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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Target 9/6-9/12

Fiber One Products are FabuLESS indeed!
Get a $5 Gift Card wyb 5

Fiber One Cereal $2.50
use the $.75/1 Fiber One Cereal here
and a $1/1 Target General Mills Cereal coupon here

Fiber One Muffin Mix $2.69
use the $.50/1 Fiber One Muffin Mix here or here

Fiber One Chewy Bars $2.50
use the $.40/1 Fiber One Chewy Bars here or here

Fiber One Toaster Pastries $1.79
use the $1/2 coupon from 8/9 SS

This is what I bought:

1 box of cereal for $2.50
use a $.75/1 Fiber One Cereal coupon here
and a $1/1 Target General Mills coupon here

2 boxes of Fiber One Muffin Mix for $5.38
use 2 $.50/1 coupons here or here

2 boxes of Fiber One Chewy Bars for $5.00
use 2 $.40/1 coupons here or here

Price: $12.88
coupon total: $3.55
Receive a $5 gift card
Final Price: $4.33 ($.87 per item)

There are cheaper ways to do this, but I need muffin mix and would have bought it anyway. I don't need cereal, so I just bought 1 box to bring the total down since the coupon values are higher. If you do need cereal and can access 3 computers, your cereal will be better than free!

Buy 5 boxes of cereal for $12.50
use 5 $.75/1 Fiber One Cereals here
and 5 $1/1 Target General Mills coupons here

Pay $3.75
Receive a $5 Gift Card
Final Price: $1.25 Money Maker

Huggies Big Pack Diapers $18.99
get a $5 Gift Card wyb 2
use 2 $1.50/1 coupons here
Final Price: $29.98 for 2 packages, or $14.99 each

Pampers Boxed Diapers $29.99
Get a $10 Gift Card wyb 2
use 2 $2/1 Pampers coupons from 8/30 P&G
Final Price: $45.98 for 2 boxes, or $22.99 each

Joint Juice $1.00
use the $1/1 coupon here
Final Price: FREE

Accu-Check Aviva Diabetes Monitoring Kit $9.99
use the Save up to $10.00 Accu-Chek coupon from 8/23 SS
Final Price: FREE

Wonka Gummy Candies $1.59
use the $1/1 coupon here
Final Price: $.59

One A Day Vitamins $6.99
use the $1/1 One A Day here
or the $2/1 One A Day from 7/26 RP
Final Price: $4.99-$5.99

One A Day Vitamins ($6.99) and Flintstones Vitamins ($6.49)
use the $3 off wyb One A Day and Flintstones Vitamins coupon here
Final Price: $10.48, or $5.24 each

Gillette Mach3 Disposable Razors $5.69
use the $3/1 Gillette Mach3 coupon from 8/30 P&G
Final Price: $2.69

Venus Disposable Razors $5.69
use the $2/1 coupon from 8/30 P&G
Final Price: $3.69

Clean and Clear Morning Burst Cleanser $4.69
use the $2/1 any Clean and Clear Product here
Final Price: $2.69
*Morning Burst is shown in the ad, but almost all Clean and Clear products are on sale. Prices range from $3.23 - $4.94

Keebler 12 ct. Variety Packs $3.99
use the $1/2 coupon from 8/2 Kellogg's Insert
Final Price: $3.49 each when you buy 2

Maybelline Pulse Mascara $12.29
use the $3/1 coupon here
Final Price: $9.29

Inflatable swimming pools and pool accessories are on clearance for about 70% off. If you want to store one away for next year, now is the time!

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Lindsey said...

I went to Boise Target the other day to do the Dryers Ice Cream deal. I had my Target printables but was told that if I used my coupons I would not get my $5 gift card. I had to choose which one I wanted either the coupons or the gift card, not both. I did not end up doing the deal because it would have only been hald the deal it could have been. I am just wondering if anyone else has heard about this policy. I was told this by a manager.

I'm So Pretty said...

I sure hope that's not the case! I haven't gotten over to Target yet to try the FiberOne cereal deal (I'm half afraid that by now, there won't be any cereal left!), but I'm hoping that doesn't happen.

As I recall, when the cashier scans in the items that complete a gift card deal, the register stops her/him to issue the gift card right then, so that's before any coupons are scanned. When you tried to use your Target printables, did they beep, and that's why the manager got involved?

Lindsey said...

I actuallly did not even get far enough into the transaction to have my coupons scanned. When the cashier saw that I had the coupons she called over the manager. So ALL of this took place before ANYTHING was ever scanned. I am interested to see if there are any problems with the FiberOne. It makes me hesitant to do any Target deals similar to this.

AJ said...

I did the Fiber One Deal yesterday and had no problem at all. I'm So Pretty is right, the register prompts the cashier to issue the gift card before your transaction is even totaled. I always get it right after they scan the last item in the deal and they scan the rest of my stuff. I would call corporate to report this. I hate when something like that happens, that is NOT their corporate policy!

As far as the Fiber One products being gone, I have noticed that usually Target will be out of the hot items in the first few days of a sale and then get more in by Friday. At least, at the Nampa Target that's usually the case.

Cathy said...

Lindsay - That is a bummer you had that experience. In everything I've read, the Boise Target is the worst. I agree with AJ and would call corporate. Making you pick either coupons or gift card is the dumbest thing I've heard! They are REIMBURSED when manufacturer coupons are used! Hello Target!!

tandjpirnie said...

I have done these deals in the past, and never had a problem at the Nampa Target! I am sorry you had the trouble.. I probably would have let them put their items back and gone in again a different time or to a different cashier... ?

I'm So Pretty said...

Success! Although I had a moment or two of nervousness. I found plenty of the FiberOne Raisin Bran, so I grabbed 5 boxes and took them to a register with a young woman cashier. However, even though most of the young women cashiers have scanned the coupons I've given them without questioning quantity or anything, this one was different. She scanned the 5 boxes of cereal and gave me the gift card. Then she scanned the 5 mfg Qs, but I accidentally had given her 6, so when I realized that, I said, "Oops, I must've given you one too many. Sorry." She looked at the 5 remaining Target Qs and said, "You gave me lots too many." So I explained that the Target Qs were okay and I'd just take back the one extra mfg Q. By then I apparently confused her completely. She said, "But you gave me too many coupons." I asked her to just try scanning them - I mean, if they scan, then what's the problem. But she grabbed a manager and basically tried to make it sound like I was putting one over on her.

He explained that Target coupons were fine with manufacturer's coupons, so she should scan them. PHEW! And when she did, they went through fine. Then she even apologized to me about it because she didn't know.

In retrospect, she learned the policy and I got the product just fine, so all's good. In fact, I may look for her now since I know she knows :)

Cathy said...

Way to go Pretty! And was this at Milwaukee Target?

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