You might be a PYP’er if…….

  • ….nothing in your house has UPC’s
  • ….you grab a snack out of the pantry your wife proudly tells you how much it cost. “That granola bar was only 4 cents, honey!”
  • ….you can’t remember a single birthday, but you know how much you paid for every item in your pantry.
  • ….you have food stashed under your bed, in your closet, or taking over a room in your house.
  • ….your wife flies out of bed at 4am- jumps into her clothes- throws makeup on & styles her hair- just to run to the store for FREE cereal, but she can’t seem to wake up every Sunday @ 9 a.m. to get ready for church on time!
  • …. your kids come home from the neighbors (another PYP’er) and ask why they have all the same toys and snacks that you do!
  • ….your coupons weigh more than your purse.
  • ….your kids introduce you to their friends using your screen name instead of your real name!
  • ….you ask your daughter what she wants for her birthday and she replies, “I dunno. What ya’ got coupons for!”
  • ….you gasp at the shopper in line behind you and exclaim, “You should NEVER pay for gum, EVER!”
  • ….you come home from a shopping trip and lay out your groceries on the table with the reciept and your before/after totals circled, take pictures of it, and post it on your blog
  • ….when nobody has to ask who put 27 full-size tubes of name-brand toothpaste in the church donation bin for the needy.
  • ….it’s 6:08 AM and you’re on your 2nd transaction at Albertsons.
  • ….you reschedule your wedding because that’s the day the Target markdown is 90%.
  • ….’Penny for your Thoughts’ is your only source of information.
  • ….you think the zebra at the zoo looks like a bar code.
  • .…your husband has ever had to ask you to move the cases of toilet paper so he could take a shower.
  • ….you own more tubes of toothpaste than pairs of underwear.
  • ….the local Disaster Preparedness Class instructor asks permission to hold a field trip in your basement.
  • .…your idea of a “quiet, romantic evening at home” involves scissors and inserts.
  • ….your kids take a 6 ft register receipt to “Show and Tell.”
  • ….Betty Crocker makes your list of most admired people.
  • ….you get an adrenaline rush from reading next week’s printable shopping lists.
  • ….you did all your Christmas shopping online…. in February.
  • ….you’ve ever woken up from a nightmare screaming “I lost my Binder!“
  • ….you know what “Guru math” is
  • ….you feel naked without your binder
  • ….men send their wives up to you in the store asking “how did you do that?”
  • ….you no longer write out your own shopping lists, you just print it off right off the site
  • ….you leave the hospital a day early after giving birth because the Quaker sale starts in the morning.
  • ….your daughter’s classroom always wins the pizza party for the most boxtops.
  • ….your cashier has to have a manager over-ride the register because you have so many coupons.

Compiled by PYP members. Feel free to add yours!

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  1. Before you leave for vacation, you check out the area's grocery store deals and contrive ways to fit the deals into your suitcase for the trip home.

  2. This is a riot! Thanks for the laughs. . . Sadly true. . .

  3. This made me laugh out loud. It's so true isn't it? 🙂 Gotta love it

  4. So funny and true. I'm glad I'm not the only one.

  5. Love it LOL!!

  6. You profile grocery store cashiers better than the FBI!

  7. Ok, that's good!!

  8. your first grader is asked about the occupations of her parents and she replies that her Mom cuts coupons for a living.

  9. THAT!…is so good!! Love it!

  10. You accost strangers in the line at the grocery store just to do a little bit of show and tell about your coupons, then make them watch and see how much money you save!

  11. I LOVE IT!!!!! It is so TRUE!!! It is funny to see that I qualified for so many of those.

  12. "….you leave the hospital a day early after giving birth because the Quaker sale starts in the morning.
    " I begged my husband and doctor to let me out of the hospital early after my C-section cause I didnt want to miss the start of the kmart doublers!!

  13. Your 16 year-old son meets his next girlfriend at school because he notices that her packed lunch consist of the same snacks that we have in our pantry. I guess this is the new pick up line… "so I see that your mom is a couponer also, we must have a lot in common". As I am taking him up to her house to meet her for the first time he explains to me that I am going to love her mom because she shops with coupons also. Just to report, her mom and I did hit it right off and I ended up giving a coupon class at their ward enrichment. What do you say!!

  14. … a crumpled up piece of paper on the ground looks like a coupon.

    … you can watch a sappy movie without emotion, but get teary-eyed at the sight of your pantry.

  15. … you don't need to buy shampoo for the next 3 years.

    … you can't send your husband to the store with a list, because he won't be able to figure it out.

  16. That was hilarious!

  17. …You see a fellow shopper price-matching the same items you're grabbing, so you happily pass her an extra coupon, and she thanks you… a little surprised. =)

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