The wonderful thing about coupon shopping at Target is coupon stacking. What this means is, Target will take one of their own coupons (off their website or one of their mailers) and a manufacturer's coupon (out of the paper or coupon websites), off ONE item. Also, Target posts many coupons for non Grocery items and those are good on Clearance items. For example, my Coupon Sense member found a coupon on the Target website for $10 off bedding, she then found a sheet set on clearance for $13.48, therefore, got an entire sheet set for $348. Now I call that a good savings!
This week, I got on the website and printed any coupons I thought I might use. Now, I do not usually print many coupons because of the cost of ink, but this week that I wanted to see how this could work. So, I printed alot! I then sat with my awesome website, Coupon Sense and looked up each coupon to see if there was a manufacturer coupon to match it and found there were manufacturer coupons for over half of them. I also checked Coupon Sense for any sales that were advertised and I pulled all the coupons, matched them up and put them in various envelopes and headed for Target. I walked around the store and began putting items in my basket when I found a good deal. I was a little nervous about it because I forgot my notebook and was not keeping track of my spending...and that is not something I usually do on our budget.
I finally found all the deals I thought were good and here is the result:
- 1 KC Masterpiece BBQ sauce - Free
- Nivea Body Lotion - $1.00
- 1 Colgate toothpaste and toothbrush - $.69
- 1 Tresseme Shampoo - $.59
- 2 small dog food - free
- 3 Benedryl Itch Stick - $.29 each
- 2 Nexcare Bandaids - $.37 each
- 1 lb Beef Stew Meat - $2.18
- 2 Quaker Chewey Granola Bars - $1.28 each
- 2 Kraft Deli Cheese - $1.74 each
- 2 Boxes of Lipton Iced Tea Family Bags - $1.23 each
- 3 Kraft Salad Dressing - $1.06 each
- 3 Oscar Mayer Deli Fresh Lunch Meat - $1.33 each