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More Backlogged CVS Deals

January 30th, 2018 at 09:46 am



Colgate Total Mouthwash 16.9oz(Bought 1)
Regular Price $5.49
-$1.50 Sale Price Each
-$2.00 Mfr Coupon
*Received $2.50 EB
Final Price = +.51 Money Maker!
(Marked $3.00 for rummage sale)

Colgate Total Toothpaste 5.8oz(Bought 5)
Regular Price $4.89 Each
-$1.40 Sale Price Each
-$1.00 Mfr Coupon
*Earned $2.00 EB on each
Final Price = $.72 Each
(Marked $3.00 each for rummage sale)

Peppapig EZ Vehicle (Bought 1)
Regular Price $19.99
-$15.00 Sale Price
Final Price = $5.05
*ETA - Sold this months ago for $10.00, just found the receipt so logging now.
Profit = $4.95

$20K Update - Paid Property Taxes on Rentals

January 30th, 2018 at 08:46 am

We had to take a bug chunk out of savings to pay the property taxes on our two rentals. We should have taxes filed soon to recoup some of this!

Current Balance $19,350.00
+$15.00 FB Sales
+$50.00 My Payday to Our Savings (1/26)
+$75.00 My Payday to Mom Loan Savings (1/26)
-$3900.00 Property Taxes on 2 Rentals
Balance $15,590.00

Local Savings $2955.00
GC Savings $2230.00
Capital 360 Savings (US) $4530.00
Capital 360 Savings (Mom Loan Payback Account)$3110.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #1)$1265.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #2)$1500.00
Total Savings = $15,590.00

52 Week Challenge
2018 Total = $136 (Week 1-16)

FB Sales Week of 1/21/18

January 30th, 2018 at 08:09 am

Just a few sales picked up this week, total sales were $33.00!

Sale #834 (JC) $9.00
Jergens Lotion (2) - We paid .48 each
Sold for $2.00 each
Profit = $3.04

Colgate Max Toothpaste - I paid $1.07
Sold for $2.50
Profit = $1.43

Colgate Max Toothpaste - Money Maker of .53
Sold for $2.50
Profit = $3.03

Sale #835 (SR) $24.00
Dove Dry Oil Beauty Bars 6pk (2) - We paid $2.09 each
Sold for $5.00 each
Profit = $5.82

Physicians Formula Shimmer Sticks - We paid $2.99
Sold for $6.00
Profit = $3.01

Curel Hydratherapy Lotion - We paid .26
Sold for $5.00
Profit = $4.74

Plastic Funnel Set - We paid .25
Sold for $1.00
Profit = $.75

Emoji Glitter Baton - We paid .80
Sold for $2.00
Profit = $1.20

CVS Backlog Deals

January 25th, 2018 at 05:55 pm

My Mom had a box of deals she had grabbed for us a couple months ago and I am just getting to logging them now. Lots of good stuff!!!



Crayola Markers (Bought 7)
Regular Price $4.39 Each
-$3.89 Clearance Each
Final Price + Tax = .55 Each
(Marked $2.50 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 3 for $2.50 each on FB on 2/4/18
*ETA - Sold 3 for $2.50 each on FB on 5/13/18

Crayola Chalk (Bought 2)
Regular Price $4.99 Each
-$3.74 Clearance Each
Final Price + Tax = $1.30 Each
(Marked $3.00 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 2 for $3.00 each on FB on 2/4/18
Profit = $3.40

Emoji Glitter Batons (Bought 5)(One not pictured)
Regular Price $2.99 Each
-$2.24 Clearance Price Each
Final Price + Tax = $.80 Each
(Marked $2.00 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 1 for $2.00 on FB on 1/21/18
*ETA - Sold 3 for $2.00 on FB on 2/4/18

Plastic Funnel Sets (Bought 4)
Regular Price $1.00 Each
-.75 Clearance Price
Final Price + Tax = .25 Each
(Marked $1.00 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 1 for $1.00 on FB on 1/21/18
*ETA - Sold 2 for $1.00 each on FB on 2/4/18
*ETA - Sold 1 for $1.00 on FB on 5/6/18
Profit = $3.00

Walmart Lotion Deals!

January 25th, 2018 at 06:58 am

I scored some awesome coupons from my MIL and was able to get these lotions for almost free!



