27 December 2011

let's talk about shopping

I feel a moral obligation to tell you something. In case you didn't know, I like Target. I spend way too much time and money there, and I am thinking maybe they should sponsor me considering how much airtime I give them. But that's another story.


So a few weeks ago I started watching an episode or two of Extreme Couponing. Have you seen it? While I have no desire to fill my basement to capacity with liquid detergent and candy bars, it did make me think about how much money I could be saving if I at least checked for coupons for the things I needed. And that is when I discovered that Target has a whole section of their website filled with printable coupons! What? Like hundreds of them. And granted, most are for things I don't need, but just today I saved over $15 with my little print outs. Like, for example, pull-ups are stupidly expensive. But there was a coupon for $2 off, and there was another coupon attached to the package for $1.50 off, plus they were on sale. I felt like I needed my own camera crew. 
(Let's not talk about the fact that everything is on sale right now, and I ended up spending way more than the fifteen bucks I saved couponing, kay?)

I feel like a whole new world of saving has opened up to me. This could be good or bad, depending on where it goes. 
But, I thought you should know. 'Cause diapers are expensive, man. 
Here's the link!



6 comments:

  1. Woo hoo for Target coupons. I'm going to check out the link right now!

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  2. That is awesome! I keep saying I want to be a better couponer...but it hasn't happened yet...but I hear all these stories...like this one, that renew my hope of one day! :-) Thanks for letting me know! stopping by from SITS!

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  3. awesome tip! i just printed about 10 of them... now, off we go to target!

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  4. I love Extreme Couponing! I just discovered it and I love that you are using your knowledge to hit up Target!! I can *totally* relate to spending more than I save at Target though! I did it just the other day and am still feeling the guilt! haha! I hope Target sponsors you! ;)

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  5. So I'm not the only one who watches that show? I'm with you! I'm not looking to be a hoarder or anything but there is satisfaction in saving that much money.

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  6. I'm the exact same way. No joke!

    I'm pretty sure Target needs to start handing out frequent shopper cards or something. I go there way too much.

    New follower! Can't wait to read more:)

    <3kodi
    imleavingmymark.blogspot.com

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