How to Save with Coupons

Here you will find all the information and links that were shared at my coupon class~

DAILY DEAL Sites: Coupons in your area  (Free to join)

Sign up for Groupon here -Daily Deals in your town from 50-90% off. Past deals I have bought from Groupon: Dewey's, Ryan's Steakhouse, Noble's Grille, Kernel Kustard and Barnes and Noble.

Sign up for Living Social here --Deals in your area or online. Past deals have been, Loop Pizza Grill, and Edible Arrangements!

MiniSocial is a site with deals for Moms, babies and children on designer brands, up to 60% off. Recent deals have been on Crocs.

Zulily is a site with daily online deals for mainly Moms, babies, and children. They have deals up to 70% on clothing, and accessories. Past Deals I have bought: 50% off at Blue Nile (jewelry). Sign up here.

Totsy is another deal site that has toys, clothes etc. Past deals: Melissa & Doug, Penguin Books.

Rue La La --Deep discounts on retailers you love: Past deals have been Cuisinart, Cole Haan


*NEW*          (laundry coupons)    (click on samples and coupons)  (Febreze, Dawn, Swiffer, Mr. Clean)                             (This is actually a magazine put out by P&G filled with coupons that will be mailed out quarterly)   (Organic coupons, send an email to the company and they will mail you a coupon)

*Links to websites that have coupons you can print            Click here for latest coupons/deals            (ORGANIC coupons)                (ORGANIC coupons)  (ORGANIC coupons)                        (ORGANIC coupons)             (ORGANIC coupons)           (ORGANIC coupons)  (click on coupons at the bottom of the page)

*Electronic coupons (E-coupons)

Visit Harris Teeter's E-vic Page to sign up to get weekly emails with deals just for you, as well as get coupons loaded right to your E-vic card (no printing!)

Visit Lowe's Foods Digital Coupons Page to sign up for coupons loaded right on your Lowe's Foods card.

You can sign up for Target coupons to be sent to your phone here. Remember these are only for web-enabled phones and come every 2 weeks so I would only sign up for this if you have an unlimited text and data plan.

Savingstar is a program similar to Upromise, which links up to all your grocery and drugstore loyalty cards and offers e-coupons. You can them cash out your savings through the SavingStar website.

Recyclebank -you can quickly get points for high value coupons, I have recently gotten over 10 coupons for $10 off $50 to Harris Teeter. Combine that with manufacturer coupons and you can get groceries cheap!!!

*Links to Blogs to look for weekly deals/grocery lists

Follow blogs easier using Google Reader ( Using your Google account (or create a new one), you can type in all the blogs that you want to follow (or watch) on a daily or weekly basis. This site will display all the blog posts from the blogs you choose on one page beginning with the most recently updated posts. Scroll down until you find something that interests you and click it to go that site.

*Membership Groups

Be aware of Membership Groups you may qualify for, such as Teacher Programs:

Ann Taylor Loft: Loft Loves Teachers --15% off on ALL purchases; chances to earn grants
J.Crew -15% off Full price purchases, in store only
The Limited -15% discount
Barnes and Noble Educator Program -Sign up in store- Discounts and Appreciation Days 2-3 times annually
Office Depot Star Teacher Reward Program - Program for Teacher or Businesses
~Make sure you have your Teaching I.D. on hand to sign up for these programs

*Birthday Freebies

Full-size product at AVEDA when you join the Birthday club here.


If you are shoppping online, sign in with your Ebates account and then click on the Store you want to buy from (example Macy's) so that you can receive a percentage cash back. This is usually between 2%-8% back. Creat an account here.

Through the UPROMISE program, you can link all your grocery cards, and your credit card if you wish, so that you can get a percentage back on purchases you make. There are also eCoupons you can add and use through any of your grocery cards. The savings on the coupons go to your Upromise account. You can also install the Upromise toolbar at the top of your internet browser so that, just like ebates, you can earn money when shopping online. You can shop through Ebates and Upromise and get rewards for both at the same time! You can put the savings into a College Saving Fund for the future, or just request a check for now.

*Amazon Mom: Join this program which gives you discounts on baby items on Amazon as well as free shipping for 3 months! Join here. (They also have an Amazon student program for college students with a .edu email address)

*Magazines: Usually I just wait until a new offer comes up on a blog I am following and then click through that link, but you can go straight to Mercury Magazines and sign up and you will be emailed offers for free magazine subscriptions. (Past subscriptions I have gotten for myself or family members: Woman's Day, Better Homes and Gardens, Women's Health, Golf World, SaltWater Sportsman, Woodworking etc)  They NEVER ask for your credit card info, send you a bill, or spam you. It is totally free!

*Store Coupon Policies

* There is a clothing website called Shop it To Me that alerts you of sales on specific brands that you choose for your account. This would be nice if there is a specific brand/store that you typically buy from.

*Further Resources on Saving Money

31 Ways to Save on Your Grocery Budget -- A Great list of practical ways to cut your grocery budget!

Coupon Lingo and Abbreviations -- A good start for those who are new to couponing

Dave Ramsey's Financial Website- Lots of great resources!


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