In my old life, I hosted a little website called “The Bargain Whore”.

I still have people asking how to get started on saving $$.  This will be my little spot dedicated to the DEALS!!


First thing is first, figure out what stores you have around you and which ones you want to focus on.  My favorite stores are CVS, Target, Walgreens and Vons/Safeway.  Personally, I find the best deals there.  Your best way to save is by using a manufacturer coupon with a store coupon on something that is on sale for a great price.

You can get coupons at the following places:

Sunday Paper


Check the weekly ads at your favorite retail stores and combine the coupons you want to the items you want.  Before I head to the store I make a detailed list and I check my favorite blogs to jot down all the deals I’m wanting to snatch up.


Here are my favorite sites:






Another one of my all-time favorite sites is

I’ve made a good amount of money off beats.  You shop at your favorite online stores by going to the ebates website and clicking on the store that you want to shop at.  You will then make a percentage off what you order at the store you’re shopping at.  They will send you a check every 3 months and all you did was shop.  This is especially beneficial around Christmas time.