A rainy day and coupons

Today was a rainy yucky day. I stayed home all day while the kids were at school and watched daytime TV. I felt really lazy doing that...I even went to Chick Fil A alone and came back and pigged out while watching silly shows. It almost makes me feel guilty when I don't do anything..anyone else feel like that? {I did work on my couponing, that's work right?}

Right before I went to get the kiddos, I went to Dollar General to use some coupons that are expiring soon. I would not normally even buy Airwick, but I have stocked up on it lately. My house should smell good for at least a year. I had 20 buy one get one sprays and I have been using them over the last month. I also had 20 $4.00 off the Freshmatic Starter Kit but the register at WalMart, Dollar General, and Family Dollar have all let me use them for the Gadget only which are around $5 so I only paid $1 for all of them. They even let me use the $4 off for the refill sprays so if you have these coupons go use them!! My biggest advice about couponing is to not cut out your coupons. Get a big sharpie and right the date on the front and file them away (I'm talking about the inserts, i.e. Red Plum, SmartSource) and use an online site that matches sales for you so you can go back and find that really good deal. It's much easier. I'm going to start having to file mine according to date, because they are getting out of control.

This is what I got today. I did pay around $8, which wasn't too bad. What I paid for was two of the sprays, I had two B1G1 coupons and I had a head and shoulders B1G1. The shampoos were $2.50 each and I only paid for one. This is when it pays you to get the smaller size instead of the bigger one.


I hope everyone has a great weekend!!


Melody said...

We've had rain most of the week too :(. You are a crazy coupon lady! Zach keeps asking me when I'm going to do it but I just can't figure it out. I have signed up for about 5 different coupon websites but I can't get them to work. I don't know why I'm not smart enough to do this. But, I'm glad for you! You're saving crazy amounts of money!

Hillary said...

I think that your day sounded just wonderful! I love days like that to myself that also include a yummy and quiet lunch! Those two things are rare espcially in combination! Enjoy those times while you can!

Lots of Love! xoxox

The Mama said...

You are such a good couponer. I have a lot to learn from someone like you!!

"We can cry with hope, we can grieve with hope, because we believe with hope.."