What is an Ibotta Bonus Offer? How Do I Earn Ibotta Bonuses? Ibotta Questions, Answered!

The biggest questions, hands down, that I get asked about Ibotta all have to do with Ibotta Bonus Offers.  “What is an Ibotta Bonus Offer?”  “Where are the offers I have to redeem for the bonuses?”  “How do I know which ones are bonus offers?”  “How do I redeem bonuses?” And the answers to those …
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Savings Pro Tip: Stockpile to Save Money!

“Stockpiling” is how you save the most money.  Stockpiling is when you can get your kids favorite $4/box cereal for $1/box and you buy 4 or 6 boxes at that price to last you until it’s on sale again.  If you only buy one box for $1, sure you saved $3, but the very next …
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Savings Pro Tip: Couponers Don’t Pay for Toothpaste | Always Get the FREE Toothpaste

I’ve been sharing this tip since I started doing coupon classes nearly a decade ago. NEVER PAY FOR TOOTHPASTE.  It’s a waste of money to PAY for toothpaste because you can ALWAYS get it for FREE somewhere! And I cringe when I hear that someone didn’t pick up the free toothpaste at the store one …
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Savings Pro Tip: Combine or “Stack” all available sales and offer for MAX savings!

What does it mean to “STACK” coupons? When you STACK coupons you are using TWO coupons on ONE item.  Now, this is generally not allowed.  But there is one instance where it is. There are two kinds of coupons, MANUFACTURER coupons and STORE coupons.  I cannot take two manufacturer coupons for 50c off macaroni and …
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Couponing Question: Can I use Multiple Coupon / Cash Back Apps?

When I get to the portion of my coupon classes where I talk about all the coupon/rebate/cash back apps, I inevitably get the question, “Can I use all of these together?” The short answer to that question is YES! Check out this video I made that shows you how I took ONE receipt from and …
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Updates to Target Cartwheel in a new, easier to use app!

Target has moved Cartwheel offers into the main Target app. This will allow you to have just one place to map out store trips, get Cartwheel deals on in-store purchases, swipe through the weekly ad and more!   If you’ve previously used a social account to login to Cartwheel – like Google or Facebook (I used Facebook) …
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Ask a Couponer: I don’t want to throw away good coupons but do I have to flip through every insert to find the coupons that are still good?

Ask a Couponer: My coupon inserts are piling up. I don’t want to throw away good coupons but do I have to flip through every insert to find the coupons that are still good? The answer to that is NO.   Save yourself some time!  You can browse coupons by the insert they were found in …
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Do you suffer from “Register Anxiety” when you approach the checkout with your coupons?

A Penny Filled Pantry has identified a disease that you might have.  I’ve dealt with a couple episodes of it before.  It’s “Register Anxiety” and here are the symptoms and how to get over it! Register Anxiety is that feeling that occurs during check-out when a coupon beeps and you start to feel the blood …
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A few beginners tips for using coupons to your advantage

If you are new to couponing, here are a few tips to get you started: ·       Clip or save EVERY coupon you get. Yes, even those coupons on products that you think you will NEVER buy!   That product you think you might never could go on sale and be FREE with the coupon.  Or even …
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"Extreme" Couponing Tip – Never pay for toothpaste again!

I used to think that what I did as a couponer was “extreme” until I saw the show Extreme Couponing. Now, I find what I do to be more practical. But to someone who has never couponed before, what I do may look extreme.So, if you want to be “extreme” like me – here’s …

"Extreme Couponing" Tip: Get multiple copies of your Sunday Paper

I used to think that what I did as a couponer was “extreme” until I saw the show Extreme Couponing. Now, I find what I do to be more practical. But to someone who has never couponed before, what I do may look extreme.So, if you want to be “extreme” like me, here’s …

"Extreme" Couponing Tip – Clip and save every coupon!

I used to think that what I did as a couponer was “extreme” until I saw the show Extreme Couponing. Now, I find what I do to be more practical. But to someone who has never couponed before, what I do may look extreme.So, if you want to be “extreme” like me, here’s …