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Monday, October 6, 2008

Save Big with The Couponizer

I don't need to start a discussion on how hard it is to stretch your dollars these days - everyone already knows that. I do, however need to discuss with you the power of using coupons and more importantly, The Couponizer.

I've been experimenting with coupons for a little while now, and I have to say they definitely save you money at the grocery store. There are a few "tricks", such as combining them with sale items, and shopping at stores that double coupons. But we'll save all that for another post. Today I want to talk about organization.

I am not an organized person. I'm constantly losing things and I have trouble putting things away. Therefore, I was always misplacing my coupons. This could be frustrating, especially when we would go to the store, see a great deal on an item which I also happened to have a coupon for...except I couldn't find the coupon. "I thought it was in my wallet" I would whine. Even worse, is all those times I had a coupon for a FREE item, and I lost those. I knew I needed a way to organize my coupons, but I had no idea where to start. Lucky for me, I found The Couponizer.

The Couponizer is a genius system - it's a booklet that comes with compartments to help you organize your coupons. You fill each pocket with your coupons, according to the category such as baby, canned goods, frozen foods, snacks etc. There's a place to put coupons that you want to use on your next shopping trip, as well as a place to put your receipts (I'm always losing those too.) A pre-sorting mat helps to organize your coupons, before you actually organize them (ie putting them in the category pockets.) The system is so easy to use, that I don't think I could lose anything even if I tried. I love how it comes with a shopping list, and then a tracking sheet where you can record your expenses. And the best part of all? It comes with a pair of handy scissors! You store everything in the clear, zippered bag that's also included, and you're good to go.

Now that I have a place to put all my coupons, I no longer lose them. That means I'm saving more money at the grocery store... and that's a good feeling indeed.

The Couponizer is available for $19.95 and you can get one here. Additional accessories and items are available as well.


WANT TO WIN? One winner will receive a Couponizer. To enter, leave a comment on this post prior to Monday, October 13th at Midnight. Tell me your best saving trick! Please leave your email address. Winner must provide a U.S. mailing address.

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190 comments :

  1. I would love to win this one. I am just like you. I always have a coupon but never have it with me when I need it. Or when I do have it, it has expired because I forgot the darn thing a dozen times before now. Hate that!
    My best saving idea....hum... I like P&Gesaver.com. You can go online, select coupons, and tag them to your shopping card. No paper required. I shop at Kroger so I can not forget these coupons. It is great!

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  2. This is exactly what i need! I want to be more organized with my coupons, but i'm just not a coupon person. I'm trying to be though. The only way I save is when I shop online i go to couponmountain.com and search for online codes for the stores i shop in.

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  3. I need one too! I save by taking advantage of specials at the store and bringing coupons of the items that are on special so I save almost double.

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  4. Best sayings tip, is going to double coupon day at the store

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  5. With this wretched economy, I could really use help in organizing my coups! cdziuba@aol.com

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  6. I am definitely a coupon shopper. I just don't have the best way of organizing coupons

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  7. my tip is make a list and stick to it! If its not on the list dont buy it!



    frogz60@hotmail.com

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  8. I always leave mine on the counter - or remember to use them only to find they have expired....do any of you remember the days of "double coupons"?? where have those gone?
    jnoorman@comcast.net

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  9. I make a menu for the week and then shop for those items, by combing things on sale with my coupons. We have then put the amount we saved with the coupons into a special fund and use that to "stock up" when the stores have case lot sales.

    hollyblanco@gmail.com

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  10. I dont go to the store hungry.

    rebbi511 at peoplepc.com

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  11. My money saving tip is to shop at stores like Aldi's. Another money saving tip is to look for the deals in the sale ads before you go grocery shopping. Always clip coupons and always sign up for the grocery stores cards to receive discounts.

    samsakara@twcny.rr.com

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  12. When products are BOGO- use TWO coupons!

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  13. We use double-coupons and also shop on Sr. Citizen discount night.

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  14. Buy on sale + Store / manufacturer coupon + rebate + Bogo free + UpPromise / Box top + store frequent purchase card + on credit card that give extra for groceries.

    As many of the above as can be combined.

