Couponing, Chapter Four: Revelation Time!

After seven weeks of dabbling in the pool of extreme couponing, I was totally hooked on saving money and became even more inspired to share what I’ve learned, as well as to use couponing to help others (more on that later). As excited as I was to start helping others, I decided that first, I’d…

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Couponing, Chapter Three: Tips and Tricks, Store by Store

I promised my coupon-curious friends that I would share some “tips and tricks” that I have picked up so far in my quest to become a fairly extreme couponer. I won’t claim to be an expert yet — in fact, watching this week’s TLC Extreme Couponing episodes (see clip below) where women get $2-$3K worth…

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Couponing, Chapter Two: Time to Get Extreme, Baby!

It’s been just three weeks since my couponing journey began, and this week, I really took it up a notch. Altough I’m still a novice compared to the “pros” on TV who are saving 90% or more, I think it’s safe to say that my couponing is already moving into the “extreme” savings realm —…

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Couponing, Chapter One: Not Extreme, But Not Too Shabby

THE REVELATION By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the concept of “extreme” couponing — the meticulously planned effort to match clipped and online coupons with weekly store deals and coupon doubling to end up paying next to nothing on your total grocery bill. If you haven’t, you’re in for a jaw-dropping revelation. There are…

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