.

  1. maggiew

    maggiew DIS Veteran

    Feb 19, 2003
    Well, since it seems that IAHD is away from the boards. I thought I would start a thread for this week since the week already started! I don't mean to step on anyone's toes.

    Here is what I did today. Not great, I lost some ECB, but got mostly useful items instead of just stockpiling.

    Store 1:

    Skippy Peanut butter 1.50
    Tide HE detergent 5.99
    Tide HE detergent 5.99
    Excedrin Migraine 1.99
    French's Mustard .66
    Kraft BBQ Sauce .66
    Sierra Mist 1.69
    Sierra Mist Free
    -.35 Tide (whoopie!!)
    -.50 French's printable
    -1.69 Sierra Mist printable
    -2.00 Excedrin migraine printable
    -5.00 ECB
    -8.97 ECB
    Subtotal -.03
    IL 8.0% tax .14
    IL 1.75% tax .08
    Total .19

    And I got back $4 for the Tide. I lost a few ECB, but that usually happens when I buy detergent.

    Store #2

    Excedrin Migraine 1.99
    French's Mustard .66
    Kraft BBQ .66
    Aquafresh Extreme Clean 2.99
    Aquafresh Extreme Clean 2.99
    Sierra Mist 1.69
    Sierra Mist Free
    -.66 French's Mustard free coupon
    -$1 Aquafresh coupon
    -$1.69 Sierra mist printable
    -$2 Excedrin Migraine printable
    -$4.99 ECB
    Subtotal .64
    IL 8.0% tax .08
    IL 8.0% tax .14
    IL 1.75% tax .06
    Total .92

    And I got back $5.98 in ECB for the Aquafresh.

  2. flakypuff

    flakypuff DIS Veteran

    Sep 25, 2004
    :cool1: thank you
    Can you pleasetell me where you found the printables? thanks
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  4. stefffe

    stefffe Mouseketeer

    Aug 16, 2003
    for some reason i remember her saying she was going on sure she wont mind the help no matter the reason....

    thanks alot!!!
  5. Rootskate

    Rootskate <font color=red>Oh what I wouldn't give for a Zagn

    Sep 9, 2004
    Thanks for the info, Maggie. :)
    I just did a couple of the Revlon nailpolishes and the Tide detergent. I also lost quite a few ECB's on the detergent but I needed it so I guess I can live with that. ;)
  6. maggiew

    maggiew DIS Veteran

    Feb 19, 2003
  7. It's A Happy Day

    It's A Happy Day <font color=darkorchid>I am on a troll<br><font co

    Jun 16, 2005
    I'll just add this over here instead of having 2 threads going :goodvibes

    Remember that if the deal is a monthly AND a weekly you will only be able to do the deal ONCE - no double dip I will be adding more to the other deals (not ECB stuff).

    Be sure to check out ttp:// and,f533 for a more thorough list of upcoming sales and a match up to coupons out there for their products!!

    ECB Specials
    $2 ECB WYB Tide Laundry Detergent $5.99
    $3 ECB WYB $10 Skippy, Ragu (2/$3), Lipton, or Hellman's (2/$6)
    $10 ECB WYB 24/7 Skin Care or Cosmetics
    $2 ECB WYB Johnson's Softwash or Softlotion $5.99
    $5 ECB WYB $20 Pampers $13.99, Playskool cottony cloths 2/$5, Playskool diapers $10.99, Playskool accessories PSA $1.99, Enfamil or Similac Ready to Feed Formula 32 oz 2/$10.99
    $1 ECB WYB Oral-B Cross Action Toothbrush or Crest Tooth $2.99
    $5 ECB WYB Den-Tek Night Guard
    $3 ECB WYB Vagistat-1 or 3 $12.99
    $3 ECB WYB Vagisil Screening Kit $16.99
    $10 ECB WYB Alli PSA $49.99
    $3 ECB WYBGenTeal Eye Drops
    $2 ECB WYB Alcon Systane eye drops, OptiFree Replenish or Express twin pack
    $5 ECB WYB Zantac 75 or Zantac 150 $21.95

