Welcome to Grocery Coupon Guide
When it comes to saving money on groceries, there's a lot more that you can do than merely cut out coupons from your Sunday paper. With an estimated $360 billion worth of coupons floating around, there are plenty out there to help you reduce your monthly shopping bill if you follow a few basic strategies. That is what this site is dedicated to doing.
There are a lot of sites and ebooks that claim you can reduce your grocery bill by 90% or more. Although this can be possible, you would have to approach shopping as a full time job to achieve these results. Since that is not an option for most of us, we have put together a practical guide that can reduce your grocery bills by 30% - 50% with a minimum effort. It's a practical guide for the everyday person who wants to save, but not make couponing their life quest.
There are many theories and tips on how to organize your coupons. A simple Google search will find thousands of posts recommending binders, plastic dividers, boxes, and much more. But one thing most of those posts have in common is some significant start-up cost. The last thing you’ll want to do when starting to coupon [...]
We often find coupons and deals for packaged foods like boxed and frozen dinners. These foods are cheap, quick, and easy to prepare, so it’s tempting to make them a regular part of your diet, but they’re also high in fat and sodium, low in fiber, and full of preservatives. Here’s a few tips how [...]
Egg salad is delicious on a warm summer day, but most recipes are high in fat and calories, and therefore not the healthiest option. I’m always looking for healthy twists on old favorites, so here’s a recipe you can eat without the guilt. 2 Hard Boiled Eggs, diced 1/8 c [...]
Do you ever remember seeing a deal scenario, but can’t remember where? Or you know you saw a coupon that you could pair with a sale, but the coupon isn’t showing up in the coupon database? Or maybe you can remember what brand a certain coupon or deal was for? The coupon database is a [...]
To kick off my contribution to Grocery Coupon Guide, I thought I’d share a bit of my background and my philosophy on food. First, I’ll tell you a secret: I have no idea what I’m doing. I’m by no means a food expert or professional of any sort. Aside from a 7th grade home-ec class, [...]
While most people shop for food at grocery stores, supermarkets, farmer’s markets, or local markets, there are plenty of other places where you can buy food. While not all of these stores sell as many items as large grocery stores, there’s usually at least a small variety of food items. It’s worth keeping these alternative [...]
One of the best ways to save money at the grocery store is not to pay for the groceries that you eat at all. Finding coupons for fruits and vegetables is often much more difficult than for other grocery store items, so figuring out a way to save on them in any way possible makes [...]
Some people absolutely dread grocery shopping. It’s easy to spend a lot of time inside the supermarket, browsing the aisles as you try to remember what you wanted to buy. While many people focus on saving money when thinking about how to reduce their grocery bills, another way to save money is to be better [...]
When people are trying to save money on their groceries, they usually focus on how they can get food for less money. This isn’t necessarily the only aspect that most people should focus on. There is a good chance that one area where you are wasting money is a tenancy to waste food. Here are [...]
Anyone who is on a tight budget knows that coupons can be a wonderful way to save money. Sometimes saving an extra dollar or two can make a huge difference in your weekly finances. While coupons definitely have a lot of benefits, they also have some downsides. Most of the time, the downsides of coupons [...]