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  15. this is such a good idea, i would love to have this. I look at the store inserts in the sunday paper to see what specials the store has and i plan my meals around that. great way to save some money!

    thanks for the chance!
    lauren
    croasla0(at)sewanee.edu

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  16. This coupon organizer sure beats my current organizer...a single envelope. I save money on our meats @ Kroger buying shopping there on Wednesday nights. They always mark down the meats that night. I substitute expensive hand wash by buying cheap shampoo. It works just as well and makes your hands soft.

    completelyme @ gmail dot com

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  17. I would love to win this for my mother, it is the perfect gadget for her. She is a die hard shopper and loves her coupons.

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  18. I stock up when something we use often is on sale. I'm not talking stockpiling, but rather just enough to make it through to the next sale. :)

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  19. boy do I need this- I get mad at myself when they expire- but do dend them off so a military person can use them

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  20. Clipping coupons and making menus for the week.

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  21. I would love this! My friends call me the coupon queen and I hardly buy anything without one! I save $30/wk at my Krogers with my coupons...the receipts tells me so! I need them organized!! Thanks.

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  22. my best saving tip is belonging to a a few blogs that share tips and you NEVER miss double coupons or a great deal. I also always hunt the sundays sales and run through my coupons for things we might need. I never buy what we won't use or don't have planned anyways, that was alittle different before the economies bottom fell out.

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  23. I'm the most disorganized person I know. I need serious help!

    wanahaaland@aol.com

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  24. I use coupons always especially the ones for higher cost items, like the 20% off coupons at Bed Bath and Beyond, when you are buying a bedding set, 20% is a lot. I also check online first b4 I go to the store, sometimes the item is cheaper online

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  25. Well, I'm a coupon freak per say. I've been couponing for a long time. I have of yet learned how to be organized. And the coupon holders I have aren't quite large enough. I use coupons all the time. Especially on the BOGO free promo's. The grocers in my area don't offer double or triple coupons. But, I have started rebating again, everything from grocery items, to prescriptions, etc. every dollar in rebates save our family money, to go right back into the the grocery money. Thanks for offering this contest for an item that is very useful & practical. mary2win@verizon.net

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  26. This would be so helpful! I've just gotten into coupons and rebating. Walgreens and CVS have great ways to save! I try to use my coupons on items that are already on sale and so far I've saved a lot!
    findingkathryn@yahoo.com

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  27. I surely could use this to help keep my copons organized.

    Nora
    neneelynn@yahoo.com

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  28. I go through the Sunday paper sale flyers and make my menu for the week based on what is on sale. Thanks!

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  29. Use double coupons when allowed.

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  30. I shop at Wal-mart for groceries since they're much cheaper than anywhere else around here. :)

    lilacbutterfly [at] earthlink.net

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  31. stock up on BUY 1 GET 1 FREE days

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  32. My best tip is to cut EVERY coupon! You never know when something will go on sale and you can get something for pennies or even free even though it wasn't on your list. Thanks for the great contest!

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  33. I love coupons. My tip is to keep them in your car. You never know when you will need them. Thanks for the giveaway. semtaylor(at)yahoo.com

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  34. I would love this I always have coupons with me in an old envelope and they fall out it in my purse and there so hard to organize that way
    This system sounds fabulous

    Bonnie in FL
    blday50@gmail.com

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  35. My best saving trick...buy whatever is on sale that week...at various stores and plan your weekly meals around those items...
    THANKS for entry!

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  36. I stock up when things are on sale. If you shop every week and buy what is on sale, you can pretty much keep your cabinets stocked.

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  37. I look everywhere for coupons, especially on the brand's website and I stock up. Thanks for the opportunity, ecfreitas579@hotmail.com

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  38. This would really help me. Right now I have a system of envelopes that I place in a big Ziploc bag to keep them organized at the store. The problem is, it is really hard to go through all of those envelopes when you're in line... Thanks for the giveaway!

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  39. This seems perfect for me and to help me be organized! My best trick is simply to watch the circulars, pair up the coupons you do have with what is on sale and stock up on the sale items!

    arbrashears(at)msn(dot)com

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  40. My best tip is to always compare sales and have a coupon for the sale item. I always try to have a coupon for everything I buy

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  41. My best saving tip is one that's only practical if you have time: stop buying convenience products and start making things from scratch at home. asthenightatgmaildotcom

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  42. I lost my first one to a stealing grocery shopper, right out of my grocery cart. Can't afford to buy a new one. I would love to win this.

