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8 Gift ideas for the extreme couponer

Sarah Caron is a Connecticut-based freelance writer and editor. She lives with her wonderful husband, two adorable kids and two funny beagles. Check out her food blog at Sarah's Cucina Bella.

Presents for the super saver

Extreme couponing is sort of like an extreme sport, with players angling for the best deals and combinations when shopping. These gift picks are perfect for the extreme couponer.

Food Saver

Food saver

If the extreme couponer in your life doesn't have one of these yet, they should. Food savers make buying in bulk make sense, as they allow you to completely seal and suck all the air out of packages — making freezing bulk meats, nuts and more a cinch.

Coupon binder

Coupon binder

Extreme couponers rely on their couponing organization in the store to easily locate the necessary coupons. But who says it has to be basic or ugly? Coupon binders can come in some really fab patterns and materials with the organization the extreme couponer needs. Check craft sites like Etsy for some fabulous handmade options.

Shelving

Shelving

Extreme couponers tend to buy a lot when the buying is good. But it takes lots of storage to keep the goods organized. Look for sturdy, high-quality shelving that will stand the test of time and use. Also, be sure there's a spot for the shelves somewhere in their home.

A good printer

A good printer

Did you know that there are jillions of coupons available online these days? For the extreme couponer who's printing lots of coupons, a printer that prints cleanly is a must. A laser printer would be ideal.

An All You subscription

An All You subscription

Magazines are a gift that gives for a long time to come. All You magazine specializes in frugal living and always has tons of coupons, so it's a must for the extreme couponer.

A couponing book

The aspiring extreme couponer will really appreciate a gift that helps them get in the groove. Check out How to Shop for Free: Shopping Secrets for Smart Women Who Love to Get Something for Nothing by Kathy Spencer, which is filled with great ideas and tips.

A frugal cookbook

A frugal cookbook

Extreme couponers need some good recipes to use with all their finds. Look for one with a frugal tone to the recipes and advice, with quick and easy recipes such as The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook by Erin Chase.

A novelty tee

A novelty tee

A little whimsy does a couponer good. Find a novelty tee with a fun or irreverent message about couponing on it. It's sure to make the extreme couponer on your list smile.

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