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coupons, coupons, coupons! I make a weekly grocery list and don't get anything that is not on that list! I make weekly menus also. This helps cut out the temptation of eating out. I use coupons when I can at the checkout. Sometimes I may only save $1 or $2 in a trip; although it doesn't seem like much at the time it all adds up to surprising savings at the end of the month. Save your receipts for a month and add up what you saved!

- Submitted by MOMMYTWO0416 1/7/2011 in Saving Money | 2 Comments
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KOTA30 1/7/2011 6:52:00 PM

    I am a huge coupon user. there are alot of stuff that you can actually get for free. At these times I will order coupons and then donate to shelters around the town. Not only did I not spend money but I have helped someone out in the process.
CHARLOTTE1947 1/7/2011 12:30:00 PM

    Be careful to clip only the coupons of items you actually use. And sometimes, the store brand is still a better deal, even with the coupon. Wednesday I shopped two stores and redeemed $17.00 in coupons. I also found plenty of other great deals and stocked up on items we always need. I'm with you on this suggestion!

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