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Coupon Passion Lands TV Gig

If using coupons is an extreme sport, Tammilee Tillison (pictured) just made the all-star team. Tillison – a Medical Lake woman who became a coupon demon after losing her job – was featured this week on the latest reality show, “Extreme Couponing.” In the episode, she does what all the show’s subjects do – lands a huge haul of groceries for pennies on the dollar. In her case, she paid just $17.71 for $640.84 worth of frozen food, aspirin, hot sauce, paper towels … while the cameras rolled and spectators gawked from the second story of the Fred Meyer on South Thor Street/Shawn Vestal, SR. More here.

Question: What do you last buy with a coupon?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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