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Win tickets to Smart Shopper coupon workshop!

Posted October 4, 2012
Updated October 9, 2012

This contest is over! Congratulations to our winners: MeredithAngel99 on Twitter and Jackie T.

Faye Prosser, my colleague over at the WRAL Smart Shopper blog, will be doing one of her regular coupon workshops at the WRAL-TV studios on Oct. 20 and I have two pairs of tickets to give away!

Faye is an amazing resource if you're looking to cut your grocery bill and save money on all kinds of things. Her workshop is a great place to get the information you need if you're starting new efforts to coupon and save money or just need a refresher. Plus, Faye makes it a lot of fun!

Click here to read all the details from Faye. The workshop is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 20.

I have two pairs of tickets to give away.

How do you enter to win? Do one or the following:

1. Follow @wralmoms on Twitter and tweet once about the contest.

2. Answer the following question in the comments below: Faye recommends making weekly meal plans and shares her plans with her readers each week. Do you make a weekly meal plan? If so, do you stick with the plan?

This contest ends at noon, Oct. 9. Two winners will be picked at random from all entries. The winners' user name or Twitter name will be posted on this post by 9 p.m. Oct. 9 and an email or message will be sent to the winner, if possible. The winner must respond by 5 p.m. Oct. 12 or a runner-up will be selected. Good luck!




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  • seaustin Oct 7, 2012

    I try to plan, but we get busy and then I just so to the easiest (and often more expensive) option like take out food.

  • samandalice Oct 7, 2012

    I don't make meal plans because our meal revolve around what is on sale that week in the grocery stores. Whatever is on sale- that's what we eat ;)

  • pirategirl12 Oct 7, 2012

    I try and make a weekly meal plan. Even if it's not written, I do have a guide in my head. I have noticed on the weeks that I take the time to post my plan in the comments under Faye's plan, I do stick to it better. Accountability! :)

  • couponmom Oct 6, 2012

    We try and plan it out but if I forget to lay something out that day I just mess that up.

  • cdstroupe Oct 6, 2012

    I try to make a meal plan, but it is hard if we have a busy weekend. If I make one, I usually follow it.

  • ferret3 Oct 5, 2012

    i do make a meal plan, but always have the fixings for a favorite fast meal on hand, for when God decides to change my plans!

  • thankupa Oct 5, 2012

    No, I don't make a meal plan.

  • Jackie T. Oct 5, 2012

    I don't usually make a weekly meal plan, but when I do I never stick to it! I try to think of ideas of things to make for dinner before grocery shopping so I know what to buy, but I usually end up cooking something different during the week.

  • kathy1 Oct 5, 2012

    No, I don't make a weekly food plan, but I think it would be a great way to make things easier at meal time!

  • eclark012 Oct 5, 2012

    I always make a weekly meal plan and am able to stick to it 4-5 days of the week. It always seems like something comes up and we need to grab something quick!