Promoting frugality as a way to live a simple and prosperous life.
Figuring out the best toilet paper sales can be daunting. I’ve attempted it here and the winner for this coming week is Staples! See if you agree.
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…
When there’s a fantastic sale on eggs, what to do–freeze them or not freeze them?
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.
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.
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!
After attending a couponing workshop last night, I realized that there are still so many questions people have about how to use a coupon. Here are some questions that were asked last night and here are my answers.
The Daily Tightwad Tutor–Lesson 4: Always Check Grocery Discount Bins
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.)
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.
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!