Break the Buying Habit to Get out of Debt

The topic for Money Saving Monday is "getting out of debt". As far as new years resolutions go, getting out of debt is right up there with getting fit! It something we all want to do and set goals for- putting your goals into action is a different story. I have already mentioned a few steps to take in previous posts. A quick recap: Set goals and find out what your bottom line is. You can't change your debt factor if you don't know how much you owe. Now what? Stop buying. Yes, it sounds so … [Read more...]

Get Motivated with a Mamavation Finalist

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Katie is a friend and network contributor for Inexpensively. She is on a mission to become the next Mamavation mom in an effort to get fit. She needs our help though! It is down to the final five and every vote counts. Please take a moment to vote for Katie on a daily basis! If you are in need of fitness motivation, check out Bookieboo.com- the community site for Mamavation. Guest Post by Katie Hostetter at Frugal Femina If you follow me on Twitter, you know exactly what the word "mamavation" … [Read more...]

CVS Rock Bottom Deals 1/17-1/23

CVS has a rewards program called Extra Care Bucks (ECB’s). To find out more about how to shop CVS go to Drug Store Policies. There are several repeat deals with the Bonus Deals. Please refer to Bonus Deals here for matchups. 3 Day Sale: Sun-Tues M&Ms (12.6 oz.) $2.50, get $2 ECBs wyb 2 ( Limit 1) $1/2 M&Ms Chocolate Candies, exp. 2-7-10 (RP 01/10/10) $1 ea. wyb 2 after coupon and ECBs Week Long ECB Deals $3 ECB wyb $15 Hallmark Cards (Limit 1) $5 ECB wyb $15 Maybelline XXL Pro Mascara … [Read more...]

Stater Brothers Best Deals 1/13

Stater Brothers is located in Southern California. The Stater Brothers deals are brought to you by Christian Clippers. Yoplait Yo-Plus or Fiber One Yogurt, 4 pk, $.99 Use $1 Yoplait Coupon or $1 from 1/3 SS Use $1 Fiber One Coupon Final Price: FREE Kellogg's Special K Cereal, assorted varieties, 11.4-14 oz, $1.99 *Must Buy 4 Use in ad coupon Use $1 Special K Coupon or $1/2 from 1/3 RP Final Price: as low as $.99 each Skippy Peanut Butter $1.49 Use $.60 from 1/17 RP Final Price: $.89 General … [Read more...]

Vons/Safeway Top Deals 1/13

Vons & Safeway are affiliated stores. For the most part, the sales will be similar although prices may vary slightly. Please check your circular in your region to compare prices. Madame Deals is so pleased to bring you Vons store deals from fellow blogger Melissa at The Sassy Saver! Fresh Safeway Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, Thighs, or Combo pack– $1.77/lb Satsuma Mandarins 5 lb box– $3.99 Progresso Soups– $1.11 -$1.00/3 Printable HERE - $.50/2 MQ from 01/03 G =$.77-.86 each Heathy … [Read more...]

Why Buying Coupons Makes Dollars out of Cents

I have the same problems you all do.. I have two kids, three jobs, bills, and the desire to save the most money with the least amount of work. I have stopped buying multiple papers and instead I started ordering my coupons. Why? Well cost effectiveness. 1) I only get the coupons I need 2) They are already cut out 3) They are sorted and ready to put in my Madame Deals Coupon Solution 4) A paper cost $2.00 and I am never really sure I will get the most value for my money Here is what I did this … [Read more...]

Ralphs Top Deals 1/13

Ralphs doubles coupons up to .50¢ but you can only use one like coupon in each transaction. (i.e. if you have 2 coupons for yogurt and you want both of them doubled you have to use them in 2 separate transactions). For the rest of this week’s Ralphs deals visit The Mommy Trade. Gatorade 32 oz - $1 Use: $1 /1 (01-10 RP) Final Price: FREE Hersheys Candy Bar single pk- $0.50 Use: Buy 1 1.45-1.55 oz Get 1 Special Dark 1.45 oz Free if included in sale (01-10 SS) Final Price: $0.25   Wonderful … [Read more...]

Price Chopper Deals 1/10

Become a fan of Price Chopper on facebook and receive special coupons! These amazing deals are brought to us by Michelle of Wicked Cool Deals. FRONT PAGE DEALS Price Chopper Gal. Milk, $2 with i-Saver coupon (limit 1) Nabisco Oreo Cookies, 2/$4 with i-Saver coupon (limit 1 offer) Fresh Yellow Onions or Red or Yellow Potatoes (5 lbs.), $1.98 Fresh Dole Salads, 2/$4 Hot Pockets or Lean Cuisine, 6/$10; use this $1.00/1 Lean Cuisine (Target logo, manufacturer coupon) Certified Angus Bottom Round … [Read more...]

Couponing "The Test"- Can Anyone do this?

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Well, I put my theory to the test that anyone can do this. The subject of my experiment is an officer in the Navy, a salesman, athlete, father, husband (mine), and the person most likely not to be in the grocery store.  We have always differed on our approach to shopping in the grocery store from the very beginning of our relationship. I bought food and he bought lettuce and water. You read right that is what he was going to eat for the week! This diet that he picked was because he was frugal … [Read more...]