A Thrifty Mom in the Idaho Statesman today

A Thrifty Mom made the front cover of the Life section today in our local Idaho newspaper, The Idaho Statesman. I was so nervous today waiting for the paper, so I sent my husband Matt to go buy one!

You can read the entire story here: A Thrifty Mom: “Save on your grocery bill with tips from coupon-clipping moms”Thanks to Brenda Gutierrez the reporter, and Joe Jaszewski the photographer


If you are new to couponing we have a couple post that will be of help to you.
First- Coupon 101 – learn the ins and outs of couponing, so you won’t be overwhelmed.
Second- Freebies 101 – learn proper techniques for getting freebies safe.
If you would like to get daily updates make sure you subscribe to A Thrifty Mom, on the top right side of my blog.
Start small, don’t plan an entire month of groceries with a $50 budget. Once you are more familiarised with terms, places to find coupons, and stores that cater to us you’ll be on your way to saving hundreds. Just start by reading these post, and start small. Build up, plan a trip for a few items to see how cheap you can get them! Then you will be addicted.

Update:

On Sat March 21 Sarah made it into the Statesman again.
An article about here coupons used to get free cat food, when we don’t even have a cat. She found this cat food and got it to give to the Humane Society. With the poor economy more and more families are losing their homes. And with that apartments mostly do not allow animals, so cats and dogs are becoming homeless. With this huge increase in animals at shelters there is a great demand for food.
You can read the article here:
http://www.idahostatesman.com/life/story/705446.html

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