The Savings Wife

Managing our household is our call as a wife and we must be financially wise.

On average, how much do you save each month by using coupons?

My budget for Groceries is $100 dollars per person per month. I usually use close to $150 in coupons each month.

What type of products can you almost always find coupons for?

Cereal, snacks, deodorant, toothpaste, toilet paper, canned tomatoes, Spaghetti Sauce, pastas, salad dressings and Tyson products. I usually can find coupons for almost every object on my grocery list. I will buy generic if it is cheaper than my coupon discounted brand item.

Which chain store have you found offers the best coupon deals?

Giant is my all time favorite store. I do get some real steals at Shoprite, CVS, Acme. I will shop usually 3 stores every two weeks.

What's the most you've ever saved on a shopping trip by using coupons?

Profit of $5 in Store saving coupons at Shoprite.

Please share a link to a photo of the most organized space in your house -- whether it's a closet, drawer, toy shelf, etc.

The Savings Wife

This is my CD/DVD organizer. I hated scratched CD/DVD's. I hated the mess of cleaning up opened DVD's all over the floor. I also did not like how much space these objects were taking up in my house. So I solved my problem.
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What is your best tip for planning an affordable summer vacation with kids?

The Savings Wife

There are lots of free or cheap activities for kids during the summer to fill your vacation up, such as Summer movies for kids at local theaters,, summer concerts at the park, firework shows. Camping can be another fun activity and there are kid friendly camping sites throughout the US, lots of them have a pool. Largest tip, it doesn't have to cost a fortune to make your kids happy, most enjoy just spending time with you.
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