***The Hurley Ticker*** "If I spend all the money I have at Walmart, I will save more than I make." -early morning radio Search & Win

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Couponing WIN!

As you, my three valued readers, may know, I now coupon. It's a hobby.

Today was perhaps my best shopping trip thus far. I will spare you, gentle reader, the gory details, but instead focus on the highlights.

Items gotten for free (yes, I mean free):
6 Betty Crocker Pouch Potatoes
2 Temptations Cat Treats
2 Yakisoba Noodle Meal Things

Items for nearly free:
13 cents each, 9 Hormel Chili with Beans
24 cents, 1 I Can't Believe It's Not Butter spray
49 cents each, 3 Bags Birdseye Lightly Sauced Veggies
88 cents, 1 bag of fun-sized Nestle chocolates

The final score is as follows:
Total value of items: $77.81
Total Out of Pocket: $20.65
Total Savings: $57.16
Percentage Saved: 73%

Praise God for He has given me success!


P.S. For those interested in the details, the how can be found here: mycouponcollege.com
Time invested: between 5 and 7 hours (keep in mind that this is my hobby, not just for the $$)