Organizing your coupons can be more challenging than actually using
them! However, taming that paper monster is crucial for for
success. Here are three different methods to try.
1. The Traditional Binder Clipping Method:
Buy an enormous three ring binder and fill it with baseball card
holders or clear pencil cases that zip. Organize your
coupons by category, such as produce, health and beauty, canned
goods, frozen, etc. I like to keep my binder organized by
aisles in the store, so produce is first, followed by dairy,
canned, pasta, cereal, etc.
Each week, clip the coupons you want from the grocery circulars and
other sources such as coupons you find in the store. File them in
your binder and remove any expired coupons. The advantages to
this method are you always have what you need, ready to go.
Nothing gets a couponer's blood pressure rising faster than the discussion topic of shelf-clearing. It's one thing couponers definitely have an opinion about. I am pro-shelf clearing. Yes, that's right, I am an unapologetic shelf-clearer.
Beginning today, the average family or four living on food stamps will receive an average of $36 less than what they received. It is said that 1 in 7 Americans receive this benefits which is a fair amount of citizens that will have to adjust to the cuts.
As the debate continues in Congress and newspapers like the Los Angeles Times addressing, How does a $36 food-stamps cut look on the kitchen table?, we can offer you immediate solutions to these cuts.
I woke up this morning and the air was brisk which meant it was time to put some of my favorite frugal fall recipes to good work once again.
One of the first things I did when the seasons began to change from late night grilling outdoors to shorter days filled with the hustle and bustle, was to turn my attention to my favorite frugal fall recipes that I had tucked away during the warm summer months.
With fall upon us, I am looking forward to putting my favorite kitchen tool, the slow cooker, to good use once again.
I love summer grilling, but it can be more expensive to cook dinner that way versus throwing a slow cooker meal together. I find that I'm able to stretch our meats further when I am making meals in my slow cooker.
I have a few favorite frugal fall recipes to share with you:
It's time to clean those grills and get them ready for those summer BBQ parties. With the beautiful weather right before us, there's nothing like sitting outside, smelling the aromas that comes out of the grill and eating your heart out.
While there are tons of awesome recipes out there, I have 6 grill worthy recipes that will satisfy all taste buds: 1. Steaks to perfection. There are tons of steak recipes out there, but the secret to any good steak is in how you cook it. At your next party, grill the best steak of your life with this Savory Grilled T-Bones recipe and you will be the talk of the town.
2. Grill a Whole Chicken. While I don't eat meat, many people around me love them some chicken. With this Classic Grilled Whole Chicken recipe, you will surely impress your guests.
3. Fish on a grill. I'm not a meat eater, but I can get down and dirty with a nice filet of fish. This Gingery Salmon with Peaches recipe will get all the meat eaters excited too. What meat?!
When it comes to taking care of our beloved animals, it appears
that we pull out all the stops. Tons of toys. Designer dog accessories. The most high-end food we
Of course, something we might want to realize is that it doesn't
take a whole lot to keep our pooches happy. In fact, as long as
we're around and they're healthy, they're pretty happy all the
time. So we thought—why not find out if there's an area where we
can save. Turns out, Americans spent approximately $20.46
billion in 2012 on pet food.
Seems like that's a good place to start.
"There are many very good dog food brands available," says Domenic
Magazu, retail sales manager at Saint Francis Veterinary Center.