Creative Stockpiling When Limited On Space – Laundry Room


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Creative Stockpiling When Limited On Space - Laundry Room I have a very good stockpile but sometimes I have to get creative when storing it. I do not have a basement or a garage, so I have had some very good ideas how to keep  my stockpile organized and together in the house without taking over and still being out of sight. If you need a few more ideas on creative stockpiling when limited on space, take a look at how we set up our grocery stockpile here. If you want to see how we got creative … [Read more...]

Creative Stockpiling When Limited On Space-Part 2


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Creative Stockpiling When Limited On Space-Part 2 Last week I showed you how we turned an unused "catch all" room into a grocery stockpile and office area. If you missed it, you can read it here! Now, let me tell you how we got creative with our HBA stockpile! I knew I would not be able to keep the HBA stockpile with the groceries, and HBA items are used in the bathroom, so we used some dead space and my husband built some shelves in our walk in closet in our bathroom. This was a very cheap … [Read more...]

Creative Stockpiling When Limited On Space


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Creative Stockpiling When Limited On Space When we first began our couponing lifestyle, we learned about stockpiling. The first thing I wondered was where will I keep a stockpile of groceries and HBA items. While we have a nice sized 3 bedroom house, we do not have a garage or a basement. Out of the extra 2 bedrooms, one is a guestroom and the other was a "catch all" room. Instantly, we came up with a plan! We started looking for kitchen cabinets and shelving we could put in our "catch all" … [Read more...]

Freezer Stockpile Organization


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My Freezer Stockpile Organization Our stockpiles are always changing and my freezer stockpile is no exception. I tend to buy the same products regularly so it's easy for me to maintain some sense of organization. I really wanted an upright freezer, but we don't have the space for it right now so we bought a large chest freezer and put it in the laundry room. I knew immediately that I needed freezer baskets to control the chaos. Luckily, 2 plastic milk crates are perfect for the job and very … [Read more...]

My Stockpile Organized & How I Keep it That Way


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How I Keep My Stockpile Organized So, by now you have had a peek into most all of our stockpiles. I have my stockpile organized & set up in different areas around the house based on what I use where. Also, as you take a look around, you'll notice I have no cleaning products stockpiled. Not true. We have 3 full bathrooms in our house - so each bathroom has their own small stock of a few extra cleaning products and toilet paper. First is my health and beauty products. I stocked when we … [Read more...]

Stockpile – How I Organize Mine


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My Stockpile Organization         How do you organize your stockpile? You have either learned to coupon effectively, you are just beginning or you are somewhere in the middle. Either way, learning to coupon is just the beginning of the process. We need space to store it and a manageable way to keep track of, and maintain, our stockpiles as well. I never wanted to get to the point that I needed a shelf then one day I realized how much more efficient it … [Read more...]

Stockpile, Tips On How to Manage It


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Managing Your Stockpile When I started couponing about a year ago I had no idea how to start a stockpile or if I even wanted to. But after reading all of the posts on the website, and learning more about the benefits of a stockpiling, I decided to give it a try. I started out with one 5- shelf storage rack and soon after I got a second one and put them both in the garage. However, by the time I bought the second shelf, the store no longer had the same style as the first one I bought. It … [Read more...]

Stockpile Needs & How to Determine Them


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How to Determine Your Stockpile Needs Learning to coupon is only one part of effectively providing for your family. Managing your stockpile & knowing your stockpile needs is every bit as important as saving money. It requires space, planning and maintenance to work efficiently for you. Some of us use spread sheets or a written inventory log and many of us don't keep a record at all. Knowing your needs and stockpile prices are essential for success regardless of the size of your … [Read more...]

STOCKPILE SPOILED? Don’t Let Your Family Become This


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Is Your Family Stockpile Spoiled? Is your family stockpile spoiled? There are many awesome and wonderful things about having a sustaining stockpile, but when I opened my pantry this morning to get something, I lost my ever loving mind. I found my entire stockpile in disarray! I've come to the conclusion that my family is "Stockpile Spoiled."  Yep, that's my family's "Dirty Little Secret."  Because my family has every single thing they could ever want to snack on, whatever type of cereal … [Read more...]

Health and Beauty Stockpile Expiration Dates


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Health and Beauty Purchases Have you ever wondered if items in your Health and Beauty stockpile will expire? I'm not talking about after it's opened because many things do need to be used in a reasonable amount of time.  I'm talking about those bottles of shampoo and conditioner, body wash, toothpaste, mouthwash, etc., that sit in the nice rows and stacks in the closet just waiting for maybe a year or more to be used. Well, here is your answer! When there is no expiration date posted on a … [Read more...]

A PEEK into Wizard Melissa’s Stockpile(s)!


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Wizard Melissa's Stockpile How many of you stand in front of your stockpile and admire it? Come on. Admit it! I'm PROUD of mine, so I totally do! I organize it, and straighten it and brag about it and show it to everyone who comes over! Yep, I'm a proud couponer!!  My KIDS even want to show their friends when they come over! They enjoy heading down stairs to the "Grocery Store" to grab snacks or things for dinner. How Long I've Been Doing This I have only been couponing for ONE YEAR. … [Read more...]

Wizard Valerie’s Freezer Stockpile


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Valerie's Freezer Stockpile This is my current freezer stockpile, but it's also a really good example of how to organize your freezer space. I really wanted an upright freezer, but we don't have the space for it right now so we bought a large chest freezer and put it in the laundry room. I knew immediately that I needed freezer baskets to control the chaos. Luckily 2 plastic milk crates are perfect for the job and very cheap. When we decided to partake in The Coupon Wizards weight loss … [Read more...]

Stockpile – How Jessica Stores Hers


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How I Store My Stockpile After some hesitation, here is a peek inside my stockpile. While I am proud of what I have accomplished through couponing, I don't like to feel as if I am bragging or saying, "look at me." I have been couponing since December 2010 and have slowly reached and maintained my stockpile. This is the hall closet, which houses most of the health & beauty items. I have collection boxes in the bottom to throw in any sample size items for donations. I really like having a … [Read more...]

Cyndi’s OCD Stockpiling 01/07/2012


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Cyndi's Stockpiling Adventures Okay all your voyer's I'll give you a little peek at how I go about stockpiling.  Know going in I'm a little OCD and a lot anal-retentive. One of the things that concerned me when I starting couponing was where were we going to store every thing. It was uber important to me that it be neat and organized. The problem is that we have very limited storage space, but I must admit hubby has been wonderful in helping me work it out. We had a closet in my step-son's … [Read more...]

Stockpile Freezer Organization Wizard Style


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Freezer Organization Freezer organization is something I used to struggle with. Do you ever find yourself digging through the deep freezer thinking to yourself, "I know I had a pack of chicken breast in here somewhere!"  I can't tell you how many times I've done that.  I also had a bad habit of buying a large quantity of something only to discover I already had a stock of it. Get Your Freezer Organized I finally decided something had to give and I had to get the deep freezer under control … [Read more...]

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