I’m coming round to my five year “Strategic Couponing” anniversary — it was the winter of 2008 that I started paying attention to how much I was spending on food and household items. By employing several savings strategies over the course of several months, I was able to reduce our monthly food/household budget from around $450 to $265 (five people, two in diapers). That almost $200 in savings allowed us to meet other financial goals that we had prioritized and I felt like I had control over our budget, not the grocery store.
With the new year, I know many of you are looking to whip your family’s budget into shape and probably one of the best ways to save is by using coupons to lower your grocery budget.
If you’re in the Portland Metro area, join us for a live coupon class on Wednesday, January 23! You will walk away knowing the basics of couponing plus you’ll have the opportunity to snag a serious bargain on the Sunday Oregonian.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Tabor Space in SE Portland
Mt Tabor Presbyterian Church
This class is FREE with a donation of 3 non-perishable food items (these items will be given to a local food bank)
Participants in this class will be qualified to get multiple Sunday Oregonian subscriptions at a fantastic discount — and it works for new AND current subscribers! Make sure you bring your wallet to get this sweet deal!
Space is limited — please register by clicking this link.
In an effort to maintain a learning environment free from distractions, please do not bring your children. Teens interested in learning the fine art of couponing are welcome to attend with a parent. I understand that it may be necessary to bring a tiny baby. Please sit near an exit and take your baby out immediately if he/she gets fussy.
Important: This discounted subscription offer is exclusive to participants of a Frugal Living NW live event and is not offered directly through The Oregonian. It is available to those readers within The Oregonian home delivery areas of Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas and parts of Columbia and Yamhill counties only. I don’t know when or if the Oregonian is planning to expand this deal to other parts of Oregon or SW Washington. I also have no knowledge of other papers offering a discounted subscription deal.
Regardless of where you live, you are welcome to attend this event!
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