New To Couponing?

Why Should you coupon?

If you could cut your grocery budget in half, you wouldn't do it? Yes, you would.
It's as simple as clipping coupons, and coming to, for you store match ups.

Where to find coupons?

Really, The question should be, where can't you find coupons!

Sunday newspaper – Coupon inserts (Red Plum, SmartSource, P&G.  If you would like to see a list of the coupons that will be in the Sunday paper go here to check it out!

Internet: printable coupons – There are a vast array of printable coupons – on printable coupon sites and manufacturer’s sites. Here are my favorite sites: RedPlum, SmartSource,, and Cool Savings.

All You magazine, is a publication produce by Walmart. You can aslo buy them there. They are loaded with coupons.

Store Weekly Circular or In-store –

Catalina/CAT - coupon on back of store receipt or printed after receipt

Blinkie or Tear Pad – coupon from a small blinkie machine or pad – typically near the relevant product

Peelie – coupon on product itself


Sunday Newspaper Insert Abbreviations:

GM = General Mills

PG = Procter and Gamble

RP = Red Plum

SS = SmartSource

CVS & Walgreens Jargon:

ECB = Extra Care Bucks – CVS money

RR = Register Reward – Walgreens money

IVC = Instant Value Coupon – found in the monthly Walgreens EasySaver booklet

•Other Abbreviations and Money-Saving Terms:

B1G1 or BOGO = Buy One, Get One Free

B2GI = Buy Two, Get One Free

DEAD = Offer No Longer Valid

DND = Do Not Double

EX or X = Expires On

FAR = Free After Rebate

FILLER = Item Purchased to Reach a Minimum Total in Order to Get a “Deal”

GC = Gift Card
IP = Internet Printable
MC or MQ = Manufacturer’s coupon

MIR = Mail In Rebate

NED = No Expiration Date

OOP = Out of Pocket

STACKING: Using Both a Store Coupon and a Manufacturer’s Coupon on One Item

TMF = Try Me Free Offer

UPC = Universal Product Code – Those black straight lines with numbers under them