A Word About Shelf Clearing… Revisited

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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Arrested for Coupons?

I'm going to stand on my "soapbox" or tape box if you will for a minute... And, actually, it's my Honey standing on it, but I didn't have a box at home to do it myself :)What would you do?  You see a big pile of Sunday papers on the doorstep of a store.  You look at the date.  "My oh my," you say, "these are over a week old!!  No one would mind if I took them home with me right?  I just want the coupons in them!  Such amazing deals to be... …
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TLC’s Extreme Couponing: Week Four and the Scrutiny Begins

Extreme Couponing is back tonight for episode #4. Last week we saw a generous Nathan fill his cart(s) for the troops and birthday twins Tai & Tarin rack up the birthday freebies. This week will feature Missy and Amy putting their couponing skills to the test.We're four weeks into it and I'm starting to feel the trickle down effect. I know I'm not alone. Last night I had a conversation with a fellow couponer. She said she has never... …
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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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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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