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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.
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.
Most of us don’t have bags or binders of coupons attached at our hip at all times. Many people consistently forget their coupons but have every intention of using them. The problem: they don’t see the benefits or payoff of using coupons, so they don’t put a priority on taking them to the store.
Have you tried to save money at Home Depot using competitor’s coupons? Well, those good old days may be over, but there are some other ways to save a buck when you start your spring clean up in a couple of months. Prepare by reading here.
Store managers: Please stop giving us the snarky eye when we use printable, controversial black and white coupons–there is barcode safety net that many couponers are probably unaware of, but it’s important to know about. Here are important tips about how to help stores see that your printables are legal.
Tired of losing coupons at the grocery store? Tired of losing coupons at the bottom of your purse? Tired of forgetting your coupons at home? I found a quick, super-simple solution to all of the above for $1.
Dip into TFF’s FB page for mini-coupon lessons.
Read an article about TFF in All You Magazine’s February issue!
Though I carefully read Couponmom.com religiously, last spring I ended up getting CVS ExtraBucks Fatigue. My mind was just not willing to do the mathematical gymnastics and equations required to shop at CVS. But then “need” overcame my CVS avoidance.
The selection of coupons in the paper seems like slim pickings. But, don’t give up on coupons yet! We’ll all have to work together to get through the upcoming spike in food prices because of the drought.
If you have Coupon Burnout, no doubt you went too fast, too soon, and used too many coupons. Phase one is guilt. But get over it and coupon the way that fits your life and your shopping habits. Don’t fall for extreme couponing!
Grocery store associates criticize couponers. Now, it seems like there are two camps: us (couponers) and them (grocery stores and people who hate couponers). This rift is ridiculous because we are all in this together: trying to save money on our grocery bills.
Something went terribly wrong today when I checked out with coupons and sales at Whole Foods Market in Fairfield. A Bad Couponing Day, for sure!