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#1 of 48 Old 12-01-2002, 05:12 PM - Thead Starter
 
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OK ... It is December 1st .. start saving and post it here! Make sure to include TOTAL SPENT and TOTAL SAVED
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Kmart ... they had some great deals today.
Cereal (20 oz) for 2.50 each with a $1.00 off coupon
t-shirts (long sleeved) for Chase regular price $9.99 .. sale price $7
Total spent $23.18, total saved $13.70

Eckerd ... great deals on drinks this week
2 liter of A $ W Root Beer for $.74 (got 6)
Dynamo Liquid Detergent (BOGOF)
Total spent $17.22, total saved $8.60

Kroger ... regular grocery shopping for the week
Kroger 2 liters BOGOF $.50 each
Kroger green beans 10 cans for $3
Total spent $76.15, total saved $34.84

A little over budget for the week ... buyt I stocked up on drinks for Kirstie-Raie's sleep over next weekend!
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Went to the Thrist Store today .. and bought a few NEW items .. so I'll list those here.

These were Gap sweaters .. still for sale at the mall so they are from this season! Total spent $3.98, total saved $96.00 The original price was $49.99 each!
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Dang, great deal on those sweaters!!!!!
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A Tonka firetruck--originally 46.00 spent 12.95
Tonka truck---origninally 20.00 spent 9.95
Sweater--orig. 20.00 spent 9.74
tool set for Christian-- originally 20.00--on sale for 9.92
Spongbob Christmas bulbs--on sale for 3.00 originally 8.00

Spent: 34.56 SAVED: 68.41
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Great deals, Wendy and Roxanna!!
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Went t oBlockbuster to rent a game for Chase. Had a coupon to rent a game and get a movie free. Also they have this deal if you buy a new movie, you get a free rental ... SO we bought Star Wars Episode II for Stan for Christmas and got a free movie rental. PLUS we saved on the movie.

Total spent $14.24, total saved $8.50
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WTG Ladies...great deals!!
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Went to Saverite .. they had a great sale on Hamburger Helper and Soup and I had coupons! Total spend $31.03, total saved $16.64
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Just finished some holiday shopping online. Man, I did GREAT!

12 game woodes board set reg$14.99 sale$5.90 saved$9.09
12 color eye shadow kit reg$8.00 sale$1.00 saved$7.00
Transforer Blok Bots reg$22.99 sale$8.90 saved$14.09
V-Tech Old McDonald's Farm Animals reg$24.99 sale$9.90 saved$15.09
Emergency Micro Flashlight reg$2.99 sale$1.25 saved$1.74
Baby Artist reg$19.00 sale$4.90 saved$14.10
Flip Over Buggy (remote control) reg$115.00 sale$2.90 saved$112.10
Musical Baby Animal Band reg$9.99 sale$3.90 saved$6.09

Total Spent (incl shipping) $47.60
Total Saved $162.35


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Good Job Brenda! That is so awesome!

I got an 18 pound Turkey for 10.90(.57 a pound). Went back to the same store today and the same turkey's were .97 a pound

10 pound of tatoes for 1.50 originally 3.44
4 gatorades .79 each. 1.29 each originally)

Saved 9.51
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WTG Brenda!

Here are a few deals we got at the mall ....
and some others ...

Hat Shack ..Total spent $20.00, total saved $5.00

Target ... Total spent $176.80, total saved $42.58

Geppeddo (doll makers) .... Total spent $37.40, total saved $5.00

Ihop .. Total spent $25.69, total saved $4.99

Walmart ...Total spent $58.79, total saved $27.42

Kroger ... Total spent 91.34, total saved $36.30

ANd by going to the dollar store for snacks and sneaking them into the movies instead of buying at the movies I saved ... get this ... $62.00, spend $8.00
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Big K today .... Total spent $8.48, total saved $4.00

Eckerd .. great sale on drinks plus I had a coupon for Coke products .. so Total spent $24.40, total saved $18.32

I hope to stock up enough so that I don't have to buy any groceries in January! Well ... except for milk and bread and stuff!!
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I can't believe I have not posted anything this month!
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Ok I got a few figured...

All of these are Wal-mart! I go there WAY too much!

12-1

Spent: $25.62
Saved: $13.94

12-2

Spent $29.51
Saved: $7.92

12-6

Spent: $22.68
Saved: $27.62
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Sears
Spent $8.99
Saved $70.00

Best Buy
Spent $2.20
Saved $28.13 (GC)

Walmart
Spent $70.25
Saved $12.00

Wings-N-More
Spent $14.00
Saved $7.35

Best Buy
Spent $20.60
Saved $45.00 (GC) and $15.00 sales
Total Saved $60.00

Walgreens
Spent $40.72
Saved $13.00

Walmart
Spent $62.04
Saved $13.96

Toys-R-Us
Spent $90.82
Saved $48.00

Walmart
Spent $18.49
Saved $2.20

Great Clips
Spent $4.83
Saved $1.49

Dollar Tree
Spent $21.65
Saved $52.00

Total Spent $354.59
Total Saved $306.13

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WTG ladies ... you have been busy saving money!!!!
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Back to Dollar Tree today to pick up stuff for Drew's class party. Picked up some other things while I was ther (of course!).