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  43. I'm so unorganized with my coupons! I guess my best tip is to know the prices at stores (without falling into the trap of driving everywhere to save a dime). My husband works at the closest grocery store, so it's easy to keep track of the prices and know what to buy from there and when to go to Publix instead. Also, know which store brands are good. I won't buy something just because it's cheaper (more than once, anyway), but some items are just as good when it's the store brand.

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  44. I'd love the Couponizer! My coupons are crumpled up in my purse and when I find them , most are expired! I have to admit, if I were more organized I'd use coupons a lot more! My money saving trick is to mix generic items in when you can, and to plan out meals to get the most of your leftovers.

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  45. Golly! I so badly want this... my biggest problem with coupons is that though I pretty much always remember to bring them with me, I always come home and realize that I didn't use all the ones I could have! (Can't find 'em, grr...)
    A little tip, though? Your local library gets all the major and local papers. Often they just toss the circulars. Ask at the circulation desk if they'd be willing to set those coupon circulars aside for you.

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  46. I would love to win this - I just shove mine into a plastic sandwich bag.

    I shop at Kroger and the more you spend the more you save on Kroger gas. I think it's brilliant!

    Tarah
    tarah716[at]ymail.com

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  47. I really could use this. I always clip the coupons and never have them with me. I save money by sticking to what I have on my list and not getting sidetracked. Also buying the sale brands of things on my list.

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  48. My best saving tip is to plan your menus ahead for a week, a month, whatever works for you. We have saved a lot of money by doing this.
    hollyspinner at yahoo (dot) com

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  49. use coupons at the earliest because more often than not, I tend to forget after 1 week.

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  50. Grow your own! Start learning right now. Plant something: herbs or sprouts inside in the winter---but do a larger garden or even a smaller container garden come this spring.

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  51. Check out the weekly specials (online if you don't get a newspaper), use coupons, stock up on non perishables and use coupons (my old organizer is falling apart, I need a new one!).

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  52. I would love to win this. I belong to a couple of online coupons trading groups and I am so unorganized when it comes to all of my coupons. This looks like it would really help me out, thanks so much for the great giveaway opportunity!

    Eloise
    furygirl3132[at]comcast[dot]net

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  53. I try to keep track of "coupon doubling" days.

    twincere[at]hotmail.com

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  54. I try to stick to my list and stock up when something is on sale. But my best trick is to go to the store right after eating.

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  55. Combine coupons with sales and rebates

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  56. Savings tip... I shop Buy One Get One Free items very often! Also, we buy only whole items like fruits and veggies to chop ourselves. It's amazing the mark-up you'll see for something to be pre-sliced!

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  57. i go to www.mygrocerydeals.com and keep track! with only ONE local supermarket (they've been closing down like mad!) i gotta keep a very very close eye on the local market's prices, since they have virtually no competition now. i've been looking for something to organize my coupons, and this seems perfect

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  58. Organizing my coupons is like a gift from Heaven. Mine are all over the place. Thanks for a chance to win!

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  59. I never go shopping when I'm hungry. And I'll only buy items that are on sale AND use a coupon. This would be a fabulous win for me, the checkers at my local grocery store know me as "the coupon lady". LOL

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  60. this sounds great, thanks! As for the tip I know about coupons but also go to the grocery store on a full stomach.

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  61. My husband and I love to eat out (and hate to cook!), so I am on a constant lookout for buy one, get one free restaurant deals. It saves us a TON of money.

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  62. My best saving trick is shopping on double coupon day as well as combining store coupons with mfg.

    jeanie530[at]gmail[dot]com

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  63. My best saving tip is having the Couponizer! Which, I don't have, so I hope I win it!

