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My Cart of FREE Groceries

This story is too good not to share!  I am not an extreme couponer.  But from time to time, the savings on wholesome food can be so good, I have to tell you about it.

I wish I could tell you clean couponing was always this easy or impressive.  These results are not typical. But a few times per year, clean couponing pays me back.

On this shopping trip I did not pay a cent, but instead was paid $1.03 from the store.  My cart was full of 60 different food items.  These were the most wholesome versions I could find of somewhat processed items like crackers and frozen fruit bars, many simple foods like fresh organic apples and frozen vegetables, sprouted grain tortillas, even organic milk.  It was supposed to be $166.07 worth of groceries.  I did not have to pay anything.

Here’s how our household did it:

I printed coupons from the Rock the Lunch Box website for some items.

I used some printed coupons the grocery store had sent me. Continue reading