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Rainchecks: Always Look for Out-of-Stock Sale Items

When people begin to coupon, one of the things that they fail to take advantage of far too often are rainchecks. In fact, when you start couponing on a regular basis, you soon learn that a raincheck can be one of your best friends when it comes to saving money on your groceries. When you get to an aisle where you were expecting to get a great deal to find that the product has been completely wiped off the shelves, … Continue reading

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Major Coupon Disaster – Eating Well On $1 A Day

Well, I managed to do about the worst thing I could possibly do in a challenge like this. While I don't keep a coupon binder like most people who coupon (because I don't clip, sort and organize my coupons). I do have a coupon envelope where I store my most valuable coupons. It usually contains about 50 or so coupons for free products (Kraft Deli Meat, Libby's Vegetables, the free Ben & Jerry's ice-cream, etc), coupons where I can sometimes … Continue reading

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Eating Well On $1 A Day

Note: If this is your first time to this challenge, you may want to read over the frequently asked questions. You may also be interested in how I did it without spending a whole lot of time by incorporating lazy couponing I was talking with my sister and explaining to her that with couponing, I think that I could live on $1 a day for food and have plenty to eat. She looked at me skeptically thinking that I was … Continue reading

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No Plan Grocery Store Saving

There will be times when you end up at the grocery store with no shopping plan in place. Due to time restraints, you failed to review the sales flyer and you rushed out without any of your coupons. It could be that you're on vacation and in a town that's unfamiliar. You may even be in the grocery store without a well thought out shopping list. Even when you aren't prepared, it doesn't mean that you can't still make the … Continue reading

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I Won't Buy Grapes for my Wife

When I am in the grocery store, I won’t buy grapes for my wife. Perhaps, I should say that I won’t buy grapes the way that my wife wants me to buy grapes. My wife is a big fan of the grape and rarely a day goes by when grapes are in season that my wife does not enjoy grapes with her lunch. When my wife buys grapes, however, she insists on sorting through the package of grapes and removing … Continue reading

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Grocery Stores Offering Double Coupons

We have updated our list of grocery stores that offer double coupons by breaking them into individual states. This should make it much easier to find the stores in your state that offer double coupons. The grocery store business is quite competitive and offering double coupons is one way that grocery stores compete against one another. That being said, double coupon policies tend to change quite frequently. While we do our best to keep our double coupon list up to … Continue reading

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How to Store Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Now that you know where to store fresh fruits and vegetables, here is a quick and easy list of fruits and vegetables you need to take a little extra care in how you should store them: Fruits and vegetables you should store unwashed in a single layer: Blackberries Blueberries Raspberries Strawberries Fruits and vegetables you should store unwashed in a plastic bag: Broccoli Carrots Cauliflower Corn Green Onions Lettuce Peas Radishes Fruits and vegetables you should store in a paper … Continue reading

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Coupon Blogger Wanted

Grocery Coupon Guide is looking for a blogger that can provide two to five posts a week about coupons, couponing and saving money at the grocery store. The position does pay a small amount of money and would ideal for someone who does a lot of couponing and uses other shopping tricks to save money and would like to share their knowledge with others. Although good writing skills are important, we are much more interested with someone who has an … Continue reading

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Simple Eating Habit Changes That Will Save Money

Have you ever considered how you can redefine your relationship with food to save money? It is possible. You just need to look at a few simple ways that by eating and living more intelligently, you can be a healthier person, and in the process, save some money. Here are a few ways that you might consider. Control Portions: My dad is well educated but he is far from a philosopher. That said, among the best advice he ever gave … Continue reading

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Coupon Queen Secrets

The approximately 300 billion coupons distributed in the U.S. every year offer $3 billion in savings. With all that savings floating around, you'd think that we would all have more money in our pockets, but only 1.26% of all those coupons are actually redeemed according ICOM Information and Communications. If you have read articles about “Coupon Queens” who are able to save 50% or more on their groceries using coupons, you may have wondered if these results are possible for … Continue reading

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