Many grocery and household products are on a sale cycle. After you're familiar with how often something goes on sale you can purchase enough at the discounted/coupon price to last till the next time around.
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I use several websites to help me plan but I use coupons combined with the sales of the week. Grocery stores run on 6-12 week cycles and I hold my coupons until the item is on sale. Also Kroger and Publix do double coupons up to 50 cents.You can also stack a store and manufacturers coupon together.
If you do this you will not only save money but you will be able to get lots of healthy things like frozen veggies and healthy cereal. I got cheeze for free at kroger this week!
I use the "reverse search" on the internet with the person's yard sale address to call them and ask if they have items I'm interested in buying. This saves time and gas going to sales I won't find anything at that I want, & it gets me early to sales where I am interested.
This especially helps to find if they have sizes I'm interested in.
Listen to your emotions because your mind does affect your body. It is okay to be sad, it isn't a weakness. It is okay to be angry. It isn't indicative of a mean person. It is okay to be HAPPY! It isn't something a person needs to feel guilty about because we haven't done everything we are "supposed" to do. That will never happen. Truly feel your emotions rather than fighting them. Your body will experience less stress and therefore less sickness, which also affects emotional health.
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