As a frugal mom, sometimes I’ll take my family out on a “coupon outing.”
I did this on a Saturday recently, when we had nothing planned and it was yucky cold outside. I spent some time getting caught up organizing my coupons and found a bunch of good ones that were to expire soon, so decided, hey, let’s go out and have some fun with these great deals!
So, first we went out to Kwik Trip. We get coupons from Kwik Trip in the mail and in our local paper occasionally on Wednesdays, and there are always coupons for free items (no purchase necessary!). So we got gas for $.10 off per gallon, then got a bunch of free goodies including a donut, apple, pound of bananas, and coffee. We also bought chocolate milk for the kids to enjoy with their snacks (I enjoyed the coffee!). [Read more…]