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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Albertson's Still Two Days Left

My trip to Albetsons was a lot of work I had 5 seperate transactions in a row, a little crazy but it worked out. Here is what I got.

Here are the STATS:


Retail Value: $240.21

Preferred Savings: -$79.22
Manufactured Coupons
Catalinas: -$75.00
Clipped/Printed: -$46.10
Total Savings: 200.32

Total OOP- $39.89

That is 0.62 an item and 80% Savings

I also earned $15 in catalina's for my next trip and $27 in gas rewards!
So if you subtract that from the total it is like I made $2.11

Love it! It took a lot of time to figure out and sort coupons and shopping was crazy b/c they would be out of something and I would have to figure out what I could substiute to match a 2 for 5 or 2 for 4 and so on. Also sorting at the register was tricky but next time will be easier. The checker was really patient and nice too. That helped alot. You would not believe the anxiety I had about checking out in 5 transactions. I had little lists for each transaction and my coupons all seperated and ready to go so that made it easier.


Clenece said...

Wow you need AWESOME!! I miss having a Albertsons!

Cathy said...

Way to go Monica! It makes me want to go for round two!!

Heather LaBau said...

I am curious what catalina's are?

Cathy said...

Hi Heather -

Catalina's are the nifty little coupons that are spit out at the register after you've made your purchase. In this case, Albertsons had a deal going that when you spent $30 on particular items, the register spit out "catalinas" (or coupons), for $15 off your next purchase at Albertsons - good on ANYTHING! That's why this sale was so hot last week!