Friday, December 26, 2014

Friday Funnies: Madea

Happy Friday!  I'm sitting here enjoying a Madea movie (never thought I would like those, but I do!) so this week's funnies are from Madea. :)

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Friday, December 19, 2014

Friday Funnies

Time for this week's funnies!  Here are three things I recently put on my Pinterest "Quotes/Inspiration/Funnies" board:

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Parenting win or fail?
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Friday, December 12, 2014

Friday Funnies

Time for Friday Funnies! 

This is apparently a magnet for sale on cafepress.

This is FANtastic. (See what I did there?)
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Friday, December 5, 2014

Friday Funnies

With last week being Thanksgiving and then Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I got most of my Christmas shopping done.  Here are some shopping themed funnies that made me laugh.  Hope you get a chuckle too!

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Friday, November 28, 2014

Friday Funnies: Thanksgiving

Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving. :)  Enjoy today's funnies:
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Friday, November 21, 2014

Friday Funnies--Disney Style

Time for Friday Funnies!  In honor of my favorite ride at Walt Disney World (Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin), here are some great Toy Story funnies.

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Friday Funnies

Hope everyone had a great week!  Here are three things that made me laugh this week:

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every time.

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My inlaws are pretty good to waitstaff, but this is hilarious:
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Friday, November 7, 2014

Friday Funnies

I've got some school funnies for you today.  Have a great weekend!

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

What's the deal with Ebates ?

You know how sometimes you put on a jacket you haven't worn in awhile and there's a $20 bill in the pocket?  Ebates is like that.  BPM (Bonus Pocket Money).
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What does Ebates give you?

Ebates gives you cash back for your online shopping.  You go to their website and then use their link to your favorite store where you will shop like normal.  Ebates will credit you back a % of your shopping purchase. To date, I have earned over $200 from Ebates.

What % does Ebates pay?

The percent varies per store and even per day.  For example, around Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Ebates will have a lot of stores with 10, 20, even 40% cash back!  Other times of the year I find 3-10% to be typical.

What stores does can you earn cash back from? 

Too many to list! Sephora, Ulta, Kohls, JCPenney, Toys R Us, Lands End, LLBean, Forever 21, Living Social, Staples, eBay, Pier 1, even!
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Macy's with a 10% back offer for July 4th

When do you get the money?

Ebates pays out once per quarter, so you can expect to get a check 4 times a year.  You can opt to have it deposited to your PayPal account instead of getting a check.

Is there a minimum to get money back?

You are not required to spend a certain amount at the store.  I've had shopping trips where I earned 5 cents! :)  Ebates will send you a check for the yearly quarter if your balance is above $5. If you've not yet earned $5 back, the balance will stay in your account and roll over until you do reach a $5 payout threshold.
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How much have you earned?

To date, I have made a little over $200 with ebates.  My husband has his own account (he prefers to online shop without me knowing. lol!) and I don't know what he has earned!  I average 3 checks per year at about $20 each.  $60 a year for buying stuff I was going to buy anyway?  I'll take it!

How else can you earn with Ebates?

You can also earn money through referrals.  My links in this post are referral links. If you join, you'll get your own referral link to give out!  When your referral spends $25 at an Ebates store (remember that list of Kohls, Sephora, Target, etc?), they get $10 and you get $25!

How much does it cost to sign up?

Ebates is completely free to join.  There are no hidden fees.  The only money spent is what you buy at a store.  The prices at the store are NOT increased because you are shopping via ebates. If a shirt at Target is $20, when you buy it via ebates it will still be $20---except you'll get a little bit of that money BACK!

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This is seriously my new favorite thing.  There's nothing like getting a little extra cash especially now with all the holiday shopping!

The links to ebates in this post are my referral link.  All that means is that I get some credit for referring people once they make their first purchase.  It still does not cost you, provide me with your personal information, or require any commitments. It's just a link. :)

Friday, October 31, 2014

Friday Funnies: Halloween Costumes

Happy Friday and Happy Halloween!  I thought that for today's funnies we'd peek at funny trick-or-treating costumes.

First, how adorable is this baby lumberjack?!  He even has a beard!
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from My Life and Kids

Identity thief:
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Ice bucket challenge, anyone?
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Have a great weekend and a safe Halloween!

