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#1 of 52 Old 12-31-2002, 12:13 PM - Thead Starter
 
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I know I'm hitting the sales EARLY on the 1st .. so here is the thread. Start posting.

Don't forget Total spent and total saved
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Hancocks = fleece on sale for $3.99 a yard and $4.99 a yard Total spent $65.17, total saved $65.17

Kroger = goodies for sis and goodies for me Total spent $18.81, total saved $13.20 I bought two whole chickens for less than $3.50!!!!
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Way to go, Roxanna! I am planning on looking at upolstery (sp?) fabric to redo my couches. Thanks for letting me know Hancock's is having a sale!

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I hope you found some good sales Brenda!!
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OK .. am I the only one saving money this month!!!!!!!
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Nope, here is my first one:

Walmart (surprise, surprise!)

DVD reg$14.97 sale$5.00 saved$9.97
Pampers baby wipes refill reg$4.34 sale$3.27 saved$1.13 + $0.50 coupon = $1.63
2 12 pks Pepsi reg$3.99 sale$2.50 saved$1.49 X 2 = $2.98
2 12 pks DP reg$3.99 sale$2.97 saved$1.02 X 2 = $2.04 + $1.00 coupon = $3.04
Beer Making Kit reg$29.96 sale$11.20 saved$18.76

Total Spent $67.13
Total Saved $36.38

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Tell me how the beer making kit goes! I've always wnted to try one of those!

Victoria's Secret (bra and panty sale) - Total spent $24.99, total saved $92.91 And I have new bras!
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I did laundry today (Rox, if this needs to go under Fugal actions, let me know).

spent $5 washing 4 loads
saved $5 drying in the house instead of the dryer
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Roxanna, it is for Bill for his birthday next month. He loves beer and has always talked about wanting to make his own. At that price I couldn't pass it up!

Diamond Shamrock
2 cartons cigarette reg$34.99 sale$26.99 saved$8.00 X 2 = $16.00
2 newspapers reg$1.75 sale$1.25 saved$0.50 X 2 = $1.00

Total Spent $67.13
Total Saved$17.00


Games Workshop - returned 2 figures for credit and got 2 books
Total Spent $5.61
Total Saved $41.72

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Diamond Shamrock 1-2-03
2 pks cigs reg$3.89 sale$2.84 saved$1.05 X 2 = $2.10

Total Spent $6.12
Total Saved $2.10


Diamond Shamrock 1-2-03
12 pk DP reg$3.99 sale$3.29 saved$0.70
12 pk Pepsi reg$3.99 sale$2.99 saved$1.00

Total Spent $6.80
Total Saved $1.70


Eckerd Drugs 1-4-03
6 12pks 7-Up reg$3.99 sale$1.66 saved$2.66 X 6 = $13.98 + $3.00 in coupons = $16.98

Total Spent $10.73
Total Saved $16.98


Eckerd Drugs 1-4-03
6 12pks Dr.Pepper reg$3.99 sale$1.66 saved$2.66 X 6 = $13.98 + $3.00 in coupons = $16.98
4 bags Hershey Kisses reg$2.99 sale$1.49 saved$1.50 X 4 = $6.00
Candy tube reg$2.99 sale$1.49 saved$1.50
Candy tube reg$1.99 sale$0.99 saved$1.00

Total Spent $18.49
Total Saved $25.48

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WTG Jennifer!

Kmart - Total spent $35.31, total saved $8.79

Kroger - Total spent $59.33, total saved $24.82
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Thanks, Rox. But it's not working today. I have 1 load of liquid softener left until I get to Eckerds on Wednesday. Then the savings begin again!!
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Nope I am not saving money this month....at least not so far
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@ Jennifer!

