We were honored to be interviewed by HER Nashville last month and have a piece written in their “Best” column. Below is a brief snippet of the article, so you will need to click through to HER Nashville’s site to see the rest, or better yet – pick up a copy at your local business!
Don’t call her the “coupon lady.” And it’s probably best to avoid terms like “cheapster” when referring to the successful Middle Tennessee blogger who, among other things, posts the best deals in town on her site, faithfulprovisions.com. But don’t misunderstand — though 36-year-old Kelly Hancock, who also teaches workshops on various cost-cutting techniques, would prefer to escape such monikers, she’s thrilled to be helping moms like her save money. And she’s certain that in trying to learn how her family could live on less, she found her calling.
“There came a point when I realized that this is what I was meant to do,” Hancock says. “I really feel God has a purpose for everybody, and with some of the other things I was trying to do, I felt like I was trying to fit a square peg in a round hole. With this, it just fit.”
As she says, it all just sort of happened. In 2005, about two months after the birth of her first child (she now has two children), Hancock resigned from her position as a medical sales rep with a Fortune 500 company to be a stay-at-home mom. While she and her husband Bradford believed that Kelly staying home full-time was the right thing to do, the couple also knew that they’d have to figure out how to live on half of their household income. So, from a friend, Hancock discovered the art of couponing, sale shopping and food stockpiling.
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