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  64. My husband would be able to tell you my favorite saving tip. Whenever we try something new (and more often on staple items) I tell him it was - and he usually finishes the quote - "on sale with a coupon"
    Kris Hickey
    sendmyspamto@hotmail.com

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  65. stock up when you find a good deal :)

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  66. Being organized has to be he best tip. This is also a good idea, shop your store's meat sales. Larger cuts of meat purchased at sale
    prices, can be cut into steaks or ground up. Say, they have a Sirloin tip roast, @1.39/lb, That's a great price for steaks or ground beef. Just ask the butcher to cut it for you. judy7885@gmail.com

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  67. I have a bargain buddy. My best friend and I are both bargain hunters. Whenever we spot a great deal we immediately call each other (or pick up items we know the other would want or need). It is amazing how much you can save when you have 2 sets of eyes watching out for bargains :)

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  68. What a fabulous idea that is long overdue! If I had one, I might actually use my coupons!

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  69. Put your coupons in the order that your favorite grocery store goes in. You will be able to check each section as you go.

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  70. My best saving tip is going online before you go to the store and check what grocery stores are having deals and I save all my change. Thanks for the giveaway.

    fmd518@inbox.com

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  71. I relly need something to organize my coupons the are now just stuffed in a envalope

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  72. I really enjoy using coupons and would love it if I could organize them! Thanks for the chance, justicecw@hotmail.com

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  73. I would love to win this for my wife, because there are always coupons all over the house.

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  74. I combine coupons with sale items from the store's circular.

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  75. My best saving trick would be to buy clothes out of season for the next year.
    xxbeccaannxx@gmail.com

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  76. I match coupons to all the sales in my areas.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  77. I never buy produce at the supermarket. I go to farmer's markets or even little fruit/vegetables stores, where the prices are MUCH lower.

    delilahhhhh@msn.com

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  78. If you have a grocery store that closes for a holiday go to the store late the day before lots of times they have big sales on bakery and meat items con5459atgmaildotcom

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  79. we set a budget before we go shopping, use coupons (need to organize them,tho) and pay using cash - can't spend more than you have in your hand, lol

    trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

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  80. I always combine coupons with sales and look for good deals!!!

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  81. I save coupons for sales, and then I stock up--as many items as I have coupons! I also grab those store-shelf-dispenser coupons whenever I see them, and save those for future sales.
    Jennifer, jennem22 at yahoo dot com

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  82. wow!!!!!!!! that would be a godsend :))

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  83. My best saving tip is make lists for everywhere that I am shopping and everything I need to get at each place. Then I check to see if I have any coupons (going online can net some valuable coupons). Then I clip the coupons to the list so I don't forget to use them.

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  84. I check the sales ads and then find my coupons to use plus I've been buying the store brand

    tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

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  85. I stock up on sunday paper flyers, clip coupons out of All You magazine and hit sales! I saved over 100.00 last week!

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  86. You wouldn't believe this but I lost my coupon organizer just this week. I have looked everywhere and cannot find it. This one sounds wonderful. Thanks for the chance.

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  87. My husband is a coupon fanatic. He would really appreciate some help keeping them organized. One of his tips is to always go to stores that double the coupon discounts. It really adds up.

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  88. I buy grocery items that are on sale and have coupons for

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  89. Great saving tip would be to use your credit card instead of having cash in your wallet all the time.

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  90. I shop at Albertsons where they accept competitor coupons. I have saved close to 35.00 from coupons alone by doing this.

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  91. I would LOVE this! My coupons are constantly scattered all over the place and never where I need them. My best savings tip would be to buy produce in season and at smaller fruit and vegetable markets. The prices will ususally be better than at large, chain supermarkets.

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  92. a saving tip? well, in addition to what you mention, I'd say try dollar stores. Sometimes I'll find some good stuff for a buck that costs 5 times that anywhere else. That's the best I can come up with.

    bortmulva@yahoo.com

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  93. Trying to find a sale that matches a coupon I have is a big help and if they double the coupon, even better !!!

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  94. Thanks for offering this contest. Hope we win.

    before we buy anything online we check to see if we can buy through ebates or bigcrumbs

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  95. I would love this. I have recently started using a lot of coupons. My grocery store doubles them, so they can really add up.

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  96. I have always wanted one of these. I think they are fantastic and I could really use it. I print tons of coupons online and match them to sales in the paper.
    judybrittle at aol dot com

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  97. My tip is to purchase milk at CVS, Walgreens, or Rite Aid. The Drug Stores are typically less expensive than the grocery stores.

