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Upcoming couponing workshops!

Posted August 29, 2012

Here are the details for the upcoming couponing classes I have scheduled. Whether you are a beginner or have been couponing for years, if you are not saving at least 50% off your grocery bill, these workshops will give you the tools and techniques you need to get to the next level!

For the detailed workshop schedule on my website, click HERE.

Upcoming couponing workshops September 2012 - November 2012


September 13

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class near Garner

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2012

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Cost: $15.00

Location: Johnston Community College, Cleveland Campus, 9046 Cleveland Road, Clayton, NC 27520 (between Garner and Clayton)

To Register: Call the Cleveland Campus at (919) 989-2128. Pre-registration is required.

Directions to JCC Cleveland Campus: Click HERE for directions.

September 18

Private workshop in Raleigh


September 29

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2012

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost: $15.00 per person

Location: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 15772 Nc Highway 50 N, Garner NC 27529

Registration: Please contact Amanda at or 919 625-7213 to register. Pre-registration is required.


October 6

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2012

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost: $15.00 per person

Location: Pittsboro Baptist Church, 121 West Salisbury Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Register: Please contact Leigh at 919-545-9268 (This is the church preschool number and Leigh is the preschool director) or Email at Pre-registration is required.

October 11

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half introductory class

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Cost: FREE! This class is sponsored by Carrillon Assisted Living Facility

Location: Carillon Assisted Living Facility, 6516 Johnson Pond Road, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

Registration will be open in late September, I’ll post registration information on the blog when it is available.

This is a shorter class than the 2 to 3 hour full workshop and we'll spend more time on couponing at the grocery stores and then very briefly discuss drug stores and meal planning. Seating is limited.


October 14

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class

Date: Sunday, October 14, 2012

Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cost: $15.00 per person

Location: Thanksgiving Baptist Church, 6701 Nc Highway 42 East Selma, NC 27576

Registration: Please e-mail Flavia Hogue at to register for the class.


October 16

Private business workshop, Fayetteville, NC

October 20

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half workshop and Food Drive at WRAL in Raleigh

Not only will we have the full workshop, but this is also a Food Drive. Please bring 1 or 2 non-perishable items to donate to the Food Bank of Eastern and Central North Carolina.

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cost: $15 per person and please bring a can or two to donate to the food bank

Location: WRAL Studios, 2619 Western Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27606

Registration will be open in early September. Seating is limited to 100 people and pre-registration is required.

October 25

Private workshop, Cary

November 8

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012

Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cost: FREE!

Location: Albemarle, NC

Registration: Registration information will be available on my website in early October


Workshop Description:

Discover how to cut your grocery bills in half using the Smart Spending System. You will learn to use coupons and many other effective techniques to ensure you never pay full price for groceries again!

The class teaches how to:

Buy free and almost free products your family already uses
Effectively use coupons for items you already buy
Understand store coupon policies for local grocery and drug stores
Locate coupons for the items you use
Organize your coupons most efficiently
Decipher the drug store reward programs
Develop an easy to follow weekly meal plan your whole family will love

Course includes resource directory, course handout, freebies, and lots of fun! Most participants EASILY save the cost of the workshop and more during their first grocery trip using the Smart Spending System. This workshop will change the way you shop and teach you to save more than you ever imagined!

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  • Jackie T. Sep 6, 2012

    Will you be coming to the Greenville area again?