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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Get paid to buy Fruit Snacks/Roll-ups at Albertsons!

So, on January 30th I posted about an upcoming catalina deal that Albertsons was having - and now I'm totally using it! With the catalina sale, each box of fruit snacks/roll-ups/etc. is $1.00 (see Pinching Your pennies site for details). Then if you have $.50/2 coupons (General Mills SS1/4 or SS 2/8), that makes them $.75/box. I have $1.00/2 coupons (some stores have these attached to the boxes of snacks), making them $.50/box.

BUT, with the catalina promo, if you buy 5 or more boxes in one transaction, you get $3.50 back in a catalina good on your next purchase. So with the $.50/2 coupon - your total for the 5 is $3.75, subtract the $3.50 catalina = 5 boxes for $.25!

With the $1.00/2 coupon - your total for the 5 is $2.50, subtract the $3.50 catalina = 5 boxes for -$1.00. Make a buck!

TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE SALE!!! If you buy 10 boxes in one transaction, you still only get $3.50 back. So just be sure to only buy 5 boxes of fruit snacks/roll-ups/etc. per transaction along with another 5 participating items so you get BOTH the $3.50 catalina and the $10 catalina. I hope this makes sense and helps you pay even less!

Update - I forgot to calculate that the manufactured coupon is off every two that you buy, so you'd want to buy 6 in each transaction, then 4 other participating items.