The Trouble With Coupons - 06/30/14

  I love it when I have a restaurant or a grocery store coupons.  One of the stores I shop sends great deals to my house for things they know I buy because they're tracking.  I love em' but don't use them as often as I should.
  Here's the problem for me, I often don't have the coupon when I need it.  The family says let's eat here and I say great we have a coupon good for a free drink or desert with a meal purchase.  Oh, it's in mom's car.  And then there's the Dr. Pepper coupon I cut out of the box on a 12-pack of drinks.  It was like a dollar off.  I kept thinking I'll use that.  It sat on my desk at work until it expired.
  Every time I was at the store and the deal was such I thought this is a great time to buy some soft drinks, I didn't have the coupon.  I wonder if they'd let me take pictures of them and just scan the picture on my phone?  I promise, I'll delete this pic right in front of you so I can't use it again.
  There's got to be an easier way. 

 

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