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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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With all the couponing going on in our house, spices are the one area I’ve found that can be hard to save on and hard to get a good quality spice.  Believe me, not all brands are the same, and with spices you can truly “get what you paid for”. I was asked a few weeks ago to do a review of My Spice Sage, an online spice company, with our love for cooking I jumped at the chance.

With store bought cheaper spices, they aren’t bad really.  It’s more that they can have preservatives in them and can be old (losing flavor and color).  A flavorless spice is basically a useless spice.  Honestly most are only good for 6-12 months max.  In typing that I’m now thinking of my spice cabinet and I’m pretty sure I have things from before I was married ten years ago…  maybe that should tell you why I was so excited to review new spices!!

My Spice Sage offers gourmet individual spices and blended spices at wholesale prices.  When I say wholesale prices, I mean it.  Right now you get free shipping on any $10 order and a free 1 oz sample with any order!

Here’s some price comparison’s:

McCormick Gourmet Cumin (preservative free), 1 oz, $5.79
My Spice Sage Cumin, 1 oz, $2.75

Morton & Bassett Paprika (preservative & msg free), 2 oz, $6.79
My Spice Sage Hungarian Paprika, 4 oz, $5.25

Seriously that’s huge savings!  To get top quality spices for half the price (and actually even cheaper than the cheap store brands) is awesome!

If you need to get a gift for someone who appreciates a good cookout, they have just the thing!  My Spice Age has a “Grilling Gems Gift Set” which includes:

Applewood Smoked Sea Salt
Barbeque Seasoning
Blackening Seasoning
Fried Chicken Seasoning
Garlic Pepper Rub
Herbs De Provence
Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
Lamb Rub
Lemon Pepper Seasoning
Rib Rub

Now, if you can’t find a spice in that list that strikes your fancy, I just don’t know how else to help you.  It’s making my mouth water just thinking about it!  The entire set is 40 ounces of spices for $36.75.  Less than $1 an oz!

The Applewood Smoked Sea Salt makes plain chicken breast taste and smell amazing!  Saute it in a pan or grill it, you’ve turned a moment of not knowing what to cook into a fancy dinner with one spice.

My Spice Sage offers over 500 spices (like 7 different types of paprika alone).  This saves me time from running all over town to grab random Indian spices for one dish.  As long as you can plan 3-4 days out on menus your spices will arrive in time for the meal.

If you’re still a little iffy, it doesn’t hurt to try the company out.  They’re so convinced that you’ll love what they have to offer that they have a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.  You’ll not only get a full refund, but they’ll pay for return shipping – no questions asked.

Sometimes our family likes to make our own spice blends.  One that I love in the summer time is Montreal Steak Seasoning:

2 Tbsp Paprika
2 Tbsp Crushed Black Pepper
1 Tbsp Granulated Garlic
1 Tbsp Granulated Onion
1 Tbsp Crushed Coriander
1 Tbsp Dill
1 Tbsp Crushed Red Pepper flakes

If you want some more spice blend ideas, I wrote an entire homemade spice and seasonings post a couple of months ago that can help inspire your kitchen.

The Giveaway:

30 Southern Savers readers are going to win a prize!

5 Winners will receive: Grilling Gems Gift Sets + $10 Gift Cards
10 Winners will receive: Grilling Gems Gift Sets
15 Winners will receive: $10 Gift Cards

To Enter:

You have a couple of chances to enter, so feel free to do one or all of them.

1.  Leave a comment below telling me  which spice you want the most from My Spice Age.

2.  Follow Southern Savers and My Spice Sage on Pinterest and tell me you are in a comment below.

3.  Like My Spice Sage and Southern Savers on Facebook and leave a comment below telling me you have.

The winners of this giveaway will be chosen Tuesday, 5/28.

This giveaway was sponsored by My Spice Sage but all opinions are 100% my own.