Faatima Evans ~
~ TLC Extreme Couponing
Faatima Evans was born and raised and currently resides in Detroit Michigan where she attended Wayne County Community College. She is now a small business owner and full-time blogger on www.iamthecouponaddict.com.
She began couponing 3 years ago after becoming sick and being hospitalized for 3 weeks. Once released, she was unable to work due to her lengthy recovery from surgery. She wanted to somehow help her husband bear the strain of household bills. The solution was found in a newscast she had seen a month earlier. A lady was featured and showed how she was able to save $500.00 on her grocery bill. At the time, Faatima was just too busy to figure out how the lady was able to do this. But when she came home from the hospital, she found herself with unlimited time on my hands, and decided to teach herself to coupon. This wasn’t easy by any stretch of the imagination. It was like learning a new language.
Faatima has been featured on TLC’s Extreme Couponing four times with her 4th appearance airing November 13th. She’s also appeared on Good Morning America, O Oprah Magazine, People, Us Weekly, USA Today and Ok magazine. She blogs for Huffington Post while Extreme Couponing is on air.
As a couponer/blogger she has taught others to save thousands over the last few years. She prides herself in being a philanthropist and has donated over $11,000 in food and cleaning supplies to local food banks like Gleaners and Focus Hope in Detroit, Michigan. Focus Hope played a part in one of the episodes in which Faatima was featured on Extreme Couponing where was able to donate $1,400 worth of items to the charity.
Faatima also held a Food Drive for Focus Hope November 2011 for Thanksgiving and was able to feed 100 families.
In her free time, Faatima is an avid fitness enthusiast and has lost 110lbs since started her weight loss journey in Summer of 2011. She enjoys spending time with her family and is the mother of a 19 year old daughter and has been married for over 12 years.
More information about me:
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