‘Walgreens’ Articles

Walgreens Deals ~ 6/26/16 – 7/2/16

Final price is after you calculate future savings with Register Rewards (RR) — read rules!

Click the green plus signs to generate personalized shopping lists.

Earn 5,000 points when you spend $25+ on participating beauty and personal care products w/ ad coupon on p. 2 or digital (thru 7/30)

Deals that also make good filler items if you have too many RR since no manufacturer’s coupon needed:

Jell-O Gelatin or Pudding (singles) 2 / $1.00 (limit 4 w/ ad coupon on p. 2 or digital)

Arizona Tea or Drink (20 or 23 oz) 2 / $1.00 or 79¢ each

Mars, Dove, or Haribo Candy (singles) 69¢

Ajax Dish Liquid (12.6 oz) 89¢ (limit 4 w/ ad coupon on p. 7 or digital)

Theater Pack Candy 3 / $2.97 or $1.49 each

Nice! Marshmallows (10 or 10.5 oz) 99¢

Nice! Olives (5 or 6 oz) 99¢ (limit 4 w/ ad coupon on p. 5 or digital)

Coffee-Mate Liquid Creamer (16 oz) 2 / $3.00 (limit 4 w/ ad coupon on p. 2 or digital)

Lay’s or Doritos $1.99


♥ ♥ Colgate Toothpaste (4.6 or 6 oz)   2 / $5.00 or $2.99 each
Total & MaxFresh pictured

$3.00 RR when you buy 2 (limit 1, What are RR?)
$1/1 Coupons.com (Total, Optic White, Enamel Health, or Sensitive, gone if not on top, after clicking link)
$0.75/1 printable (Enamel Health, Optic White, or Total Daily Repair, register)
$0.50/1 Colgate Toothpaste 06/26/2016 SS Insert (exp 7/9/16)

♥ ♥ Trident or Dentyne Gum (single)   79¢
$1/3 Trident or Dentyne Single Pack Gum 05/22/2016 SS Insert (exp 7/2/16)
Final price:  46¢ each when you buy 3

Brut or Sure Antiperspirant/Deodorant   $1.50
$0.75/1 Brut Antiperspirant/Deodorant 06/26/2016 SS Insert (exp 7/24/16)
$0.75/1 Sure Product 06/26/2016 SS Insert (exp 7/24/16)
Final price:  75¢

Kellogg’s select Cereal or Pop-Tarts   $1.88
$0.50/1 Coupons.com (if included, gone if not on top, after clicking link)
$0.50/1 Kellogg’s Krave Cereal 06/12/2016 RP Insert (exp 7/24/16)
$1/3 Kellogg’s Cereal 06/05/2016 RP Insert (exp 7/17/16)
$1/2 Kellogg’s Cereal Raisin Bran 06/26/2016 RP Insert (exp 8/7/16) (future, if we get it)
$1/2 & $1/4 printable ($1/2 available for different cereals, $1/4 for Pop-Tarts, register)
Final price:  As low as $1.38

Suave Hair Care (select varieties)   $2.99
$1/1 Coupons.com (Gold Hair Care Product, if included, gone if not on top, after clicking link)
$2/2 Coupons.com (Gold Hair Care Product, if included, gone if not on top, after clicking link)
$3/2 Suave Professionals Gold Hair Care 06/12/2016 RP Insert (exp 7/10/16) (if included)
$2/2 Suave Professionals Shampoo, Conditioner or Treatment 06/12/2016 RP Insert (exp 7/10/16) (if included)
Final price:  As low as $1.49 each when you buy 2

Twizzlers (11-17.6 oz)   2 / $4.00 or $2.49 each
1000 points when you buy 2 (What are Pts?)
$1/2 Twizzlers or Jolly Rancher Candy 05/15/2016 SS Insert (exp 7/10/16)
$1/2 Twizzlers or Jolly Rancher Bites or Candy Bags 06/26/2016 SS Insert (exp 8/21/16)
Final price:  $1.50 each when you buy 2 plus 1000 points