Friday, October 24, 2014

Friday Funnies

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This is an awesome Halloween costume:
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Toy Story 3:
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Friday, October 17, 2014

Friday Funnies

Yay, it's time for another weekend! Hope these funnies get your weekend off to the right start.

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Gotta love the jokesters at this ice cream shop:
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Friday, October 10, 2014

Friday Funnies

Happy Friday!
zoo sign, zookeeper joke

You too?
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Dating advice:
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Hurry-Swagbucks Offer for Bonus $5 PayPal

You know I love my Swagbucks.  I've posted here before with details about how I joined the site for free and have earned Amazon gift cards!  They've got a special promotion going on right now where you can ALSO get bonus PayPal cash!

You can "Shop and Earn" online at stores like Target, Wholesale Party Supplies, Costumes4Less and more.  You earn up to 14% cash back on your purchases, But that's not all: get an additional $5 Paypal gift card when you spend $75 or more (members will receive gift card by Dec 1st, limit one card per member)!!  How many ways can you think of where Halloween shopping helps you save money towards your holiday shopping??    

You can find all the participating stores plus coupons here on Swagbucks. And you know what Swag Bucks are good for? There are more than hundreds of gift cards to redeem your SB for in the Rewards Store -- I've redeemed tons of amazon gift cards to help pay for birthday and Christmas gifts!

Sign up here and take advantage of the deals & savings today!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

*55* Christmas Gift Ideas for Tween *BOYS*

Raise your hand if you have a preteen ("tween") boy to buy for this Christmas?

*raises hand*

Raise your hand if you can't believe that your baby boy is THIS old now?

*raises hand*
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Now that our oldest son is a preteen, our gift giving has to change.  He won't be happy anymore with one of these:
I've been thinking about things he and his friends like and compiled this list of FIFTY-FIVE gift ideas for tween boys.  I hope this will help you, and I, get thinking and figure out what to get our sweet boys for Christmas!

*Zucchini Summer Blog is an Amazon Affiliate. Links may be affiliate links. Full disclosure here.

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1. Alarm clock  2. Air Hog  3. Digital Camera  4. Sporting Event Tickets  5. Sports equipment (baseball glove, soccer cleats, shin guards, mouth guard, basketball, etc)

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6. Water Bottle (our family likes the Nalgene brand)  7. Snap Circuits Set  8. Scooter (Razors are inexpensive, MGP's are for doing heavy tricks and cost more)  9. Music Equipment (Guitar pick, sheet music, etc)  10. Slush Mug

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11. Karaoke machine   12. Pokemon Cards   13. Nerf Vortex  14. Movie Tickets  15. Rubik's Cube

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16. Clothes from whatever store your tween thinks is "cool" ;)   17. Game Stop Gift Card  18. Lava Lamp   19. Boxed Book Set (Harry Potter or The Hobbit are good choices)   20. Ear Buds

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21. Microscope and Slides   22. Anything MINECRAFT  23. iTunes Gift Card   24. Guinness World Records Book  25.  Light Up Slinky

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26. Extreme Dot-to-Dot Book   27. iPod/iPhone or accessories (speakers, stands, etc)  28. Bowling Alley gift card to take him and a friend  29. GoPro Hero5 Camera  30. Watch

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31. DVD (Duck Dynasty, The Lego Movie, a documentary, etc)  32. Locker Accessories  33. Lessons (golf lessons, music, gymnastics, etc)  34. Camping Gear (sleeping bag, lantern, headlight)  35. Ductigami Book

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36. Skateboard   37. Tech Deck Toy   38. Pogo Stick   39. RipStik   40. Skate Wax

41. Gaming Chair   42. Science Kit   43. Baseball Cards   44. K'Nex Set   45. Magazine Subscription

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46. Theme Park Tickets (if you live near one)   47. Swiss Army Knife   48. Xbox (or other system) Game   49. Wallet   50. Telescope

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51. Snack Basket of their Faves  52.  Star Wars Lego set   53. Cinch Bag (This Under Armour sackpack would be a hit!)   54.  Comic Book Creator Software   55.  Pajama Pants

Phew!  Okay there are 55 ideas up there!  There are sure to be several that will suit the tween boy in your life.  If you have a gift idea that I missed for those hard-to-buy-for preteen boys, let me know!

You can find other gift ideas on my Gift Ideas board here on Pinterest!

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