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. Luckily, there are some simple ways to save when you go grocery shopping. Here are the steps in my weekly process: 1. Have a coupon system. You need to have a way to organize your … [Read more...] about Seven Steps to Save More at the Grocery Store
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. Here are some tips I hope you find helpful: Make sure you throughly go through all your things … [Read more...] about Tips For Holding A Great Garage Sale
Let's start out the New Year 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! Use Coupons You really can save money using coupons. The challenge is to learn how to make it … [Read more...] about New Year, New Ways to Save Money
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 not go to a store for just one deal. The reason for this is two-fold. First, the items you are going to … [Read more...] about Beginner Couponing Traps – Don’t Be Tricked!
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 … [Read more...] about Pricey Pets: How To Find Inexpensive Animal Friends