Sorry Wendy .... I'm not saving enough!
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ok, not too much here from me, but here is what I spent/saved last night when I went shopping for Rhyne some clothes



The Children's Place

(everything was already on sale, then take an additional 30% off)

Windpants $10.00
marked down to $7.99
take off 30% $5.59 final price

save $2.40

denim jumper $18.00
marked down to $4.99
take off 30% $3.49 final price

save $14.51

corduroy pants $10.50
marked down to $2.99
take off 30% $2.09 final price

save $8.41

sweater $18.00
marked down to $ 4.99
take off 30% $3.49 final price

save $14.51

July 4th pj's $10.50
marked down to $4.99
take off 30% $ 3.49 final price

save $6.51

Total Spent at Children's Place $19.24
Total Saved $ 46.34


Old Navy

Bought 2 items for baby shower gift

Cardigan $8.50
marked down to $3.99

Saved $4.51

Fleece pants $12.50
marked down to $ 4.99

Saved $7.51

Onsie shirt thing-y $5.50
Marked down to $2.99

Saved $2.51

shirt $8.50
marked down to $1.99

Saved $6.51

Fleece pants $7.50
marked down to $4.99

Saved $2.51

pants $9.50

no savings

dress jumper thing-y $20.00
marked down to $6.99

bought two

Spent $13.98
Saved $26.02

track suit top $14.50
track suit bottom $10.50

no savings

Valentine shirt $5.00

no savings

old navy ballerina shirt $9.50
marked down to $6.99

saved $2.51

fleece pants $7.50
marked down to $4.99

saved $2.51

long sleeved shirt for me $14.50
marked down to $6.99

saved $7.51

Jacket for DH size 2X $58.00
marked down to $24.99

Saved $33.01

Really cute leopard lined fleece pants $18.50
marked down to $6.99

Saved $11.51

long sleeve shirt $9.50
marked down to $3.99

Saved $5.51

2 pair of boxer shorts $15.00
marked down to $2.99 ea. , $5.98 total

Saved $9.02


I only bought 4 items at full price.

Total Spent $141.35
Total Saved $121.15


So, on my total shopping trip I spent $160.59
And total saved on my shopping trip $167.49

not too bad for me
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I went to the thrift store to drop off a couple boxes. Found three books and a heavy jacket for me (mine from last year's sleeves are too short).

Spent $4.75
Saved $12.50 plus from the jacket (I'll get it later)
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I actually went to the mall last night and hit Old Navy and Victoria's Secret

Old Navy
Jean skirt (fronting funds for a friend) 9.99 normally $29.50
Scoop neck shirt 4.99 (16.50)
Jean skirt for me! 6.99 (29.50)
low rise jeans 20.00 (29.50)
polar fleece v neck 6.99 (22.50)
logo half zip polar fleece 7.99 (26.50)

had a $5.00 off coupon and $11.51 on a Gift Certificate
friend paying 10.00 on Friday

total spent $44.08 saved $120.70

Victoria's Secret
Miracle Bra 9.99 (29.50)
V-string panty 5.99 (28.00)
Garter belt 5.99 (28.00)
Cotton thong 2.99 (7.50)
False eyelashes 1.75 (3.50)
Tights 2.99 (12.50)
Tights 2.99 (12.50)
Thigh hi tights 2.99 (12.50)
Thigh hi tights 2.99 (12.50)
paid 41.38 saved 115.38

I did good last nigth
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WOW!!

Pizza, 1-5-03, spent $11.97, saved $8.76 using in-store special
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Went to Kroger last night
spent 18.68 saved 7.95
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WTG Nicci .. gotta love those Old Navy sales!
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And the jeans look GOOD!!!! I love Old Navy!!!!!
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We went to Aldi's and bought what we normally do at other places and we saved 55.00(I know that can't be counted because I am just comparing.

But we also found the BIG talking Scoop from Bob The Builder which is normally 19.99. We got it for 9.99....yay for Christian!

spent=$19.99 Saved $10.00
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Wendy .. you can count that savings. If you found a better place to shop and got better deals .. COUNT IT!
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Kroger today ... out of drinks! Total spent $27.98, total saved $3.82

Rainbow .. clothing store clearance sale Total spent $14.98, total saved $4.00

1800Contacts .. Kirstie-Raie's contacts FREE SHIPPING and I saved because I did not buy from the doctor! TOtal spent $44.90, total saved $25.95
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Kroger ... Total spent $55.19, total saved $18.20

