The Best Way to Save Big This Holiday Season

by jessicaturner on November 27, 2014

Y’all, I am doing something new to me this Christmas shopping season. And I am pretty sure I am going to regret not doing this for the past three years.

Better late than never. And my guess is some of you might be in the same late boat as me.

I’m talking about Ebates, the site that gives you cash back when you shop on other sites like Amazon, Target, Kohls and more than 1,700 more! It sounds too good to be true, but I promise, it isn’t! I’m like over the moon, can’t stop telling people about it, excited for this site.

Because frankly, I do most of my shopping online. It is more convenient and usually ends up saving us money. So a site that will help me save even more? YES PLEASE.

This is the year – the WEEK – to use it because the savings are insane.

It’s so simple. I have done a BUNCH of screen captures to help show you what I have discovered this week. Definitely not my typical style, but I really wanted to show you EVERYTHING.

First, sign up using my referral link.

You’ll get the option of a free $10 gift card. Naturally, I picked Target. Once you buy $25 from any store through Ebates, you will get this bonus.

EbatesFreebieThen every time you are going to shop online, start on Ebates.

EbatesOf course, before blogging about Ebates, I wanted to try it for myself. Since Kohls launched their Black Friday prices earlier this week and I needed a few things, I decided to shop Kohls through Ebates. So on Tuesday, I went to Ebates, typed in Kohls and went there via Ebates. This popped up:

KohlsI made my purchase and then saw this in Ebates once my order went through – yep, I’ll be getting $3.11 back from that Kohl’s order.

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I got $3.11 cash back just because I went through the site. You won’t get that by shopping in store. I also saved 15% using the coupon code THANKS15 ad earned Kohls Cash. That’s crazy. But it gets better because today Ebates is offering 9% cash back for shopping at Kohls.

ebates Kohls

Here’s a sampling of the other deals you can find through Ebates today.

Thanksgiving Ebates deals

SO many great opportunities to save on top of the incredible deals available this weekend. I love that so many stores are a part of Ebates and that it is simple – no points to redeem, no forms to mail in, and no fees.

If you don’t have an Ebates account, I definitely encourage you to sign up and use it this holiday season. With the increased cash back percentages this weekend, it is the perfect time to try it out and at least earn that free gift card! Let’s save money together!

One more thing… Ebates also has a refer-a-friend program, so once you sign up, grab your referral link and tell your friends and family about the site. You can get an easy $75 – or more – simply through their referral program.

Ebates refer a friend

I hope this blesses many of you.

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Free Shutterfly Photo Calendar

by jessicaturner on November 26, 2014

free shutterfly calendar
If you like photo calendars as much as I do, then you are going to love this deal! Shutterfly is offering a free 12-month wall calendar ($21.99 value) with promo code FREECAL today through Friday, November 28.

These calendars are printed are fantastic stock, are easy to make and are wonderful gifts. I make Shutterfly calendars every year to give as gifts and these deals make them SO affordable.

My recommendation is to keep it simple – just pick 12 of your favorite photos from the year and do one photo per month. You’ll have your calendar made in minutes. This offer is available for current and new customers.

Shipping should be around $5.99.

Go make your free calendar! You’ll love it all year.

Disclosure: Compensated affiliate links used

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My Mom, Ornaments and Trimming the Tree

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Massive DaySpring Sale: One Week Only

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$5 Magazine Sale – People, Time, Real Simple, Sports Illustrated and More

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Get Ready: Christmas Season on The Mom Creative

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My Little Princess and Cinderella

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Thanksgiving Treat: Pirate’s Booty Turkey Snacks

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DaySpring $5 Sale + Biggest Sale of the Year

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DaySpring’s biggest sales of the year happen now through cyber Monday. They sent me a preview of the entire sale and y’all, there are some fabulous deals coming down the pike (affiliate links used in this post). Today only (November 19), they are offering 6 items for just $5 a piece. Plus, you can get […]

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