Coupons for Real Food

Coupons for Real Food

People say you can only find coupons for processed foods, but that just isn’t true. Check out this list of coupons for real foods and real ingredients, and see for yourself:


  • $1 off one Once Again Nut Butter product



  • $.55 off one Florida Crystals Sugar product
  • $.50 off any Star Vinegar
  • $1 off any Star Olive Oil
  • $1 off one jar of Star Olives, 7 oz. or larger
  • $1 off Wholesome Sweeteners brand Organic Sugar, Stevia, Agave or Honey
  • $1 off three cans of Dole fruit
  • $1 off any Olivari Olive Oil


  • $.75 off one flip-top dispenser of Domino Sugar (Quick Dissolve Superfine or Pourable Brown)
  • $1 off one bottle of Domino Organic Blue Agave Nectar
  • $.55 off one Florida Crystals Sugar product
  • $.75 off any two Domino Sugar products, 2 lbs. or larger
  • $1.50 off one Tate + Lyle Fairtrade Certified Sugar product

Common Kindness

  • $1 off Alter Eco Unrefined Mascabado Cane Sugar
  • $1 off Alter Eco Thai Sticky Purple Rice
  • $.75 off any Clover Stornetta Farms product
  • $.75 off any Country Choice organic canister oats
  • $1 off any one Star Olive Oil, 7.2 oz. or larger
  • $.50 off any Uncle Matt’s organic 12 oz. juice
  • $.75 off any Uncle Matt’s organic 59 oz. juice

Like this list? I’ll be updating it weekly, so be sure to check back.

Foods to Buy at Dollar Tree

Would you buy food from a Dollar Tree? Until recently I would have said no, but you know what? I’ve really changed my mind about that. Because the thing is, they’re not just selling junk anymore. There are lots of real, minimally-processed foods to choose from, and the prices are crazy good. We’re talking 75% less that what I’m used to paying at the grocery store for the same thing (and in many cases, the same brands).

Every time I stop in to stock up on groceries, I find something new to try, and so far I haven’t been disappointed with anything.

Here’s a look at what I’m currently buying at Dollar Tree …

Nature's Own Bread

Nature’s Own Bread – They act as a bakery outlet for several bread companies, including Nature’s Own. What they get in varies, and it sells out quickly, so I fill the freezer when it’s in stock. [Read more…]

How I Save on Groceries

Trying to get your grocery bill down? Here’s a look at how I save on groceries:

I Buy in Bulk.

Bulk Sugar

I cook most things from scratch, so buying bulk quantities of the ingredients that I use regularly just makes sense. It saves me time and cuts down on trips to the store. I buy sugar 25 pounds at a time; I buy olive oil in a big tin; and I hit the bulk bins for dried beans and spices a couple times a year. I used to buy my flour in bulk when our friend owned a pizza place, and I hope to get back to buying it in bulk again soon. It’s just so much easier (and cheaper). [Read more…]

Printable Tax Prep Checklist

Tax Prep Checklist

Starting to pull records together for your tax appointment? Use my tax prep checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything important.

How to Organize Tax Documents

And if all that rummaging for documents has you realizing you need to do a better job of organizing your tax stuff, check out my advice on how to organize your tax documents. There’s even a free printable that you can use to set up a tax binder.

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Working a UPS Holiday Job


My husband just finished his seasonal gig as a UPS driver’s helper. Here’s how it went. [Read more…]