20 May 2013 Funky Frugal: Cyber shopping diva
by Tanner Cangelosi
I have a dear friend who is always getting a great deal on glasses, shoes, vacations . . . the list goes on!
Her name is Codi Bennett, and she is a pastor’s wife, mother of four, shopping diva and a daughter of the King. I admire the way she mothers and serves her family well, on a budget!
So what did I do? I asked her to give me her secrets! She was gracious enough to share her top tips with 501 LIFE, and I encourage you to check them out, too.
You won’t regret it!
iPhone app: “Kids Meal Deals” and “Out to Eat with Kids.” Search for your city to eat out once a week. My favorites are Zaxby’s and Chick-fil-A.
retailmenot.com – Search here every time before you buy online.
Target credit card or debit card – free shipping, 5 percent off EVERYTHING and target.com coupons.
allegiantair.com – Cheap flying!
vacationstogo.com – Best place to shop for your cruise/vacation.
Gift cards at Kroger – Double your gas points by picking up a gift card for your dinner before you head out for date night! Also use kroger.com to load coupons on your card before shopping.
3boysandadog.com has an easy to read chart and printable coupons from sites she recommends. She also has a great page that covers coupon lingo.
Greenbacks for Gal (thegreenbacksgal.com) – Andrea Green, an eco-friendly mother of two, shares her love of organic food with cooking and couponing tips.
Luv a Bargain (luvabargain.com) – Teaches how to start using coupons and shares printable coupons.
Crystal & Co. (crystalandcomp.com) – Dallas mom blogger who shares ways to save and how to meal plan with easy recipes and printable coupons.
Money Saving Mom – (moneysavingmom.com) Great site for coupons and ways to save money period.
Surviving the Stores (survivingthestores.com) – Site offers printable coupons for restaurants, grocery stores, retail businesses and more.
Grocery Shop for Free (groceryshopforfree.com/) – Site has a great coupon database and details the best deals, FREEbies and coupon shopping information.
amazon.com – Amazon Mom membership for kid snacks and diapers in bulk!
Alice.com for cleaning supplies and household things. Major money savers!
Conway: Yours Truly Consignment, Inc.
Tuesday Morning: tuesdaymorning.com
North Little Rock: Plato›s Closet: platosclosetnorthlittlerock.com
NLR: 1/2 of 1/2 Name Brand Clothing