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Frugal Friday- Ask And You Shall Receive

  You may have heard a rumor that I like coupons. I am not gonna get a tattoo exclaiming coupon lover or anything, but maybe a t-shirt or a bumper sticker. Ooh, or a personalized license plate that says COUPNLVR. Jenny, you could get a matching one with Ohio plates.

Anyway, what I love most is free coupons. Cause to get most coupons you gotta buy a paper. Or maybe if you are lucky, get your family’s toss offs. Sometimes you can get lucky and find a tear off pad, a coupon inside a cereal box, or get a catalina at the end of your order. But those are few and far between and not always for any products that you care about. For instance, Poise Pads? Maybe if I am going to comedy hour and laughing a lot, but hopefully I don’t need you.

Anywho, how can you get coupons for the products you really love and use? Why ask for them silly. Seriously, email or write the company and let them know you enjoy your product and ask for coupons. Often times they send you really good coupons, way better than what you would find in the newspaper. I have even gotten coupons for free products. And if you happen to blog about a product then definitely let them know. You never know what you are going to get from that. If you can save the coupons until the product goes on sale to maximize your savings.

I would love you to let me know if this has worked for you. Let me know in the comments.

For more frugal ideas, head over to Biblical Womanhood.

Comments

  1. neat idea! I will have to do it once the storm passes over us. Pray for us and if you could let your bloggy buddies know ot pray for those of us near the Houston area.

    the characters last blog post..Holding Down the Fort….

  2. hey Jill – I thought I should let you know that Smart Source (the people who put the coupons in the paper) make their coupons available on their website as well, for free. I assume you know that, being the Coupon Queen and all that. But your comment about buying a paper made me think this website is worth mentioning.

    Happy hunting!

    Erin Gs last blog post..Vacation, Day Nine: Queens

  3. I have done this before! I need to get back in the swing of doing this again! :)

    I always make sure that I contact the company if I am not satisfied with the product. I need to do more contacting to the company when I am satisfied with the product. : )

    Thanks for stopping by! :)

    Sonshines last blog post..Frugal Friday–Restaurant Style Meal

  4. I got 4 coupons for free Mac n cheese from Annies Homegrown for a compliment I sent them! I also got a coupon for free juice! It’s worth the time it takes!

    Rachels last blog post..Walgreens Report!

  5. This is a really great idea. I work in marketing and it is true that if someone contacts us and asks for a discount, we offer it. I just never thought to do it myself.

  6. Erin G mentioned Smart Source from the newspaper offering their coupons online, so does Red Plum – there, no need to waste money on the newspaper anymore…

    JSues last blog post..We Have Power!!!

  7. Online shopping is now a easy way of buying anything which they want by using the internet.so people want to know more about this.
    Its a nice post about the same thing.
    Thanks

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