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  98. I was just thinking I need a new way to organize my coupons!!

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  99. Please enter me. I have not organized my coupons in so long because I can't find a good system that works for me and this looks like it would
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  100. I really need to start using coupons. A good savings tip would be to search online for clothing/ shoe vendors who offer free shipping, and free returns.

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  101. I stick to a shopping list when I go to the grocery store. Whenever I go without a list, I tend to spend more and get very little of what was needed.

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  102. I sure could use this! We use coupons for everything in this house. A good tip for saving is to buy a few of the multiple outlet strips, (usually for computers and tvs), and switch everything off before bedtime. This cuts off the power completely, so the computers and TV, VCR, DVD, are not using power. Simple, but I have noticed a decrease in the electric bill this past month.

    daniie0332@gmail.com

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  103. my tip is to take advantage of the airbill enevlopes from UPS/Fedex/DHL, etc., they make great lint/crub removers from sofas and carpets, and they are free!

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  104. My tip is make a list and stick to it! If its not on the list don't buy it! Thanks!

    stampnsark@aol.com

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  105. My tip is to write a "C" next to the items on your grocery list that you have a coupon for.

    I need this organizer in the worst way! What a wonderful prize! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  106. I never leave home with out my coupon box and then if I find something on sale that I know I have a coupon for I will always run out to the card to get it

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  107. The best saving tips I have is shop with a list and shop for the pantry not for certain meals.

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  108. My hubby does the grocery shopping because his hobby is cooking, so my best tip is to keep the coupons organized. If I do that, he uses them and saved about $30 once on one grocery bill.
    harmonden[at]wowway.com

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  109. I need this desperately. I usually print coupons online, check out the weekly specials and try to organize my coupons before I visit the store.

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  110. Love this couponizer!! I always end up having all my coupons in my purse and when I check out I miss a few. Great find,count me in

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  111. Eating less meat, not going out and unplugging electronics.

    hetz-junk(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  112. Never shop when you're hungry.
    Also, the day before weekly shopping, put all those odds and ends leftover in the fridge into the crockpot for soup. It's like getting a free meal or two.

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  113. i am a coupon freak i try not to get things that are not on sale that and use my coupons. but even then you need to shop around and i do not make special trips for some thing so i would'nt waste gas and did'nt and it also saves time

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  114. We are always trying to save money but just cant seem to get organized

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  115. I'm such a nerd for coupons and organizing... this would be perfect.

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  116. The best trick is to get organized before you leave. We plan what stores we are going to; make sure we have all coupons; and have a list before we leave

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  117. I would love to own this as I have coupons all over my purse and never can seem to find that "ONE" that I need..

    My Best Saving Tip~Buy meats in the family packages and separate when you get home to freeze in the portions that you need.As the bigger packages are always priced cheaper by the pound.

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  118. For years and years, when I had coupons for something that was on sale, I saved my coupons. In my mind at the time, I thought it would be better for me to save money when it wasn't on sale than to use it on top of a sale. It's only been within the last 2 years that I realized how dumb that strategy was! So, my tip is to definitely combine as many savings possibilities into one purchase as possible.
    doot65{at}comcast[dot]net
    Elizabeth

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  119. I organize my coupons and utilize double coupon savings!

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  120. Shop where one's coupons are doubled.

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  121. I always use coupons. We eat out on weekends frequently and I buy two Entertainment books a year to take advantage of the B1G1 coupons. I would really make use of this product. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  122. My husband and I bought a cheap chest freezer, and we buy in bulk and that helps keep our meal costs down.

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  123. My best saving trick is to use coupons when your store has the item on sale to get twice the savings, it really adds up!

    heatheranne99@hotmail.com

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  124. I need this bad! My best savings tip is to look for printable coupons before I go to stores. This includes not only grocery copuns but department store coupons. I have probably saved hundreds of dollars this year doing this!
    jamielz@verizon.net

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  125. As bad as it may sound, leaving my husband and kids at home is a HUGE money saver! I have always kept my coupons in recycled envelopes, and take them with me when I go shopping. This is just what I'm needing!

