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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Dollar General Ad 5/31: Best Sales & Deals

Dollar General deals
Here are the best deals I spotted in the Dollar General ad for May 31 - June 7, 2015.

If you plan to become a regular couponer here, I strongly recommend building a personal relationship with your store's general manager so the cashiers don't freak out at the sight of your coupon binder.  

Bringing a copy of the Dollar General coupon policy is always a smart idea too!  The policy updated in December 2014, so you might need to print yourself a new copy.


Best  deals in the 5/31 Dollar General ad


  • Save $2 off any purchase of $10 or more -- this coupon is available to print and use Sunday, May 31 through Tuesday, June 2 ONLY.  I'll have a couple of deal ideas for you at the bottom of the post!
  • Aquafina Bottled Water -- on BOGO sale two one-liter bottles for $1.  So that's a final price of just 50 cents each for every two you buy!
  • Little Debbie Treats -- on sale for $1.50 per box.  Use the 95 cents off coupon from the 3/29 Smartsource insert, and pay 55 cents for yours.
  • Trolli Candy -- priced at $1 per bag.  Buy three and use this B2G1 Free digital coupon.  Your new price falls to $2 for all three bags, or 67 cents apiece.  Not familiar with the DG digital coupon program?  Go here for my how-to guide!
  • Truvia Sweetener -- 30-count boxes on sale for $2 each.  Use this $1 off coupon and pay a buck for yours.
  • Twizzlers -- assorted sizes on sale for $1.50 per bag.  Use this 50 cents off digital coupon and grab yours for a buck.  
  • Kellogg's Pop-Tarts -- on sale for $2 per box.  Use this $1 off coupon (points required) and score yours for a dollar instead.
  • Dr. Pepper 2-Liter Bottles -- on sale 2 for $2, must buy in quantities of two to receive discount.
  • Clover Valley White Bread, Hamburger Buns, or Hot Dog Buns -- on sale for $1.25 per bag.
  • Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats Cereal -- on sale 3 boxes for $6 (must buy three boxes to receive discounted price.)  Use three of this 50 cents off coupon (sort by Food to find it fast) and grab yours for $1.50 apiece.
  • Clover Valley Rice -- choose from 2 lb bags of Long Grain Brown or White Rice for $1.50 apiece.
  • Peter Pan Peanut Butter -- on sale for $2 per jar.
  • SPAM -- 12 oz cans on sale for $2.50 apiece.  Buy two and use the $1 off 2 coupon from the 5/3 Smartsource insert to knock your price down to two bucks a can.
  • Coca-Cola or Sprite 12-Packs -- on sale 3 for $9, must purchase in quantities of three to receive discount.
  • Pampers -- on sale for $10 per jumbo pack.  Use this $1.50 off coupon (sort by Baby & Toddler to find it fast) and get yours for $8.50 instead.
Instant Discounts!  Spend $8 on any Degree, Caress, or Tresemme, Save $2 Instantly!
  • Caress Bar Soap -- 3-count packs on sale for $2.75 each.
  • Caress Body Wash -- on sale for $2.75 per bottle.
  • Tresemme Shampoo or Conditioner -- assorted varieties on sale for $3.85.
  • Tresemme Stylers -- assorted varieties on sale for $4.
  • Degree Deodorant Twin-Packs -- on sale for $4 each.
Here are a couple of suggested deal scenarios for these brands:
  • Buy two Tresemme Stylers for $8.  Receive your $2 instant discount to knock your price down to $6, then use two $2 off coupons from the 5/17 Red Plum inserts.  Your final price drops to $2 for two, or a buck apiece.
  • Buy two Tresemme Shampoo or Conditioner bottles, plus a bottle of Caress Body Wash, for a pre-coupon price of $10.45.  Receive your instant discount to knock your price down to $8.45, then use two $2 off Tresemme coupons from the 5/17 Red Plum inserts, plus a $1 Caress coupon also from the 5/17 Red Plum insert.  Your final price falls to $3.45 for all three items, or $1.15 apiece!
And here's a suggested deal scenario to use your $2 off $10 Dollar General coupon that I mentioned at the top of the recap:
  • Buy two Tresemme Shampoo or Conditioner bottles, a bottle of Caress Body Wash, and two boxes of Little Debbie Treats for a pre-coupon price of $13.45.
  • Your $2 instant discount for Tresemme and Caress drops your price down to $11.45.
  • Use the $2 off $10 Dollar General coupon to knock your price down to $9.45.
  • Finally, give two $2 off Tresemme coupons from the 5/17 Red Plum inserts, the $1 off Caress coupon from the 5/17 Red Plum insert, and two 95 cents off coupons from the 3/29 Smartsource inserts.
  • Those five coupons will take a total of $6.90 off your purchase.
  • So that means you'll pay $2.55 out of pocket for all five items -- or just 51 cents apiece!