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One reader challenged me about what I bought at the store that impressed my teen daughter so much. I think she thought I just bought candy and gum! But, here’s the breakdown and receipt…
My kids make fun of me all the time when it comes to couponing, but for some reason I was able to get the attention of my teen daughter during a recent shopping trip…and she was impressed with my shopping strategies.
When there’s a fantastic sale on eggs, what to do–freeze them or not freeze them?
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If couponing doesn’t thrill you, study the store sales circular to find coupon-free deals. You’d be surprised at how many people do not read the circular and miss out on the deals.
Wow, what a sale at ShopRite. Can’t say that about many stores in this day and age as grocery prices continue to rise. Be sure to get to ShopRite this week and next for the big stock up sale on various items. It’s worth the trip to build up your 2013 grocery stockpile!
Here’s an eye-opener: that great sale on untrimmed boneless chicken breast may not be that great after the fat is trimmed, but it’s even worse when you buy the chicken when it’s NOT on sale!
Want to know what traps there are lurking for you at the grocery store? Take a look at this research presented by All You Magazine to find out what trips you up when you’re shopping.
With the price of food and teen metabolisms both spiraling upward, what’s a parent on a budget to do? How do we feed our teens healthy food to fill them up and not out? Here are some thoughts from some favorite resources.
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Aldi, the German budget grocery store that has created somewhat of a movement, has an inviting, exciting Ikea-esque-slash-Target tone to its store flyers, packaging and even its logo. The store is supposed to be a haven for serious frugal shoppers…like me…so I went, I saw and I was disappointed. But! I’ll go back for a second visit, this time at the new Danbury, CT store that opened last week.
ShopRite in Fairfield tries a unique approach to getting the customer’s attention by using coupons under a product. (And no, it’s not a peelie.)
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Last week, I had the honor of being invited to talk about coupons to a group of women in crisis at a center in Bridgeport, CT. A woman in crisis has other things on her mind than couponing. I questioned the center’s counselors if they really thought their clients wanted to hear about coupons, but they assured me that yes, they do, and that so many of them do not know how to feed their families.