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Dollar Tree Will Start Accepting Manufacturer’s Coupons!

Dollar Tree Stores started accepting Manufacturer Coupons Beginning August 26!  YAY! This is a short overview of what/how they will accept coupons: They will only accept 2 internet coupons per transaction Do not take BOGO free coupons Do not take any FREE coupons or coupons that require associates to write in the amount of purchase No retailer retailer specific coupons Coupons must be presented at time of purchase. Coupons can’t be redeemed for more than the value of the product. Signage will appear in the store starting this week. You

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Please be kind :D

I just wanted to take a minute to thank every single fan of Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom!  You all truly make my day each and every day.  I look forward to getting up and looking for the best deals I can find for you all.  With that being said, I want to address the rude comments on the blog and Facebook page.  I am very aware that each of the 33,000+ fans will not qualify for every freebie or giveaway that I post.  If I had my way; I would give

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Advercar ~ My “coupon on wheels”

Okay, here’s my newest way to make extra money while doing nothing out of the ordinary 🙂  I didn’t say you would look ordinary LOL  This is what my truck looks like now. This is a really cool concept from Advercar! They pay you $100 per month to do what you normally do, just with advertising stickers on your car. Even better than that; you get a free car wash and the chance to earn bonuses up to $1500+. I thought this would be a fun experience and a great

Saving BIG on Fresh Produce

One question I get asked a LOT is how to save money on fresh produce.  Well, there is really only one good answer: buy them in-season.  The best way to save money on fresh fruits and veggies is to know when the harvest season is for that item and purchase it then.  Freezing fresh produce is a great way to lock in all of their great flavor and nutrients.  You can blanch them and seal them in freezer bags or flash freeze them (This is my favorite method.  You can

Back-to-School Shopping Thrifty Mom Style

YES! It is that time already. Stores are starting their back-to-school sales earlier than ever this year. This is probably due to a slow July, but it will definitely work out to your advantage if you play it right. There are a few things to keep in mind when you back-to-school shopping this year. 1. Take inventory ~ This is a great time to clean out closets, pantries, and desks. See what you already have and make a list. I did this last week and discovered hundreds of pens and