Battery powered Pencil sharpener reg $2.99 sale $1 saved $1.99
Decorative basket reg$6.99 sale$1 saved$5.99
2 tools for stocking stuffers reg$3.99 sale$1 saved$2.99 X 2 = $5.98
hair clips for me reg$3.99 sale$1 saved$2.99
2 candles reg$2.99 sale$1 saved $1.99 X 2 = $3.98
Magnetic clips for fridge reg$2.99 sale$1 saved$1.99
Suave foaming shampoo reg$2.99 sale$1 saved$1.99
Tablecloth clips reg$1.99 sale$1 saved$0.99
2 books reg$6.99 sale$1 saved$5.99 X 2 = $11.98
4 pk batteries reg$4.99 sale$1 saved$3.99
2 pks gold foil tissue paper reg$2.99 sale$1 saved$1.99 X 2 = $3.98
4X6 purse photo album (feels like leather!) reg$4.99 sale$1 saved$3.99

Total Spent $18.32
Total Saved $49.84


Do I do good or what!!

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Brenda you are awesome!!!!
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I think so, too, Michelle!

I went shopping yet again this evening and got the rest of the Christmas shopping done! Yay!

Stein Mart
Decorative mirror reg$29.99 sale$14.99 saved$15
Mikasa basket shaped candy dish reg$12.99 sale$4.99 saved$8
USA Santa pin reg$9.99 sale$6.99 saved$3

Spent $28.92
Saved $26.00

Payless Shoes
Girls sneakers (w/ finger puppet) reg$17.99 sale$14.99 saved$3
Boys sneakers reg$15.99 sale$11.99 saved$10
(2nd pair was half off + they were on sale!)

Spent $22.50
Saved $13.00

Total Spent $51.42
Total Saved $39.00

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Went to Bi-Lo yesterday...

They had a bunch of bakery items discounted....donuts for $.55 per bag! And there were like 10 in the bag. Bread Sticks for $.55 for the bag and there were 10 also. They had over ripe bananas packed for quick sale...I think there are about 20 or more and I got them all for $1.49. We ate some yesterday and they are fine!

Total Spent : $7.71
Total Saved: 7.96
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Gymboree

Onesie for Ally reg$12.50 sale$5.99 saved$6.51
Matching barrettes reg$5.00 sale$1.49 saved$3.51

Total Spent $8.20
Total Saved $10.02


I think I am going to go back. They have a 50% off rack that you get to tkae an additional 20% off until 12-25!

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Day After Christmas Shopping!

Kmart - really did well here. I bought the kids each a 6ft CHristmas tree for their bedrooms next year and paid ...$3.99 each per tree!! Ornaments and lights were super cheap too. Total spent $26.97, total savings $68.66 I got the snowmen light sets that I wanted SOOOO bd for $1.39 each strand. Regular price was $9.99

Jo-Ann Fabrics - more Christmas stuff, ornaments, fabric, garland. Total spent $16.94, total saved $26.94

Kroger .. food and Christmas clearance Total spent $35.23, total saved $17.96
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WOW! Roxanna, you did great!

The only store I went to today was Kohl's. My SIL got ,e a great pair of Gloria Vanderbilt jeans that are sooooo comfy, so I went and picked up another pair.

Jeans reg$34.99 sale$21.99 saved$13.00

Total Spent $23. 60
Total Saved $13.00

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Thanks .. I bought the last trees they had at that price!!!

Today we went to the mall

The Gap .. birthday presents total spent $23.52, total saved $23.52

I-Hop .. kids eat free total spent $11.12, total saved $4.99

Aeropostale ... more birthday gifts total spend $48.23, total saved $25.97 That was for 7 shirts!!!!!
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Sounds like you did great again, Roxanna!

We were out today and can you believe that NO ONE had any sales going on yet! I couldn't believe it! I guess they are all waiting for Rick to get paid so I can go shopping and clean them out!

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The mall is having a 50 - 75% off EVERYTHING! We are going back today!
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McKay's
I spent: $6.80
I saved: $41.01

Angela spent: $12.60
and saved: $14.30

The Crop Shop
I spent zip.
I saved $25.00 (album and extra papers for Angela).
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WTG Jennifer!
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Went to Eckerd and picked up some stuff on clearance. I found a Coca-Cola puzzle in the shape of a bottle ... got it for my neice's birthday in May! Total spent $8.16, total saved $5.79
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