As many of you know, we are heading to the game of the year this weekend. With Super Bowl weekend, we always want to take advantage of special events and holidays. This is a great time to purchase extra party foods. Additionally, you will see a large variety of fresh produce on sale. There a…
Taking time to update your store loyalty card is certainly worth it. Cashiers are always great to ask the customers if they have a store loyalty card. Sometimes, customers are quick in saying no, not realizing the true value is having a savings store reward card.
The best part of couponing is the extra money you will have in your grocery budget. My 2019 challenge to you is to start the 52-week saving plan with the year-end goal of $1378. This is a weekly savings plan managed from the money you saved from couponing.
If you are looking for good prices on ham this week, several stores have great prices. Take advantage this week and place extra in your freezer for later.
This week there are several fantastic sales along with clearance items. Below is a list of several clearance items to purchase for the Christmas goodie bags.
Let’s just face it, when entertaining family and friends, holiday shopping can be tight on the household budget. This is a great week to take advantage of some of the sales to plan for those special events.
Happy Thanksgiving. It is hard to believe that this Friday is the start for holiday shopping with big-ticket items on sale. Several stores are opening on Thursday at 6 p.m., specializing in several big-ticket items for the Black Friday event sale. The stores are having great discounts on ele…
This week provides a great opportunity to save money for the holidays. Each store has several special items to add to your shopping list.
This week all stores will have great prices on Halloween candy. Do not forget to check your coupons for match-ups. Additionally, I have seen Halloween items at several stores reduced for a quicker sale.
At times, couponers need to make modifications with our shopping skills. Some of us are extreme couponers who make large purchases and then uses the store rewards to bring the purchase price down towards zero.
The stores are full of Halloween decorations and candy. As you go on the hunt for your Halloween trick and treaters each week, you will see a different candy deal. Starting this week, there are several candy sales that will have good prices and matching up with coupons.
There are several great deals this week, ranging from mix and match items to buy one get one free. This is a fantastic week to learn to process several different transactions with CVS and Walgreens rolling your store rewards to the next transaction. In working with your household budget, thi…
Store sales are still strong for Family Meals Month, and with a little planning the meat and produce sales will help keep the grocery cost down.
This is National Family Meals Month and manufactures will provide extra incentives this month to purchase food products for home cooking. Additionally, this is a good time to get the grocery bills under control and start planning.
When shopping this week, be on the hunt for sales and take advantage of clearance items. Even better yet, match up coupons and store rewards to reduce your purchase price. There are several school supplies on a deep discount with coupon match-up. I have seen school supplies on clearance price.
As you shop with coupons, you will see a trend on the coupons with limits that are changing for the standard we have known in the past. Take the extra steps to view your coupons prior to shopping.
Several stores have started to concentrate on food items for school lunches. Below are several coupons for match up. Additionally, this the week several stores have paper products at stock-up prices.
This is one of my favorite weekends for shopping. I am always looking for deals when it comes to school shopping and this weekend starts the Tennessee tax-free weekend. This year’s tax-free weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 27, and ends at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 29. This weekend …
If you are looking for fresh vegetables and fruits, several stores have those items on sale this week. This is a great time to purchase extra to place in your freezer for later.
As we observe the Fourth of July with our family and friends today, there are a few extra savings to keep in mind. Additionally, this will be a great time to stock up on meat sales, especially after the holiday.
Stores are offering sales for Independence Day. Most of the food you will see on sale is for outside cooking and grilling. This week you will see specialty meats on sale at most stores including ribeye steaks and St. Louis-style pork ribs.
This week while shopping, you will see several ways to keep yourself on track for your grocery budget using The Daily Times sale ads.
This week the grocery stores are starting special sales events, and with planning you will be able to take advantage to put extra products in your kitchen.
Remember as we load up on picnic and camping essentials this Memorial Day weekend also to keep in mind the armed forces who continually serve our country and those who gave their lives while serving our country.
One of the perks of living in Blount County is that all of the stores are convenient for coupon shopping. This week you will want to take advantage all of the sales events at the different stores. This will entail a little traveling from store to store.
While double checking the holidays in May, I noticed there are several celebrated days that have incorporated into other holidays. Such as, National Hamburger Day is the same as Memorial Day. National Hoagie Day and Oyster Day is the same as Cinco de Mayo.
This weather is giving us fits with its ups and downs, rain or sunshine. The urge is to get outside on the warmer days. On the days when it is raining, take advantage of the old favorite household job.
While the temperatures are cold one day and warm the next day, many people are thinking of different types of outdoor activities. Of course, with warm weather may bring on some healthier meals.
Working store rewards can seem difficult at first glance. To give you an example of one of my transactions at Walgreens, I had $23 on my store card as reward money. My goal this week is to stock up on Irish Spring and Soft Soap body washes. My transaction consisted of four Irish Springs bott…
While walking through the stores it is clear the Easter sales are in full swing and you will see many items that will assist you with your Easter day. This is a good time to purchase candy for your sweet tooth and for Easter.
Lately, I have been checking people’s grocery carts at checkout to see their total and if they used coupons. As I am glancing through their cart, I must say, I have cringed at the sight of the many grocery bill totals.
When a family member or friend is moving into a new home, a couponer can provide gift baskets from their stockpile. While assisting the new homeowner in the building up the pantry, it is best to determine which categories you want to concentration on first.
One of my favorite words on a coupon is ANY. That is right. The word any provides me with the least amount of restrictions.
In one week, it will be Valentine’s Day. Valentine items are plentiful and you will see several good sales on flowers and candy. This is a great time to plan and make reservations to your favorite restaurant. For families that like to make a great impression on a home cooked meal, stores are…
Super Bowl Sunday events start this weekend and while everyone is watching the commercials, subsequently the party planning starts. The stores are holding large sales for those football fans and parties. This week you will see snack foods on sale and coupons to match. As for the football fan…
One of the most important reasons to ensure your store has the correct information is for the monthly promotions and coupons each store will offer. My method is simple. I take my key ring with all the reward cards and sit down in front of the computer, log onto the stores’ websites, and then…
It is our job as a smart coupon shopper to figure out the best deal of the week. Using store rewards can result in either the item being free or money in your pocket depending on the store policy. Rewards will vary depending on what each store offers. Numerous stores offer points on store lo…
Keeping track of the items you purchase will help you identify the stores’ sale cycles and the best time to buy groceries. This list will take a short time to develop with products that you routinely purchase. Once you identify the best price range and the sale cycles, this will allow you to…
The holidays are over and the new year has begun. Are you dwelling on all the money that was spent for the holidays and not having an easy plan to save money? Want to take control of the household budget? Tired of living paycheck to paycheck? This will make several people reflect on their ex…
Happy Thanksgiving! It is hard to believe that this Friday is the start for holiday shopping with big-ticket items on sale for Black Friday. The stores are having great discounts on electronics, kitchen appliances, clothing items and toys. Once you have finished eating Thanksgiving dinner, y…
This is a good opportunity to take advantage of Halloween clearance items to start the process for future holiday gatherings. Halloween is one of the holidays that the color scheme can easily merge into your Thanksgiving decorations and food items.
If you are looking in your freezer and the meat is a little low, take advantage of the meat sales this week. Beef and chicken are at stock-up prices at several stores.