Category: Couponing

Do You Coupon Yet? Practical Tips to Get You Started

Do You Coupon

It does take a some time to plan shopping trips, but boy, is it worth it!  As a “fair-weather” coupon-er, I saved a little money, from time to time, when it was convenient and I remembered to do it.  About 5 years ago, I discovered that many families have been […] Read more…

Flipp Saves You Time and Money When You Shop #FlippFoodChallenge

I was compensated by Flipp to test this app, but the opinions expressed in this review are completely my own. I’m all about saving money when I shop. I try to be frugal and have a great list of things I don’t pay for anymore.  My family does what it can to […] Read more…

15 Things I Don’t Pay For Anymore

frugal-challenge

I wish I owned a couple of colleges with highly-competitive football teams (read “teams that bring in a gazillion dollars to my college”) and the college bookstores to match. I would be one wealthy so-and-so.  Until recently, I had no true concept of how many different things a university charges […] Read more…

Practical Tips to Start Using Coupons

Practical tips to start couponing

It does take a some time to plan shopping trips, but boy, is it worth it!  As a “fair-weather” coupon-er, I saved a little money, from time to time, when it was convenient and I remembered to do it.  About 5 years ago, I discovered that many families have been […] Read more…

Coupon Organization Strategies

Coupon Binder Organization

Let’s face it. The couponers who are the most organized tend to save the most money.  I don’t know if there’s any research to support this, but it couldn’t be far off the mark.  So once you’ve gathered a bag or box full of coupons, how will you create an […] Read more…

Basic Couponing Etiquette

couponing etiquette

  Some Basic Rules of Coupons and Couponing Etiquette: Coupons may only be used once. You may not buy ten boxes of cereal and scan the coupon for $1 off cereal ten times. The store will only be reimbursed for the single coupon you scanned – they will then lose […] Read more…

Don’t Speak Coupon? Now You Can! Coupon Lingo

Coupon Lingo

Now that you’ve taken that first step to try to learn how to coupon, you’re probably finding lots of acronyms and abbreviations on different sites that make no sense at all!  By popular demand, here is a list of those that are the most commonly used. Coupon Lingo List $$/$$ […] Read more…

15 Places to Find Coupons and 8 Great Couponing Sites

couponing resources

A couple of times a year, there is a Parent Academy held in our county. It offers parents a variety of classes – from how to help kids study to floral arranging to resume writing.  I host a class called Couponing 101.  These days, as you might imagine, it’s always […] Read more…