Save on Halloween Candy
Nestlé: CVS has select Nestlé fun size candy bags on sale for $3 each. Use the $1-off-two coupon from the Oct. 11 RedPlum to pay $2.50 each at the register. You will get a $1 Extrabucks reward, so your net cost will be $2 per bag.
Reese’s, Kit Kat: CVS has Reese’s or Kit Kat Snack Size (8.8 to 11.45 ounce) candy bags on sale for $3. Scan your CVS card at the red coupon kiosk to get a store coupon for $3 off three bags. Use the $1-off-three coupon from the Sept. 13 RedPlum on 10-ounce bags or larger with the store coupon to pay $1.67 per bag.
Hershey’s: CVS has Hershey’s Harvest Kisses or miniatures (10-16 ounce bags) on sale “buy one, get one free.” Get four bags and use the $1-off-three coupon from the Sept. 27 SmartSource to save even more. See store for specific prices.
Breakfast items on sale
Quaker: Target has Quaker Select Starts Instant Oatmeal on sale for $2.75 per box. Use the $1 coupon from the Sept. 27 RedPlum to pay $1.75 per box.
Kellogg’s: Target has a “buy three boxes, get one free” promotion on select varieties of Kellogg’s cereal (11-18 ounce) on sale for $2.75 per box. Buy four boxes and use the $1-off-three coupon from the Oct. 11 RedPlum to pay $1.81 per box.
Stock up on bathroom items
Colgate, Simple, Suave, Dove: Publix has a store coupon flier titled “Over $22 in Coupon Savings” with a coupon for $2 off two selected varieties of Colgate toothpaste, including Colgate Enamel Toothpaste (3 to 7.8 ounce). Buy two tubes and combine that with two of the $2-off-one Colgate Enamel Toothpaste coupons from the Oct. 4 SmartSource to save $3 per tube. See store for specific prices. Combine the coupon from the Publix flier for $2 off any Simple skin care product with the $2 coupon from the Sept. 27 RedPlum to save $4 per item. Use the coupon from the Publix flier for $1 off two Suave hair care products with the $1-off-two Suave Professionals hair care (28 ounce) products coupon from the Sept. 27 RedPlum to pay $1.50 per 28-ounce bottle. Dove shampoo or conditioner (12 ounce) or dry shampoo (5 ounce) is on sale for $3 each. Use the $2-off-two Dove shampoo/conditioner (12 ounce) Publix coupon with the $3-off-two coupon from the Sept. 27 RedPlum to pay 50 cents per bottle. Dove Beauty Bar six-pack is on sale for $6.49. Use the $2 Publix coupon with the $1 coupon from the Sept. 27 RedPlum to pay $3.49 for six bars of Dove soap.
Stephanie Nelson, The Coupon Mom, has been teaching Georgia shoppers how to save since 2000.
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