Couponing’s benefits, beyond money saved, are the importantvirtues and skills you’ll learn (or refine) to become a successful couponer. Contrary to spectacular savingsseen on TV in the space of 15 minutes of super shopping, these skills arerequired before you enter the store. Simply couponing to get a “good deal” can lead to overspending and apantry full […]
Amy Hannold, 247Moms Frugal Living Editor Defined goals, review/revision of your goals, networkingand organization are the keys to getting the most from couponing. For those new to couponing, there is a time of learningand transition. Realize that youmay be learning a new “language” and changing some habits. Approach couponingwith a positive, open mind; you’re embarking […]
Amy Hannold, 247Moms FrugalLiving Editor Couponing, in my community, hasbecome a twice-weekly social event. Back in September of 2010, two people went searching for a coupon clubin our area. Not finding one, theyreceived permission from a local grocery manager to invite couponers tomeet. At that first meeting, avolunteer from a local food bank wowed us with […]
Amy Hannold, 247Moms Frugal Living Editor Those new to coupons and/or those who are years into theircouponing use have shared with me that they feel “anxious” at times. The details required and possibleobstacles encountered with coupons can create nerve-wracking, palm-sweatingexperiences. If couponing doesn’tmake you nervous, perhaps you’ve encountered unanticipated issues. Here are ideas to boost […]
Amy Hannold, 247Moms Frugal Living Editor In my smaller home town and in big cities across the country, the eye-popping, popular program “Extreme Couponing” is having an effect on couponing now – and in the future. TLC’s “Extreme Couponing” focuses on sensational purchases, including multiple items of little nutritional value. Its goal is to entertain, […]
Amy Hannold,247Moms Frugal Living Editor As a long-time couponer and “Money-Saving Mentor, I have to take some exception with what is aired on the “Extreme Couponing” programs on TLC. Let’s begin with the programming schedule that sandwiches the couponers between “Hoarding” and “My Strange Addiction”. There is a whole lot of “staging” that goes into […]
Looking for ways to Stretch the family dollar? Carolyne Hays of Saving 4 A Purpose shared her favorites this week on 24/7 MOMS Live Webcast. ( see list below) The Coupon Project – Very beginner couponer friendly. She also gives organic deals and has great posts in her archives for the sale cycles Click here […]
DEAL: Participating McDonald’s locations are offering a Spring Coupon Booklet with 12 FREE item coupons for ONLY $1. Coupons included: 3 Free Apple Dippers 3 Free Small Cones 3 Free Apple Juice OR White Milk Jug 3 Free Hamburgers Limit one certificate per person per visit. Redeemable by children ages 12 and under.
Amy Hannold247Moms Frugal Living Editor Couponing does not save me money on what I eat: A: Learn to find coupons for items you use. Contact companies which make the products you use. Enlist the help of friends and family, and you’ll be blessed with more coupons. B. Your couponing may be more profitable at drugstores, […]
The Krispy Kreme Valentine’s Day promotion is back! Buy a dozen doughnuts at participating locations and you’ll get 12 cards good for a free doughnut, coffee or hot chocolate! Head over HERE to view a list of stores. thanks, Couponing to Disney!