Posted in Couponing, Food, Saving Money

Saving Money on Groceries

I’ve been clipping coupons and using coupon apps for a while now.  I admit, I slack at it sometimes but I really need to start paying more attention as I am spending way too much money on food for hubby and I.  Today I went food shopping and spent $109.29! WHAT!  Granted, I purchased a lot of food, used coupons, planned my trip, got many items buy one get one free, used my coupon apps and got about $1.75 back but I KNOW that I could do better!  I’m just lazy.

I have to go back to treating couponing and searching for deals a part time job.  When I used to do this I saved so much money.  There is no reason why I should be spending this kind of money on food A WEEK for 2 people!  Nonsense!!!

As of today, I am making a goal of spending $70 a week on groceries.  This will include clipping coupons, digital coupons, Ibotta and Fetch Rewards  .  If you haven’t signed up for these two apps, YOU SHOULD so you can save extra money on things that you may already buy on a weekly basis.

Who wants to do this challenge with me?

~Stacy

Posted in Couponing, Money

Making Money During the Holiday Season and ANYTIME! 

Did you know that there are ways to make money through apps and websites for everyday things that you already buy for your household?  No?  Well there is!  I’m going to talk about 3 of them that I use all the time.

  1. Ibotta – When you sign up for Ibotta you get cash back for purchasing everyday things such as groceries, pharmacy, clothing, alcohol, restaurants, online shopping and convenience stores.  All you have to do is download the app on to your smartphone and you’re off to saving!  You can earn MORE money when you add your friends and THEY spend money.  With the teamwork you can earn bonus money and you can also earn money from referrals.  If you haven’t signed up for Ibotta yet and you sign up through me you will receive $10 when you sign up and redeem your first rebate. I will also receive $5 for you signing up through me and $5 more when you redeem your first rebate.
  2. Ebates – When you sign up for Ebates you also earn cash back just as you do for Ibotta. With Ebates though they use a percentage system that can range from 1% to 10% OR MORE of your online order. For example, my IPad battery died on me a few weeks back so I decided to purchase an iPad Pro from Walmart. I went through the Ebates app, I clicked on Walmart, activated the 4% back, ordered the iPad, got free shipping to store and picked up in 3 hours! It’s really a no brainer!  You get paid quarterly and they automatically deposit it into your PayPal account.  If you sign up through me and spend $25 you will get $10 and I will get $25 !  Refer YOUR friends and earn MORE money!
  3. Swagbucks – When you sign up for Swagbucks there are all different types of ways to earn gift cards. You can watch movie trailers, do surveys, answer polls and enter in codes that they post on their FB page or they send notifications to you with codes or special offers.  It’s fun but I have yet to earn a gift card because I really don’t spend as much time as I should to earn them!  I’d rather scroll through things that DONT make me money like drama filled Facebook or other social media platforms! Hahaha!  Time to reevaluate my priorities!

If you haven’t joined any of the apps above, I suggest you do so.  Why not save some more money on top of department sales and on things you already purchase!

Have fun!!!

Stacy