Today’s Walmart Shopping Trip

October 24, 2014

WMShoppingTripOnce again today I was told “wow, you’re so organized.  I could never do that [couponing]!”

That got me to thinking again about why I coupon. Couponing, price matching and shopping sales is a huge part of what allows me to be a stay-at-home mom and wife, and getting to be those two things makes the little bit of time spent each week well worth it!

Today I spent only $55.40 on fifty five items that will either be used during the next week for meals, be taken to an upcoming homeschool meeting or added to my stockpile. Once I made it home, I snapped pictures of my receipt and redeemed multiple app offers (iBotta, Snap, Checkout51) and have already been credited $3.63, making my total spent on this shopping trip only $51.77.

Keep in mind that my stockpile contains enough chicken to get me by until another great sale comes around, and I am blessed to have homegrown beef and eggs, so I did not need to purchase meat this week.

So, yes, you can do it, too!

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