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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
Earth Week: Solar Panels

Earth Week: Solar Panels

Saving Money
212/365 Back in 2014, we decided to take a leap of faith and get solar panels for our house. This was around the time that quite a few people had solar on their house, but it hadn't taken off like it has now. Bryan did some research and found that Solar City (owned by Tesla) was the company to hire.…
Read More
Earth Week: Reusable Bags

Earth Week: Reusable Bags

Disney, Saving Money
211/365 Several years ago, I had the idea to start taking my own bags with me to the grocery store. The clerks generally looked at me like I was crazy, because at that time, bringing your own bag wasn't really a thing, at least in Arizona. I even had my own produce bags I had bought online. That really threw…
Read More
Earth Week: Suburban Garden

Earth Week: Suburban Garden

Saving Money
210/365 This spring, Bryan has resurrected his dream of building a garden in our backyard. He's been hard at work clearing space, mapping out garden beds, and setting up our composting systems so that we are ready for planting in midsummer. Valley of the Sun Where we live is not called the Valley of the Sun for nothing. We have…
Read More
Earth Week: Reusable Towels

Earth Week: Reusable Towels

Saving Money
209/365 It's Earth Week, and we are celebrating by assessing our consumption and looking for ways to cut back. Here is another way that we accomplish this in our family, using cloth towels instead of disposable paper products. Shop Towels This is an idea I implemented several years ago, even before I had kids. I bought packs of shop towels…
Read More