    Buy ONE Get ONE FREE
    Post Cereal $4.29
    Natures Bounty $3.99-4.99
    Fun in the Sun Footwear
    Sprint 340 Minute Prepaid Phone Card
    All Lumene Cosmetics, Skin, or Sun Care
    All Rimmel Mascara
    All Stridex
    CVS Alkaline Batteries
    Dietery Supplement(s) – Hoodia, Green Tea, Mega-T

    Buy ONE Get ONE 50% off
    CVS Food Storage Bags
    All Rimmel Cosmetics
    All Essence of Beauty Cosmetic Accessories
    All Scunci
    Elizabeth Arden, Elizabeth Taylor, or Nina Ricci Fragrances
    All Ocuvite or PreserVision Vitamin & Mineral Supplements
    Hair Stylers – VO5, Samy, Freeze It, Pssssst, Salon Grafix
    Hair Off or Bikini Zone

    Other deals
    Pepsi 12 packs – 4/$12 and get 1 FREE
    Basic Bounty 8 pk paper towels $4.99
    Maxwell House Instant Coffee $7.69
    Kingsford Grill $49.99 Get a Free 9lb bag of Briquets free ($5.99 value)
    Two (2) American Express Gift Cards get a free spring fling card ($25 value by MIR)
    Excedrin 24ct $1.99 (FREE after MFG coupon!)
    Palmolive $0.88

    Don't forget!!! When in doubt and they are out, get a RAINCHECK! they can be used at ANY store and DO NOT EXPIRE!!!

    Any questions regarding the ECB program please browse through our 1st thread at:

    ECB = Extra Care Buck
    PSA = Prices starting at
    CRT = Cash Register Tape
    WYB = When You Buy

    Helpful websites!!!,f533

    All information is compiled from various sources - other forums, friends, family, personal experience, and the actual ads themselves. My location is in central MA as well as others are country wide, so keep this in mind when reading posts and be sure to confirm your local ad as well before actual shopping. Happy ECB'ing!

    SHAYMARAYSMOM <font color=red>Mickey is my first true love<br><i

    Jun 9, 2007
    Thanks everyone for your hard work
  9. LaurieG

    LaurieG Mouseketeer

    Jan 25, 2006
    I'd like to double that! Keep up the good work it is greatly appreciated!:love:
  10. lts862

    lts862 DIS Veteran

    Jul 27, 2003
    I had a pretty good trip on Sunday. I am going back today for Tide and will need to use some ECBs. I am frustrated that I bought my limit of Tums when I was able to get the printable coupon for $2.25 just yesterday. Oh well! I shouldn't be greedy!

    Here is my scenario:
    4 bottles of Sierra Mist $3.58
    2 Tums QuickPack $9.38
    2 Revlon Nailcolor $7.98

    1 .75 Tums coupon
    1 1.00 Tums coupon
    1 2.00 Revlon coupon
    1 1.00 Revlon coupon
    1 BOGO Sierra Mist coupon (1.69)
    1 $4/20 coupon
    10.00 ECB

    Total OOP: .61

    ECBs earned: 15.38

    Thank you to the regular posters who keep this information available to us!!:hug:
  11. ClarabelleCowFan

    ClarabelleCowFan <font color=teal>Found Someone You Have<br><font c

    Jun 23, 2005
    I lost a good bit of ECBs this week too but I had several about to expire.

    I did the Lipton deal and the Tide. My store was out of the mustard but I got a rain check. I also got 2 nail polishes and 5 bottles of BBQ sauce.
  12. mommytobug

    mommytobug DIS Veteran

    Apr 27, 2004
    Ok, I wanted you all to see what I got and tell me if you think I am doing good at this.

    today, I had 10.00 in ECBs I could use
    I purchased
    2 Lipton Tea Bags
    1 Hellmans mayo
    2 skippy pb
    1 palm liquid
    1 excedrin migraine
    2 post cereals (BOGO)
    Rolo (not needed but on sale and a treat)
    1 BC fudge brownie mix

    I had 10.00 in ECBs
    I had the 2.00 coupon for Excedrin.

