Organizing your coupon binder

Of course, we will be making them different ways, it would be too boring if we had just plain, old pork chops each night! The stack was about an inch thick and it took me less than 25 minutes to put them all away in their appropriate categories! As I was putting together my revamped binder, I decided to make a table of contents, which also contains my contact information if, God forbid, I lose my binder. I have hope that someone would be a nice person and contact me to give it back. I went out and bought a new one, because I really do use it quite a bit.

I made 2 of each label.

My Coupon Binder Organization

One for the front of the divider and one for the back. I decided to make a table of contents for the off-chance, that I need to send my hubby grocery shopping. Then he can take my binder and easily find where things are. A lot of couponers use the baseball card holders to keep their coupons tidy. I am one of them.

{DIY} Creating a Coupon Binder

I do find, that sometimes the printed coupons from sites like Coupons. I fold mine into quarters, so then, I can see what the coupon is for and on the backside, can see the expiration date. You are allowed two prints from each site per computer.

Do NOT photocopy any coupons. My local grocery store, offers their own coupons. They are electronic, called Mperks. You sign up by using your cell phone. I love MPerks, however, you have to be careful when using them. Meijer allows you to use one manufacturers coupon either printed or through MPerks and one store coupon. There are many, MANY sites you can print coupons from.

I mentioned a few above. There are so many others, most brands also have their own coupons that you can print from their site.

Find Your Coupons Easily by Using a Coupon Binder

Monica and I both get the majority of our coupons from the newspaper. Monica: Here is the way that I store and organize my coupons.

2. Separate each section with these free decorative inserts.

I use to use one of those expanding coupon organizers with pockets, but found it would take me forever to find what I was looking for. I recently lost my coupon binder cried for days, LOL so I had to recreate it. I use a soft cover binder, with sheet protectors divided into several different pockets.

Tips to Organizing a Coupon Binder! | Free Tastes Good!

I also leave a few blank pockets to reorganize or add categories, if I find I need to break them down even further. I have found that having multiple categories really helps make shopping faster because I am not looking through a ton of coupons trying to find just one. I also like to look for stores that offer coupon doubling, so if a coupon is worth.

You will be flipping thru these tabs on a regular basis. You will want to make sure they are large enough to write on. Make your dividers based on how you shop, whether it be by category, alphabetical order or so forth.

You will put each coupon in a individual baseball tab. If you would like, you can put a colored piece of paper to fit behind it to act as a divider. Chris D uses little tabs to put the expiration date on the side of the pockets to easily tell when they expire. No content on this site may be reused in any fashion without written permission. Read more at Link.

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Getting Started? Click Here. When you are deciding which method you will use, think about how you shop: :: Do you stick to a planned list? Benefits :: You will have all of your coupons with you at all times.

Disadvantages: :: It can hold only a few coupons. Here is how it works: The idea behind this method is that you will always have all of your coupons with you. There are some variations on the coupon binder method: Reader Chris D. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Social Join our email newsletter.

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