Archive for the ‘Frugal Finds’ Category
School has just ended and here I am sitting here, late at night, thinking about all the items I will need for my son in September when he starts kindergarten. You see, I am a planner and what makes this fact even harder is that I am a frugal planner. This might take some extra time on my part but it has paid off big time for my family.
Most of my purchases for my family have been carefully planned out ahead of time so I can save the most amount of money possible. Since it would be very difficult to save a lot of money on every single purchase, I have honed my skills to shop smarter, not harder. The key is to know what to look for, when to shop and to use the resources available for FREE!
I have a ton of tips but will give five I use the most:
1) My first and most favorite tip is to always look for free coupon codes before you dare add anything to your shopping cart or step foot in any store! This is a no brainer. You do not have to shop online to take advantage of coupon codes. Many retailers put out printable coupons to use in their stores online as well.