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Practical Couponing in Southern California = 58% Extreme Savings!





Total Product:  $60.55      Total OOP: $25.92   Total Savings: 58%!
One of my husband’s favorite ways to tease me is to say, “You know, I don’t think the couponing thing is working….we’re out of _____.”
Yesterday I was told we were out of “Liquid Eggs” (yeah, he has his own language) So off to the store I went. 
I started at CVS. I bought: 
(1) box of CVS Band Aids $2.29
(1) Carmello Candy Bar (not pictured, recovering from heat in refrigerator) $1.19
(4) Gatorade G series Protein Bars $1.50 x 4 = $6.00
(2) Register Candies ).33 x 2 = $0.66
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Total Product $10.14
I used FREE CVS Band Aid Coupon
I used FREE CVS Carmello Bar Coupon
I used $1.50/$5.00 CVS Nutrition Bar Coupon
Subtotal $5.16
I used $5.00 in previously earned ECBs
Total OOP $0.16!
Then I stopped at Von’s
(2) Gain Dishwashing Liquid 24 oz $1.99 x 2 = $3.98
(1) Gain HE Laundry Detergent $6.99
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Total Product $10.97
I got an additional $3.00 off for buying 3 Gain Products
I used (1) $1.00/1 Gain Detergent Coupon
I used (2) ) $0.50 off Gain Dishwashing Liquid Coupons 
(One was doubled to $1.00)
Total OOP $5.47 and I received a $3.00 Catalina!
Next Transaction 
(8) Friskies Tasty Treasures Cat Food $0.55 x 8 = $4.40
(1) “Liquid Eggs” (i.e. Generic Egg Beaters) $4.99
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Total Product $9.39
I used (4) B1G1F Friskies Coupons from a tearpad
I used $3.00 Catalina received in previous transaction
Total OOP $4.19!
Next was a quick in-n-out trip at Ralph’s
(2) Hillshire Farms Lunch Meat $4.78 x 2 = $9.56
(2) Athenos Feta Cheese $3.99 x 2 = $7.98
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Total Product $17.54
Hillshire Farms was on 50% off sale = $4.78
Total OOP $6.77
(I actually paid with a Ralph’s Gift Card I dug up, so $0.00 OOP!)
Finally Sprouts…
(3) Packages of Chicken Sausages $9.33
(2) Hubert’s Lemonade $1.59 x 2 = $3.18
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Total Product $12.51
I used (2) FREE Hubert’s Coupons
Total OOP $9.33!


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  1. That's funny, because my husband says that to me alot too ;)

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