Extreme Couponing Canada Shopping at Walmart by Hailey F.

Posted by on Oct 23, 2012 in Reader shopping trips | 2 comments

A lovely reader, Hailey, sent us details about an amazing shopping trip she had recently at Walmart and we wanted to share it with you!

Heres the breakdown!

Mr Christie Oreo’s $2 + Mr Christie Chips Ahoy $2 +$2 off when you buy two Mr Christie products = $1 each
Mr Christie Chewey $2 + $0.75 off = $1.25
Oatmeal Crisp $4.47 + $1 off = $3.47 (and you get a free breakfast item worth $4)
Head and Shoulders $3.96 + $1 off = $2.96
Skintimate Shave Gels $2.46 each x3 + 3 $2 off coupons = $0.46 each
Edge Shave Gels $2.46 each x3 + 3 $2 off coupons = $0.46 each
Kraft Singles $5.47 + Free Product Coupon = FREE!!
Kraft Amooza Cheese Strings + Free Product Coupon = FREE!!
Colgate Optic White Toothpaste $1.00 + $1 off coupon = FREE!!
Newmans Own Salad Dressing $3.17 + $0.75 off = $2.42

For anyone wondering, the free product coupons for Kraft were from the Kraft Samplicious package we posted last month.

Great job Hailey and thank you so much for sharing! :)

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Great couponing trip by Hailey F. with savings of 75%

Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Reader shopping trips | 1 comment

Another one of our reader has shared their shopping trip with us! Hailey F. did an awesome shopping trip today, ending up with a savings of 75%!

Here’s the breakdown of coupons used on her trip:

Save $3.00 WUB 2 Febreze – $1.44
Buy Febreze Fabric Refresher, get Car Vent Clip Free – $1.97
$3.00 off Venus Embrace package marked down to $4.00 (2) = $1.00 each
$0.75 off Uncle Ben’s Rice = $0.25
$0. 75 off Scope (2) = $0.25 each
$1.00 Fleecy 80′s = $3.00
$0.75 off Nature Valley = $1.25
Glade Aersol Starter Kit FPC = FREE
2 x Short-dated FPC from Entertainment book for bread = FREE
$1.50 off Kellogg’s Mini-Wheats= $1.47

Total before coupons: $46.24
Total savings: $34.61
Total paid w/o tax: $11.63

Very impressive, Hailey! Thank you so much for sharing with us!

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Couponing Trip by Sarah N. with 90% Savings

Posted by on May 16, 2012 in Reader shopping trips | 5 comments

Sarah has shared another couponing trip with us! Her savings were a grand total of $114.14! So she spent only $13.11 on this purchase worth $127.25.

Big thanks to Sarah for sharing her trip & we look forward to anyone else who wants to share their shoppings trip with us! Not only does it show how far coupons can stretch your dollar, it’s also great to share any good deals you come across! :)

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Fantastic Coupon Shopping By Sarah N. 73% Savings!

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in Reader shopping trips | 1 comment

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Sarah Nadeau had a recent coupon shopping trip she wanted to share with us! She also provided a very detailed writeup of the coupon used and deals she found, so thank you very much Sarah! :)

If you have a shopping trip you’d like to share, feel free to post it to our Facebook wall and let me know if you’d like to be featured on the website!

Here’s her breakdown:

Shoppers Drug Mart

6x 20 pack Tylenol Ultra Relief: $6.99 each sale @ $3.99 – $4 coupon (printable, livingwell.ca) = FREE
3x Colgate Total Toothpaste: $2.97 each sale @ $0.99 – $1 coupon (contacted company) = FREE
Fleecy Dryer Sheets: $7.99 sale @ $3.99 – $1 coupon (contacted company) = $2.99
3x 12 pack Royale Toilet Paper: $9.99 sale $4.88 – $1 coupon (gocoupons.ca) = $3.88 each

Subtotal: $45.54
Taxes: $5.92
Coupons: $31
Total paid: $20.46

Walmart

2x 8 rolls Majesta Paper Towl: $4.96 sale @ $2.97 – $2 coupons (facebook) = $0.97 each
Catelli Smart Pasta: $2.97 – $1 coupon (save.ca) = $1.97
Jamieson Vitamin C: $6.99 sale @ $4.67 – $2 coupon (websaver.ca) = $2.67

