More Reader Success: $10 Stockpiling Challenge

Here’s another great example of a $10 stockpiling haul sent in by reader Jennifer. She went to CVS and Meijer. If you don’t live near a Meijer, these deals could be approximated at other stores too.


(4) Barilla Pasta @ $1 = $4
-$1/2 Barilla 1/6 SS insert, used two
Final Price: $2 ($0.50 each)

(6) Old El Paso Taco Shells @ $1 = $6
$0.60/3 Old El Paso printable, used two
Final Price: $4.80 ($0.80 each)

(1) Green Apple Chapstick $1.09
Earned $0.50 Ibotta deposit
Final Price: $1.09 + $0.50 Ibotta

(2) Nivea Lip Balm @ $1.59 = $3.18
-$3/2 Nivea 1/6 RP insert
Final Price: $0.18 ($0.09 each)


1 Gillette Fusion Pro-Glide Razor $10.99
1 Gillette Good News Disposable Razor 2-pk $2.99
-$10 off Gillette Fusion wyb Gillette disposables coupon 12/2 RP insert
Used $4 ECB from past transaction
Final Price: FREE + earned $5 ECB

Total Spent: $7.57 + $4 ECB
Left to carry over to next week: $2.43 + $5 ECB

Awesome, Jennifer! You are now entered for a chance at the $20 Amazon gift card!

If you’ve been following along, I hope you are convinced by how much can be accomplished with just one little Hamilton per week.  By the end of the year we will have a lot to show for our efforts!

If you’ve been overwhelmed at the prospect of couponing, this is a simplified way to use them to slash your budget without spending a whole lot of time and effort.  I hope you will join us as we fill our pantries for just $10 per week.  Here is a summary of what we have accomplished:

  1. Reader Chris gets all this plus 5250 in Balance Rewards for next week
  2. Reader Stacy gets 17 items in all with $0.17 to spare!
  3. My Trip #2 yields 13 items and 4000 Balance Rewards points for next week
  4. My Trip #1 scored 21 items with $0.65 to carry forward

Head over and read my Original Post, which spells out the challenge and tells how you can enter for a chance to win a $20 Amazon gift card.