Category Archives: Saving Money

Extreme Couponing

I recently watched a marathon of episodes of TLC’s Extreme Couponing. If you have never watched the show, it shows “extreme couponers” clipping, saving and shopping to save money on groceries and other items. The savings were so amazing they had me reaching for my scissors and store circular. You can catch episodes on TLC or download from Amazon here; Extreme Couponing

During the course of the show these obsessed save-a-holics spent hours preparing for their grocery shop. They clipped coupons, matched to store circulars, researched buys online and more. Then they sweated it out at the cash register making sure all the coupons were counted. They realized savings of hundreds of dollars and in some cases the stores even paid them to take the items home! A few of them did some things I am not willing to do: Continue reading