Target .. Total spent $10.28, total saved $4.75

Kmart ...Total spent $30.37, total saved $13.96

But I went over my budget by $15.00
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Block Buster 1-9-03
Bought 1 movie and rented 3 - used $10 gift card and movie was on sale for $14.99 and 30% off
Total Spent $13.44
Total Saved $4.02


Walmart 1-9-03
2 pks gum reg$0.79 sale$0.50 saved$0.29 X 2 = $0.58
Power Puff Girls Stationery Set reg$10.00 sale$3.00 saved$7.00
Barbie Stationery Set reg$10.00 sale$3.00 saved$7.00
Total Spent$ 55.49
Total Saved $14.58


Eckerd Drugs 1-10-03 (Brenda)
2 Bounty towels reg$1.39 sale$1.00 saved$0.39 X 2 = $0.78
3 Puff tissues reg$1.69 sale$1.00 saved$2.07
6 12pks DP reg$3.99 sale$1.66 saved$13.98 + $3.00 in coupons = $16.98
Total Spent $16.09
Total Saved $19.83


Eckerd Drugs 1-10-03 (Rick)
3 Charmin 4pks reg$1.59 sale$1.00 saved$0.59 X 3 = $1.77
2 Glad air freshners reg$1.79 sale$1.00 saved$0.79 X 2 = $1.58
2 Peroxide reg$0.59 sale$0.50 saved$0.09 X 2 = $0.18
Yu-Gi-Oh Scrapbook reg$5.99 sale$3.99 saved$2.00
6 12pks DP reg$3.99 sale$1.66 saved$13.98 + $3.00 in coupons = $16.98
Coupon2 for other things = $1.60
Total Spent $34.38
Total Saved $22.51


Kmart 1-11-03
Return duplicate toy / got gift card
Total Spent $0
Totl Saved $10.81


Garden Ridge Pottery 1-11-03
6MM Chenille Stem 25ct reg$0.99 sale $0.67 saved$0.32
6MM Chenille Stem 100ct reg$2.99 sale$2.27 saved$0.72
Xmas basket reg$1.99 sale$0.50 saved$1.49
Metallic curling ribbon reg$2.59 sale$0.64 saved$1.95
Curling ribbon reg$1.99 sale$0.49 saved$1.50
2 embroidered ribbon reg$2.59 sale$0.64 saved$1.95 X 2 = $3.90
10 yd foil twist reg$0.68 sale$0.17 saved$0.58
Fryed Chicken pan reg$29.99 sale$12.99 saved$17.00
Total Spent $41.44
Total Saved $27.46


Eckerd Drugs 1-11-03 (Brenda)
6 12 pks DP reg$3.99 sale$1.66 saved$13.98
Cold Wax reg$6.99 sale$5.69 saved$1.30
Total Spent $16.83
Total Saved $15.28


Eckerd Drugs 1-11-03 (Rick)
6 12 pks DP reg$3.99 sale$1.66 saved$13.98
3 Puffs tissues reg$1.69 sale$1.00 saved$0.69 X 3 = $2.07
2 Charmin TP reg$1.59 sale$1.00 saved$0.59 X 2 = $1.18
Total Spent $16.09
Total Saved $17.23


Grand Total Spent $193.76
Grand Total Saved $131.72

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Next door neighbor gave us 1/2 a truck load of firewood!

Total spent $0, total saved $30

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grocery store (1-2-03)
spent: 4.00
saved: 10.16

Office Depot (1-8-03)
binders & printer ink
spent: $31.91
saved: $14.96 (binders were B7G5F!!!)

BiLo (1-11-03)
spent: $34.76
saved: $6.77
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I have my receipts broken into two groups...

Grocery Stores Savings: from Jan 1 to Jan 15

Spent:11.75
Saved:133.08
% Saved: 92%

This is everything for the house except baby items

Baby Savings: From Jan 1 to Jan 15

Spent:4.28
Saved:137.00
% Saved:97%

Most of the baby purchases where the 125+ jars of Beechnut baby food and baby formula I bought.

I did get lots of great bargins when target put all their Christmas stuff on 90% off but I didn't break that down
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