ALDI is Here!

Have you heard of Aldi? If you are as cheap frugal as I am, I hope you have. Aldi is such a great store to shop at if you like to save money. They claim that you can save up to 50% compared to their competitors. Sometimes even more. And their stuff is just as good, if not better. Unfortunately, we haven’t had one close enough to shop at…until now.   That’s right Aldi has come to my town! I can’t tell you how thrilled I am! I have been […]

Sweetbay Supermarket is now Winn Dixie!

This is a sponsored post.  As a family of 9, the grocery store is an integral part of our lives.  I make a minimum of 4 trips to the store each and every week. We go through A LOT of food. Even though the local Sweetbay Supermarket was the closest store to our house, I would often travel twice that far just to go to the nearest Winn Dixie. Why? Because of the sales and gas bonus! Sweetbay just couldn’t hold a candle to them. (That’s an old saying, isn’t […]

How to Become a Couponer

Notice I didn’t say “Extreme Couponer”. There is a reason for that. While I think it’s great to save money and to get things for free, I do not agree with the selfish methods that you see featured on that show. Stockpiling 10-20 of something is fine. 200+ is just plain selfish. IN other words, if you have more than a years supply of toothpaste, hand lotion, or diapers for a baby that you don’t even have, then you are being a bit ridiculous in my opinion. That being said, […]