I watched part of that episode and went to sleep. As a long time
couponer, I know I am not going to run across some of those types
of coupons--if I do, it will be limited to one or two, not enough
to fill a room full of toilet paper and such.
What always strikes me is how energetic some of these people
seem but the products they are buying (full of fat, sugar, carbs,
processed) are making them unhealthy. It's not often you see
someone on the show at a healthy weight.
Luckily it's gotten to the point here that if I open the pantry
and see chips, cookies, crackers, etc. I feel as if we have no
food--basically this stuff is for entertainment only because it
sure won't fill you up or take away your hunger. I generally do not
stockpile these items at all and have eliminated entire categories
of food from our diet. I still save quite a bit of money.
Sometimes I wonder why so much food that is manufactured has
absolutely no nutritional value at all. At least in countries where
food is scarce, they are surviving on grains, etc. Maybe not
completely nutritious but they are probably getting more nutrients
on an all rice diet than we are choosing from a smorgasboard of bad