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CVS: Coupon Matchups, ExtraCare Buck Deals April 28 – May 4, 2012


May 4th.  Did I really just write April 28 – May 4, 2012.

Where did March and April go?


Moving along…   If you are planning to head over to CVS this week and grab some of their new deals or the soon-to-expire April monthly deals, hop over to Simply CVS, to find the coupon match-ups and Extra Deal Bucks for upcoming week.

Thanks Cheryl at Simply CVS.  


FREE: Three Hallmark Greeting Cards at CVS

Starts 4/22/12


Buy 3 Hallmark cards for 99¢ at CVS during the week starting 4/22/12 and get them free with a printable CVS coupon for $3 Off three cards.  If your three cards are over $1 each, you can reduce the total by $3 with this coupon.

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PUBLIX: Is Publix Open On Easter Sunday – April 8, 2012? Who Is?

In a word:  No


If you want to get some grocery shopping done in Florida on April 8, you can find plenty of places to go:  Whole Foods, Winn-Dixie, Super Target.  Another option would be a chain pharmacy store, such as Walgreen’s and CVS; lots of them have substantial grocery, refrigerated and frozen sections.


(Oops, I originally included Super Target as ‘open on Easter’ – It is not open 4/8/12.)



updated 3:15 PM ET



FREE: Zyrtec and Pediacare – $0.50 Irish Spring Deodorant – $0.99 Colgate Optic White – $1.99 Shick Hydro Razor


Upcoming CVS Deals, Starting 3/11/12

Looks like there will be some freebies and super-duper cheap deals after applying sales, ExtraCare Bucks and coupons.

  • FREE Zyrtec
  • FREE Pediacare Liquid or Infant Drops

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FREE: Need a Little Something Sweet? How About Free Oreos at CVS – No Purchase Necessary

CVS Freebie

Scan your CVS ExtraCare Card when you arrive at the store.  Many people are reporting that the red magic machine is printing out a coupon for a free small package of Oreo cookies.  Best of all, no purchase is necessary.

Thanks Money Saving Mom for the alert.

CVS: Coupon Matchups, ExtraCare Buck Deals, Sales for Feb 19 -25, 2012


Wow.  Where did the week go.  It’s time for a new CVS Weekly Ad.  Cheryl at SimplyCVS has all the details you could ever want about the upcoming CVS weekly ad, coupons and deals.

Thanks SimplyCVS.

CVS: A Weird & Wonderful Savings Day $45 for $0.64 (incl Conair Ionic Blow Dryer)



So more than a month has passed since the last BIG HOLIDAY SALE.  I can’t remember if it was Black Friday or Christmas.  There was an very nice Conair ionic blow dryer (29.99) special for 9.99 and get 5 ECBs.  I decided to take a Rain Check by the time I got to the third CVS and couldn’t find one.

Here are the Weird and Wonderful Parts:

Long story made short, I accepted their kind offer to buy a better model (39.99) for the same 9.99 and get 5 ECBs.

Used an expired CVS $10 ECB.  It was a week expired and I asked politely before I shopped if they would still accept it, and the Manager said “no problem”.

Got the $5 ECBs and then two more for $1 ea printed.  The cashier and I read them but couldn’t figure out what they were for.  Doesn’t really matter to me.  🙂

Used the $5 ECB to buy 3 Hallmark Cards (.99 ea), 2 Cadbury Eggs, 1 Chocolate Marshmallow Heart.  I didn’t have any coupons at all with me, so I restrained myself.  Paid .64

Received $3 ECB

  • Started with $10 ECB
  • Paid 0.64
  • Kept $5 ECBs
  • Gained a 39.99 ionic blow dryer, 3 nice Hallmark greeting cards, and 3 yummy chocolate treats.