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Brief review….saving money on groceries

Two free kindle books that I finished:  How I  paid $8 for $170 worth of groceries  and also  The cheap skates guide to Grocery savings-how to save bundles @ the supermarket.

The information is basically common sense.  If you are new to couponing, some of the info might be helpful to you.    Personally with all of the forums/info/tv & radio programs out there I’d never pay money (not even .99) for these.   But if they are free to download for a newbie (especially the first one), then I’d say go ahead and check it out.

To truly learn how to “coupon” check out the forum “We Use Coupons”.  Great info, great people and a great way to learn.

Review: Orville Redenbacher’s Smart Pop

After deciding I needed a snack (ok wanted NOT needed), I decided to have popcorn.  ORB Smart Pop 94% fat free, Butter,  pop up bowl to be exact.

I have to say it popped great, there were only 6 kernels left unpopped.  Taste……There was no taste.  It was very dry.  No salt.  Even though the box said “BUTTER” there was none (I didn’t even need to wash my hands when I finished).  I’m guessing that is where the 94% fat free part comes from.?.   Personally I think popcorn from a hot air machine tastes better than this did.

The pop up bowl was nice.   It is basically like a baggie with a paper wrapper around it, that forms a bowl once popped.  No greasy mess to soak through the bag…..oh wait that might have been because there was no butter. It sat perfectly on the table, didn’t tip when I put my hand inside.  This type of package would be great if you had popcorn that actually had butter on it.

The only way I’ll be getting anymore of this is if I have a coupon and paired with a sale it makes it free.

Kindle, Wi-Fi, 6″ E Ink Display – includes Special Offers & Sponsored Screensavers (Electronics)

I really had a hard time deciding which one to buy. Finally decided since the only thing I want to do with it is READ, this one would be ok. Two weeks and 4 books later I luv it. Everything seems to be working great. I have done all of my reading outside so far and it is really easy to see, no glare.
If you’re worried about the “ADs” don’t be (So glad I didn’t pay extra to not have them). They are not on the pages you actually read.
If the only thing you want to do is READ this is the one to get.