Use Free Food Coupons To Help Your Budget

Senior Citizen Living just naturally includes looking for bargains. Most of us are retired or working part time. We enjoy moving at a slower pace, but we do need to save our pennies. If you are not in the habit of shopping for bargains, the senior years are a great time to learn!

When you begin couponing, you need to learn just a few of the most common abbreviations used on coupon sites.
BOGO – Buy one, get one free
CPN – Coupon
DND – Do not double. (Coupon is marked for grocer – no doubling)
FAR – Free After Rebate
P&G – Proctor and Gamble
SS – SmartSource – insert in many Sunday newspapers

Here is a great example of bargains you can find. This one is from Southern Savers and refers to Walgreen bargains this week.
**Deal Idea**
Buy: (2) Revlon Lipstick $5 ea
Use: (2) -$2 off Revlon SS 2/21 (SS=Find the coupon in Sunday’s SmartSource)
Total Due: $6
Get Back: $5 RR, makes it 50¢ ea (RR = Walgreen’s Register Rewards)

When is the last time you paid 50¢ for a tube of lipstick?

Are you couponing yet?

Note: Southern Savers also has a list of freebies and coupons you can find on Facebook.

About jta

South Carolina grandmother who loves to write, dance, and visit with friends and family.
This entry was posted in Senior Citizen Living and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Use Free Food Coupons To Help Your Budget

  1. To Susan’s comment, I recently ordered a t-shirt from Cheerios featuring the Vancouver olympic theme. When I ordered it was late in the campaign and all they had left were children’s sizes which won’t fit anyone around my house but I ordered one anyway (it was free) and sold it yesterday for $15.
    .-= Music and Movie Treasures By Brenda´s last blog ..Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland Movie Review =-.

  2. Joan Adams says:

    Susan and Brenda, you are absolutely right and I need to think seriously about re-selling items like that! Thank you for visiting and commenting!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *