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Thoughts on the Toilet Paper Price War

I’ve written here about the impossible task of truly figuring out the best deals for paper goods such as toilet paper and paper towels. All I really do now is simply divide price by number of rolls, use a coupon and call it a day. Continue reading “Thoughts on the Toilet Paper Price War”

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Part 2: How to Impress a Teenage Daughter With Coupons–The Receipt

A good friend and TFF reader challenged me yesterday while at lunch. She read the post about my daughter, “How to Impress a Teenage Daughter With Coupons,” and asked me what I’m buying and how I’m saving all that money. Continue reading “Part 2: How to Impress a Teenage Daughter With Coupons–The Receipt”

How to Impress a Teenage Daughter With Coupons

 

how to fill a grocery cartI thought I’d share this little slice-of-life that happened yesterday. The reality is that my kids make fun of me all the time about coupons and how I only buy things on sale, blah, blah, blah. Continue reading “How to Impress a Teenage Daughter With Coupons”

Read the Store’s Sales Circular to Shop Coupon-Free

It’s always fun to go grocery shopping to:

a) see what great deals are out there

…and…

b) to talk to people who are surprised about all the great deals out there.  Continue reading “Read the Store’s Sales Circular to Shop Coupon-Free”

If You Don’t See a Payoff with Coupons, You Won’t Use Them. So, Stop Beating Yourself Up!

In one week, I must have had three people apologize to me for not couponing the “correct” way. Listen up:

1. There’s no “correct” way to coupon.

2. It takes time to figure out how to coupon the correct way for your lifestyle.

3. I am far from perfect when using coupons.  Continue reading “If You Don’t See a Payoff with Coupons, You Won’t Use Them. So, Stop Beating Yourself Up!”