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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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I often get asked what the infamous acorns on Southern Savers lists mean.   Many times I find that folks are confused and think this points only only the deals to stock up on.

Actually all the deals on the list are good deals.  I don’t list the entire weekly ad, because many items are actually really bad prices.  Our goal in saving money is buy items at their lowest price (generally at least 40% off the regular price) and stock up on them.  So I try to make sure after coupons the deals have hit that mark.

An acorn gets added if I think it’s a crazy deal.  Sometimes the list of deals can be a mile long and I don’t want you to miss a freebie or 10¢ deal half way down the list.  Enter the acorn, and now your eye can’t miss the awesome deal in the midst of the sea of deals!

Sometimes a list will have no acorns… that can mean two things.  Either I didn’t see anything that was an amazing price or I just completely forgot to add acorns.  Just remember, acorn or no acorn, if it’s on the list you are good to go ahead and grab the item today.