Category Archives: Shopping with your community in mind

Savvy Shopping, Grocery Style

I have not written as much about savvy shopping as I intended to.  I bought 60 items. I spent $111.25 and I saved $116.76 which is 51%.  That breaks down to about $1.85 per item. Here is what I bought. Items I intend to donate are marked in Blue 2 turkeys (one 10 pound smoked …

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Shopping with your community in mind…Meet Kim

Meet Kim 1. My name is Kim Black, and I live in Irving, Texas with my wonderful husband Byron and two awesome kiddos Sophie, age 8, and Spencer, age 5. I’m not sure that I EVER used a grocery store coupon until I became a stay-at-home mom when my daughter Sophie was born in 2002. …

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My “Couponing for Community” donation

I posted earlier this week about “Couponing for Community”. The post I’m taking my donation today. Here are the pictures. 27 items including 12 body washes. 19 items including cereal and 1 pack of tuna. Not pictured, 6 barbecue sauces, 2 containers of drink mix and 4 boxes of pasta. 58 total items. Because of …

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Couponing for Community…This week!

Did you know that this week is a special week for food donations?  Below is a DIRECT COPY of a blog post by Kingdom First Mom (Alyssa).  I could not have said it better so I give you her post word for word. Alyssa’s site is a great frugal living resource for me.  Please go …

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Shopping with your community in mind. Meet Lane.

I decided to do this monthly posting in a Question and Answer type format. Meet Lane. 1. A brief intro about you, including your blog info if you have a blog: I am Lane, a working wife/mom. Since having our son, I have been especially concerned about hungry children, and the hungry parents trying to …

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Shopping with your community in mind. My donation this month.

1. A brief intro about you, including your blog info if you have a blog. I’m Jamie. I’m a house wife and stay at home parent, I have two middle school aged kids. This is my blog. 2. a picture of your monthly donation My monthly donations run from 16th of one month to the …

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Shopping with your community in mind…

I’d like to challenge you, if I may, to use some of your savvy shopping skills to help those in need. On Fridays,  I write for the Women Worth Knowing project,  the past three weeks I have focused on coupons. Here’s links to those three posts. 1. week 1 2. week 2 3. week 3 …

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