We all like saving money, especially at the grocery store, and coupons are a great way to get discounts. But when you first start out in the coupon world, it can seem a little overwhelming.
Let's start out 2012 being better people, better savers and smarter shoppers!
My own journey so far has taught me a lot and I love to be able to share what I learn with others. So here are some ways I have learned to save. I hope they'll be helpful for you as well!
I have gotten this question a few times and I thought I would share with you one way of doing so. Coupons.com
offers printable coupons and I share them on my site all the time. But sometimes they come out with coupons that are referred to as "bricks" coupons.
With couponing finding a whole new audience lately, I thought I would cover a few beginner's pitfalls. As a new couponer, there is so much new information at your finger tips and oh so many deals, but there are a few things to watch out for. Here's what NOT to do:
Do you have any pets? If your kids love animals, but you dread all the money you have to spend on vet bills, food even clothing - I'm right there with you!
We have a long list of costly creatures that have taken up residence at one time or another in our home. Here's a general price breakdown on all the different pets we've welcomed into the family (and the budget).
One of the more popular gift items during the holidays are gift cards. I thought I would share a few ways you can earn gift cards for free.
*BzzAgent.com - This company sends you free items to try out and share with your friends. When you log into your account and share how you spread the word they will give you points. You can also earn points by taking their surveys. All of these points are deposited into a MyPoint.com account (which they walk you through to create). You can then convert these points int
I held a garage sale last weekend and it got me thinking about what makes successful garage sale. Obviously, if you're going to take the time to get up early and lug things out into your front yard, you want do everything you can to ensure that you hold a great garage sale.
If you are one of the million plus people who canceled your Netflix subscription when they decided to charge more, I have a great way to get DVDs to watch for FREE! Now this will require your town to have one thing..... a library.
For most of us, the thrill of finding a great deal while shopping can be addicting. Coming home with something new that we can look at, smile at and show off is lots of fun. But shopping all the time can also lead to trouble.
So today, I wanted to share a way to save some money and still have the thrill of something new and nice - redo old items in your house!
I've been doing it all summer, and while it may take a little elbow grease, the money I have saved is downright amazing. Plus, I love the feeling of accomplishment that comes from knowing "I did that."
So, stockpiling is a word that has been used a lot lately when it comes to using coupons when grocery shopping. Extreme Couponing shows people with an entire room of stockpiled grocery goods. What if we take that concept, tweek it some and stockpile for Christmas?