My One Splurge: Local Food

Enjoy this guest post from Alexis Bonari Since adopting minimalism and frugal habits, I’ve cut out most of the luxuries I used to count as part of daily life: eating out at nice French or Italian restaurants, gourmet coffee from the café down the street, buying new and cute clothes every month—you get the picture. […]

Tuesday’s Tip – “Reduced for Quick Sale”

Whenever I go to the grocery store I always, always stop by the “reduce for quick sale” bins.  They have them for breads, meats and cheeses, not to mention other products as well. MEAT/POULTRY The “sell by date” is a guide for the store to know when they need to move a product. Meat needs […]

My Picks this Week 3/31-4/6

As I look through the weekly ads I find the things that stick out to me as good deals worth hitting a store for.  I also list some of the same things at each store so you can compare prices. SAFEWAY On the back of Food Day is $10 off $50 Suave for Men $1.99 […]

Last Big Baking Holiday Before Fall

Kind of a crazy thought, but this is the last BIG baking holiday before Fall.  Now is the time to stock up on an baking supplies that you might need to take you through the summer. Here are a few things that I am excited about that I am going to take advantage of plus […]

Extreme Couponing

If you want to see Extreme Couponing check out this segment from ABC News.  This is pretty impressive. I don’t consider my self extreme, but I do understand how they got everyone of those deals.  A few months back I would have not even been able to wrap my brain around it, and I have […]

My Picks This Week 3/24-3/30

Wow, I am not super excited about much this week, but here are the things that stand out at all the stores I shop at. Albertsons Tillamook Butter $1.89 w/in ad coupon 5 lb Gold Medal Flour $1.49 B1G1 FREE McCormicks Spice Sale use  4 $1.00/1 coupons – there are 2 coupons and you can […]

4 Easy Steps Before You Hit the Store

Being organized is the best way to make each trip a success.  Try these 4 easy steps to get yourself in and out of the store quickly. 1.    Go through the ad and understand any sales or deals going on, and take your ad with you. Also know when you should be receiving Register Rewards […]