Sunday, March 1, 2009

Free Food Coupons

Clipping coupons is one way that many families stretch their dollar. My sister recently went out and bought $250 and paid only about $100. How did she do it..... she took advantage of double coupon day at the local grocery store.

You can find coupons in the newspaper, magazines, and even on the Internet, just google free food coupon and you will come up with tons of sites.

Now, not every store will take coupons and some will not take Internet coupons. Check out the stores in your area and be sure to ask what there policy is.

It takes alot of work.... but if you are well organized and put in the effort.... it may just pay off!

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!

Two days until Thanksgiving. What are you thankful for? If you are like me, I am thankful that I still have a job! If you recently was laid off..... my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Whatever your situation, I am sure that you are always thinking of ways to save money. This holiday season I will be gifting alot of baked goodies.

Baking can be expensive, unless you buy ahead and buy items on sale. Starting in November, when I find butter, baking chips (butterscotch, chocolate, white), nuts, pie crust, etc. on sale I stock up.

I also raid my cubbard to find any extra "baking goodies" that need be used up. Of course, I make sure that they are not expired and still have flavor.

Another TIME saving idea is to make your cookie dough ahead of time and freeze it. That way you can take it out of the freezer and have fresh baked cookies in a very short time.

I have already frozen cookie dough for cherry chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookies, and molasses cookies.

Have a blessed Thanksgiving!