Who is the best deal hunter in all the land? "Beat BradsDeals" pits sixteen of your favorite frugal-minded bloggers against each other in head-to-head money saving match-ups. Their fate will be in your hands as they duke it out over the next six weeks for the right to challenge deal expert Brad Wilson in the ultimate dual of frugal.
Each week, all contestants will be given the same amount of cash to spend on deals available through Brad's Deals. It's up to you to decide who got the most bang for the buck! The winner of each match moves on to the next round. For every vote that you cast, you'll earn a chance to enter to win a new iPad!
Voting will end on Wednesday at 11:59 pm EST each week.
Launched in December 2008, Frugal Coupon Living (FCL) is owned and operated by Ashley Nuzzo, a former teacher turned stay-at-home mom. Geared toward helping readers stretch their pennies and save their dollars, FCL focuses on finding great deals both online and in local and national stores. Ashley told us, "My aunt once tripped a 30 year old coupon." Clearly, bargain hunting runs in the family!
Rebecca tells us, "I like Zebras and I can't speak 8 languages (my husband said I should say that)." Her blog, Moms Saving Money is helping others save money using coupons and deals. Giving the average consumer the ability to save, win giveaways, and pay it forward. Moms Saving Money is helping 12 families in 2012 in a "Be a blessing to others" segment.
Laura was a former news anchor of 20 years. She was hugely impacted by the economy in late 2008 with job losses and transfers. That's when she discovered a new frugal way of living. MyDFWMommy is a money saving, coupon clipping, freebie finding, retail posting, giveaway running, family friendly blog! The blog is dedicated to helping readers learn how to save money and finding the best deals on groceries, retail, and entertainment.
When she's not busy dancing in the living room with her kids, Kim is busy trying to save you time and money coordinating MyCityMommy, a network of 32 deal-loving mommy blogs in cities nationwide. Through the local blogs you can learn to save even more - it's like shopping in your back yard from the comfort of your own home.
Tiffany, a self-admitted Starbucks addict, says, "At Go Momma Coupons, life is about saving at the drugstore so we can splurge at the department stores." Her blog is focused on providing readers with product reviews, deals and steals to help them get the most out of their money. Tiffany is committed to providing the knowledge to get the best value for the price without taking out the quality.
Cori's Coupon Corner features great deals, coupons, freebies, and more. Cori's blog also features product reviews and, her my fans' favorite, giveaways! A fun fact about Cori is that she was once on Judge Judy, and won her case!
Wheel n Deal Mama is all about wheeling and dealing to find you the best deals around. Whether it be on the basics, groceries, items for the kids or a splurge for yourself, Laura helps you to find the hottest deals and freebies. She loves the thrill of a good deal and sharing it with others just makes it even more thrilling! When we asked her for a fun fact, she confessed, "I have unruly curly and frizzy hair and I'm always looking for the best bargains for things to control it... I'm still on the hunt!"
There is nothing that Margie enjoys more than spending time with her family and friends. Her blog, My Springfield Mommy, is dedicated to sharing deals and introducing new products to its readers.
Stephanie started Coupon Clipinista to help other families live the frugal lifestyle. Through her blog, she teaches her readers that saving money is cool, hip and savvy and helps them take the first steps toward financial independence. She also has an African Grey parrot that knows how to say, "Gotta coupon for that?"
Mommy's Money Saving Madness brings you all the latest deals from across the web, as well as in-store deals, coupons, and of course freebies! Tracy says, "I love when hubby plans a weekend trip to the hunting camp because it's located only 10 minutes away from my favorite discount store!!" Well played, Tracy, well played!
Jennifer's blog, iSave A2Z, is dedicated to saving you money everyday! When Jennifer isn't indulging her passion for riding motorcycles, she's busy working hard to find you the very best deals and coupons available.
Allison helps you save where you can so you can spend where you want, because knowing the true value of your dollar helps you spend less and get more at rock bottom prices! Plus, she shows you how to live a frugal lifestyle without losing any of the fun. Allison's fun fact: " I once played Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz in 6th grade. Maybe that's why I love my sparkly TOMS Shoes so much!"
Stephanie is a full-time teacher has been married for almost 15 years, and adopted her son from Guatemala. About her blog, Debt Free Spending, she tells us, "Our blog started out of our Toiletry Bank ministry, where we help 50+ needy families each month. We started couponing to get free toiletries, and the rest is history! Our blog features deals, coupons, match-ups, and freebies. We provide store match-ups for over 15+ stores!" That's a lot to keep up with!
Lisa's motto is "Why buy it when you can get it for free! Money Saving Coupons, Free Samples and our Favorite Brands." She also like to eat french fries on her cheeseburgers.
Mary admitted to us that she dealt with her mid-life crisis by learning to ride a Harley! Mary's blog, Madame Deals is a place where empowerment starts and ideas grow. She quips, "We look forward to teaching our readers how to make Dollar$ out of Change."
Although she now lives in Los Angeles, Wendy was born and raised on a small farm in rural Wisconsin. She describes ber blog, GimmieFreebies, as "One Mom's Attempt To Save...the World - One Discount At A Time! We Love Free Stuff and Offer Freebies, Great Deals, Money-saving Tips and Giveaways."