I've started "couponing" in the last month or so. I never really bothered to do it while we were in New York, mostly because there was just one grocery store near us (and it wasn't that great) and a Walmart. I would clip the occasional coupon, but that was about it. About a month or so ago, a friend on Facebook posted this blog that she follows that steers you towards some great deals and I started reading it religiously. From that blog, I found 2 more to follow. Now I read all 3 every day. And they always have fantastic deals.
So now that I've started couponing, I must say, it's pretty fun. I love getting stuff for free. Thanks to my mom, I've learned to shop sales and recognize a good price. I cringe when I have to buy something at full value (thanks a lot, Mom!) Couple that upbringing with some savvy couponing and I've been able to get some awesome deals on stuff.
So since I use this blog (partly) as a journal, I'm going to occasionally post some of my more awesome finds. I know this will bore some people, and I certainly won't post everything I buy, but I want to be able to look back and see some of the more tremendous deals. So without further ado, here's the first one.
All this stuff for only $6 (thanks Smiths!)
And $10 at Target (the Tabasco sauce is never on sale).
Oh and in case anyone is interested, the 3 blogs I read are:
This is going to be a long post. I've been meaning to put up some pictures for weeks, so now you get 2 months worth of pictures. Sorry, there were just so many cute ones to pick from that there's quite a few. Enjoy :)
(I accidentally uploaded them in a smaller format -- so to see them larger, click on the photo)
Visiting cousin Fisher (look at Fisher's face, too funny)
Driving with mom
With my mom -- Spencer's face says "don't take my picture"
Fall colors, overlooking Midway
Watching the ducks and fish
First time eating rice cereal (yeah, he's not a fan)
Too cute... skinny little guy
One of his favorite toys -- an old remote that we don't use anymore -- he loves the buttons
Hanging with mom and grandpa
Who says boys' clothes aren't really cute?
Love this face
Cory thinks this outfit makes him look like Elvis
Swimming with dad -- he loves the water
He's such a happy baby
Cory rock climbing down in St. George
Tied-died onesie -- so cute
Eating his toes (luckily it was immediately after a bath, so they're clean)
Halloween as a pumpkin
Again, just a cute shot
At Gardner Village, watching the ducks
We found something he likes to eat -- a vanilla wafer
Halloween outfit (check out the feet)
Carving a pumkin
The finished products
Chilling in the bath
Dressed up as a pirate (thanks to grandma for the costume!)
His first Halloween candy -- don't worry, he didn't actually eat it. But he loves wrappers, and played with it all night. He even took it in the bath with him -- he just wouldn't let go.