My journey to regaining financial sanity with the help of couponing.
I was a little dissappointed with my first CVS trip. It just didn't look like things came out the way i planned. I am making another trip today and I think I will be much happier with this trip. I constantly read on SA, almost daily so I am trying to absorb every tip and trick that everyone uses. Fortunately for me, the CVS that I go to has a cashier that is into couponing to and she gives me tips when I come in and doesn't have sercurity watching me when I am just walking around looking at prices...lol
First let me start with this. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! Whew, ok that's a little better...lol I love the extreme couponing show don't get me wrong but it is so frustrating at the same time. Making a stockpile, I think that is a great idea. Donating, I think that is a great idea. What's frustrating is when I can't match the savings that these people get when i am in desperate need of those kind of savings. This lady has 3, dedicated coupon computers in her home. I just recently got the
Fibromyalgia is a harsh mistress and she is kicking my butt today. It's hard to focus on anything when you don't have the energy or strength to get out of bed. For those of you that don't know what it is, it is a disorder or dysfunction of the nerves basically. It is also considered a syndrome. The nerves in your body continually misfire and send a pain signal to your brain at all times. Most experience a daily background pain, which is there always, no matter what you do. Then there are the flare-ups
So today I decided I am gonna make another trial run with navigating Kroger's. I have to go out of town approximately 90 miles to get to the nearest Kroger's but I have figured for the good deals and savings it is at least worth the try. Scubarw4 brought up an excellent point in that I will miss some of the savings when I make my first trip because I will not have the chance to load my kroger's card with savings. Weeeellllll, LIGHTBULB!! it didn't occur to me until the last minte so I am not being
Alright then, so I went to CVS yesterday for my first attept at some big savings. I learned a few things. Firstly, make sure that they total your bill before you give them coupons so that it does not subtract from any totals you need in order to qualify for whatever ECB promos they have going on. Talk to the cashiers, turns out a few of them are very friendly The one i spoke to was into couponing herself so she was ready, understood what I needed nd was all to willing to help. I didn't pick up a
Updated 05-14-2011 at 12:33 PM by jeilee
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