Darlene Abbott | Music Mom


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The Refreshed Coupon Clipper

OK, anyone who knows me, knows that I LOVE a good deal. However, you won’t see me buying something based only on the fact that it is a good deal. I LOVE a good deal on the things that we need and use. I can consistently save about 30% on my groceries with coupons. I

Save Money #2

Wow, you all listed some great ideas in the comments and a few folks replied back to me through email.  I will list them below. You know, saving money really does have to be a mind set.  There are habits that are very simple that could potentially, as a habit, save us quite a bit

Save Money in December!

Yes, I know it’s been awhile, since I  blogged.  Life got really busy for while and fall is my traveling time.  But I actually have said “no” to several things this December in an effort to slow down.  Thus a little time to write this post. I had the thought the other day to share


Jesus said many times in the New Testament that we are to take care of the poor and needy.  In our world right now there are plenty of poor and needy. There are flood victims here in middle Tennessee that still need help. There are homeless in many of our cities. There are orphans everywhere

Save Money Before Coupons

So you won’t to save money but aren’t really thrilled with the thought of clipping coupons.  Maybe you really don’t mind the coupons you just forget that they are in your purse or even better, you leave them in the car. Well here are some things that you can do to cut your grocery budget.

I’m Talking Coupons

I had the distinct privilege of talking to my girlfriends tonight about doing coupons.  I think some of them seemed overwhelmed.  My biggest encouragement is to just get started and some of the things that you feel overwhelmed about coupons will work itself out . Get started and as you dive into the mechanics of

To be Embarrassed or Not to Be?

I can remember a time when I didn’t really tell people or even talk about the fact that I did coupons.  I admit I was afraid of the stipulation that it put on not only me but on my husband and how we provide for our family.  Thank goodness I’ve grown, and so has my

The Coupon Mom

I have met a few music artists, but I ‘ve never fallen over one, fainted over one, or even swooned. BUT last week I met the Coupon Mom. You may laugh but it’s the first time in my life I felt like screaming as she was introduced. Let me clarify that I did not scream.

Welcome to my new blog

Hello friends. It’s been a while, but darleneabbott.net finally has a home.  For now, it’s just a simple blog. But my husband is also working diligently behind the scenes to turn this humble little house of words into a great big wonderful website. (Thanks, honey.) So drop me a comment, and let me know you stopped by.  I’d