beginner’s guide to coupons

Beginner’s Guide to Coupons (Week 8)

Congratulations! If you have made it this far and followed along each week of this Beginner’s Guide to Coupons series, then I have great news: You are officially no longer a beginner! All this crazy couponing stuff that seemed so complicated and overwhelming at the beginning should be starting to come a lot easier and [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Coupons (Week 7)

As you probably know, I live in Florida.  We have a lot of great things here in the Sunshine State--beaches, palm trees, flamingos, alligators, Walt Disney World....but there is one big thing that we lack:  Rite-Aid.   That means I am probably not the best person to try to teach you the ins and outs [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Coupons (week 6)

Now that you have gotten your feet wet with drugstore shopping, you are probably anxious for more!  After tackling Walgreens and trying to wade through all those crazy rules, you will be relieved to know that CVS is, for the most part, a lot more straightforward. (If you are new to my blog or new [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Coupons (week 5)

Up to this point, our main focus has been on grocery store savings, and hopefully by now, with several weeks’ practice, you feel like you have a firm grasp on the process of making your list, gathering your coupons, and tackling the store. Your pantry stockpile is filling up nicely, and you’re not only starting [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Coupons (week 4)

By now you should be starting to feel pretty confident about your coupon skills.  You've created a system for organizing your coupons, you've mastered the process of making your shopping list, and you are even getting good at filling your cart with sale items, and then making sure they ring up correctly.  You're starting to [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Coupons (week 3)

Last week you got your feet wet and [hopefully] discovered just how fun using coupons can be.  This week you are going to dive in completely! (If you are new to my blog or brand new to coupons, I strongly suggest you read Part 1: How to Start before going any further.) After 3 weeks of collecting newspaper [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Coupons (week 2)

 I know you've all been on pins and needles, anxiously awaiting this week's edition of my Beginner's Guide to Coupons series. Well my friends, the wait is over.  Today's topic?  Your first shopping list. (And if you are new to my blog and new to coupons, I strongly urge you to read Part One: How to Start [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Coupons (week 1)

If you are reading this Beginner's Guide to Coupons, you are probably hoping to save some money. The good news is that you will save money. The bad news is that you will have to work at it, at least a little. Extreme Couponing can be a little scary at first. I originally decided to write this [...]