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Eating Healthy on a Budget–See One Couponer’s Menu for Pennies a Day

TFF reader, Wendy, wanted to put together a true menu to show readers how eating healthy on a budget can be literally accomplished for pennies a day. She’s retired…so, yes, she … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Remember the Stratford Public Library Coupon Workshop This Sunday April 13th!

Connecticut folks: Don’t forget this Sunday at the Stratford Public Library from 2-3! Come meet Two Frugal Fairfielders and Three Ladies Making Cents!

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Your Money Doesn’t Go Far in Fairfield County in 2013

The latest census news says that 18% of households in Fairfield County, CT are considered to be in the top 5% of the wealthiest in the country. But, not everyone is part of that 18%/5% crowd. So, if you live here, and you wonder where your money is going, take a look at prices of oil, gas, electricity, property taxes food and cable 20 years ago compared to now. Frugality has always been around, but it’s more important now to find ways to live frugally. You’re not alone in your quest to look for ways to save, reduce and live frugally.

February 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Why Your Money Doesn’t Go Far in Fairfield County in 2013

The latest census news says that 18% of households in Fairfield County, CT are considered to be in the top 5% of the wealthiest in the country. But, not everyone is part of that 18%/5% crowd. So, if you live here, and you wonder where your money is going, take a look at prices of oil, gas, electricity, property taxes food and cable 20 years ago compared to now. Frugality has always been around, but it’s more important now to find ways to live frugally. You’re not alone in your quest to look for ways to save, reduce and live frugally.

February 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Don’t Miss This! Build Your 2013 Grocery Stockpile This Week and Next at ShopRite (No Coupons Necessary)

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!

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Many Pounds of Boneless Chicken Do You Really Get for Your Money? (Not meant for the queasy…)

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!

December 3, 2012 · 7 Comments

Overcoming CVS ExtraBucks Fatigue: When It Pays to Do the Mental Gymnastics for Coupons and EBs

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.

September 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Tightwad’s Notebook: Lesson 15– That Stuff on Sale May Taste or Smell Terrible

The Tightwad’s Notebook: Lesson 15– That Stuff on Sale May Taste or Smell Terrible

September 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Great Coupon Drought of 2012 — What’s to Come….?

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.

August 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

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