Shopping Makeover
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By Karen Burchill GoErie.com staff blogger
I am a mother of two young boys, working full-time and commuting 72 miles round-trip to work. Food and gas expenses continue to rise. Join me on my shopping makeover as I journey to save my budget one coupon at a time. Learn from my ups and downs and offer me insight into the world of couponing from the eyes of a time-crunched, bargain-loving mom.
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Posted: May 25th, 2011

It’s time (again) to brag about my savings. I’ve just returned from a lunch walk to the downtown Rite Aid where I purchased Vaseline lotion,

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Posted: May 23rd, 2011

Here are the free items you can pick up this week according to www.couponmom.com. And remember, if you’ll be at any of the following stores

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Posted in: Weekly savings
Posted: May 20th, 2011

Taking some time to brag about my savings this week… I saved 78% on my shopping trip to Rite Aid Wednesday. I purchased 2 full-size

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Posted: May 17th, 2011

Who can pass up FREE?! And remember, if you can’t use them, donate them to a food pantry or local shelter. Rite Aid – good

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Posted in: Weekly savings
Posted: May 13th, 2011

Don’t miss out on these $.25 deals available at Giant Eagle through 5/18: Duncan Hines Brownie Mix – On sale for $1.25. Use coupon in

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Posted in: Weekly savings
Posted: May 13th, 2011

In a previous post I mentioned my monthly grocery spending was creeping over $450. It’s worse than I thought. I took some time to figure

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Posted: May 9th, 2011

This week is a good example of one very important lesson I walked away with from my couponing class: “You should never pay for toothpaste

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Posted: May 6th, 2011

A new set of tweezers or a nail buffer might not be on your Mother’s Day wish list but what if you could get it

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Posted: May 5th, 2011

The most I’ve saved on one shopping trip so far is 76%. On a recent trip to Rite Aid I purchased 18 items (contact solution,

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Posted in: Weekly savings
Posted: May 3rd, 2011

Super-couponing like the pros can be overwhelming. In order for me to stick with this makeover, the way I shop needs to realistic for me

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