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supernova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-09-08 12:55 PM
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6. Do you have a farmers' market nearby?
That helps some. Though it isn't much of an option in the winter.

I'm like you. I dont' do coupons because they don't offer discounts on the stuff I use. And I'd rather get cleaning products, another budget buster, at the dollar store or make my own.
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  - Wendy Burger  BushDespiser12   Jun-09-08 12:51 PM   #2 
  - I wonder if she's single  corkhead   Jun-09-08 01:17 PM   #14 
     - I heard she is a fresh one.  BushDespiser12   Jun-09-08 01:35 PM   #20 
  - I've heard of people who are *that* into it. I think it's AWESOME!  BlooInBloo   Jun-09-08 12:52 PM   #3 
  - Unless they are in front of you in the checkout line  central scrutinizer   Jun-09-08 01:15 PM   #12 
  - They basically don't HAVE coupons for anything I buy.  kestrel91316   Jun-09-08 12:53 PM   #4 
  - Do you have a farmers' market nearby?  supernova   Jun-09-08 12:55 PM   #6 
  - Our farmer's markets are usually more expensive than the grocery stores.  kestrel91316   Jun-09-08 01:15 PM   #11 
     - Homemade mouthwash recipes  lynnertic   Jun-09-08 01:37 PM   #21 
        - Thx. I will try the peroxide and then maybe the cloves, and compare.  kestrel91316   Jun-09-08 02:29 PM   #37 
  - kitchen garden??  crikkett   Jun-09-08 01:31 PM   #18 
  - Uh, I'm in an apartment now with a balcony on the north side.  kestrel91316   Jun-09-08 02:31 PM   #38 
  - Yeah, I've noticed that too!  pink-o   Jun-09-08 01:38 PM   #22 
  - Rather than chance it with the risk of power failures and losing a freezer full  kestrel91316   Jun-09-08 02:34 PM   #39 
  - We just started making our own yogurt. I had no idea it was so easy.  Vinca   Jun-09-08 04:46 PM   #44 
  - Yeah...  Dorian Gray   Jun-09-08 02:08 PM   #31 
     - I made homemade granola this weekend. Bought ingredients  kestrel91316   Jun-09-08 02:39 PM   #41 
  - find a "day-old" bread store  IDemo   Jun-09-08 12:54 PM   #5 
  - Let me add that you should hit these Day-Old stores  here_is_to_hope   Jun-09-08 01:19 PM   #15 
     - I generally go around 10 to 11:00AM and the shelves are fully stocked  IDemo   Jun-09-08 02:06 PM   #30 
  - i eat basic foods, buy in bulk on sale, 15 lbs fancy rice $12 asian store, beans 10 lbs 50 cents lb  sam sarrha   Jun-09-08 12:59 PM   #7 
  - I am sorry to hear of your trouble.  grasswire   Jun-09-08 01:15 PM   #13 
  - the joy of cooking book is the best fundamental bulk book, saves a lot of money wasted on processed  sam sarrha   Jun-09-08 01:02 PM   #8 
  - Yeah buying processed food is what kills you  Indenturedebtor   Jun-09-08 01:04 PM   #10 
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  - The wife and I eat dinner for about $7 a night  Indenturedebtor   Jun-09-08 01:03 PM   #9 
  - "The key is to make everything from scratch. Flour, eggs, milk, butter, tomatoes, onions"  MartyL   Jun-09-08 01:57 PM   #27 
     - Yes Tomatoes and Onions are shockingly versatile  Indenturedebtor   Jun-09-08 02:04 PM   #28 
  - ALDIS!  mdmc   Jun-09-08 01:23 PM   #16 
  - I caught strawberries there yesterday for 99 cents/lb container.  Lars39   Jun-09-08 01:40 PM   #23 
     - I bought some crappy cherries there  mdmc   Jun-09-08 01:53 PM   #25 
  - With a gluten/wheat allergy - I can't use most coupons  PuraVidaDreamin   Jun-09-08 01:24 PM   #17 
  - Dollar stores, warehouse outlets, discount groceries  starroute   Jun-09-08 01:33 PM   #19 
  - Quit supporting factory farms & corporate grocers-don't buy processed crap-won't need coupons! nt  fed-up   Jun-09-08 01:49 PM   #24 
  - Exactly! Make your own food people... it's cheap and easy.  Indenturedebtor   Jun-09-08 02:05 PM   #29 
  - My wife buys paper (Seventh Gen) and assorted items on  underpants   Jun-09-08 01:56 PM   #26 
  - Many stores will not take printable coupons and  Phentex   Jun-09-08 02:09 PM   #32 
  - I also use very few coupons because the things I buy don't have coupon offers  yellowdogintexas   Jun-09-08 02:11 PM   #33 
  - Dry milk  Summer93   Jun-09-08 02:13 PM   #34 
  - I was a refunder-couponer back before it was trendy  SoCalDem   Jun-09-08 02:17 PM   #35 
  - Drink more beer.  ieoeja   Jun-09-08 02:25 PM   #36 
  - Ha Ha!! When I was a starving young (sometimes) student in London  pink-o   Jun-09-08 04:39 PM   #42 
  - My brother works 11:00pm to 7:00am...  Contrary1   Jun-09-08 02:36 PM   #40 
  - Step 1: Eat dirt.  gatorboy   Jun-09-08 04:41 PM   #43 
  - Most of the coupons I find are for highly processed foods.  Ilsa   Jun-09-08 05:11 PM   #46 

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