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  126. My best money saving tip is buying clothes on clearance at the end of season, for next season. I also just picked up some toys for Christmas on the clearance shelf. If you're patient enough, things always go on clearance.

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  127. Our Best saving tip is to read the grocery adds and buy larger quanities of the things we need or use most often.

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  128. Best money saving tip is to be organized with kits like this! And to buy three copies of your Sunday paper for more coupons.

    Its hard to start from scratch without a kit - I know - with my husband's schedule, I'm on my own with my child and whenever I go to try organize coupons - he wants to be involved - throwing around the ones I've cut etc!

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  129. My tip is to compare prices at all stores including the pharmacies (walgreens sometimes has great prices on groceries and they also take coupons)

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  130. My husbaand looks up all the groceries on the internet and we plan from there. The problem is I end up clutching all these coupons in my hand and fumble around till my husband is nuts. I have to sift thru them over and over. Now if I had an organizer!

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  131. My husband loves to save our coupons until the product is buy one get one free at the grocery, then we pounce! coupon and discount

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  132. I love coupons and I would love to win this. I use a mine expandable folder for coupons now but I am always up to try other new things.

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  133. I plan my meals around the grocery store specials and write to companies who's products I use a lot and ask for coupons.

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  134. My saving tip is I visit Target on Fridays and hit all the clearance sections! I then go to my Orowheat Factory Outlet and get the bargains there. I also build a network of friends who keep track of certain stores so we all know where to hit and when!

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  135. I sure would like to win this. I have coupons in a envelope in my purse not in any order

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  136. ~~~

    Count me in too, please. I'm currently using the binder method, but my coupon use has lessened so Im looking for something a little smaller to carry in my purse!

    My saving tip:
    1) Each week, as soon as the sales paper somes out, compare sales items against your coupons or coupons available from your supplier.

    2) Order coupons you don't have immediately.

    3) Make a list for each store containing the sales items, coupon amount, final price.

    4) keep an idex card of which stores double, which do not, if they do- how much.

    5) Although you may not eat 50 cans of pork and beans right away or use up 25 bottles of dawn... REMEMBER the more you stock up when its literally PENNY's , the less you have to purchase at retail price.

    6) Stock-pile enough (of what you use) to last 6 months to 1 year!


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    Thanks
    Tammy OHagan

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  137. At work, those of us that use coupons put all of the ones we did not want from the paper that week in an envelope and pass it around to the other people, so that none go to waste. Everyone has their favorites and it works out really well.

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  138. I posted above, but forgot to include my email.
    pjgirl74 at aol dot com

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  139. I plan my meals for the month to LIMIT my shopping trips. I definitely shop with a list (I had no idea people didn't shop without a list until three years ago). This would be fabulous to organize all the coupons!

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  140. This sounds wonderful. My best tip, I go over the loss leaders and if they don't cover the things I need that week, then I hit up Sam's Club EARLY in the morning for yummy, discounted meat and then head over to the bakery outlet for our bread for sandwiches. I make homemade bread to go along with meals.

    I also like that Walmart honors other local retailer's ads by meeting their prices.

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  141. I have just started couponing again and would love to win. My best tip is to cut and file the coupons as soon as you get them because you'll have a better idea of what you have and you will be more inclined to use them. vidomich(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  142. I've been using coupons for around 30 years, and found that you have to have a good filing system. When a sale on a product that I consistently use comes up, I can double my coupons and get the item for almost free!

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  143. Buy stuff you always use when it's on sale. It sounds silly to have 10 jars of spaghetti sauce in the cabinet, but if you have spaghetti almost every week like we do, buying it when it's half price can really pack some savings!

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  144. I really need this. My best advice for coupon shopping is to sit down towards the end of the month and go through your coupons to weed out the expired ones.

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  145. I save money by planning all of our meals and making a list and sticking to it. This organizer would help also.

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  146. I almost always buy items on sale. I hate paying full price.

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  147. I match coupons to sale items before I go to the store to save money.

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  148. i buy coupons on ebay it really cuts my food bill :)

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  149. I try to stick strictly to my list. I always shop the clearance racks first.

