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First Trip Couponing

So I've been seeing some news stories about a local woman, Katie Kimmerman https://www.facebook.com/groups/247154461985268/, and how she saves money by couponing. Katy teaches classes locally what she has learned plus she has a website, http://iowacouponing.com/. So I set out last night with my hubby to Target for some shopping. He didn't know what he was getting himself in for though until we walked in and I handed him a cart and took one for myself (two purchases of $50 or more for $10 gift card--see below).

Before going, I planned out my trip, printed off Target coupons and added manufacturer coupons, along with coupons for $10 gift card with a $50 purchase simply for "liking" Target on Facebook. I looked for deals where I could stack coupons to increase my savings.

Counting the two $10 gift cards to use on future purchases, we saved 28% ($52.78) and spent $135.64. My best deal was a Hormel pork roast at $5.95 with a manufacturers peel off coupon for $3. To top th…