About Me

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Welcome to Cleverly Simple!  I’m so glad you’re here!

I started this website to help friends and family learn how to coupon but it’s turned into so much more!  Here you’ll find my favorite simple recipes (you can search my extensive catalog of recipes here), my frugal DIY adventures and also the grocery ads each week matched to coupons to help you create your shopping list.  We all have to eat!

If you’re new here make sure to sign up for free email updates to keep up with all the latest deals.  I send out one email each week with all my latest tips and tricks.

If you want to save more at the grocery store make sure you check out my Video Series on how I spend only 30 minutes a week preparing my grocery shopping list.  In so little time I’m able to save at least 50% on my grocery trip each week!

I’m so glad you’re here! Welcome!


Contact me at cleverlysimple@gmail.com

Here’s a little bit more about me…

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  1. I live in Ohio.
  2. I am a Buckeye Fan even though I attended Miami University (of Ohio!)
  3. I love Ice Cream especially Peanut Butter n’ Chip from UDF
  4. I once went 1 year without missing ice cream even one day.
  5. I have one brother and one sister.
  6. I am over 30 (ah!)
  7. My husband is a lawyer (the nice kind) and we just bought our first home.
  8. I have two kiddos!
  9. I started couponing in 2009 so I could stay home with my first child.
  10. My hubby and I lived off $0 salary for one year during our third year of law school.
  11. I hate to cut coupons. (see what I do here, instead)
  12. I always wanted to live in Texas so in 2004 I moved there.
  13. I met my husband, dated, got engaged and got married, all within 7 months.
  14. I break out in hives when I’m cold.  (really.)
  15. I was on Young Life Staff for 5ish years.
  16. I am fascinated with the genealogy of my family and have spent a lot of time researching old records and pictures.
  17. I taught 6th grade Social Studies before I had my son.
  18. I get cranky when I’m hungry.
  19. I was a cheerleader in high school and our school colors were brown and gold.  (it’s as purty as it sounds)
  20. I love breakfast and often eat it for dinner.
  21. I wish I had curly hair.
  22. I am fascinated with the Amish.
  23. I like to bake my own bread (in the bread machine)
  24. I have 5 outdoor vests in 5 different colors.
  25. I once lived near a beach.
  26. I now live surrounded by corn fields. (and that’s how I prefer it.)


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