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Frugal Fridays- For The Love of Coupons

 Oh, how I love me some coupons. I have become quite the little addict. But the pay offs, the payoffs! Today I got around $150 worth of stuff for about $1.50. And I took a huge bag of stuff to our church to be donated to a local shelter that I had accumulated over the past month. I call it my “Free to Give” program. Get it? Oh the puns, the puns!!

So I have recently stumbled upon another way to use my frugal ways to give back to others. And it also helps me save the earth which is a great bonus! Did you know that military families can use expired coupons for up to 6 months post expiration at military commissaries? Well, now you do. And there is a program that helps you do it. It requires some work from you, but I think it is only fitting we do a small bit of organizational work to benefit those families that are making all sorts of sacrifices for us, right?

So here is a link to the Overseas Coupon Program which explains how you can help. I am going to start this weekend, care to join me?

For more frugal tips, head over to Biblical Womanhood.

Comments

  1. Oh, thank you so much for posting this! I’ve been saving my expired’s but keep forgetting to research where they might go.

  2. That is a great idea! Thank you for posting this link! I’m about to clear out all my old April coupons and now I know something useful to do with them!!

  3. I’m right there with ya baby. I am dropping off a big box of coupon-gotten products at our local battered women’s shelter on Monday. I love it!! Coupons rock!!

  4. What a great tip! Thanks

    I have tagged you for short meme if you have a moment.

    Toni

  5. feener says:

    that is such a great tip !!! thanks !!! i might link to you so folks can pass this along.

  6. May I say a personal thank you on behalf of my family and other military families for your verbal and tangible support of our troops. What a blessing. Thank you.

  7. wow what a cool way to help out our military. I am chekcing it
    it out! Thanks for your post.

  8. That is AWESOME!! Thank you so much! I’m looking forward to telling EVERYONE I know about this! :)

  9. I love the idea to send your expired coupons to military families. I would also love to read a post on how on earth you managed to get $150 worth of groceries for $1.50!!!!!! In the down economy, I’m sure there are others out there who want to know too. I just joined your site yesterday, but I have already found so many helpful tips! Thanks!

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