Garnier Whole Blends Haircare (12.5 oz)   2/$7.00 or $3.99 each
$2/1 Garnier Whole Blends Shampoo, Conditioner or Treatment 06/05/2016 RP Insert (exp 7/2/16)
$1/1 Garnier Whole Blends shampoo, conditioner or treatment 6/26/16 SS Insert (exp 7/23/16)
$1/1 Coupons.com (Whole Blends, gone if not on top, after clicking link, if included)

Final price:  $2.00 each when you buy 2 w/ both coupons listed + ??possible Catalina below?? (less if have two $2 coupons)
Earn Catalina for $  off most any future purchase:
Garnier Whole Blends Haircare
Thru – 7/6/16 (shelf tag at Fry’s, possibility of getting this at Walgreens too??)
Buy 2+ = $1.00

Eclipse, Orbit or Juicy Fruit Gum Bottles (40 – 60 pieces)   2 / $5.00 or $3.99 each
$1/2 Skittles, Starburst or Eclipse, Orbit or Juicy Fruit Gum Bottles 04/10/2016 RP Insert (exp 7/3/16)
Final price:  $2.00 each when you buy 2

Snuggle Liquid or Sheets Fabric Softener (32 or 40 loads, 70 or 80 pk)   2 / $6.00 or $3.99 each
$2/2 All or Snuggle Products 06/26/2016 RP Insert (exp 8/7/16)
Final price:  $2.00 each when you buy 2

Herbal Essences or Aussie Hair Care (select varieties)   2 / $6.00 or $3.99 each
$1/2 Coupons.com (Herbal Essences Shampoo or Conditioner, gone if not on top, after clicking link)
$1/2 Coupons.com (Herbal Essences Shampoo or Conditioner, gone if not on top, after clicking link)
$1/2 Coupons.com (Herbal Essences Styling Aids, gone if not on top, after clicking link)
printable (Herbal Essence, same as above)
Final price:  $2.50 each when you buy 2

Honey Maid Grahams or Hershey’s Bars (14.4 oz, 6 ct)   2 / $7.00 or $3.99 each
$1/2 Honey Maid Grahams 06/26/2016 SS Insert (exp 8/6/16)
$1/2 Hershey’s Milk Chocolate 06/26/2016 SS Insert (exp 8/21/16)
Final price:  $3.00 each when you buy 2

Kung-Fu Panda 3 (DVD / Blu-Ray)   $14.99 / $19.99
FREE Haribo Gold-Bears Gummies when you buy 1 (25.6-28.8 oz, $6.49 value)
Final price:  $14.99 / $19.99 plus free big bag of gummies

Earn 5,000 points when you spend $20+ on participating Edge, Skintimate, or Schick products below

** Edge or Skintimate Shave Gel (6 or 7 oz)   $2.99
5000 points when you spend 20+ on participating Edge, Skintimate, or Schick products (What are Pts?)
$1/1 Edge, Skintimate or Schick Hydro Shave Gel 06/12/2016 SS Insert (exp 6/26/16)
$1/1 Skintimate, Edge or Schick Hydro Shave Gel 06/26/2016 SS Insert (exp 7/17/16)
Final price:  $1.99 plus 5000 points

** Schick Disposable Razor Packs (3-12 pk)   $5.99
5000 points when you spend $20+ (What are Pts?)
$5/2 Coupons.com (gone if not on top, after clicking link)
$3/1 Schick Hydro 5 Disposable Razor Pack 06/12/2016 SS Insert (exp 7/3/16)
$3/1 Schick Women’s Disposables 06/26/2016 SS Insert (exp 7/17/16)
Final price:  As low as $2.99 plus 5000 points

** Schick Intuition, Quattro, or Hydro Silk Razor or Razor System   $8.99
5000 points when you spend 20+ on participating Edge, Skintimate, or Schick products (What are Pts?)
$2/1 Schick Quattro For Women, Intuition or Hydro Silk Razor or Refill 06/26/2016 SS Insert (exp 7/17/16) 
Final price:  $6.99 plus 5000 points

Deal Idea: Buy (4) Disposable Packs = $23.98
Use (2) $3/1 inserts and (1) $5/2 Coupons.com
Pay $12.96, earn $5,000 points = like paying $1.99 per pack!

