Creating a Menu of Summer Activities

Creating a Menu of Summer Activities

Saving Money
231/365 Summer is almost here! I don't mean the season since that's over a month away. I mean that time of year when the kids are out of school for weeks on end. Here in the Valley of the Sun, kids generally get out before Memorial Day and go back in early August. That's ten weeks of uninterrupted stay-at-home-parent-and-kid-time! Since…
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shopDisney Sale Through Sunday

shopDisney Sale Through Sunday

Disney, Saving Money
225/365 This post contains affiliate links. If you use them, we will both be rewarded with bonuses! Thank you for supporting my blog. If you missed the last sale, or even if you just need more Disney merch in your life, don't miss this tiered sale of up to 25% off at shopDisney! It ends Sunday, May 12, 2019, so shop…
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Updates To Amex Blue Cash Preferred

Updates To Amex Blue Cash Preferred

Saving Money
224/365 Today, American Express wrote to existing cardholders to update them on changes to the American Express Blue Cash Preferred. While changes to credit card benefits tend to be dreaded, American Express has really hit it with these new cash back categories! Cash Back on Streaming Services Joining supermarkets in giving 6% cash back is a great 21st century category:…
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Ebates Is 20!

Ebates Is 20!

Saving Money, Travel
223/365 This week, Ebates is celebrating turning 20 with increased cash back in most of its stores. Hurry over to their welcome page to find out if a store where you plan to shop online (or even in the store in some cases) is on sale! Over 400 Stores There are over 400 stores offering at least 15% cash back.…
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MasterCard Gift Cards at Safeway

MasterCard Gift Cards at Safeway

Earning Money, Saving Money
222/365 It's back! Safeway/Albertsons has added two new gift card offers to actually earn you some money and credit card rewards this week. just for U Go to your just for U or other grocery store account to find two coupons for $10 off two $50 MasterCard gift cards and $15 off two $100 MasterCard gift cards. If you max…
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Five-tastic shopDisney Sale

Five-tastic shopDisney Sale

Disney, Saving Money
220/365 Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, shopDisney is having a sale with three ways to save: $5 items, 55% off, or $5 off. Hurry, this sale ends tonight! Stack Your Savings Before you head to the shopDisney page, use a click through portal to earn an extra few percentage points off. A quick check with CashBack Monitor tells…
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No Fee Visas at Staples

No Fee Visas at Staples

Earning Money, Saving Money, Travel
219/365 Starting tomorrow, you can pick up some fee-free Visa gift cards at Staples. I use my Chase Ink Business Plus to get 5x Ultimate Rewards at office supply stores. While Chase no longer offers this card, you could use my referral to get the Business Preferred (which does not get 5x at office supply stores), and then downgrade to…
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DOSH Is Turning Two

DOSH Is Turning Two

Earning Money, Saving Money
218/365 DOSH is having an anniversary this weekend, and they are celebrating by increasing the cash back they offer at a few stores by, you guessed it, 2%. I am most interested in the increased amount at Staples. Let's see why... Fee-Free Visas at Staples Starting on Sunday, May 5, through Saturday, May 11, 2019, you can pick up a…
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End of the Month

End of the Month

Disney, Saving Money
214/365 Here it is, the end of the month has snuck up on us. There are a few tasks add to your to do list in the next couple of days. Luckily, it is not the end of the quarter, so we don't have as much as we did last month. Grocery Store Rewards While last month I was eager…
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Earth Week: Reusable Straws

Earth Week: Reusable Straws

Saving Money, Travel
213/365 Today I'm rounding out my week-long series on Earth Week, and how our family is reducing our footprint on this fragile planet, by talking all about reusable straws! Recycling Disposable Straws I had the idea for reusable straws several years ago when I realized that we were throwing away too many straws. However, I recently saw that City of…
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