I did 3 different transactions.
$26.83 worth of groceries. Spent $13.71 OOP (used 1-.75 coupon, rest of savings preferred card) Got $12.50 back in Your Bucks Catalinas 25% Savings! (not counting the catalinas for the future purchases)
$ 139.84 worth of groceries. Spent $58.15 OOP (used $47.80 in coupons, $33.89 preferred savings) Got $35.50 back in Catalinas
I used all of my Walgreen’s catalinas to take $19 off of trans#2 and $10.50 of the Your Bucks from Trans #1
58.42% Savings! (not counting the catalinas for the future purchases)
$19.81 worth of groceries. Spent $.74 OOP (used $19 in coupons, $1.10 preferred savings) Got $6.00 back in Your Bucks Catalinas. I also have a $5 rebate coming back from Jennie-O for the turkey breasts. 115.88% Savings! I basically made $4.26 to take home all these items!!
Spent $67.60!! out of pocket. I saved $117.35 in sales and coupons and rebates! 63.45% Savings!
So at the end of the day I still have $3 Meijer Bucks, $7 CVS ECB and $41.50 in Jewel Catalinas left to start off next week!
In the past week I spent $269.07 and saved $406.01. A savings rate of 60.14%!
(If you want specifics of what I bought in each transaction, let me know.)