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Gretchen’s Target Shopping Trip: Spent $15.69 for $55 worth of products!


Target Shopping Trip

Transaction #1

2 Little Critters Gummy Vitamins – $3.99 each, used 2 $1/1 coupon from the 1/5 SmartSource insert – $2.99 each after coupon (On Sale Buy 2, Get $5 Target gift card)

Total with tax ($0.21): $6.19, Received $5 Target gift card

Transaction #2

(All the Christmas stuff was marked 70-90% off at my store. I picked up a few that were great deals!)

1 Carter’s Baby Outfit – Marked down to $0.99 (Normally $10! I’m always on the lookout for inexpensive baby shower gifts!)

3 Reese’s Candy Canes – $0.30 each (I’m sending a belated Christmas box to my niece and nephews and these will be perfect.)

1 Hershey’s Whoppers – $0.30

1 Ornament Hooks – $0.10 (We’ve used paper clips for all our ornaments ever since we got married 5 years ago…I’m so excited to finally have real ornament hooks for next Christmas.)

3 Ornament Sets – $0.50 each

2 GoGo Squeeze (12 ct) – $6.97 each, used 2 AND – $4.82 each after coupons

1 Fast Fruit (4 ct) at $3.49 – Free (if you bought 2 GoGo Squeeze, this was free)

Used $5 Target gift card from Transaction #1

Total with tax ($1.07): $9.50

Total for both transactions before sales, coupons and gift card: $55.84

Total for both transactions after tax with sales, coupons and gift card: $15.69

See more deals at Target this week here.

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  • Jessica says:

    I also found some nice things at 90% off. Thanks to a blog, I knew to look for some “hidden deals” that weren’t in the seasonal aisle but instead in their regular departments. I found

    $.99 girl’s vintage print long sleeve t-shirt (it was folded on a display rack)
    Hello Kitty purses .49 each, also on a display rack in the girl’s clothing
    toddler slippers .79 per pair
    baby and toddler pajamas 1.20 per sleeper – these were in the baby clothes area
    Hello Kitty drinking glasses, pack of 4- in the kitchen area
    gift wrapping tape $.20, in the stationery area

    I didn’t find some of the things that others reported finding, but I was still happy with what I found. I shop in advance, so at this point, I’m done buying gifts for my oldest kid’s 8th birthday and for my nieces for their birthdays!

  • Mrs. R. says:

    WOW, Gretchen—great job! Again!

    I’ve been meaning to tell you this for awhile: All of the SUPER money-saving trips you tell all of us about are SO INSPIRING!!!! Thank you so much!!! 🙂

  • Mel says:

    Just did the GREAT GoGo Squeeze deal, thanks! But you should know that your coupon link doesn’t work.

  • says:

    Awesome deals! Just thought I’d let you know there is a $1.25/1 GoGo Squeeze Manufacturer’s coupon found here:

  • Jen says:

    If you use Ibotta, you can get $1.00 for buying te GoGo Squeez. 🙂

  • Vanessa says:

    Target has turkeys 35 cents a pound in NC .I was able to get 5 this week.

  • bberg says:

    Went to ITC yesterday. No Christmas left at all. Found a few items in departments. Not any great deals. 🙁

  • Cheryle says:

    I’m curious if anyone that has a Target store with a fresh grocery section has purchased meat there and if so, how was it?

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