Scan your CVS card at the red coupon kiosk in stores to get a store coupon for $5 off any $15 cosmetics purchase. Make sure you are signed up for CVS Beauty Club to get 10 percent in Extra Bucks rewards automatically when you buy qualifying items, including cosmetics. Also, CVS has Loréal Butterfly Intenza mascara on sale for $7.99. If you buy two, you can use the $5 off $15 store coupon for cosmetics with two of the $3 coupons from the March 22 coupon circulars to pay $4.98 at the register. You will get a $5 Extra Bucks reward and $1.59 in Beauty Club Extra Bucks credit, so your net cost will be free with a $1.62 in store credit profit.
M&Ms,Mars, Dove: CVS has M&Ms Easter candy (9.9- to 12.6-ounce bags), Mars Easter Minis (9- to 11.5-ounce bags) and Dove chocolate eggs (7.94- to 8.87-ounce bags) on sale for $3 each. Use the $1-off-two coupon from the March 22 coupon circular to pay $2.50 each. You will get a $2 Extra Bucks reward on two bags, so your net cost will be $1.50 per bag.
Stephanie Nelson, The Coupon Mom, has been teaching Georgia shoppers how to save since 2000.
The full Coupon Mom column appears Thursdays in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Deal Spotter section. It’s full of great local deals and exclusive offers. Visit the Coupon Mom website for more great tips and printable grocery coupons.
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