Thursday, September 2, 2010

Coupons and savings...Can anyone help me out there to learn this magic?

I have done very well with getting back into the organized way of life that I always loved so much. I have done alot of reading on other blogs and websites, checked out books at the library and browsed through books at Barnes and Noble and have also started a Household Notebook that is coming in very handy.  It makes so much sense to watch every penny that we have, live on a budget, look for creative and delicious recipes and anything else I can do to manage our home more economically.

Over and over I keep reading about saving dollars with coupons but having never really been one to use them I really do not know where to start.  I have paid careful attention to the other shoppers for the last two weeks that are standing there going through stacks or wallets of coupons.

I have a question - who out there can lead me to a place that will help me learn this art of collecting and using coupons?  I am honest enough to admit that I see this is bigger than me and I will need some help.

3 comments:

  1. Hi there!! I am your newest follower! Hope you will swing by and visit us at www.justmarriedwithcoupons.com. I wish I could help via my blog, but we are still in the process of formatting and awaiting our blog design.. however, I can probably give you a few tips!

    There are tons of places that post deals and coupon match ups.. they basically do the work for you! It might help to narrow down a particular store that you could see yourself shopping at.. for good deals I recommend Target, Rite Aid, CVS and Walgreens! There are oodles of blogs out there! I would start out by checking out www.hip2save.com. She has one of the absolute best deal/coupons shopping sites around.. there isn't much of anything that she doesn't cover there including basics! If you have any specific questions, you can totally message me at info@justmarriedwithcoupons.com and hopefully when our site gets its groove on, it can be of more help!

    The best formula for using coupons is matching them with a sale.. not just using them "whenever". I always say.. a coupon is only as good as a sale and a sale is only as good as the coupon!!

    Best of luck to you! Its very possible to get dirty cheap products and groceries with some patience and planning!!

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  2. Thanks for following me at www.bargainmom.net. I am following back!

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  3. Hi! I'm a new follower from the blog hop.
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