Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Shopping Experience Giveaway!!!

Since I’m going to start offering classes where we actually go to the grocery store, I decided that I would give one of these away to one lucky reader!!! The winner will win the following: A Shopping Experience with me to Publix, CVS and Rite Aid. Shopping experience will take place on a Saturday morning in February or March and will include all coupons needed for the trip except printables (which will be emailed to you).

So, if you want to win the Shopping Experience with me, you have 5 different ways to enter into the giveaway. The more that you complete, the more chances you have at winning the prize!

  • Post this giveaway on your blog, facebook page or twitter page. (Leave information)
  • Become a fan of Southern Savings and Deals on Facebook. (If you are already a fan, let me know)
  • Become a follower on blogger. (If you are already a follower, then let me know)
  • If you have attended a coupon class, leave a comment on the blog and let me know what your favorite couponing tip was!

    Giveaway will end on Jan. 31st and winner will be announced on Feb. 1st! Winner must be able to shop at Northport Stores and must email me within 48 hours of winning the contest.



  1. Ryansmith0329@yahoo.comJanuary 18, 2011 at 9:39 AM

    I would love to win this! I'm OK with couponing at Publix but Cvs and Rite aid scare me! I'm a stay at home mom and we go through alot of food and other necessities. Since I became a sahm 4 months ago I try to cut cost where ever I can to make up for the lost income. So this would be a great experience for me!

  2. Missyal1174@gmail.com

    I would love to win this so I could get more out of couponing. I was laid off about 4 mths ago from a good paying job and am now expecting my second child in May...so I need all the help I can get. I have cut coupons for years but end up not using them,they expire, or the store brand is cheaper than the name brand even with the coupon. I would love to learn a better way! Thanks so much!

  3. I would love to win this shopping adventure. I attended the class several months back and I was able to reduce our grocery bill but minimally. I instantly found that I could not shop at Publix because I spent more than shopping at Target. This year I tried to get on board with CVS but I am not doing so well with the Extra Care bucks - I come home with 2 or 3 bucks but I want to get the big ones where I can shop and come home with practically free stuff :) Jennifer (JH2021@aol.com)

  4. I would love to win! I need the help. I've been trying to coupon now for several minutes and I'm just not getting the hang out it so any help would be awesome!

  5. I came to your couponing class and loved every minute of it. I would be so excited to spend the experience with you and learn more about couponing. My daughter will be getting married soon and i need help so I can teach her. I go through my coupons reguarly but I end up at the store with nothing to do with the coupons. I need a refresher and I feel like being with you would help so much... PlEASE CHOOSE ME TO GO WITH YOU!!!

  6. I would love to win because I struggle with actually finding the deals at the store. Also, I wanted to let you know that I am already a fan of the facebook page. and Lastly, I attended a coupon class back in July and my favorite tip was to stock pile on things when they are on sale rather than waiting to get them only when you absolutely need them. thanks sooo much! I really hope i win! ~Priscilla Tibbetts (priscillah@bellsouth.net)

  7. funwithrandi@gmail.com

    Oh my goodness -- this would be AWESOME!!! I have a foreign exchange student living with us, been here 2 weeks, and so I desperately need to learn more about couponing so that I can save major mulah!!!

    I am so excited to find your blog. Found it through a friend who posted it on facebook. I have "liked" your fb page, posted about your giveaway on my blog, become a follower of your blog, AND listed your blog on my reading list on my blog.

    Can't wait to learn some tricks to couponing!!


  8. Tara, I have followed your blog for a while now and have never started couponing because it scares me! I feel like it will take too much time and be frustrating. Recently, I've become much more interested. Maybe it's the baby ;) I saved $9 at CVS the other day and am planning a Winn-Dixie coupon trip this weekend. I have always loved getting good deals, but I usually do that by buying clearance items. I can't imagine spending less than $10 using just coupons, but now that I know it's possible I'm very interested in learning more. I 'like' your FB page (is that the same as being a fan now?), follow this blog, and will post this giveaway on my blog. Haven't attended a class yet, but read on the blog how you have to stock pile. I have done that with certain items and it definitely helps! Thank you :) tiffany.goodin@gmail.com

  9. I have attended one of your classes and left with more knowledge than I came there with....but, I can't seem to get where I want to be. I want to be able to shop with coupons in order to purchase items for little to nothing or free so I can give to charity. I've collected a few items using coupons but I just feel there is a lot more I can learn which will allow me the opportunity to give more.

  10. Forgot to add....favorite part about the class was learning that stores run sales on items on a schedule...ex cereal every 6 wks.

    Posted on my FB page....http://www.facebook.com/#!/DevilDogMom

    and...I'm already a fan on FB

  11. Tara,
    I would love to win this experience. My husband and I (especially me) are looking for ways to save money where it can be saved. I have been trying to understand all of the in/outs of saving more, and need help doing so. I want to learn how to walk out of a store with free stuff, not everything but stuff that we use that we continually pay for. I want to just save more instead of throwing it out the window, when we could be saving!!! * Crystal *

  12. Would love to win this experience!! I am new to couponing and trying to figure it out!I have become a follower of your blog and I "like" you on facebook!! Trying to figure out how to post this to my blog however!


  13. Hey Tara.....I would love to go shopping with you especially to Publix. I feel like I understand CVS and I do well at CVS. I still struggle with Publix. I have not figured out how to combine coupons to get the best deals. It also takes me so long to shop for groceries when I try to coupon. I would love to see how you organize and plan your trip. I have been to 2 coupon classes (you would think that I would have it down). I did not know that you can combine store coupons with manufacture coupons. I did not know that Publix would double manufacture coupons that are $.50 or less. I did not know that they take competitors coupons. I could keep going.....I was clueless until I attended your class. I am a follower on your blog and a fan on facebook. Please choose me to go with you. I would love to be able to save on grocery bill and to help others with what I am able to stockpile. Email address sgarner8471@yahoo.com

  14. i so appreciate the class you gave at my house last Saturday. You were so easy to listen to and made things really easy to understand

  15. I have been trying to coupon for a while now, but just cannot get the hang of it. I have not been able to come to one of your clases yet, but I am trying to figure out when I can attend. I would love this!!

  16. Hey Tara! I would love to be able to go on a shopping experience with you! I just recently attended one of your classes and just did my first shopping trip with coupons this past Wednesday at Publix. I think I did pretty well but I would love to see firsthand how you organize your shopping trips and get the best deals. My favorite part of your class was the fact that you made it seem so easy to get all of these great deals to provide for you family and also help out others in need. I hope one day I can get to that point of reducing my spending and be able to help others at the same time. Still feeling a little overwhelmed, so please pick me!! Thanks, Christy

    Also I am a fan of your facebook page and a follower of your blog.

  17. I need this giveaway so that I can make the most of my trips. I am so overwhelmed with my coupons! I'm hoping a trip with you might make it easier. Also, I like you on fb as well.

  18. I would LOVE to win a shopping trip with you! I am just starting on my couponing journey and I'm a little overwhelmed by all the information I learned in your class. I'm excited to save money for my family but also to have the extra items to donate to local families or orangizations that can really use it.
    I enjoyed your class!