How to: Handle Defamation of Character at the Store – My Experience at Walgreens

Have you had a store cashier or manager publicly shame you or embarrass you in front of customers or employees?  In some instances, accusatory and false statements made about you can be construed at Defamation of Character.  There may be legal recourse and consequences for that individual making the claims. The following post is to share an experience I had with an employee at Walgreens and how I handled it. Disclosure:…

June 12, 2013

How to: Get Unlimited FREE Newspapers & 1/15 SmartSource Coupon Inserts

Albertsons has an awesome money maker deal Kikkoman Soy Sauce, which you can use to get FREE newspapers and, more importantly, 1/15 SmartSource Coupon Inserts! Here’s how it’d work: Buy: 3 x Kikkoman Soy Sauce (5 oz.) $4.77 and 1 x Seattle Times Sunday Newspaper $2.00 Use: 3 x $1/1 Kikkoman Soy Sauce (Printable Coupon) or 3 x $1/1 Kikkoman Soy Sauce (Recipe Coupon*) Stack with: Twice the Value Doubler Coupon Pay: $2, Receive:…

January 16, 2012

How to: Deal with Rejection of Coupons and Ill-mannered Employees & Managers

Undoubtedly, one of the most frustrating aspects of shopping with coupons is dealing with rejection (even when we have reason to believe we are right) and having to deal with ill-mannered employees and managers.  There’s no fail-safe method for dealing with these types of situations, but here are a few of my own personal recommendations. The first point I’d like to bring up is that: outright losing is sometimes a…

November 23, 2011

How To: Shop & Do Extreme Couponing at

For many of you, getting the best deals and saving money means: clipping inserts, driving to the store, and using coupons on your purchases.  Admittedly, that is a good practice and a way to cut expenses; however, there are many other non-traditional methods that do not require you to clip, drive, or pay. is one of the main online storefronts where I find the best deals and save…

November 3, 2011

How To: Shop & Do Extreme Couponing at Walmart

Whether you’re a veteran couponer or a newbie just starting out: Walmart is one of the easiest places to learn how to coupon!   Walmart’s everyday low price (EDLP) pricing model promises a low price without sales or comparison shopping.  There are no store store rewards programs or store loyalty cards to worry about.  When you throw coupons into the mix: there are a lot of items that end up…

October 28, 2011