Jergen's Lotion 10oz (Bought 10)
Regular Price $3.24 Each
-$3.00 Mfr Coupon Each
Final Price + Tax = $.48 Each!
(Marked $2.00 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 2 for $2.00 each on FB on 1/21/18
*ETA - Sold 1 for $2.00 on FB on 2/4/18
*ETA - Sold 5 for $2.00 on FB on 2/18/18
*ETA - Sold 1 for $2.00 on FB on 3/18/18

Curel Hydratherapy Lotion (Bought 1)
Regular Price $10.94
Clearance to $4.00!
-$4.00 Mfr Coupon
Final Price = .26!! (Tax Only)
(Marked $5.00 for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold for $5.00 on FB on 1/21/18
Profit = $4.74

CVS Deals Week of 1/21/18

January 25th, 2018 at 06:41 am

I found a great deal on Digiorno Pizzas at CVS this week!

Digiorno's Pizza (Bought 16)
Regular Price $7.79 each
On Sale for 2/$10
-$10.00 off $50.00 Purchase CVS CMC Coupon
*Received $10 EB for spending $30 on select products (Earned $20)
Final Price = $3.13 per pizza!

Pizza definitely isn't on the diet plan, but with MO getting home late a lot from coaching it's nice to have a quick option for him.

I also was in need of a new phone charging cord as mine was worn through and now had exposed wires, I happen to find two on clearance while I was walking around in CVS!

Duracell Iphone Charging Cord (Bought 2)
Regular Price $25.79
-$19.35 Clearance Price
Final Price + Tax = $6.86 each!!
(Keeping these)

Palmolive Dishsoap (Bought 1)
Regular Price $1.89
-.90 Sale Price
-.50 Mfr Coupon
Final Price + Tax = $.55
(Keeping this)

I have to go back to CVS on Saturday to pick up some Rx for my Mom, so may get some more deals then as I have some good coupons to use.

$20K Update

January 22nd, 2018 at 08:14 am

Current Balance $19,305.00
+$45.00 FB Sales
Balance $19,350.00

Local Savings $6840.00
GC Savings $2230.00
Capital 360 Savings (US) $4480.00
Capital 360 Savings (Mom Loan Payback Account)$3035.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #1)$1265.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #2)$1500.00
Total Savings = $19,350.00

52 Week Challenge
2018 Total = $45 (Week 1-9)

FB Sales Week of 1/14/18

January 22nd, 2018 at 07:22 am

FB Sales this week were really good! Total sales were $76.00!!!

Sale #828 (JC) $4.00
Whole Blends Leave-In Conditioner - We paid $1.99
Sold for $4.00
Profit = $2.01

Sale #829 (CC) $6.00
Softsoap Bodywash (2) - Money Maker of .63 Each
Sold for $3.00 each
Profit = $7.26

Sale #830 (DI) $3.00
Valentines Shower Gift Set - We paid .52
Sold for $3.00
Profit = $2.48

Sale #831 (SR) $20.00
Aleve 50ct (3) - We paid $1.99
Sold for $4.00 each
Profit = $6.03

OGX Shampoo/Conditioner (2) - We paid $1.52 each
Sold for $4.00 each
Profit = $4.96

Sale #832 (AH) $11.00
OGX Shampoo/Conditioner (2) - We paid $1.52 each
Sold for $4.00 each
Profit = $4.96

Softsoap Bodywash - Money Maker of .63
Sold for $3.00
Profit = $3.63

Sale #833 (HL) $32.00
Glade Candles (2) - I paid $1.30 each
Sold for $3.00 each
Profit = $3.40

Crest Toothpaste (2) - We paid $0!
Sold for $2.50 each
Profit = $5.00

Colgate Toothpaste (2) - We paid .53 each
Sold for $2.50 each
Profit = $3.94

Softsoap Bodywash (4) - We paid $2.26 for 1 of them and 3 of them were Money Makers of .63 each
Sold for $3.00 each
Profit = $11.63

Venus Razor - Money Maker of .32
Sold for $4.00
Profit = $4.32

*This customer also mentioned that a TMNT electronic toothbrush they had bought from me at Christmas time wasn't working, so I gave them a new one for free and charged off the broken one.


$20K Update - $19K!!!!!!!!!!!!!

January 19th, 2018 at 01:31 pm

Yaaaasss!! We got to put another big chunk into savings! We still don't have a renter in Rental #1 so I am super happy that we have a good cushion to help us get through until we get a renter.

Current Balance $18,125.00
+$50.00 MO Payday to Our Savings
+$1100.00 January Rent and Extra Funds in Checking
+$30.00 Phone Bill Savings
Balance $19,305.00

Local Savings $6795.00
GC Savings $2230.00
Capital 360 Savings (US) $4480.00
Capital 360 Savings (Mom Loan Payback Account)$3035.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #1)$1265.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #2)$1500.00
Total Savings = $19,305.00

52 Week Challenge
2018 Total = $45 (Week 1-9)

CVS Deals Week of 1/14/18

January 19th, 2018 at 07:26 am

I have quite a few EBs from all of the great buys last week, so I stopped in to scrounge up some deals! They had Christmas 90% off, but it was pretty picked over. I did get a few items.