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+ Remember, final price is after you calculate future savings with Register Rewards (RR).
+ Learn more about “points” and Walgreens Balance Rewards.
+ View your local Walgreen’s ad I don’t highlight all deals,  just what I think are the best.
+ You can use a Walgreens coupon with a manufacturer’s coupon for the same item.
+ Most locations give military 15% off regular items and 20% off Walgreens brands every Tuesday, some restrictions.
+ Multiple manufacturers’ coupons are listed, but you can only use one for each product purchased

+ Coupon policy here.
+ If you want to know what abbreviations mean, go HERE.
+ Coupons listed without a link are from previous coupon inserts in the AZ Republic.
+ Get coupons in the Arizona Republic for $1 per week (3 months, then cancel or pay full) HERE!  (Wed. & Sun. delivery)
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♥ ♥ Hearts on Lists! ♥ ♥ (Find Best Deals More Easily)

♥ ♥ = We love this deal!  We doubt it will go much lower than this.  Stock up!
♥  = This is a great deal.  If you use this product, get it!

This is pretty self-explanatory, but for those who haven’t noticed yet … we just started adding hearts to the coupon match ups.

As you can imagine, we don’t use every product we have on the lists.  We aren’t 100% sure what a good deal is on everything.  This is just a guideline to get you focused in on some of the best deals.  If you use a lot of something or specifically need a product, it doesn’t mean nothing else on the list is a good deal.  Don’t be afraid of the other deals.  :)

If you ever see something that’s an amazing deal, to you, and we missed marking it … let us know!  We’d love to make sure we highlight it for others, so they don’t miss out.

Hope this makes your life a little easier and helps you save even more!


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Note from Juli . . .


Please tell everyone in AZ you know (or even strangers!) to check us out.  If they don’t already love you, they may start!  :)  Most of you know this, but just in case you don’t … I pay people to help me since I just don’t have time to spend on what is needed  to keep this site going.  I use affiliate links and advertising, to generate an income.  We get to continue because of those who use our links and help us grow by telling others about Bargain Believer​.

I want to be honest/clear … our #1 priority is to save you money, not make money.  But, for one to happen, the other needs to happen or we can’t continue.  I still refuse to post things that I hope a few of you might jump on, just to make a buck .. at the expense of wasting everyone else’s time & diluting the things I find valuable.  We really pick and choose what we feel is the best, especially for AZ residents, without becoming a site that just lists Amazon & other affiliate deals all the time.  That means the majority of our posts make us a whopping $0.   I get as excited to post those as I do the money making ones, if I know you will benefit.

With that said, sometimes I feel guilty for posting the things I make money on.  In some ways, it would be easier if I didn’t make/need money.  My guilt would be less.

Later this afternoon, I will put up a post about Pogo Pass.  I’m sorry for those of you who are sick of seeing it.  However, please realize that it’s extremely popular and I get thanked for sharing it all the time.  It’s an amazing value and I completely believe in it.  Also, keep in mind that we have new people come to the site each day and most people don’t see every post we do (shocking to a few of you loyal followers, I know)  :)  Honestly … we probably couldn’t afford to keep doing what we’re doing without Pogo’s generous commission.  I’d love for you to share or tag people on that post (or any!) if you think anyone would benefit.  Side note:  Pogo can also be used for fundraisers.  If you know a school or non-profit that needs to make some money, please send me an email (juli@bargainbeliever.com).  Or, it can even be a business that wants to put flyers on their counter.  They are a super company to work with.

Okay, this didn’t start out so long in my mind, but I’m a world-class rambler.  I’m glad you’re here and really don’t know how to fully express that to you, but just believe me … I love sharing deals and it’s much easier to share them, than keep them to myself.  Well … in some ways.  :)  THANK YOU!  ~ Juli


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Get Facebook Page Updates to Show Up in Feed (New Way!)


