We made it to MI and we’re in love. So far Mt. Pleasant has everything we want/need and MI has proven itself lovely. We’re living in our third time zone together and loving the long summer days on the border of EST. We’ve taken Ette on many walks along the Chippewa River (using the town’s… Continue reading Solid Ground
This blog is so inactive that I feel comfortable only documenting big life moves (and couponing tips?) on it. Two weeks from now we’ll be on the road on our way to Michigan. I’ve never really considered MI to be a state I’d like to live in, but Clint was accepted to a wonderful master’s… Continue reading On the Road Again
This will be the final installment of my foray into coupon tutorials. I’ll leave the rest to the experts. This, however, might be the most important lesson I can offer and it’s not something you’ll read about in most couponing guides. Be a good person. You should probably be a good person whether or not… Continue reading Couponing for Good, Not Evil
For this segment I would like to let you in on the stores where you can score some of the sweetest deals. I was surprised to find that the stores that offered the lowest prices everyday were not necessarily the best places to take your fat stack of coupons. Instead, it’s the moderately priced stores… Continue reading So You Want to Start Couponing Pt. 3: Some Store Secrets
Now that you have a pile of coupons sitting in front of you, you’re probably wondering how to take those to a store and effectively use them. It will become obvious to you after just one couponing trip without a system of organization that you need one NOW. I tried using one of the small… Continue reading So You Want to Start Couponing Pt. 2: Organization
So everyone knows, we’re in Colfax and nearly settled. The drive was beautiful and far less stressful than I had anticipated. Montana in particular was breathtaking and I would love to return or even live there. My dad enjoyed the drive because it reminded him of his days hopping freight trains along the same route… Continue reading We made it.
UPDATE! Clint and I flew out to Washington recently to find a place to live. We were there Wed-Sat. which seemed like plenty of time to see apartments and sign a lease. I set up an itinerary, scheduled meetings with the few landlords with pet-friendly apartments/houses, and expected us to find lots of great places… Continue reading Washington Post