Posts Tagged ‘coupons’

Weekend Giveaway: Qubie Coupon Organizer

posted by Andrea | 08/20/2011 | 148 comments

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Bri: briana_cady@… I will email you today to get your shipping information! As many of you know, I have a mini obsession with finding great deals, shopping the sales, and clipping coupons — and I save thousands of dollars every year — so it IS worth my time! However, in order to save that kind of money, I have to be organized. Several months ago, I showed you how I organize my […]

Systematize Your Grocery Shopping

posted by Andrea | 01/10/2011 | 20 comments

It’s day #7 of my “11-in-2011” Challenge — time to talk groceries, shopping, sales, and coupons! Over the last few months, I’ve been bombarded with questions asking about my “process for grocery shopping” — what I do each week to plan our meals, make my grocery lists, clip coupons, etc. etc. So, I decided to bring you inside my kitchen and show you how I save a nice chunk of cash each week by shopping the sales, clipping coupons, and planing our […]

Finding Great Coupons — The Simple Way

posted by Andrea | 10/20/2010 | 4 comments

DISCLAIMER — If you have vast amounts of extra time and money, you probably don’t need to read this post! I LOVE saving money and finding great deals — I think it’s in my blood! However, I also value my time and try to only spend time on things that are important to me and my family. Sometimes, I am able to save both time and money, other times I have to choose what is more important, saving time OR saving money. […]

My Favorite Coupon Resources

posted by Andrea | 10/4/2010 | 21 comments

If you are anything like me, you LOVE finding great coupons and saving money — especially on groceries! I know there are plenty of ways you can save money without clipping coupons — but if you have the time and desire, coupons are an excellent way to significantly reduce your weekly and monthly grocery bill. And in case you’re wondering, I save my family over $2,500 each year by clipping coupons…so yes, you need to give it a try! However, if you are new […]

Organized Coupons

posted by Andrea | 09/27/2010 | 22 comments

Many of you know how much I LOVE using coupons and getting exceptional deals on groceries. Yes, it’s true! But I have good reason to be obsessed because it saves our family over $2500 a year! (Yup, I keep track!) So how do I do it? For me, the key is to keep my coupons neat and organized so I can always find the ones I need when I need them. If I can’t get to my coupons easily, I’ll forget about them. […]

Streamline Your Grocery Shopping

posted by Andrea | 07/30/2010 | 2 comments

When you take the time to streamline recurring tasks, your efforts repay you many times over. For most of us, tasks like grocery shopping are on our agenda at least once a week — sometimes more. So just think of how much time you could save if you streamlined your grocery shopping process! Here are a few ideas to get you started: Shop with a list: Lists help prevent overspending and help eliminate forgetfulness! Be organized: Have your coupons organized and ready […]

Find Great Coupons

posted by Andrea | 07/15/2010 | 2 comments

I LOVE saving money and finding great deals — I think it’s in my blood! However, I also value my time and try to only spend time on things that are important to me and my family. Sometimes, I am able to save both time and money, other times I have to choose what is more important, saving time or saving money. One area of my life that saves me a lot of money, but requires a regular chunk of time is clipping […]

Learning the Coupon Lingo

posted by Andrea | 07/7/2010 | 1 comment

While I do not actively promote specific coupons, rebates, or store deals on this website (at least that’s not the main focus of my site), I am a HUGE advocate of using coupons and rebates to reduce grocery expenses, and lesses the financial stress on your household. I know that coupons aren’t for everyone — the whole process can seem a bit overwhelming – but if you want to give them a try, I have quite a few recourses (including […]

How I Saved Over $200 on Groceries

posted by Andrea | 06/28/2010 | 1 comment

I often get questions regarding coupons and if it is really worth the time spent to cut coupons, file them…and then remember to use them each week. While it does take a bit of organization and dedication, I can assure you that it IS worth it! Each week, I spend about 2 hours on Sunday afternoon going through the ads, clipping, filing, and printing coupons, and making my grocery lists for each store. Then on Monday, I try to hit […]

Cut Your Grocery Bill Without Cutting Coupons

posted by Andrea | 06/20/2010 | comment

Many of you know that I am a huge advocate of cutting coupons to save on our weekly grocery bill…I’m addicted! However, what if you don’t have access to coupons? Or what if you don’t want to put the effort into clipping coupons? That’s fine! It’s not for everyone…and even if coupons aren’t for you, there are still ways you can significantly reduce your grocery bill each week. Here are 4 to get you started. 1. Plan Ahead: Yes, I […]

Saving Money on Groceries

posted by Andrea | 06/9/2010 | 1 comment

I’ve been getting loads of e-mails with questions on how I keep my grocery budget so low each week. And this week was no exception… I managed to purchase over $98.00 worth of meat, dairy, fruits, veggies, bread, snacks, etc. for only $2.56!! That has to be some type of record! And before you even ask No, I don’t use Savings Angel No I don’t buy multiple Sunday papers No we don’t eat Ramen Noodles…ever! So how do I do […]