I just found a new (at least to me!) setting for pages you follow on Facebook.  One of the most common questions we get is how to see all Bargain Believer posts in your Facebook feed.  It’s frustrating when you want to see something and Facebook just doesn’t show it to you.

We know that commenting, sharing, and “liking” posts helps.  But, it looks like we may have a new option.  Hope this really works!!

Some deals go quickly, so it’s a great way to follow us, if you’re on Facebook a lot.  Plus, we post some added information or have a Facebook-only giveaway from time to time.

Assuming you want to see everything we post  . . .

Supposedly, Bargain Believer posts will show up at the top of your feed.  Give it a try and let us know what happens.



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Is Couponing Worth It?


I was asked (after hearing Safeway will probably be accepting coupons at face value in AZ soon, more here) …

Is couponing worth it?

If you want the short answer … yes, for me.

If you want the long answer, grab your coffee (maybe it’s a smoothie this time of year?) and snuggle up to your computer or mobile, as I share my thoughts.

When, I say “couponing,” I mean using paper coupons (printable, from Sunday paper, & misc. coupons that may show up) or digital coupons you can load directly to your shopping cards.

I only use coupons for products I will use or have a specific purpose for (donating, giving to friends, etc).  I’m not a true “extreme couponer.”  I’ve only seen a couple of the TLC shows, but I’m nothing like what I’ve seen.  I like to call myself an “intentional couponer.”  I use them wisely and save a bunch of money!  I don’t need a trailer to get my groceries home and one bottle of mustard will usually last us until it expires, around my house.

For me, couponing will still be worth it, even if coupons are taken at face value.  (Keep in mind that most of the country can only redeem coupons at face value and many do it.)  There is still money to be saved.

I’m a firm believer that pennies add up to quarters, add up to dollars, add up to $20, etc.  I’ll even still bend down to pick up a penny.  The bonus is a little bit of exercise, if nothing else.  :)

On the other hand, I also value my time.  If I’m finding that saving $3 is taking me an hour, I won’t do it.  My time is worth more than $3/hour.  On the other hand, if it takes me an hour to get ready to go to the grocery store (or an extra hour to run somewhere else & look at ads, etc.) and I end up saving $30 (random number for example) … totally worth my time.  I should say … usually!  There are weeks when I don’t have an hour to spare to save $30, as much as I want to.  I value my sanity more than thirty bucks.

As much as I love the savings and the financial freedom it helps bring to my family, it’s not for everyone.  I have different time, priorities, and needs than you do.  Don’t blindly use coupons, without counting the cost.  There are costs.  I would never deny that!

  • Time — What “wages” are acceptable to you?  Remember, it’s tax-free “income.”
  • Space — How will you store surplus?  Do you have room or need to stick with basics?
  • Sanity — Does the extra clutter (coupons or treasures you get) drive you nuts?
  • Need — Do you need to do it to make ends meet?
  • Want — Do you enjoy using the savings for something else that makes the effort worthwhile?
  • Respect — Does your spouse value the fact that you do it or does it drive him/her nuts?
  • Cost — How much are you spending on newspapers, ink, paper, buying coupons, gas, whatever?

Take a serious inventory of the above list.  Ponder it and calculate it.  If you feel it’s more of a burden, stop — unless you feel it’s a necessity!  (Well, I don’t see how you can resist clicking and loading a few digital coupons.)  :)  Yes, I know I run a coupon website.  Well, I don’t fully see it that way.  I run a money saving website, that often involves coupons, but there’s much more!

Whatever you end up doing with your coupon usage, I hope you stick around Bargain Believer.  We’ll always share deals that have coupons, but we go beyond that.  We want you to have fun with your family, without spending a bunch.  We’ll point you to those deals and other bargains we just can’t seem to keep to ourselves.  As long as there are businesses competing, there will always be bargains out there and we’ll help you find them!  We may even tempt the non-coupon users out there to click and load a digital coupon or even print a coupon every once in awhile.  The coupon/non-coupon line can be crossed at any time.  :)

I was going to share some other ways to save, but I’m afraid you’re falling asleep now.  And, I’m out of time.  Stay tuned … more on saving (beyond coupons) soon!

