How to Find Free Kindle Books

Many of you have been asking where I find the Free Kindle Books, like Gooseberry Patch’s Savory Pie Recipes.   There are two ways. Amazon has a list of classics that are always free. You can download them at any time for free. In addition, Amazon has a limited time promotional area of the website […]

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Ask FTM: Are These Coupons Good?

Reader V writes: Help!! I printed some coupons last night. Some of them are missing the smaller scan code that begins with a 5. Are these good? Dear V: These coupons are valid! In fact, the old barcodes are being phased out!  For a long time, we saw the new Data Bar Code along with […]

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Homemade Gift Baskets on A Budget

  Homemade Gift Baskets on A Budget This post is from last year, but I have received the same question this year. You can see a similar idea for teachers here. Last year a reader emailed – ” Hi Shannon. We are in a very tight financial situation this holiday season. I am wondering if […]

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Facebook Update: Get Most Recent Updates First

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It looks like you might be able to get your old Facebook Settings back! It seems as though its really simple to get FTM posts to appear in your feed again. I know I don’t want Facebook deciding what posts I see! :: Just head over to Facebook and sign up. :: Click on News Feed […]

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A Quick Note – Re: Holiday Shopping

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Hey everyone!  I am hoping you will take a few minutes out of your busy day to read this post. I appreciate it! So tis’ the season. Tis’ the season for everything wonderful – family, fresh baked goods, beautiful decorations, presents,  eating fabulous food til our pants physically hurt (wait, maybe that is just me?). […]

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How to Find Free Kindle Books

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Many of you have been asking where I find the Free Kindle Books, like Gooseberry Patch’s Savory Pie Recipes.   There are two ways. Amazon has a list of classics that are always free. You can download them at any time for free. In addition, Amazon has a limited time promotional area of the website […]

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It’s Not Always About How Much You Save

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I just wanted to take a break from our regularly scheduled programming of super cheap and free stuff to share this shopping trip with you. There is no super stellar 90% savings – but I am more proud of this trip than most. We needed a few things – soda for football game, some creamer, […]

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$3.00 Cottonelle Coupon Update

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I have received lots of comments and emails about using the $3.00/1 Cottonelle Coupon. If you printed this coupon to use on the Walgreens Cottonelle deal, you may want to reconsider. This is a Canadian coupon. Here is how you can tell: 1. The coupon is on this site- Canadian Site – see the CA […]

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Coupon Organization: The 9 Year Old Boy Method

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This is a 9 year old boy’s definition of organizing coupons. I am almost sure he learned this organization method  from his father. This all started innocently enough, Evan offered to clean up some expired coupons I had.  Since I am dealing with my leg injury, I thought the help would be nice. He emerged […]

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Stockpile Price List | Decide on Your Buy Price

Earlier this year I did a series on Stockpile Prices. I am frequently asked what my stockpile prices are.  I am republishing this for the newer couponers.  Please be sure to read this entire post before using the lists. This series has included Stock Up Prices on Meat, Stock Up Prices on Household Staples, Stockup Prices on Toiletries , Stock […]

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How to Get FTM Posts on Facebook

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The general consensus on the new Facebook – it is harder to find what you are looking for. Some people may enjoy the sidebar feed, and you don’t have to make any changes. I have received a few emails asking if I knew how to get FTM post back on your main feed. The only […]

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Got Coupons? Help the PA Flood Victims

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  I feel like just about every week there is some sort of weather devastation lately. I live in Pennsylvania and many of the FTM readers are in this area.  As many of you know, parts of Pennsylvania suffered severe flooding from Hurricane Irene then Tropical Store Lee.  You can see some of the flooding […]

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Diary of a Newbie Couponer | 3 Weeks As A “Couponer”

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So as you may already know, my sister has been learning to coupon each week at CVS.  I thought it would be fun for her to share how it was going, in her own words. (Although, anything she says about me, probably is NOT true). Each week she will provide you with the tips she has […]

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Can I Copy Printable Coupons? | Ask FTM

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Can I Copy Printable Coupons is a question I am asked on a regular basis. Copying coupons is never ok. Never. Ever.    So, now that we got that out of the way – How can you prove you didn’t photo copy a coupon? Reader Kenny was at the store with two identical coupons – […]

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Ask FTM: How To Deal With Stock Issues

I received an email from reader Delia.  I really wanted to give her a helpful answer– but I just don’t shop at CVS enough to know their system.  I am hoping that all the CVS pros can give Delia some advice on CVS and the best way to deal with stock issues. {specifically at CVS.} […]

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