CVS is on a Roll With It’s Magic Red Coupon Machine

It’s the little things that make me happy ;–)

Hoping everyone took advantage of the great freebie last week at CVS (the free Clean and Clear Shampoo or Conditioner valued at $4.99 but free with a magic red machine coupon).  Continue reading “CVS is on a Roll With It’s Magic Red Coupon Machine”

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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”

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!”

My $1 Solution to Organizing Coupons at the Grocery Store (Now, I Don’t Lose Them When I Shop!)

How many times have we all:

Preparing for my shopping trip to Stop & Shop...
Preparing for my shopping trip to Stop & Shop…(if you look closely, you’ll see how I organize my shopping lists with coupons.
putting it together
Gathered all my coupons/lists and clipped them together.
in my purse
The whole thing fit in my purse (admittedly my purse is kinda large, but it is a mini-clipboard…).
at the store ready to shop
At the store ready to shop. The clipboard leans nicely on the shopping cart. It wasn’t perfect, but it helped 100%. In other words, I didn’t lose any coupons along the way.

a) lost or dropped on the grocery store floor a high-value coupon
b) lost an envelope filled with coupons (yup, my “paper towels” envelope! Luckily it was turned in at the Customer Service desk :–)  Continue reading “My $1 Solution to Organizing Coupons at the Grocery Store (Now, I Don’t Lose Them When I Shop!)”