I’ve been trying to coupon more. My kids go through food like nobody’s business. Even though Mike and I are both working, it is still tough to make ends meet. Today I’m getting a box of items ready to donate to the women’s shelter… stuff I got couponing but don’t need/use. I hate to pass up a deal, especially if it is free. I might as well give it to someone who will appreciate it, right? This year I really want to work on building a stockpile. Nothing major, just enough to last us a few months if something were to happen. In the process, I plan on donating more as well. We’ll see how it goes!
Today I needed milk so I made an early run to CVS. No sense wasting the trip:
- Milk on sale for $1.99
- 2 Dawn on sale for $.99 each + (2) $.50/1 coupons
- Trial size Clear shampoo $2.49 (free with coupon from cvs.com)
- Clear shampoo and conditioner on sale for $4.99, BOGO + (2) $2.00/1 coupons
- Used $.75 reward from my last shopping trip.
Including tax, I paid $3.93 out of pocket and received a reward for $2.00 off my next purchase. Not bad.