What do you think?


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Verify Email Subscriptions! ~ Great Way to Follow (Also Facebook, Twitter, or RSS Feed)


If you don’t get the Bargain Believer emails, you may want them.  You will receive one email between 3pm & 5pm, usually around 3pm.  (No, I’m not sitting at my computer at that exact time every single day.  They’re automatic and I never know the precise time they’ll go out.) :)

They will show you everything that was listed since the previous email went out.  It’s an easy way to glance over what was posted that day and make sure you didn’t miss anything.   Fair warning:  You’ll be bugged everyday around 3pm, but you can unsubscribe at anytime.   :)

If you’ve ever signed up to get the daily emails and you’re not getting them, you probably didn’t verify your email.  There is a significant number of people on the email list that haven’t.  Sign up again at this link and make sure to go to your email and click on the link.  It should come right away.

Of course, you can also follow other ways . . . Facebook gets a little extra love sometimes, with quickly disappearing deals, reminders, and just more interaction.  If you use Facebook, it’s another great way to follow.

Make sure “follow” is checked after you have “liked” Bargain Believer (beside the “liked” button).  Even better, hover over the “liked” button and check “get notifications.”  When you’re on Facebook, a little box will pop up when we post something and it will also be listed under your “notifications” tab on top.  As always, the best way to not miss anything is to comment or “like” posts on the Bargain Believer Facebook page …. often!

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Stay Active on Facebook or You’re Missing Out!


Are a Facebook user, who likes to see all the updates from pages you have “liked,” like the Bargain Believer page?  (I think that sentence had too may “likes” in it!)

Ughhh . . . it’s so frustrating when I don’t see things I want to.  I feel like when I “like” a page, I’m telling Facebook I want to see their updates.  If I don’t want to see them, I’ll “unlike” them.  Facebook sees it differently.  :(

You need to get/stay active to see what you want on the Bargain Believer Facebook page!  We posts extra deals on Facebook from time to time.  You’ll want to see them, even if you get the email or stalk the website.

When you “like,” share, or comment … you are telling Facebook that you value the page and want to see posts.  You are also making it a more popular post, which will increase the likelihood that those who aren’t as active, will see the post.  Pretty please … like or comment on posts when you think they’re beneficial!

If you are active for awhile and you’re still not seeing everything, don’t forget … you can get daily emails.  Note:  You will not get them until you click on the confirmation email that you receive.  You will get an email almost every single day.  I realize that’s not for everyone.  If it annoys you enough, you can unsubscribe at any time.  We promise not to spam you, once you unsubscribe.  Well, we’ll never “spam” you, but you’ll get that one email each day.  :)

If all else fails … we have a website!  Check it often.  :)

Thanks for being here and giving us an outlet to share the deals we find.  We like finding bargains and it’s much more fun to share them!


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How Does Saving Star Work? ~ Changes Coming October


I just wanted to remind everyone that changes are coming to Saving Star, starting October 1st, 2014.  There are two major parts to their change.

  1.   At many stores, the savings will no longer be automatic.  You will need to scan your receipt to get the credit into your account, starting 10/1/14.
    Register and then you can submit receipts/UPC images online or through their app.  You will also need the product’s barcode.

And, there are a bunch of retailers added, that will take scanned receipts.

  1.   The Arizona stores that participate are Fry’s, Safeway, Bashas, Food City, Albertsons, Walgreens, CVS, Target, Kmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, WinCo, Costco, & Sam’s Club.  You can see the stores in your area, if you put in you zip code.

Here’s the general information, if you haven’t used Saving Star before.

With SavingStar, you can save eCoupons to your grocery store loyalty cards or to your Saving Star account and get credited when you swipe your card at checkout or when you submit your receipt online or through their app.  The savings doesn’t come off at the register, it gets credited to your SavingStar account, within a week or two.  (Their official time is 2 – 22 days. )  If you scan your receipt, you have until three days after the offer expires.  You can request your payment via Paypal, bank deposit, or gift card when you reach $5.

