I have never really looked kindly on coupons, or the thought of using coupons. My whole life I used to throw coupons away, $0.75 was not even worth using to me. Now, after watching Extreme Couponing on TLC I can’t help but be amazed at how awesome coupons are.
My only down fall is that I live in Canada, where they limit the use of coupons to one per person, and no store that I have seen double manufacturer coupons.
Today I wanted to share my proud moment of extreme couponing with everyone (but on a minor level). I found a few buy one get one free coupons for Fantastik and have been excited to use them. I’m probably the worst extreme couponer ever. The last few times I went to use my coupons, I left them at home, and then they expired. I had to order more free coupons online. I finally had the opportunity to use my coupons today at Wal-mart.
The biggest thing I find helpful is shopping around for the cheapest price. We were at Shoppers last night and they sold a bottle of fantastik for $5.50. Wal-mart had them on for $2.50. Just in location along, it was half the price. I couldn’t help but feel a sense of urge to buy 40 bottles of fantastik like they do on the show. Unfortunately I only had 2 coupons for them.
I am proud to admit today that I received two bottles of fantastik for free, and I bought two for $5.00 (still cheaper then Shoppers). I don’t think myshopping trip will earn me a spot on the Extreme Couponing show, but never the less, I am still proud of my shopping experience today.