Well, I have been telling myself in 2013 i am going to write more personal blog posts and here is my first one. I wanted to share with all of you how my husband and i have been able to take our coupon savings and turn them into a new car and various things we wanted for our daughter. Everytime i coupon i have a goal in mind. My goal right now is too purchase a home in 2013 or at least by 2014. Not everyone can afford to do what i do BUT it is something to consider when trying to save up money. Everytime i coupon i will take the amount of coupons that i used and put that amount into my savings account. So say i use $50 in coupons i will put $50 in my savings account. That would have been money out of my pocket but with my savings i can REALLY save it towards things i want/need. My husband and i have bought a Mustang doing this and paid many debts. We used to drive horrible cars and i could never drive far to see my family but now i can because we have two reliable cars that we have paid for using coupons. I feel blessed that i have been given the gift of saving. I have been able to give my daughter so many things because of my gift. So starting this month and throughout the year i will be depositing money into my savings account everytime i coupon, receive rebates back or anything extra i earn through taking surveys and various things you will see me promoting on here. Start off small, Put away half your savings each shopping trip and work towards little goals whether it be paying off a bill, getting yourself or your child something. Every bit helps! Couponing is a great tool and it can be used for many things. What will you save for this year with couponing? Comment below and let me know! I am excited to hear your stories and ideas!