The only “automatic” stores in Arizona are CVS and Bashas’.  You will enter the store’s loyalty card number once and savings will trigger whenever you use your card and buy the specified products.

There is a “Healthy Offer of the Week.”  Every Tuesday a new coupon is available to load for fresh produce.

They also have one item each Friday that you’ll get 100% cash back!  You have through Sunday to make your purchase.

The Arizona stores that participate are Fry’s, Safeway, Bashas, Albertsons, Walgreens, CVS, Target, Kmart, Dollar General, Family Dollar, WinCo, Costco, & Sam’s Club.

Before the receipt scanning was needed, I just loaded everything and considered anything I received a bonus.  Now, it will take more effort and planning.  It will be easiest to head to CVS or Bashas’ for the Friday freebie, if that’s convenient and you need other items there.

Saving Star savings is not meant to be combined with paper coupons.  Here’s their official statement on that:

SavingStar eCoupons will work whether or not you combine them with other services’ coupons, but they are not intended to be used this way.  Generally, manufacturers state that it is against their policies for shoppers to redeem more than one manufacturer’s coupon for the same purchase.  Using in-store coupons in combination with SavingStar eCoupons is not a problem.  In the future, we may implement mechanisms to limit the combination of SavingStar eCoupons with other manufacturer coupons.


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Homeschool Convention Handout ~ Helpful Notes for Everyone!

bargain_believer_logo   So many ways to save!
Super Simple & Beyond . . .

This is the outline I used when I spoke at the homeschohol convention on Saturday, July 12th.  I’ve added links for things I can take you right to, for full information.  It should be helpful for everyone, not just people who attended the convention … hopefully!

You will be amazed how much you can save on everyday essentials and family fun!

I’ve received emails saying people have been able to quit part-time jobs, can donate extra money & other resources, have money for vacations or other fun, etc.  The savings can be BIG!!

Show up

  • Museums (many free days)
  • National Parks (free weekends)
  • Special days (National “whatever” days, store anniversaries, etc.)
  • Ask! (teacher discount?, coupons?, lowest price?)

Minimal planning

Spend $$ Up Front

  • Memberships
  • Pogo Pass ($39.98, code BARGAIN)
  • Gift card perks (gas, extra value)
  • Bulk foods (Zaycon Foods)


  • Call about monthly bills (cell phone, cable, home phone, insurance, etc)
    Republic Wireless – cell phone option
  • Buy & sell used (Craigslist, garage sales, etc.)
  • Meal plan around sales (especially meat!)

Click (Online, Apps, Mobile)


Use Sunday Inserts & Printable Coupons


Possibly the most difficult

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NEW! Walgreens Online Coupons on Balance Rewards Card


When I was looking through the 6/29 – 7/5 ad, I saw something about a “less coupon online or in store.”  The online of it caught my eye, so I moseyed on over to the Paperless Coupon section of my Balance Rewards account and noticed how they updated it.

If you forget to grab an extra monthly savings book for another coupon you would like to use or if they run out, you can now load them onto your card. They also offer the in-ad coupons to be loaded onto your card as well. In the bottom left corner of the coupon, it will tell you if it’s a manufacturer, monthly savings, or weekly in-ad coupon along with the limits and restrictions.  If it’s not a manf. coupon, you can use another coupon with it.

When you get to the Paperless Coupon section, look for a drop-down menu on the top menu bar that says “all types.”  If you want to find them more quickly, choose which coupons you want to view.  If you’re looking for an in-ad coupon, choose “weekly ad coupon.”

There’s no way to be sure the coupons will come off automatically, so it might be best to actually grab the paper coupons to make sure you hand the cashier your savings. If you feel daring (like me!), try it out and see if it works. I haven’t had any disputes so far with the paperless coupons, but you never know what can happen! I personally wouldn’t use too many paperless coupons at one time – just to make sure I can see the coupon come off on the screen. (At the bottom of your receipt where the coupon deductions are, the digitals are called “ECPN”.)

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$60 off w/ code BARGAIN

$39.98 for 17 Venue Phoenix area pass!