Shopping for w/ @HP XL Ink Cartridges + 20 Dolla...

walmart

While our family uses coupons and smart shopping to save money, we truthfully also do it to save time. Stocking up on savings and having the things our family needs on hand at home saves huge amounts of time and unneeded trips to the store. As a working mom with 2 kids (kinda guessed that… Continue Reading…

Getting @Walgreens Savings w/ the #BalanceReward...

DSCN1129

Getting great deals shopping is more than just using coupons. Not only do you need to watch the sales and buy certain items when they hit the best price (using coupons too of course!) but you also can save even more by using store reward programs when available.   Walgreens is one of our family’s… Continue Reading…

Buying Items for the Ronald McDonald House #Dial...

December 2009 403

If you’ve ever had a seriously sick or injured child, you know how stressful that it can be.  Just worrying about your little one is enough to deal with, imagine if you had to figure out where to live during their hospital stay as well.   While I had heard of the Ronald McDonald house… Continue Reading…

Walgreens Shopping Trip: Saved $157.66 or 98%...

If you have any of the candy tearpads that are floating around, now is a great time to use them at Walgreens! Many of their candy bars are on sale for $0.29 each, making them free–or very cheap after coupons. This week we combined some $1/2 Butterfinger tear pad coupons and $0.25 off Nestle Crunch… Continue Reading…

Combining a Sale With a Coupon – Or How I ...

Did you know that you can combine a hot sale with a hot coupon for even more savings? Just because an item is on sale, or on clearance (unless there are some unusual exclusions) doesn’t mean you can’t use a coupon. In fact, this is a great time to do so to maximize your savings!… Continue Reading…

Price Match & Hy-Vee Shopping Trip: 100% Sav...

Did you know that you can price match many stores to get a sale price — and combine this with coupons for even more savings?  This is a great way to maximize your savings, especially when a store advertising a great sale price doesn’t take coupons. I did a great deal tonight at Hy-Vee with… Continue Reading…

Walgreens Shopping Trip: Saved $196.10 or 95%...

Last night on our way back from visiting family, we made a quick stop into Walgreens to use up some expiring Register Rewards. What was going to be a small purchase quickly grew into a cart load with some huge savings. Thank goodness for our favorite coupon friendly cashier!  Here is what we bought for less… Continue Reading…

Target Shopping Trip — Saved $103.21...

One of the nice parts about couponing is being able to use your savings, and sometimes even your profits to buy other items that you want. We’ve been looking for a new DVD player for the car for our kids. Here’s how I was able to get over $100+ in savings tonight at Target and… Continue Reading…

Walgreens Shopping Trip — Savings 92% afte...

This week’s Walgreens ad was rather dull, but I made a quick stop tonight while out running errands. By combining a couple Register Reward items with manufacturer coupons, store coupons and rebates, I was able to save a total of 92% on this small purchase. Thankfully this coming ad is much better and now I… Continue Reading…