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  150. Comparison shop-works for everything including groceries.

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  151. My grocery store has a table of produce that's seen better days. They are always marked down really low. I buy them and make soup and stew for the winter months.

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  152. A home run at my house is buying an item on sale with a coupon and rebate.

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  153. Get the kids involved - let them clip the coupons and keep a small portion of what they save!

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  154. I just try to stock up when things are on sale, match up coupons with sale items, bring a list when I am shopping, etc.

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  155. I have used coupons since my children were little..They are now 27 and 23..When my children were small, they would ask me if I had a coupon for a new product they would see on tv. :) The way I have tired to save money is write my list..i make a star on the products i have coupons for..I go to the store that doubles and triples the coupons..there is nothing better than getting a product next to nothing..or the company paying you for buying their product.

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  156. I keep my coupons in my purse, so if I just have to run to the store for something quick, I can still use my coupons if needed.

    I also get together with several friends and we trade coupons.

    purehrt555(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  157. I try to buy things that we use a lot when the stores have a big sale and I use every coupon I can get my hands on! I usually make more than 1 trip to get as many items as we need! Thanks for the contest!

    airalynn(@)gmail . com

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  158. my best saving trick is stacking coupons with sale items and stocking up on shelf stable items.

    recently my local store had triple coupons so i stocked up on lots of paper items and ziplocks!

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  159. I good way to save money is to shop on a full tummy.

    khmorgan_00 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  160. I would love to win one. I try to sort my coupons by months, but then it is still complicated to find the coupon that I need when I am shopping. thanks for the entry. angel_2417@yahoo.com

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  161. I watch for double and triple coupon days. You can save TONS that way!

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  162. My best saver...buying meat in family packs then dividing it up for meals when I get home. I would love to win this and get organized again *sigh*

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  163. Being organized is a MUST in order to save the MOST! And we have to file our coupons in two ways!
    One box for stores that accept them of course, and another for stores who accept EXPIRED coupons! So this gets tedious, but we save money shopping this way!

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  164. Thank you for this contest. We could all use this. My tip is to go through expiring coupons and the ones you are not using leave at the product in the store. someone will benefit by your generosity.

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  165. i seriously need this i am unorganized and shop at 3 different places

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  166. I wait until an item goes on sale, then use the coupon that I have for it to get it cheaper.


    dmore56698(at netzero)(dot com)

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  167. We live in a small city so our coupon circulars in the Sunday Circulars are bad to put it mildly -- Therefore I rely a lot on the coupons that you can download from www.coupons.com or www.smartsource.com fortunately the stores here take them.

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  168. I am a Vocalpoint member and get samples and coupons in mass to use and pass along to friends.

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  169. tips wow I used to be a coupon queen my tip is to highlight the expiration date so u can see when coupons expire

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  170. SavingsAngel.com this has helped alot

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  171. you said the magic words...coupon organizer. i just saved about 50 percent on my groceries last week and if i had organized them better i would have saved even more

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  172. I would love to win this. I always want to use coupons...but have never found a good way to organize and keep up with them! This would be perfect for me!

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  173. Look at online sales each week to match the best prices with coupons and rebates :)

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  174. Look for online coupons. Sometimes there are really good ones.

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  175. I shop at the store that doubles coupons all the time in my area. I think they have the lowest everyday prices, too. First I check their sale ads for the week and then try to match the coupons from the Sunday coupon sections to the sale items. That way you can get lots of things free or nearly free, every week. I usually save around 50% of my total bill each week. A great place to buy coupons online is www.thecouponclippers.com, they have a great selection. I really need a couponizer, my old coupon holder is all worn out. Thanks for having the contest!

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  176. always shop around for the best price, we do our shopping at 2 different stores, so we always get to chose which prize we want to pay, it's convenient because they're very close to us!

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  177. I buy 6 newspapers a week, so I have enough coupons, to make it worthwhile to stock up on items on sale!

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  178. Most stores have a clearance rack. When you combine coupons with clearance items, you can get a fabulous deal

    penguinchick@comcast.net

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  179. I make sure I dont bring my family with me to the grocery store, I use coupons and I dont impulse shop, thanks.

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  180. I ask myself if I really to buy something.

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