    I paid 12.37 OOP. I saved 31.97.I earned 3.00 ECB, 1.00 ECB, $4 off $20, save $3 on any 2 body washes, free $25 gift card with new prescription.

    If I do the prescription thing, how do I get the gift card? Will it be printed on the receipt or like a real gift card?

  13. stitchlovestink

    stitchlovestink DIS Veteran

    Dec 19, 2006
    It'll be on a real gift card, plastic kind like a credit card. HTH
  14. tngramma

    tngramma <font color=magenta>Gramma of 7<br><font color=dar

    Jan 14, 2007
    Thanks you guys rock:banana:
  15. flakypuff

    flakypuff DIS Veteran

    Sep 25, 2004
    I would just like to say Thank you...this is so much work and a huge help...:hug:
  16. flakypuff

    flakypuff DIS Veteran

    Sep 25, 2004
  17. LadyyRedd

    LadyyRedd <font color=red>Someone stole my toothpaste/Chapst

    Jan 6, 2004
  18. InstImpres

    InstImpres DIS Veteran

    Oct 3, 1999
    Has anyone done the gift card offer? I am thinking you spend $50 and get $75, I can use the AmEx myself for future purchases. I have$16 in ECBs if they let you use them and a $4/$20 which I doubt I can use but I am thinking if I spend $30 I get $75. Am I missing something? Seems better than getting ECBs as I can use the AmEx anywhere I want.

  19. gasperdam

    gasperdam Mouseketeer

    Jul 12, 2006
    I know it seems like a good deal, but I'm pretty sure you can't use ECBs for any gift card purchases. I know one time I tried to use my CVS gift cards I had gotten from a prescription to buy and itunes gift card and they wouldn't let me.
  20. stitchlovestink

    stitchlovestink DIS Veteran

    Dec 19, 2006
    Okay went to CVS this eve to get prescription refilled (1 of our pharmacists will let you use a coupon for a GC if you do not transfer it :thumbsup2 ) got my med for free (w/ promo from drug manufacturer, they paid my copay) and got a $25 GC. Then I bought:

    3 80 oz bottles of Cheer (on clearance for $1.75 ea)
    1 box of the oxy zit pads (for DD15 :rotfl2: ) makes my skin ache just holding the bottle for $5.79
    1 pkg of Ben Gay heat therapy pads (? or whatever they're called) 25% bonus box too $6.99
    2 reg sized kit kat caramel candy bars .20 ea on clearance

    total before tx 18.03
    - $5 off $15 coupon
    - $3 off $10 CRT
    - $1 oxy zit manu coupon
    - $1 Ben Gay coupon on box
    - $1 cheer coupon X 3 on the bottles (only good at CVS)
    - $2 ECB
    - $3 ECB
    OOP incl tx was .43
    and I got back $1 ECB on the oxy zit pads and $2 cash for what was an 'old' ECB sign for the bengay patches.
    So basically I'm out $2 in ECBS, but all in all, I thought I did pretty well. Esp with the $25 GC.

    Tomorrow I'm picking up a new asthma inhaler (current one is about to expire on the actual inhaler) and I found a $30 GC competitor coupon in our local grocery store ad. I think right now I've got at least $250 in GCs to CVS. Too bad WDW doesn't take CVS GCs :rotfl2:
  21. Aristomommy

    Aristomommy <font color=deeppink>We were in the “wild animals”

    Aug 11, 2001
    I've gotten at least $250 in GCs from prescriptions. Just this week DS was put on an antibiotic and one day later he broke out in a rash. Now we have another antibiotic and a cream for the rash= $75 in GCs. While I hate that he is sick (although he isn't in pain or miserable) I make the most of it with the GCs. I'm waiting until 6/1 to start using these. This week is not really good CVS week for me.

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