Friday, April 2, 2010

Let's Talk Christmas

Christmas. It's 8 months away. As a kid that seemed a world away. As an adult not so much. Time just seems to fly. So....instead of waiting this year start thinking about Christmas now.

Here's some of my ideas on how to have less $$ out the door in December. As I find more, I will add more to this post.

#1. Join Swagbucks.
I've earned a little over $10 to Amazon.com using Swagbucks (I started in February). I do a few searches on it per day til I win some swagbucks. Then I click through the no obligation Special Offer section everyday for 2-3 swagbucks. Buy Christmas you should have enough bucks to buy at least one present or more if you participate for just a minute or so daily.
CLICK HERE to sign up for Swagbucks for FREE.

#2. Join MyPoints
I've been a MyPoints member since 2001. Since then, I have earned about $800 or more in Gift Cards to various places I shop. You earn points reading the emails they send, taking surveys, and by going through their website whenever you shop online. We make sure that if we can buy it online then we do rather than buying it in store to maximize our point potential. A lot of places will let you buy online and pick up in store too!
Let me know if you wanna join and I will send you a personalized invitation.
PS- Janny go ahead and send me your email address b/c you will definitely want to join if you're not already member. If you register you credit card with them, you get 3 points per dollar for Royal Caribbean purchases.


FREE or FREE plus shipping GIFTS:
#1. HotPrints:
HotPrints will give you ONE PHOTOBOOK FREE PER MONTH! Yes, you read that right. And shipping is included! In return, they place a 4 page ad in the middle of the photobook that is easily removable. Soo....you can make a FREE gift per month using this FREE service. Make one for yourself this month and make another in the coming months more for FREE presents.

#2. VistaPrint:
They always have a TON of FREE plus shipping deals going on. One of the coolest deals is the 4x6 photoflip book for FREE plus shipping. This would make an awesome bragbook for a parent/grandparent gift!

#3. btrendie.com
Sign up and they give you a FREE $10 credit towards anything. They switch out what they are selling each week and one week you're sure to find a good gift on there thats in the $10 range. Buy it, Use your credit, and only pay shipping.

#4. BigIdea.com- FREE VeggieTales DVD
Get a FREE (+ $2.99 shipping) VeggieTales DVD when you sign up their newsletter!
Choose from:
Duke and the Great Pie War
The Ballad of Little Joe
LarryBoy & The Fib from Outer Space


Here's some other good Christmas Present Deals in town:

TARGET- Ongoing:

Curious George 2 Follow that Monkey Movie $6.99
$5.00 Rebate (Blue Sticker) on front of the movie
=$1.99 after rebate

Princess and the Frog DVD- $15.99 at Target
Less $5.00 Coupon
Less $5.00 Rebate wyb Bandaids and the movie
Pair at Target with (2) $1.00 Bandaid Coupon
= around $7.50 for the movie and 2 Bandaids

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