Category Archives: Military

Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ June 2017 #ExpiredCoupons


THANK YOU SO MUCH to those who donated their unused/expired coupons to be mailed overseas to our adopted military base in Yokosuka, Japan.  The total that was sent on June 27, 2017 totaled $5,425.15.  It always amazes me how these bits of paper can add up to so much! I received an email from Linda […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ May 2017 ~ #MayIsMilitaryAppreciationMonth


MAY IS MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH! If you have ever wanted to show your appreciation for the military, here is something you can do…send them your expired manufacturer’s coupons. On May 10, 2017 a package containing $5,447.10 in expired coupons was sent to our adopted military base in Yokosuka, Japan. This makes a total of $12,868.75 […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ January 2017


Unfortunately I wasn’t able to get to the post office to mail out coupons in December (2016). So the annual total for expired coupons that was sent to the Yokosuka, Japan base in 2016 totaled $10,886.20! WAY TO GO!!! On January 9, 2017 coupons were sent and the dollar amount of those coupons came to […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ September through November 2016 Update


I can’t believe the amount of donated coupons that were sent to our adopted military base this month….$6,312.20!!! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU to all those who helped with this incredible amount!! Coupons were sent out on November 1, 2016. I almost couldn’t fit the coupons into one envelope! These coupons will certainly help, […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ June through August 2016 Update


There were some awesome coupons this month! THANK YOU to those who took the time to send those expired coupons. I know they are a great help to those stationed at our adopted military base. The total amount for this package which was sent on August 8, 2016 totaled $1,869.85. Please spread the word about […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ January through May 2016 Update


The envelope of coupons for January 2016 was sent back to me. When I sent out these coupons a post office employee thought it would be easier to make out another customs form. Although it was a much simpler form to fill out, it wasn’t excepted.  : ( Coupon donation total that was sent out […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ January 2016 Update


First shipment of coupons sent out for the year 2016 totaled $1,303.10. The package is on its way to our adopted military base in Yokosuka, Japan! This makes the overall total amount of coupons sent $9,308.06. Please don’t throw away those expired coupons! Read about how you can help the military and their families here: […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ November & December 2015


In July of 2015, Plucking Of My Heartstrings adopted a military base in which to send expired manufactures coupons to. The last package of coupons for the year of 2015 was sent on December 28, 2015. The donation amount for November & December was $896.35. This makes the annual total of expired coupons for 2015 […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ September & October 2015 Update


*Due to medical issues I was not able to keep up with the coupons in September. Expired coupons for September and October were sorted and sent on October 7,2015 to our adopted military base in Yokosuka, Japan. There have been some great coupons donated with values of 25 cents to 10 dollars. I am sure […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ August 2015 Update


On August 4, 2015 another package of expired coupons was sent to our adopted base in Yokosuka, Japan. These expired coupons totaled $2,258.55! THANK YOU to those who donated coupons. It’s a great feeling to know we are helping overseas military and their families in this small way. For more information on donating your expired […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ July 2015 Update


Plucking Of My Heartstrings sent out its first package of expired coupons on July 1, 2015 to our adopted military base in Yokosuka, Japan. The total amount of coupons donated for this shipment was $1,107.35. THANK YOU to those who sent coupons. What a great first donation!! For more information on how you can donate […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program Page


Please don’t throw those expired coupons away!!! Plucking Of My Heartstrings has adopted a U.S. military base in Japan to send these coupons to.  Please read all about it on my new page… Overseas Military Coupon Program              

Very Proud Navy Mom Here!


I am just so excited and had to share the news! Last year my son made Chief in the Navy. As of today my son-in-law has made Chief as well. We now have two Navy Chiefs in the family. Not many make Navy Chief and both these men are well deserving of this title. Congratulations […]
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Happy Memorial Day?


“We cherish too, the poppy red that grows on fields where valor led. It seems to signal to the skies that blood of heroes never dies.”   -Moina Michael I find it odd that the word happy would be used as an adjective to describe Memorial Day.  After all, there really isn’t anything happy about […]
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