Extreme Couponing Canada Shopping at Save on Foods, No Frills and Zellers, $33 Paid for $214 Worth of Items

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Today was a rather large shopping trip day! I picked up items for myself and for Operation Christmas Donation 2011.

I did start off the day by picking up a the blockbuster deal at Old Navy in the wee hours this morning. Purchased 2 sweaters and received the free camera!

The staff were doing some fun activities and giving out bonus dollar coupons to customers in the checkout line. You got a coupon if you were able to present them with a random object they asked for, for example an Ontario driver’s license, US money, chapstick. I was able to get a hold of one when they asked if anyone had a “real calculator, not the kind on your phone!”. When couponing, I carry a calculator EVERYWHERE! :)

Then after breakfast and a quick nap I headed on over to Save on Foods to do some stacking as I found a few more Ritz Munchables coupons stashed away in my binder.

At Save on Foods I picked up:

3 x Delissio Pizza 2/$10 – (3) $2 coupons from Nestea canisters and (3) $2 coupons from Nestle chocolate boxes = $1 each
4 x Ritz Munchables 2/$4 – (4) $0.75 coupons from tearpads (N/A anymore) – $5 WUB 5 Kraft instore coupon = $0.25 each
3 x Ritz crackers 2/$4 – $5 WUB 5 Kraft instore coupon = $1 each
3 x Rice thins crackers 2/$4 – (3) $0.75 coupons from tearpads (N/A anymore) + above Kraft Coupons = $0.25 each

Subtotal: $35
Coupons used: $27.25
Total paid: $7.75

After Save on Foods I headed over to No Frills for cheap tomato sauce and fish fillets! Was very pleased to find an entire freezer section full of the Bluewater fillets!


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No Frills Breakdown:

8 x Bluewater fish fillets $2 – (8) $1 coupons from previous Redplum insert = $1 each!
4 x Hunts tomato sauce $1 – (2) $1 WUB 2 coupons from coupon booklets, N/A anymore = $0.50 each
2 x Hunts thick & Rich tomato sauce $1 – (2)$1 WUB Hunts tomato sauce and tomato paste from tearpads, N/A anymore= $0.50 each
2 x Hunts tomato paste $1 – coupons used with tomato sauce above = $0.50 each

Subtotal: $24
Coupons used: $12
Total paid: $12

Lastly, I headed over to Zellers to pick up some deals using their Facebook Printable Coupon for $10 off when you spend $40 or more. The ultra and fibreguard bleaches are on sale for 2/$5 this week and can be used with the $1 Clorox bleach coupon from inserts a while back!

The regular bleach goes on sale for less, but the coupon is only valid on the more expensive bleaches and with the Facebook coupon I figured now is a better time then any to stock up.

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Here’s the Zeller’s Breakdown:

10 x Clorox Bleach 2/$5 Р(10) $1 coupons from previous insert, N/A anymore  = $1.50 each
8 x Dawn dish soap $1 – (4) $1 WUB 2 coupons from brandsaver, N/A anymore = $0.50 each
Sprite 2L – FPC from previous icoke contest = FREE
3 x Premium plus crackers $1.99 – (3) $0.75 coupons from previous tearpads, N/A anymore = $1.24
Airwick scented oil kit $4.99 – $3 coupon from smartsource.ca = $1.99

Subtotal: $46.19
SPC discount: $4.62
Taxes: $4.35
Coupons used: $32.44 (1 extra $1 coupon rang in by mistake)
Total paid: $13.48 + earned 22000 points worth just over $2.50 in HBC gift cards.

Extreme Couponing Canada Breakdown:

Retail value of all goods: $214.06
Price after sales: $105.19
Coupons used: $71.69 + $4.62 SPC discount
Total paid: $33.23

Savings based on sale prices: 68%
Savings based on retail prices: 84%

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