A Word About Shelf Clearing… Revisited

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Is this what it's come to? Empty shelves? People racing to the store to get the deal? Couponers buying out the stores just for the thrill of the deal? Shoppers who only want 3 or 4 items finding bare shelves? Stores losing money because couponers don't abide by coupon rules and limits? Manufacturers cracking down on coupons? Little old ladies searching for their favorite shampoo with no success because some crazy coupon shopper just …
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The Crazy Diaper Lady

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Extreme Couponing Education For this week's Extreme Coupon Education post I am going to re-visit and old post. Because they don't tell you everything on reality television we are here to reveal the secrets of Extreme Couponing. Have you ever had a confrontation with a fellow couponer in the store? I have and it was horrible. It was January 09, 2009 the year of the EPIC Diaper Deal. It was very early in my couponing days and I was still trying …
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Extreme Couponing Education: Don’t Be A Crazy Lady!

don't be a crazy lady
Because they don't tell you everything on reality television we are here to reveal the secrets of Extreme Couponing. Have you ever had a confrontation with a fellow couponer in the store? I have and it was horrible. It was January 09, 2009 the year of the EPIC Diaper Deal. It was very early in my couponing days and I was still trying to figure things out. I had been trying to figure out the Albertson’s diaper deal and finally had it figured …
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Extreme Couponing: Our Thoughts

By now you've probably seen something about a special TLC is going to air tonight on Extreme Couponing.  Being a coupon blog and all, we thought we'd throw out a few thoughts: 1. If you don't do anything while couponing you feel the need to defend (reasonably speaking...I do defend honest couponing to cashiers who are convinced we are committing fraud), don't let negative stereotypes eat at you. 2. Clearly, this show is the most extreme couponing …
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Coupon Tip Tuesday: A little Q&A

  Q1. I like the idea of organizing coupons with the baseball cards slots in a binder, but how I'm not sure how to break them down into subjects. A. Check out my how I organize my binder. Later you can also find it under Learn to be a FruGAL > Oraganization, also in the Coupon Tip Tuesday series. Q2. Can you use a coupon on an already "in store sale" item? A. YES, that is the best strategy! Q3. When it says do not …
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The Golden Rule Revisited

I know tonight many of you locals were frustrated. Angry, really.  You were all geared up to get a smokin' deal on burritos and chimis and MANY of you left empty handed and annoyed.  I witnessed the madness first hand. As I was putting my groceries in my car, I saw a couple loading case after case of Jose Ole boxes into their truck. They looked pleased with themselves, so I asked if they were able to stock up for friends and family too, curious …
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