The Coupon Wizards – Come Save with Me!


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post (Easy signup here). Also join me on Telegram (also easy to sign up)! No censorship. No tracking. The best part about MeWe is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. I'm loving both so far. The best part? They're always FREE!   Coupon Effectively with The Coupon Wizards Are you new to The Coupon Wizards? I'm a one woman blog, but I work tirelessly, day in and day out, to find you the best deals. Both couponing deals and online … [Read more...]

Couponing in January – What to Expect


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post (Easy signup here). Also join me on Telegram (also easy to sign up)! No censorship. No tracking. The best part about MeWe is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. I'm loving both so far. The best part? They're always FREE!   Couponing in January January is a time of new beginnings. Many of us come up with resolutions that we have no intention of keeping. Others will turn over a new leaf that will change the way they live for the … [Read more...]

BOGO – Why I Love Them & You Should Too


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Join me on MeWe! See everything I post (Easy signup here). Also join me on Telegram (also easy to sign up)! No censorship. No tracking. The best part about MeWe is live chat! Chat with me or other members in real time. I'm loving both so far. The best part? They're always FREE!   BOGO - For the Love of It Few things will excite a serious couponer as much as a BOGO deal.  Buy One Get One Free sounds like a good deal that would stand on its own merit.  However, when you combine that … [Read more...]

Friday Couponing Tips – Effective Couponing Habits


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Effective Couponing Habits I’m sure most of you have heard of the classic by Steven Covey, “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People?” Well today I’ve put together my own version, but of course this is “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective COUPONERS.” Over the past 4-5 years I’ve been couponing, I’ve learned a thing or two that have helped me to be successful and today I share these gems with you. Start implementing these couponing habits and soon you will be able to call yourself an … [Read more...]

The Realities of Becoming a Couponer


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  ***Don't miss a HOT deal or coupon. Make sure you've "Liked" our Facebook Page, The Coupon Wizards, and check it often! Also make sure to join our NEWEST Facebook Groups, Couponing at Target, Publix, CVS & More and Red Hot Online Dealz!***   Are You a New Couponer? I was reading a post the other day in one of the other couponing groups I’m in and it went something like this: “I’m a stay-at-home Mom and my husband doesn’t make a lot of money. I keep seeing all these great … [Read more...]

Couponing – What Does it Mean Exactly?


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How to Coupon - Answering the Most Asked Question What is couponing exactly? How many times have you been asked that?!?!? If you’re new to this whole couponing game and just learning how to coupon, get ready for that question to come up. A lot! When I’m asked that question, it’s a little different. Usually it’s my husband being asked, “What does your wife do for a living?” Then it’s him responding with, “She’s a couponer.” Well kind of. I am a couponer, but running a couponing blog, and … [Read more...]

What to Expect From Couponing – May Edition


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May Edition - What to Expect from Couponing It's hard to believe it has already been a month since my last installment of What to Expect from Couponing, but here we are a month older and hopefully a month wiser! May is a great month for couponers. Although a bit premature in some parts of the country this year, it's the unofficial launch of the summer shopping season. The summer shopping season is definitely polar for couponers. By the time July rolls around, we will hear the beginning of … [Read more...]

What to Expect from Couponing – February Edition


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What can you expect from couponing in February? Lots of change! This first weekend of February is now home to the Superbowl. In the grocery industry, it is basically treated just like a national holiday. In all seriousness, it's one of the top five grocery weekends of the year! If you are the brand manager for certain categories, you can make or break your budget for the entire year in this one weekend. This is your time to capitalize on hot sales for snacks and appetizers. Salty snacks like … [Read more...]

What Should I Expect from Coupons – January Edition


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What to Expect from Coupons in January January is a time of new beginnings so what can you expect from coupons? Many of us come up with resolutions that we have no intention of keeping. Others will turn over a new leaf that will change the way they live for the rest of their life. Regardless of where you fit on the spectrum, there is one thing for certain: couponing is still hot! In 2011 we saw a huge spike in the number of people that started couponing. It lasted into February of 2012 and … [Read more...]

Couponing Traps – Zealousness


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Common Couponing Traps – Zealousness Common couponing traps are seen in both new and veteran couponers alike. To say that couponers at large are zealous about their coupons is an understatement. To say that a new couponer that has just scored their first big haul is overly zealous may be more of an understatement. After a few years of owning this coupon website, and a few more years in retail, it’s safe to say that serious coupons are one thing: SERIOUS! There is absolutely nothing wrong. For … [Read more...]

