Tuesday, February 04, 2014

My Pretty Little Stockpile

It's not as big as the couponers on TV but I don't care about that.  What I do care about is that ALL of those items were FREE using coupons, sales, promotions and skill.  Along with the patience to wait for the right sale, and not least of all, an open-minded husband willing to try new items.

Which brings us to today.  Two years of couponing.

See our wall?  Prior to two years ago, those goodies caused me stress.  I hated spending money on them.  Hated it.  But now thanks to coupons, I shop for the wall, and the wall takes care of us.  All in exchange for a little time, a willingness to try new things, and mad coupon clipping skills.

That's right, I got game.  Wait ... Did I say that right?  I dunno, doesn't matter.  Anyway, here's the most recent picture of my stockpile.  I just love it.  She's so pretty.

34 comments:

  1. Well done, Whisk, you lead by example! Your stock piles of treasure always make me slightly envious - we don't have a coupon culture over here, but I can only imagine the money we'd save if we did.

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    1. Thanks Tim. I enjoy it. Even though it is a high-maintenance game. It's still fun.

      No coupons at all, in your area?

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    2. We have the odd money off voucher, but nothing that compares to your Olympian feats of couponing!

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    3. I can't get over how high things are anymore. Just seems like the prices go up and up and up. Unless one wants to eat a lot of processed crap.

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  2. In case of zombie apocalypse, I'm coming to your house.

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    1. Unfortunately we can't eat any of that. Or, we could but I'm thinking soap chips, probably not so tasty. But at least we won't be stinky. Until we have to rub zombie flesh on us like they do on that television show.

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  3. You know, I do need me some toilet paper :) Send us some :P

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    1. Imagine how much that would cost to ship?

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    2. probably more than the paper itself :)

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    3. I wish that wasn't the case because it would be more fun to be able to send stuff through the mail. These days though, it's so high.

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    4. yep, a friend of mine, a popular writer, once had send me her new book, and I wanted to thank her by sending another book to her (she lives in the Philippines) and the cost of the postage was two times the price of the book itself :(

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  4. Your wall is very pretty!

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    1. Thank you. She makes me happy.

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  5. That is pretty cool. You are a money-saving diva!

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    1. It's great fun. Do you coupon?

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  6. Good grief!! You could open your own shop!

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    1. Some couponers sell their freebies in their front yard. Seriously, for half the price of the store, or so.

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  7. Hoarder!

    Well, that was my first thought! LOL

    But really, just came from Tim's "place." Are you telling me that a "snuggle muffin" like you hasn't always celebrated Valentine's Day? Really?

    I am utterly shocked. The ultimate "snuggle couple" not doing Valentine's Day. What do you think all those warm baked goods are for!?

    Hehehehehehehehe!

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    1. Nope, we never really got into it. Maybe one year, I think we did. Anyway, we're having fun with it this year. And last year I had a blast putting falling hearts on Tim's blog. This year though, I got a few ideas ... and it's gonna be girly.

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  8. That is a thoroughly packed wall!

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    1. It's useful stuff, which makes it fun.

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  9. you'll never run out of toilet paper

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    1. Oh, how I wish. That would be great.

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  10. You are one wizardress of the wall . . . kinda like John Snow ;D don't know if you're a GOT fan...but you've got some great couponing skills for sure

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    1. I didn't know who that was, so I googled it. Tim watches that show.

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  11. All your TP and laundry soap makes me so happy!! So awesome to (a) have gotten it for free and (b) not have to worry about running out for a long while. SO GOOD!

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    1. It makes us happy as well. I hope you're feeling better. Tim was home from work Wednesday because he wasn't feeling good as well.

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  12. You are amazing! Congrats, the wall is downright impressive. :) Well done!

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    1. Thanks, Suzie. It's not a big wall, but it's a good solid useful wall, and that I love.

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