Saturday, March 28, 2009

show me the money

i did it!!!
can you read that???
{look past thos wrinkly hands...seriously, i don't look that bad, do i?}

let me help you out...
bill is $120.73
70 items sold
total savings in coupons $89.30
{43% savings}

i know, it's not that big of a deal.
and i won't be winning any special awards...
but for me, i'm taking victory in the little accomplishments. i mean, i don't really have any great big ones i get to relish in, so go with me, will ya?

17 comments:

C ♥ said...

that's awesome seriously!!!!

Briony said...

that is stinkin awesome. my church has a ladies group that meets a couple times a month to cut coupons, swap coupons and share savings stories :) they would love this one! great job!

Megan said...

I LOVE those kind of savings! I'm addicted to looking at how much I've saved on each shopping trip. (I don't do that well, but every little savings counts!)

My name is PJ and said...

Mind blowing! We need more detail: where and how??

Mandy said...

Everyone loves a good deal!

He And Me + 3 said...

I'm impressed. Good job.

Tabitha in Bliss said...

I love feeling like I beat out Wal-Mart :)
You did AWESOME!!

Jen said...

Wow that is seriously some awesome savings!

Live.Love.Eat said...

Gotta love that!!!

Have I told you that I LOVE ELO that is playing right now. I think I mentioned it before but it's so happy!!!!! I love listening to Mr. Blue on a sunny day when I am wogging (walking?jogging).

Kacey R. said...

Woa Dang! That is FABULOUS and SUCH a BIG DEAL! I'm impressed! So, gonna share your secrets with your pals or are you just going to leave us hanging? You know this girl LOVES a deal!

Christie-A Work In Progress said...

Good for you!!! I can only hope to be that lucky one day!! Great job!

Chocolate Covered Daydreams said...

No really, that's great! My twin and I always try to see who can save the most with coupons. She always beats me! So saving money is a huge big deal!!! Congratulations!! I'm sure hubby is proud of ya too!

Bre said...

That is AWESOME! I wanna become a Saving Diva....whaaaahhhh! I always end up overspending....always...ugh!

Kel said...

Woohoo...thats awesome!!
~K

Fresh Mommy said...

Nice!! That is awesome! My mom and others from our church have really been into coupons and are sharing some ideas with me... I'm trying to figure out the best ways to save and learn the ropes. Inspiring!

:)
~Tabitha~

freshmommyblog.com

Lindsay said...

For real?? I was thrilled when we saved $14.11 at the grocery store tonight! Where did you find all your coupons?? I struggle with even finding coupons on stuff that I actually use...

Way to go!!

Carrie said...

Hello, my name is Carrie and I'm a couponaholic...

Kroger and CVS only feed my addiction.

Great job!!