Couponing Traps – Anxiety


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Common Couponing Traps – Anxiety Yes, there are common couponing traps. Couponing is addictive. I get it. I am one of those people that has been caught up in the hype. Thankfully, as I write this, I am a little older, a little wiser, and have a little more grey in my temples. Where are the coupons for Just for Men? In my wise old age, I have come to realize that it’s OK if I don’t have a coupon for something. I can remember the good old days when I would spend a hefty amount of time clipping … [Read more...]

Miserable Cashier & How to Deal with Them


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Dealing with a Miserable Cashier How many times have you compiled your list, clipped your coupons, merrily made your way into the store, filled your cart with glee and made it to the register happy as a lark to be raking in the savings, only to be confronted with a miserable cashier when you hand them your coupons? Do you let it get you down? Ruin your happy moment? I used to let that happen to me and then I learned a lesson; you make your own happiness, you can’t control theirs. That goes for … [Read more...]

What to Expect from Coupons – November Edition


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November What to Expect from Coupons Wondering what to expect from coupons in November? Now that the time has dropped back an hour, and we are greeted by both darkness and light much earlier than I would like, there are quite a few things going on in the world of coupons. November and December are the Holy Grail for marketing companies and advertising agencies. It's the last chance to hit your numbers for the current year in hopes of renewing a contract with your client for the next year to … [Read more...]

What can I Expect from Couponing in the Coming Weeks? October Edition


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What to Expect from Couponing in October What can you expect from couponing in October? Well, September 21 has come and gone and Autumn is officially here. The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. People are staying home more and eating more meals as a family. Dry grocery sales have started to increase. If you read the September Edition of this series, you will see that things have tracked pretty much as I predicted. The coupon inserts have started carrying more grocery … [Read more...]

What Can I Expect in the Coming Weeks? September Edition


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What to Expect from Coupons in September Ready to find out what to expect from coupons this month? Over the coming weeks you will notice a lot of changes in the face of the grocery industry. Many of you should have already noticed that we are seeing more and more food coupons each week. This trend will continue from now until the end of the year. Believe it or not, there aren't that many more weeks of coupons between now and January. We lose at least three between Thanksgiving and Christmas! … [Read more...]

What can I Expect from Coupons in the Coming Weeks? August Edition


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What to Expect from Coupons in August Are you wondering what to expect from coupon this month? I have read quite a few posts on the wall and have gotten a few emails and comments in webinars from people who are wondering "When will I see more food coupons?" Well, you have my attention! Here is your answer. In the summer time, the typical family does not consume nearly the amount of food that they do in the winter time. This is especially true with the items that we stockpile in mass quantity … [Read more...]

What to Expect From Couponing – June Edition


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Couponing - What to Expect in June This article won't take nearly as long to write as many of the others because the short answer is that June is pretty lame for couponing. Well, to be fair, at least 3/4 of it is. When you get to the end of the month, things start ramping up for the 4th of July. The truth is that things are in a pretty serious lull. Kids are getting out of school, families are leaving on vacation and the stores are pretty desolate......until the last week of the … [Read more...]

Store Manager Relationships are Important


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Important Store Manager Relationships One of the most essential things you will learn while couponing is to build store manager relationships with your favorite places to shop at. Believe it or not, the store managers know who shop in their stores! I always say to make friends with these managers and they WILL remember you. I can say when I walk into the Walmart I shop at, the store manager and the main customer service manager both know me by  name. They both talk to me if they see me … [Read more...]

What to Expect From Couponing – April Edition


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Couponing - What to Expect this Month April is a fun month for couponing.  It's a month of transition, and with the arrival of Spring in late March, it's a month of new beginnings. For me, April is almost like the official transition from the cold winter months into the summer season with a quick drop-in on spring. Let's see what we can expect in the stores this month! Couponing & Produce The produce department will be buzzing with tons of new offerings. I typically only like to buy … [Read more...]

What to Expect from Coupons – March Edition


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What to Expect from Coupons in March Ready to learn about what to expect from coupons in March? It is hard to believe that we are into the third month of 2015 already. It literally seems like yesterday that the kids were tearing through wrapping paper on Christmas morning and now it's a distant memory. As winter draws to a close and spring is upon us, we are in a fun time of the year for couponers. The weather will begin to change, the days will become longer and people will be staying out of … [Read more...]

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