Posts by: Emily

Bath Stone Cleaning Block Review

I have an old ceramic tub in my house. When I purchased the home, the tub was painted white. It seemed to start chipping as soon as we began using it. So, after about two years, we started noticing a lot of red stains underneath the paint. I bought paint thinner and removed most of…

Do Extreme Couponers Tip?

I have always wondered this. When I first began watching Extreme Couponers on TLC, I remember seeing the identical twins who were thrilled about it being their birthday. They featured additional items that you can score for free when it is your birthday. A lot of restaurants will offer a “freebie” item on your birthday….

DIY Laundry Soap: An Unextreme Version!

So it seems everyone has their own unique homemade laundry soap. I have never made it before so I wanted to. I also wanted to compare the cost of doing that vs. the time and money spent into purchasing laundry detergent with coupons. First, with coupons, I have been able to buy Tide fairly cheap-…

Downsize Your Stock Pile

It’s okay – you can breathe. “But why would anyone ever want to downsize their ginormous mound of useless goods!?” Because less is more. Greed is a poison that constantly needs fueled. Are you someone who has their house “organized” like this:  Pasta sauce in under the kitchen sink, Pop-Tarts are in the linen closet,…

Greed.

Greed is defined as : An excessive desire to acquire or possess more than what one needs or deserves, especially with respect to material wealth. Why does no one ever discuss the element of greed within the extreme couponing community? If you are one that has 40 bottles of mustard, 72 boxes of crackers, and…

Walk. Don’t run.

One of the biggest tips I can give someone who likes to coupon is this: avoid deals that people advertise as “RUN!” or “Run, don’t walk!”. Aside from being utterly annoying, they are usually pointless items. Example: When I say run, I mean run! DON’T WALK! You’re probably thinking, “Whoa, this must be good! ”…