Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Bagged & Tagged

Check this out.  I bought a new FoodSaver for $14.88

$84.99 - Target in-store price and with tax, $90.09.
$76.49 - Target online price.

Only when I got to the store, I didn't know it would be higher.  So I asked for a price adjustment and bam, I got it.

Hot dog.

But wait, it gets better.

$84.99 -- Before Tax
-$8.50 -- Price Adjustment
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$76.49
-$10.00 -- Manufacture Coupon
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$66.49
-$10.00 -- Target Coupon (my Target allows stacking)
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$56.49
+$3.39 -- Taxed
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$59.88
-$5.00 -- Promotional Target Gift Card
Given after buying on-sale, and couponed garbage bags.
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$54.88
-$40.00 -- Promotional Visa Gift Card
Tim received when he bought his printer and ink, at Staples.
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$14.88 -- Total OOP (out of pocket), expense.
Total savings with real in-store price - $75.21

How 'bout them apples?  Not too shabby.  Now, if I really wanted a zero out of pocket purchase, I could have bought more garbage bags, but given I was out of garbage bag coupons, it wasn't the logical choice.

Now if you'll excuse me, I have several pounds of 59 cent per pound chicken, that needs bagged and tagged. 

Cheers and boogie boogie.

25 comments:

  1. Amazing...how exciting.

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  2. Savannah: That's weird, I left a comment on your blog, asking you what happened to your sisters blog - and then I got emailed a weird email about not being able to delivery my comment.

    Hope all is okay with you two.

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  3. I bow to the master!
    Now go bag some chicken.

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  4. Alex: Hahaha, now go bag some chicken. I fixed my email thing. Thanks for the help on that.

    Cheers and boogie boogie.

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  5. Good grief! I'm taking YOU shopping with me from now on, woman! Good for you!!! That is so excellent. :)

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  6. Can't decide which is more mind-blowing - the finale of Fringe I just watched or your mathematical prestidigitation?

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  7. Lurker: Loved the little barrels on your blog. So cute. Good luck with the battle between you and Miss Anne. I hear she may defect to the Land of Ray.

    Carol: I bet we'd have fun.

    Flea: That is a hard word for me to pronounce. One of my prep buddies calls it green magic.

    Rayolla: Word on the street is that Miss Anne is defecting to your world. My goodness, I missed so much when I was gone.

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  8. Holy crap Ivy! I do believe you are officially a pro at couponing!!! Well done my friend, well done indeed!

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  9. man, you must be the coupon queen and if you're not you should be!

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  10. Stacking all of those discounts reminds me of a crazy game of Magic: the Gathering when your opponent lights you up with a bewildering combo that leaves you lifeless and ruined. Way to go! Ivy 1, Target 0!

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  11. You slam dunked this one Whisk. I've never seen anything quite like it and I admire your tenacity in beating the price down like you did. Now go bag and tag that chicken!!

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  12. That is the best feeling!!!

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  13. Glad to have you back, loving the coupon battles, you really are the Queen

    Ian

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  14. That's pretty awesome!

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  15. Very awesome!! I'm envious =)

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  16. Lo-mo: Coming up on four months of lots and lots of learning. Still much more to learn, but I'm enjoying the game.

    mshatch: Love your new header. Forgot to tell you that the other day when I commented on your log.

    christian: Hahahahahaha. Love that.

    Kim: Yeppers, yeppers. Still haven't found a great deal on jogging shoes, yet. But I'm a'lookin'.

    Hope your running is going well.

    Anne: It's a great deal of fun. Good luck with your battle with the big Irish dude. Hope you don't defect to Rayolla Land.

    Melanie: It's ain't too shabby, at that.

    Ian: We're saving for a car, so this really helps. Thanks for the nice words and thanks for stopping by.

    Bard: So happy, I was.

    Elsie: It's easy to learn. Are you considering couponing? It's so much frickin' fun.

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  17. You are my kind of shopper Whisk. I also get more excited over how much I saved on a purchase than the actual item itself!!

    I wish I could find stores in my area that allowed stacking coupons.

    Woo-woo to your new foodsaver!

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  18. Mo D: Howdy Hello. I'm just as happy about the product, as the price. I'm a kitchen worker. Love all useful toys, and the things I can make with them.

    So much fun :-)

    Do you have a Walgreens?

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  19. It shows how much time I spend in a kitchen that I have to look up what a food saver is....

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  20. I have no idea what a food saver is, but I super love a good deal. Yay!

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  21. Whoa, what a deal!! Happy food saving :)

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  22. William: I've had to Google stuff that I've read about on blogs as well.

    alexia: It's a groovy kitchen toy.

    Jess: Thanks. And Happy Weekend.

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