Seems like overkill after the big Thursday newspaper and all the sales, but here are the top deals in this week’s Sunday Chicago Tribune. My favorite deals are all the free batteries offers from the office supply stores — I already ordered lots of free batteries from Office Max!
FREEBIES (see below for more details)
- At CVS, get Complete Multi-Purpose contact lens solution after $8.99 ExtraBucks.
- At Walgreens, get free store brand cold store treatment after $7.99 Register Rewards, Mission Foot Rehab Cream after $5.99 RR, Mission Max Muscle Rub Roll-On Gel after $5.99 RR, and Softlips lip balm after $2 RR.
- At Walgreens, get free Ajax after coupons.
- Buy an Xbox system @ $299.99, get a $20 GC.
- Buy Ninja single-serve blender for $89, get a $10 GC. Buy a Ninja Kitchen System for $159, get a $20 GC.
- Buy 3 Big Packs Huggies or Pampers @ $19.79 each, get a $10 GC.
- Buy 3 Bertolli frozen meals @ $6.49 each, get a $5 GC.
- Buy 2 cat care items @ $10.79 each (Arm & Hammer litter, Friskies cat food), get a $5 GC
- Buy 4 of the following, get a $5 GC: Suave dry shampoo @ $2.79, Q-Tips @ $4.79, Vaseline lotion @ $5.49, Dove 8-pack soap @ $8.99.
- 16-pack of Duracell AA or AAA batteries free after rewards @ Staples.
- 20-packs of Energizer batteries free after rewards at Office Depot.
- Various sizes Duracell batteries 1 cent after Max Perks at Office Max.
This week there is just one insert: the P&G Brand Saver. Highlights include $1 off one Cover Girl product, $1 off one Olay bar, $3/2 Pantene.
DRUG STORES (If you’re new to getting free stuff at drugstores using coupons and rewards, see Frugalistic Mom’s guide to playing the drugstore game.)
CVS Highlights from Couponing for 4:
- Complete Multi-Purpose Solution $8.99 (Limit 1). Get $8.99 ECB. Final Price: Free!
For a full list of this week’s CVS deals with coupon matchups, see Couponing for 4.
Walgreens Highlights from Couponing for 4:
- Mission Max Muscle Rehab Roll-On Gel $5.99, Get $5.99 RR. Final Price: Free!
- Walgreens Cold Sore Treatment $7.99. Get $7.99 RR. Final Price: Free!
- Mission Foot Rehab Cream 3 oz $5.99. Get $5.99 RR. Final Price: Free!
- Softlips Lip Protectant and Sunscreen $2. Get $2 RR. Final Price: Free!
- Ajax Cleanser 14 oz 2/$1 w/in-ad coupon (Limit 4). Use $1/2 Dynamo, Ajax, Fab, or Niagara Product from 8/14 SS (exp 11/30) or 10/2 SS. Final Price: 2 Free!
- Quaker Cereal, Quick Oats, Instant Oatmeal or Chewy Bars 2/$5. Get $2 RR wyb 2. Use $2 Quaker Instant Oatmeal Chocolate Chip or Honey Bun Flavors from Oct ALL YOU. Final Price: $1.50 each, or as cheap as $1 Moneymaker with coupon!
For a full list of this week’s Walgreens deals with coupon matchups, see Couponing for 4.
Dominick’s has a little ad with new Super Price coupons, including 10 cans of Friskies cat food for $4.
OFFICE SUPPLIES — FREE BATTERIES EVERYWHERE!
At OfficeMax, get a $15 gift card for buyin the Kindle Fire @ $199. And speaking of OfficeMax, the new free-after-Perks items are up: pens, markers and liquid paper. Ooh, including Sharpie silver markers, which are probably great for Christmas cards. Too bad I already spent my perks on 1-cent packs of batteries on Black Friday – that deal is still available too.
At Staples, buy up to 2 packs of 16-count Duracell AA or AAA batteries for $12.99, get 100% back in Staples Rewards. Staples also has a bunch of software free after multiple rebates: Norton Internet Security, QuickBooks Online Simple Start 2012, McAfee Total Protection for 3 PCs, Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 and Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security.
At Office Depot, get 100% back in rewards on select batteries, all the way until Dec. 24. The ad shows Energizer AA and AAA 20-packs.
Target has free-after-gift-card offers:
- Buy a KitchenAid chopper or hand mixer @ $49.99, get a $10 GC
- Buy a Keurig system @ $149.99, get a $30 GC
- Buy a Canon A2200 camera @ $79.99, get a $10 GC
- Buy a Panasonic microwave @ $129.99, get a $30 GC
- Buy a Nintendo DS Lite @ $99.99, get a $10 GC
- Buy the (creepy) Elf on the Shelf book and doll for $29.95, get a $5 BC
- Sign up for a 2-year Verizon contract, get a free Droid Incredible 2 and get a free $10 GC
- Buy a Panasonic Lumix GF3 hybrid camera for $399.99, get a $75 GC
- Buy a Boost Mobile no-contract Android phone for $149, get a $30 GC
- Buy an 8GB iPod Touch for $195, get a $15 GC
- Buy 2 select books, get a $5 GC (prices run $7.19-$12.99)
JCPenney is advertising free shipping on orders of $25 or more, with promo code SHIP25, through Tuesday 11/29. (I used this a couple days ago.)
Fannie May is advertising free shipping and 20% off with promo code 17800, through Tuesday 11/29.
Sports Authority has an in-store coupon for 10% off a single home gym or other such equipment, good through 12/3.
Fry’s has a Swann remote-control helicopter for $9 after $10 mail-in rebate.
Sears has coupons for an extra 10-20% off in store, depending on what you buy, through 12/3.
Carson’s has a coupon for an extra 10-25% off in store, or online use the coupon code ALLYRGFTN11, good through 12/3. There’s another coupon for $25 off $100, good only Sunday and Monday.
Today is the last day to get $15 Kohl’s cash for every $50 you spend.
Michael’s has a coupon for 50% off one regular-price item, good all week.
Jo-Ann has a coupon for 40% off one full-price item and a coupon for 50% off one full-price item, both good all week, in store or online.