One of the best things my Momma taught me growing up was how to save using coupons. My Momma always used coupons...even when she didn't need to. It was just like throwing away money to her if she didn't.
When I was in college, I wasn't really a coupon-cutter. I mean, I used them for clothing at stores I frequented, but I didn't go to Bruno's (anyone ever shopped at a Bruno's? Not my fave) and then later Super Target and Publix (thank you, Tuscaloosa!) to buy my Ramen with a coupon. Ramen with a coupon?! Could it get any cheaper?
But when I graduated and realized how
Now I'm a full-fledged couponer. So a couple of weeks ago when I lost my trusty coupon folder somewhere, I was devastated. After searching the house and the car, I decided it was time for a new friend.
Enter the flexi-file.
Enter one of my favorite tools ever - the Label Maker - which I sadly don't own.
Enter one evening of cutting, sorting and organizing...sigh.
Recently, a lot of my friends have been discussing couponing and I've noticed that there is some trepidation for first-timers. I started writing a post to help them get started, but it got very, very long. So I’m breaking it down into parts so that it will hopefully not be so overwhelming.
Consider this in intro to my couponing style. My next post will discuss how to organize your coupon folder.
And, because every post is better with a cute puppy, here he is. Tanner likes to help me cut coupons. :)
Disclaimer: I am, by no means, an expert couponer. There are some