Christmas Wrapping Paper (Bought 2)
Regular Price $5.99 each
-$5.40 Clearance Price 90% off each
Final Price + Tax = $.74
(Marked $2.50 each for rummage sale)

Christmas Santa Cookie Plate (Bought 1)
Regular Price $9.99 each
-$9.00 Clearance Price 90% off
Final Price + Tax = $1.14
(Marked $3.00 each for rummage sale)

Dove Dry Oil Beauty Bars 6pk (Bought 9)
Regular Price $8.99 each
-$6.75 Clearance Price 75% off each
-$1.50 CVS CMC Coupon ($1.50 off $4.00 Soap)
-$1.00 CVS CMC Coupon ($1.00 off $5.00 Soap)
Final Price + Tax = $2.09 per pack
(Marked $5.00 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 2 for $5.00 each on FB on 1/21/18
*ETA - Sold 1 for $5.00 on FB on 2/4/18

Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips (Bought 2)
Regular Price $12.29
-$3.00 CVS CMC Coupon ($3.00 off $12.00 cosmetics)
-$3.00 CVS CMC Coupon ($3.00 off $12.00 cosmetics)
*Received $7.00 EB on each
Final Price + Tax = $2.99 each
(Marked $6.00 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 1 for $6.00 on FB on 1/21/18
*ETA - Sold 1 for $6.00 on FB on 5/6/18
Profit = $6.02

Debt Update 1/19/18

January 19th, 2018 at 06:50 am

$1015.96 paid off in the last 2 weeks!!!

Celebrations for this update:
-$1015.96 paid off in the last 2 weeks!
-Store Loan went under the next $1000 mark!!
-Total Debt went under the next $1000 mark!!

Student Loan $0
Payback Savings $0
David's Bridal $0
Scheel's Card $0
Total Rewards $0
LOC - US Bank $0
Ring Iddeal $0
Best Buy $0
HELOC $0
Store Loan $6,884.57
Mom Loan #2 $16,756.35
MO Mortgage $83,555.75
My Mortgage $149,660.00
Our Mortgage $246,293.07
Total = $503,149.74

Down $1015.96 in the last 2 weeks!!

Starting total was $587,351.27
$84,201.53 paid off since 6/19/15 (including downpayment on house)!!!!!

Great CVS Deals Week of 1/17/18!!

January 17th, 2018 at 07:43 am

My CVS card printed out so many awesome coupon matchups last week! My Mom has been laid up, so I have been handling both of our cards which can get a little overwhelming, but I think I did a good job, and MO even helped with the shopping which was so sweet of him!



Schick Hydro 5 Razors (Bought 1)
Regular Price $12.99
-$7.00 Sale Price
-$5.00 CVS Coupon
Final Price + Tax = $1.38
(Marked $6.00 for rummage sale)

Gillette Custom Plus 3 (Bought 3)
Regular Price $9.99
-$4.50 Clearance Price Each
-$3.00 Mfr Coupon Each
Final Price + Tax = $1.60 Each
(Marked $5.00 each for rummage sale)

Venus Razors (Bought 6)
Regular Price $8.99
-$10.00 CVS CMC Coupons ($3.00, $3.00, and $4.00)
-$3.00 Mfr Coupon (x6)
*Received $10.00 EB on every 2 purchased ($30.00)
Final Price + Tax = $1.92 Money Maker Total!!! (.32 each)
(Marked $4.00 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 1 for $4.00 on FB on 1/14/18

Aleve 50ct (Bought 4)
Regular Price $8.29
-$4.14 (x2) BOGO 50% off sale
-$3.00 Mfr Coupon (x4)
*Received $8.00 EB for spending $25 on Aleve
Final Price + Tax = $1.99 Each
(Marked $4.00 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 3 for $4.00 each on FB on 1/14/18
*ETA - Sold 1 for $4.00 on FB on 2/4/18
Profit = $8.04

Revlon Toe Clippers (Bought 6)
Regular Price $4.49
-$4.00 CVS CMC Coupon
Final Price + Tax = .78 Each
(Marked $2.00 each for rummage sale)

Revlon Nail Clippers (Bought 1)
Regular Price $3.79
-$3.79 CVS CMC Coupon
Final Price + Tax = .51
(Marked $2.00 each for rummage sale)

