Coupon Preview 4/20/14

Here's what to expect in this Sunday's newspaper coupon inserts! A few notes: Coupon inserts vary by region.  If there's a certain coupon you really want multiples of, check to be sure it's in the paper you're buying before you purchase a bunch of papers.  In NE Ohio, the Akron Beacon Journal ... Read More →




Tuesday Tip: You can do it!

Recently I was scrolling through a day's worth of information from the blog, and I thought Wow...that's a lot of information!  The good news is that there are plenty of deals to choose from, but I realize that it could be overwhelming for new couponers, or even more experienced couponers who are ... Read More →


Frugal Friday: Waste Not, Want Not

It's Frugal Friday!  Each week, I'll share tips, encouragement, and practical ideas for living a frugal lifestyle!  One frugal truth that's been around since the Great Depression and long before: when a Frugalista throws down $$ to buy something, it gets used. To me, that shows two things about ... Read More →


Coupon Preview 4/13/14

Here's what to expect in this Sunday's newspaper coupon inserts! A few notes: Coupon inserts vary by region.  If there's a certain coupon you really want multiples of, check to be sure it's in the paper you're buying before you purchase a bunch of papers.  In NE Ohio, the Akron Beacon Journal ... Read More →


Tuesday Tip: Internet Coupons…To print, or not to print?

With all the great new printable coupons that pop up in the first week of a new month, I thought it might be a good time to revisit a common question new couponers have about internet printables: To print, or not to print? Printable coupons are available at Coupons.com, SmartSource.com, and ... Read More →


Frugal Friday: Frugal Lovin’

It's Frugal Friday!  Each week, I'll share tips, encouragement, and practical ideas for living a frugal lifestyle!  Did you know that money is one of the top things that cause arguments in married couples?  It's no secret that finances can be stressful: when there's not enough to go around, when ... Read More →


Coupon Preview 4/6/14

Here's what to expect in this Sunday's newspaper coupon inserts! A few notes: Coupon inserts vary by region.  If there's a certain coupon you really want multiples of, check to be sure it's in the paper you're buying before you purchase a bunch of papers.  In NE Ohio, the Akron Beacon Journal ... Read More →


Tuesday Tip: Use the Favado “Cloud” to sync shopping lists from your phone AND computer!

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I'm excited to tell you about a new feature with the Favado app, which works hand in hand with Sisters Shopping on a Shoestring to bring you all the best grocery and drug store matchups to your smartphone, tablet, and computer.  To get the App:  1. Sign up HERE with your email address and Zip ... Read More →


Frugal Friday: Schedule to Save!

Making Frugal Choices It's Making Frugal Choices!  Each week, we're sharing tips, encouragement, and practical ideas for living a frugal lifestyle. In a perfect world, we’d be on top of everything and would never have to worry about late fees, fines, or other penalties that cost us extra of our ... Read More →


Travel on a Shoestring: Staycations

Since many kids are on Spring Break this week, it's a great time to take another look at "Staycation" fun! Transportation and lodging take up a huge chunk of the vacation budget.  That's why so many people are turning to the concept of Staycations: enjoying all the fun activities available close to ... Read More →


Coupon Preview 3/30/14

Here's what to expect in this Sunday's newspaper coupon inserts! A few notes: Coupon inserts vary by region.  If there's a certain coupon you really want multiples of, check to be sure it's in the paper you're buying before you purchase a bunch of papers.  In NE Ohio, the Akron Beacon Journal ... Read More →


Tuesday Tip: Sign up for Birthday Perks and Freebies!

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After a certain age, we might not be quite as enthusiastic about birthdays as we once were.  Sure, it beats the alternative, but it can be hard to admit that the number of candles on the cake is going up!  On the bright side, a lot of your favorite products, stores, and restaurants will use your ... Read More →


Guide to Buying Freezer Beef

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When I shared on Facebook that I'd picked up my beef quarter to put in the freezer, I was overwhelmed with the response of Sisters and Misters who wanted to learn more about this.  We've bought freezer beef from a friend at church several times, and it's a frugal way to fill your freezer with ... Read More →


Frugal Friday: Tips for Tax Time

  It's Frugal Friday!  The time when we take a few moments to focus on tips and hints for frugal living.  Tax day is fast approaching, so let's take a look at some ideas for making the most of your tax situation.  First of all, make sure you file on time--Tuesday, April 15 is the deadline, and ... Read More →


Coupon Preview 3/23/14

Here's what to expect in this Sunday's newspaper coupon inserts! A few notes: Coupon inserts vary by region.  If there's a certain coupon you really want multiples of, check to be sure it's in the paper you're buying before you purchase a bunch of papers.  In NE Ohio, the Akron Beacon Journal ... Read More →



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