Subtotal: $13.58
Taxes: $1.76
Coupons: $7
Total paid: $8.34

Metro

Rice Crispy Square snacks: $3.39 sale @ $2.79 – $0.75 coupon (websaver.ca) = $2.04
2x Astro Greek Yogurt: $4.99 sale @ $2.88 – $1 coupon (smartsource) = $1.88 each
2x chips: $1.99 sale @ $0.99 – $2 coupon WUB2 (found in store) = FREE

Subtotal: $10.53
Taxes: $1.11
Coupons: $4.75
Total paid: $6.89

Zellers:

2x Old Spice Deodorant/Anti-persperant: $3.99 each sale @ 2/$5 – $3 WUB2 coupon (brandsaver.ca) = $2/2

Subtotal: $5
Taxes: $0.75
Coupons: $3
Total Spent: $2.75

Superstore:

Gillette Deodorant/Anti-persperant: $4.99 each sale @ $2.27 – $1 coupon (brandsaver.ca) = $1.27

Subtotal: $2.27
Taxes: $0.29
Coupons: $1
Total paid: $1.56

Family Food:

All Bran Bars: $3.79 sale @ $2.78 – $0.75 coupons (websaver.ca) = $2.03
2x Nutrigrain Superfruits: $3.79 sale @ $2 each – $1 coupon (websaver.ca) = $1 each

Subtotal: $6.78
Taxes: $00 (they don’t charge taxes on any food at our local one)
Coupons: $2.75
Total paid: $4.03

Non-coupon items:

2x 1kg Kraft Peanut Butter: $6.79 sale @ $3.99 (zellers)
Kraft Mayo: $4.99 sale @ $2.50 (zellers)
Cheesy buns: $3.99 sale @ $1.50 (superstore)
Chocolate Crostants: $3.99 sale @ $1.50 (superstore)
Jam: $3.59 sale @ $1.99 (zellers)
Strawberry Pastries: $3.99 sale @ $1.50 (superstore)
Raisin Bread: $3.99 sale @ $1.50 (superstore)
Donuts: $1

Total: $19.47

Extreme Couponing Canada Breakdown:

Retail prices: $189.52
Sale Prices: $103.19
Coupons used: $51.50
Total paid: $51.69

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Save on Foods Stacking Trip by Emily N. 83% savings

Posted by on Oct 28, 2011 in Reader shopping trips | 2 comments

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This is Emily’s best shopping trip so far! 83% savings off regular price by stacking coupons at Save on Foods.

Here’s what she purchased:

3 x Maple Leaf Prime Portions Chicken Breasts (not pictured)
2 x Dove bar soap (4 count) + bonus samples
2 x Dove body wash + bonus samples
3 x Dove conditioner (1 w/ bonus sample)
1 x Dove deodorant + sample
2 x Dove Shampoo
1 x Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing (stacked 3 coupons and used SOF points for overage here!)
10 x Knorr Sidekicks
4 x VH Steamers
4 x L’Oreal Hair Expertise Shampoo
4 x L’Oreal Hair Expertise Conditioner
1 x Scrubbing Bubbles Power Sprayer (Stacked down to 99 cents!!)
2 x Oasis Health Break
2 x Schneiders Hot Stuff
1 x Western Family Weiners

Retail price: $210.33
Subtotal: $165.87 + taxes ($10.78)
PAID: $36.32

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Zellers and Price Smart Food Shopping by Emily N. 57% savings!

Posted by on Oct 28, 2011 in Reader shopping trips | 1 comment

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I love posting reader shopping trips! Here’s another one by Emily from Oct 22nd.

For anyone wondering, Emily and I work together and she’s the only one of my friends who loves coupons just about as much as I do! We live in the same city so are able to share deals when we come across one.

Purchased:
2 x Always Infinity
6 x Dawn dish detergent (mini size)
6 x Stayfree UltraThins + Bonus Liners
4 x Royale Tissue
4 x Old Spice deodorant
6 x Gillette body wash

Total: $69.51
Paid: $30.02

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