On Monday when I recapped my holiday weekend for your viewing pleasure I mentioned my midnight trip to CVS. Well...I'm a CVS addict. There I said it. I admit it. CVS is my addiction.
Or rather saving at CVS is my addiction.
When I first stumbled on the world of blogs, it was because I was bored at work and started searching for money saving sites. I found Money Saving Mom almost immediately and learned the CVS way. I've never looked back.
I'm not going to bore you with the details, but if you are interested in playing what is commonly referred to as the "drug store game" then click HERE for all the deets. What I'd like to share with you is what I got on my midnight and early morning visits on Thanksgiving.
I got all this for ONLY .72 - I'm not even kidding. (Actually it was $2.72, but then the cashier had overcharged me so I got a $2 refund.) And I still have $57.48 in Extra Care Bucks to spend. (ECB's are like cash at CVS.)
This is some of my stockpile that I've gathered for pennies by playing this "game".
So what will I do with all this stuff? Obviously a lot of it we use. With everything else my Aunt M and I are putting together goodie bags for about 10 elderly ladies at the home where my Granny lived.
Many of these people don't have family in town or family that can be bothered to visit. So we thought it would be a good idea to share some of what we have with these ladies.
You would be surprised how a little bag of soap or candy can brighten someones day. The fact that someone thought of them means the world to them.
And to me.
What are some ways you are giving back this holiday season?