How to Restock Your Fridge & Freezer After a Power Outage (On a Budget)

Whether your power went out because of a natural disaster, or you find yourself moving across country and need to start over with an empty fridge, here is my advice for how to restock on a budget. Tip #1: Make a List of What You Had When you … [Read more...]

What Does That Mean?! Couponing Abbreviations Decoded

  For those of you who are newish to couponing, you may not recognize all the abbreviations and short-cuts that appear in my deal match-up posts (like for CVS and Target). Here's a quick alpha-order coupon abbreviation guide for … [Read more...]

4 Rules for Getting the Rock Bottom Price

Welcome back to Couponing Basics. If you have been following along in the series, you know we've talked about setting a good foundation for savings, couponing myths, the best sources for coupons and coupon organization. Today, I'm going to share … [Read more...]

Couponing Basics | How to Organize Your Coupons

In last Wednesday's Couponing Basics post, we talked about where to find the best coupons. If you have been working on gathering your coupons for the past week, you've probably got a pile of them overtaking your kitchen table by now. I know - I've … [Read more...]

Couponing Basics | Where to Find the Best Coupons

Welcome back to the Couponing Basics series. So far, we have covered setting a good foundation for saving and coupon misconceptions. Now that you're doing smart stuff with your money and feeling good about using coupons, it's time to delve in to … [Read more...]

Couponing Basics | Coupon Misconceptions

Welcome back to the Couponing Basics series. Last week, we talked about how to set a good foundation for saving money. Today I want to start delving into coupons. But before we talk about the mechanics of finding, organizing and using coupons, I … [Read more...]

Couponing Basics | Setting a Good Foundation for Savings

Welcome to the new KOAB series, Couponing Basics. I know that many of you are already couponing pros, but for those of you that are struggling to kick your savings into high gear, this series is designed for you! But before we start talking about … [Read more...]

Couponing Basics | A New Series

Yesterday on Facebook, I asked if you would be interested in a "Couponing Basics" series. The answer was a resounding yes! So last night, I sketched out a rough outline to this series. If you've ever attended a Kosher on a Budget couponing … [Read more...]

How I organize my coupons: Low maintenance style

Reader Amanda mentioned in the comments last week that she has trouble keeping up with her coupons. I totally understand! I've tried and failed and tried again a number of different methods. One of the most popular systems in the blogosphere is … [Read more...]