Tally of an Extreme(ly routine) Couponer!

So often I’m asked if I’m an Extreme Couponer and my answer is always a resounding (and slightly defensive) NO!  And equally as often, I’m asked if I actually save anything with coupons, to which I confidently (yet still somehow defensively) reply YES!  And to show just how un-extreme, yet extremely worth it it is for me to use coupons, I’m committing to keeping a tally of my coupons used and total savings for the month of October so folks can judge the savings for themselves.  Drop a line if you’d like to find some of these coupons too – I’d be happy to pass on the scoop on where I got them and whether or not they’re still available.

Day 1 – 12 coupons used for $13.96 in savings

Click on my October Coupon Tally .pdf file for full product and coupon details (plus a few personal ramblings!)

I can’t even hazard a guess as to how much I’ll save this month.  I don’t shop every day, nor do I use coupons each time I shop.  I’m going to take a stab:  $125 in savings this month.  Let’s see how close I am!

Happy Couponing!

Christa Clips ~ October 1, 2012

About christaclips

Christa is a Save-at-Home-Mom who writes about money saving tips with hopes of inspiring other families who might want to keep one parent at home but aren't sure they can swing it financially. Christa left her career as a teacher trainer when it started costing her $47,000/yr to work outside the home and now works from home as a social media consultant and freelance writer. She shares her full story and money saving tips here on her blog and as co-host of the weekly #cdnmoney twitter chat on Tuesdays from 7-8pm ET. Wife, and mother of 2, Christa lives in Rockland, Ontario and loves skating & nordic skiing on the Ottawa River.

Posted on October 2, 2012, in Couponing, Monthly Tally and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

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