Couponing Stockpile – How Can You Get One?


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Pay Your Children in Their Currency


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Do You Pay Your Children? Teaching children about money can be as easy or as difficult as you make it. One thing that I have learned from raising my boys is that you need to pay your children in the currency that they desire and understand. To clarify, Grayson understands money. He has been able to figure simple sales tax since he was 5 and he knows what it means to work for a dollar. He understands that he needs to save. He understands that he needs to make good decisions with his spending … [Read more...]

Shopping for Cars Tip #3 – Hot Lease Terms are Your Best Friend!


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Tip #3 for Shopping for Cars Before you start going ballistic sending me emails and commenting, please read this entire article on shopping for cars. If you have ever heard me speak, you know that I think that leasing a vehicle is one of the absolute worst financial decisions you can make. It falls right in line with having a car payment in my book. In fact, it's worse because you aren't really paying down any debt, you are perpetuating it! However, by and large people will do what society … [Read more...]

Saving on Ground Beef


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Are You Saving on Ground Beef? Saving on ground beef can be hard if there is not a good sale going on at the time. Meat is one of those items that usually does not come with a coupon so you have to get creative to find savings. A good sale is the time that I try to buy a whole cow if possible and stock up. My local grocery store was having a good deal on ground beef so I bought six 3 lb family packs. This usually will last my family of six until the store runs the sale again. That’s a lot of … [Read more...]

Shopping for Cars Tip #1 – Patience Pays Off


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Shopping for Cars with Patience I have heard the statistics and they are astounding. The majority of people that are shopping for cars will purchase a vehicle within 48 hours of stepping onto the lot the first time. I must admit, I am not helping that statistic any, but it's for a good reason. I don't go to the lot until I am absolutely ready to buy. I think sometimes we purchase cars out of necessity or self-entitlement instead of taking our time to be sure we are buying "value." It's a … [Read more...]

Saving Money in the Meat Department – Pork Loin


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Saving Money in the Meat Department  Want to know about saving money in the meat department? If there is one thing that I hear from couponers on a daily basis, it's that they haven't learned about effectively saving money on meat and produce. I have good news for you! We are going to teach you how and you won't even have to use coupons to do it!  This post is the first in a series of posts that will teach you how to get the most bang for your buck in the meat department. I decided to start … [Read more...]

Tuesdays Tips – But It Was Only A Dollar


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Today's Tuesdays Tips How long has that been in my stockpile? Today's Tuesdays Tips is about spending unnecessarily. When I jumped into couponing as a lifestyle I was chasing every deal at every store for months. Once I realized what I was doing, I hit the brakes. What am I doing? What am I buying? I've never bought this stuff before! It took several months for revelation to sink in. I look at my stockpile regularly. Notice I didn't say inventory, rotate or examine? I open the door and I … [Read more...]

Tuesdays Tips – I Spent How Much Trying To Save Money?


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Tuesdays Tips - Spend vs Save That's it! I'm done, I quit! Tuesdays Tips today is about how I threw in the towel and went back to my favorite makeup foundation. I tried, I really did, and I tried for a full year, but I just could not find anything close to my Estee Lauder Double Wear Ivory-Beige #10. How much did I spend trying to save money? I have no idea. I will tell you that it was well over the $36.00 I spend about every 5 months on my old faithful though. Sometimes spending a few … [Read more...]

Stockpile Quantity – What’s Yours?


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What is Your Stockpile Quantity? Do you have a stockpile quantity? For many people, stockpiling isn't something new, it's a way of life! However, there are also quite a few people out there that are new to the couponing lifestyle that are trying to get their arms around the concept of stockpiling. If you have read any of my posts, you have heard me say, repeatedly, that you need to know your stockpile quantity (read about it here) and you need to know your stockpile price (also read … [Read more...]

Stockpiling Starts with the Stores Themselves


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Stockpiling Through the Stores Have you been stockpiling for awhile or are you new to the couponing game? If you're new, you may very well be enamored with the plethora of new terms that have invaded your brain! Whether it's BOGO, "stacking," blinkie, peelie or any of the other usual suspects, you have had to change the way you think as well as the way you talk. One of the toughest adjustments that people have when they start to coupon is learning the proper way to stockpile. If you are just … [Read more...]

$3.00 Nabisco Coupons: End to Couponing as we Know it?


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Nabisco Coupon I am sure that plenty of you think that the end of the world is coming!  After all, the $3/3 Nabisco coupons are nearly out of supply in any reasonably priced online store.  Seriously, I don't think any of us will be able to live another day without a free pack of crackers or Oreo-to-go. They have never run this coupon before and they will never run it again, right?  NO!  As a seasoned couponer, it is actually entertaining to sit back and watch how different people react when … [Read more...]

Rain Check Strategies: Save Huge Dollars with a Rain Check File!


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Rain Check Strategies Do you have a rain check file? Read this entire article.  It will save you HUGE dollars!  How many times have you spent time preparing your shopping list, preparing your spreadsheet, clipping your coupons and driving to the store only to realize that once you get there they only have 1 of the 10 items you were shopping for? Not cool. Not cool at all.  Certainly I read all the comments from frustrated Wiz Kids about the shelf clearing in their area. I agree. There is … [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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