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Sunday, October 2, 2011

Sunday Link Love ~ {Extreme Couponing Edition} You Gotta Read This!!

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Welcome to Sunday Link Love, my weekly roundup of posts from my Google Reader (and beyond) that have caught my eye! You might even see a link from one of my favorite blog post here at Tips From A Mom Of 3!

Sunday Link Love is my way of sharing some of my favorite posts or websites with you! If you find yourself with a few extra minutes to surf the net, feel free to check out these awesome blogs! And if you have a blog, feel free to link up!

                      What's going on around the Blogosphere?


This past Wednesday @ 10/9c on TLC the show Extreme Couponing premiered, and it has been the "talk" of the week around the Blogospere! Did you watch it? Do you plan on watching it again? What do you think about it! Now, I know what you are thinking... you're probably wondering what I think about it...

Well, first of all, I AM NOT AN EXTREME COUPONER (like those on the show)! I Do Not participate in or recommend shelf clearing (I'm against it). I also Do Not participate or recommend unnecessary stockpiling. I am Not a Hoarder, Nor do I encourage it!  I only have a "very small" stockpile of the items that my family uses, or for items for donations, but I do so responsibly (for instance I will not buy 20 or even 10 bottles of hot sauce to donate, because frankly that is not a necessity.) When I use coupons, I use them Fair, and Honest, and not in an excessive way! I would say that I am Frugal, and that I use coupons to keep our expenses low, and our Budget in check. It is possible to be a "Smart Shopper" using coupons in a Non-Extreme, Realistic Way!

Here is what some other Bloggers are saying about Extreme Couponing...

Extremely Unrealistic Expectations - Let's Get Real About Extreme Couponing

Extreme Couponing - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

If you are looking to get started with Couponing, Here are some Simple Tips and Tricks to help you to get started...

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Couponing 101:

Tips For Beginners! Couponing 101 Guide to Couponing

Stores where you can coupon:

Store Coupon Match-ups / Weekly Deals Round-Up

My Favorite Printable Coupon Sites:

Coupons.com
Red Plum
Coupon Network
Cool Savings
Smart Source
Grocery Coupons
Free Coupon Alerts
Mambo sprouts (Organic and health food)
Target Coupons
Meijer Mealbox Coupons

Favorite eCoupon Sites:

Cellfire
Savings Star

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I Love to hear Readers' Feedback! Please feel free to comment in the comment section!

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Now it's YOUR TURN!

Here's what to do:
  • Pick one of your favorite blog posts from this past week that you have read or posted and leave a link going directly to it.
  • If you'd rather just leave a link to your home page, then that's okay too!
  • If you have a Giveaway that you'd like to share, you can link up if you'd like to!
Very Important Rule: Please no links to products or spam! Please only link up G-rated, Family Friendly links! I will delete any links that I do not feel are appropriate for this blog!

Thank You for reading & I'm hoping that you are having a Wonderful day!



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