Old Spice Duo (Bought 2)
Regular Price $12.49
-$9.37 Clearance Price Each
Final Price + Tax = $3.14 Each
(Marked $5.00 each for rummage sale)

Softsoap Bodywash (Bought 6)
Regular Price $4.49
-.79 Each for 2/$7 Sale
-$5.50 CVS CMC Coupons ($3.00, $1.00, $1.50 Off Bodywash)
*Earned $4.00 EB for every 2 ($12.00)
Final Price + Tax = $.63 Money Maker Each!
(Marked $3.00 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 6 for $3.00 each on FB on 1/14/18
Profit = $21.78

Softsoap Bodywash (Bought 2)
*Had to buy these 2 to get all of my coupons to work on the last set.
Regular Price $4.49
-$2.25 Clearance Price Each
Final Price + Tax = $2.26 Each
(Marked $3.00 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 1 for $3.00 on FB on 1/14/18
*ETA - Sold 1 for $3.00 on FB on 2/4/18
Profit = $1.48

Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste (Bought 8)
Regular Price $3.99 Each
-$2.00 Mfr Coupon (x8)
-$6.00 CVS CMC Coupons ($2.00, $2.00, $1.00, $1.00)
*Earn $4.00 EB for every 2 purchased
Final Price + Tax = $.76 Money Maker Each!
(Marked $2.50 each for rummage sale)

Colgate Toothpaste (Bought 3)
Regular Price $3.99
-.49 Sale Price Each
-$2.50 CVS CMC Coupon (x3)
-$1.00 Mfr Coupon (x3)
Final Price = $0!
(Marked $2.50 each for rummage sale)

Plus on top of all of these great deals I also had a $10 off of $40 purchase coupon, and I also got some clearance hair ties and a bunch of clearance Christmas Candy with coupons to keep.

$20K Update - Casino Win!

January 15th, 2018 at 06:20 am

We had flyers for a free room, free drinks, free buffets and some free casino play at the casino this weekend so we went up there to relax (MO has been working full time + coaching + putting in extra hrs for inventory, while I have been working tons of OT, and we both have family member's in the hospital, so it was a much needed break!) Hubby had this great win that let us play all night and still come home ahead! Great start to the New Year!


We will have another good deposit next week too from overage in checking/rent!

Current Balance $17,410.00
+$700.00 Casino Win
+$15.00 FB Sales
Balance $18,125.00

Local Savings $6795.00
GC Savings $1100.00
Capital 360 Savings (US) $4430.00
Capital 360 Savings (Mom Loan Payback Account)$3035.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #1)$1265.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #2)$1500.00
Total Savings = $18,125.00

52 Week Challenge
2018 Total = $45 (Week 1-9)

FB Sales Week of 1/7/18

January 15th, 2018 at 05:58 am

Just a couple of little sales picked up this week. I got some great deals at CVS this week and they sold quickly, so should have some good sales for next week once those are picked up! Sales this week were $21.00!

Sale #826 (SR) $17.00
OGX Shampoo and Conditioner (2) - We paid $1.52 each
Sold for $4.00 each
Profit = $4.96

Glade Candles (3) - I paid $1.30 each
Sold for $3.00 each
Profit = $5.10

Sale #827 (JB) $4.00
Whole Blends Leave-In Conditioner - We paid $1.99
Sold for $4.00
Profit = $2.01





$20K Update

January 10th, 2018 at 12:07 pm

Chugging along.....

Current Balance $17,145.00
+$50.00 My Payday to Our Savings
+$75.00 My Payday to Mom Loan Savings
+$10.00 Mortgage Savings
+$130.00 Property Management Pay
Balance $17,410.00

Local Savings $6080.00
GC Savings $1100.00
Capital 360 Savings (US) $4430.00
Capital 360 Savings (Mom Loan Payback Account)$3035.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #1)$1265.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #2)$1500.00
Total Savings = $17,410.00

52 Week Challenge
2018 Total = $45 (Week 1-9)

$20K Update

January 8th, 2018 at 07:01 am

Current Balance $17,000.00
+$.05 GC Interest
+$4.95 GC Even Out Amount
+$8.17 Local Savings Interest
+$21.83 Local Savings Even Out
+$50.00 FB Sales
+$60.00 MO Fantasy Football Win
Balance $17,145.00

Local Savings $5950.00
GC Savings $1090.00
Capital 360 Savings (US) $4380.00
Capital 360 Savings (Mom Loan Payback Account)$2960.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #1)$1265.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #2)$1500.00
Total Savings = $17,145.00

52 Week Challenge
2018 Total = $45 (Week 1-9)

FB Sales Week of 12/31/17

January 8th, 2018 at 06:44 am

I just had one sale picked up this week, but it was a good one! Several sales waiting to be picked up this week.

Sale #825 (NC) $65.00
3 Buffet Crockpot - I won this in a drawing, but I already have one of these.
Sold for $40.00
Profit = $40.00

OGX Shampoo and Conditioner (4) - We paid $1.52 each
Sold for $4.00 each
Profit = $9.92

Whole Blends Leave-In Conditioner - We paid $1.99
Sold for $4.00
Profit = $2.01

Old Spice Gift Set - We paid $1.31
Sold for $4.00
Profit = $2.69

Pink Paper Plates - We paid $.11
Sold for $1.00
Profit = $.89


Walmart Glade Candle Clearance

January 7th, 2018 at 05:55 pm

I didn't find much for after Christmas Clearance but one of friends found these and picked them up for me! They smell amazing!!



Glade Candle 2pks (Bought 20)
Regular Price $4.88
-$3.66 Clearance Price Each
Final Price + Tax = $1.30 each
(Marked $3.00 each for rummage sale)
*ETA - Sold 3 for $3.00 each on FB on 1/7/18
*ETA - Sold 2 for $3.00 each on FB on 1/14/18
*ETA - Sold 1 for $3.00 on FB on 2/4/18

Debt Update 12/22/17 and 1/5/18

January 4th, 2018 at 01:53 pm

Looks like I missed my last update! Here are the numbers for the last 2 updates.


12/22/17
$1014.43 paid off in the last 2 weeks!!!

Celebrations for this update:
-$1014.43 paid off in the last 2 weeks!
-My Mortgage went under the next $1000 mark and under $150K!!!
-Our Mortgage went under the next $1000 mark!!
-Total debt went under the next $1000 mark for the 2nd update in a row!


Student Loan $0
Payback Savings $0
David's Bridal $0
Scheel's Card $0
Total Rewards $0
LOC - US Bank $0
Ring Iddeal $0
Best Buy $0
HELOC $0
Store Loan $7,116.12
Mom Loan #2 $17,327.47
MO Mortgage $83,740.75
My Mortgage $149,980.00
Our Mortgage $246,688.21
Total = $504,852.55

Down $1014.43 in the last 2 weeks!!

Starting total was $587,351.27
$82,498.72 paid off since 6/19/15 (including downpayment on house)!!!!!

We have $2880 in a savings account to pay off the Mom Loan, so the amount we still owe that is $14,447.47.


1/5/18
$686.85 paid off in the last 2 weeks!!!

Celebrations for this update:
-$686.85 paid off in the last 2 weeks!
-Mom Loan went under the next $1000 mark!!
-Bad Debt went under the next $1000 mark!!

Student Loan $0
Payback Savings $0
David's Bridal $0
Scheel's Card $0
Total Rewards $0
LOC - US Bank $0
Ring Iddeal $0
Best Buy $0
HELOC $0
Store Loan $7,000.39
Mom Loan #2 $16,756.35
MO Mortgage $83,740.75
My Mortgage $149,980.00
Our Mortgage $246,688.21
Total = $504,165.70

Down $686.85 in the last 2 weeks!!

Starting total was $587,351.27
$83,185.57 paid off since 6/19/15 (including downpayment on house)!!!!!

$20K Update - $17K!

January 3rd, 2018 at 09:14 am

Current Balance $16,935.00
+$5.65 Cap360 Interest
+$5.28 Even Out Amount (I forgot to even it out last month, so the amounts are a little weird)
+$50.00 MO Payday to Our Savings
Balance $17,000.00

Local Savings $5870.00
GC Savings $1025.00
Capital 360 Savings (US) $4380.00
Capital 360 Savings (Mom Loan Payback Account)$2960.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #1)$1265.00
Capital 360 Savings (Rental Deposit Account #2)$1500.00
Total Savings = $17,000.00

52 Week Challenge
2018 Total = $45 (Week 1-9)

Walmart After Christmas Clearance

January 2nd, 2018 at 03:14 pm

Last year we got soooooo much stuff with the after Christmas Clearance. This year they had nothing! The only thing I grabbed was these Light Projectors that were on clearance for $6.22. Disappointing!



Points of Light Projector (Bought 5)
Regular Price $34.88
-$28.66 Clearance Price Each
Final Price + Tax = $6.62
(Marked $15.00 each for rummage sale)

Laser Light (Bought 1)
Regular Price $19.88
-$14.91 Clearance Price
Final Price + Tax = $5.29
(Marked $10.00 each for rummage sale)