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Upcoming Coupon Classes: April 9 at WRAL

Posted April 4

Are you interested in taking your grocery savings and couponing to the next level?

Learn how to cut your grocery bills in half at one of the upcoming Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half classes!

Whether you are a beginner or have been couponing for years, if you are not saving at least 40% - 50% off your grocery bill, this workshop will give you the tools and techniques you need to get to the next level.

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class and Food Drive at the WRAL-TV studio

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cost: $10.00 per person

Food Drive: We are also having a food drive for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. If you are able to bring one or more non-perishable items to donate to the food bank, you'll receive an extra door prize entry!

Location: WRAL-TV, 2619 Western Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27606

Registration: Please register online at:

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class in Fuquay-Varina

Date: Friday, April 15, 2016

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: $12.00 per person in advance, $15 per person at the door

Location: Comfort Inn, 7616 Purfoy Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 (It is very close to the Harris Teeter in Fuquay)

This class is hosted by I Am On Purpose, LLC and this is their 2016 Empowerment Series Kick-Off Event.

Registration: Please register online at:

Couponing & Grocery Savings 101 Classes at The Southern Women's Show

Once again, I will teaching Couponing Classes at the fabulous Southern Women's Show! It's such a fun show and I love teaching there every year.

The classes are about 40 minutes long and they are a great introduction to couponing and saving money on non-coupon items like produce, meat, dairy and more.

The classes are FREE and included in your Southern Women's Show ticket price.

Dates: Friday, April 22 - Sunday, April 24, 2016

Class Times

These times could change before the show and I will update this schedule if they do.

Friday, April 22: Class starts at 12:30 pm on the Spotlight Stage

Saturday, April 23: Class starts at 2:30 on the Spotlight Stage

Sunday, April 24: Class starts at 1:30 on the Spotlight Stage

Cost: Free and included in your Southern Women's Show ticket purchase. See below for a ticket discount coupon code.

Location: The North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

General information about The Southern Women's Show:


Advanced Discounted tickets: $8.00 using coupon code below
Go online to & click on the Online Tickets field at the top right side of the screen.

Then enter the coupon code SMART16 in the Promotional Code box on the left side of the screen to purchase and print tickets for only $8.00 each.

Additional Ticket Options

Adults: $12.00 at the Door
Youth: (6-12) $6.00
Children Under 6 FREE with Paying Adult
Online Advance: $10.00 each
Youth: $6.00 each
Group: (10 or more; Advance Only) $8.00 each
Advanced Discount Tickets Available at Walgreens: $8.00 Adult / $6.00 Youth (see their website for participating Walgreens)
Re-Admission: Tickets for 2nd day admission can be purchased for $5.00 during your initial visit (with your ticket stub) at the Show Office.
Ticket prices include 6.75% sales tax.


Friday: 10 am - 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 7 pm
Sunday: 11 am - 6 pm


Parking is free. Enter on Hillsborough St., Youth Center Rd, and Blue Ridge Rd.

You can see all the details about the show at their website.

Workshop Description:

Discover how to cut your grocery bills in half using the techniques that have saved our family thousands of dollars a year. You will learn to use coupons and many other effective skills to ensure you never pay full price for groceries again!

The class will show you 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

* Understand best prices for meat, fruits, vegetables, dairy, whole grains and more and how to find those low prices

* Locate coupons for the items you use

* Organize your coupons most effectively

* Decipher the drug store reward programs

* Develop an easy to follow weekly meal plan

Class includes course handout, freebies, door prizes and lots of fun! Most participants EASILY save the cost of the workshop and more during their first grocery trip using these techniques. This workshop will change the way you shop and teach you to save more than you ever imagined!

If your organization or group is interested in hosting a couponing and money saving workshop or Lunch & Learn, contact me at for details.

As I always say - it's your money, spend it wisely!


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