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Raise: Sell Unwanted Gift Cards, plus get FREE $5 Credit and Extra 5% off!

Did you get a few gift cards for Christmas, but you don’t really want them?

I’ve told you before that is a great place to buy discounted gift cards, but you can also sell unwanted gift cards and get cash!

Plus, first-time shoppers can go HERE and get a FREE $5 credit in their account. *Note: When you sign up, you’ll need to enter a mobile number to receive a verification text.

And through Jan. 15th you’ll get an extra 5% off with promo code HIGHFIVE at checkout.

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Valentine’s Gift Ideas = Cookies, Books, Sweaters, Body Butter and MORE!

Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it. Check out these deals you can get now, so you don’t have to stress out later!

The Body Shop is having a Winter Sale and offering up to 75% off plus FREE Shipping w/ no minimum!

Now some of the items have a “Christmas” theme, but many are generic and you can use as Valentine’s Day gifts….

Woot has these How about a NFL Silk Touch Robes for $27.99 (Reg. $49.99)

Send your Valentine $30 worth of Cheryl’s Cookies, Cakes and Baked Goods for only $12 when you use promo code SALE3 at checkout.  FYI…you can buy the voucher now and delay delivery until Feb. 14th!

GroopDealz has this cute Heart Elbow Patch Sweater for $24.99! (Reg. $49.99) Shipping is $3.99 for the 1st order.

Amazon has the hardcover book Pete the Cat: Valentin...

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Take a Peak Inside My Freezer; WIN a $25 Kroger Gift Card!

Did you catch my Facebook LIVE yesterday?!? If not, have no fear because you can watch the replay HERE!

Take a look inside my freezer and get tips for how to use it to save TONS of time and money. Plus, comment or ask a question on the video and you’ll be automatically entered to WIN a $25 Kroger gift card! How easy is that?


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Try a New Facial Cream and Earn Cash! (D/FW Readers)

If you have large, visible pores and sagging facial skin, you may be eligible to participate in a new study and be compensated $100 for time and travel.

Stephens & Associates, located at I-75 and Campbell in Richardson,  is looking for:

  • Women
  • Ages 40-60
  • With mild to moderate large visible pores and lack of firmness on the face/sagging
  • Self-perceived dry, sensitive, normal, oily, or combination facial skin

Interested in participating?  Contact a Stephens recruiter to be pre-screened today and reference study D013

Call 972-852-5866 or email

 And go HERE to register for upcoming studies.


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Earn Easy $$$ – Participate in Clinical Research Studies!

I know I keep telling you about Stephens and Associates, a global research company located in Richardson, TX, but I want to make sure you know how easy it is to earn extra cash and get to try new products for FREE!!

Seriously, call Joanne Luu at 972-716-0630 or send your name and phone number via email. She’s super sweet and you’ll get in their database and see if you qualify for any upcoming studies. 

They’re currently looking for males and females, ages 18-65, and also babies up to 24 months.

Here are just a few current studies:

  • Hair regrowth – Earn $175
  • Facial regimen – Earn $150
  • Facial rejuvenation- Earn $750
  • Facial rosacea – Earn $125
  • Anti-aging treatment – $425
  • Facial Acne – $175
  • Incontinence – $150
  • Hyperpigmentation – Earn $250

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Zaycon Foods: All-Natural, Fresh, Boneless Chicken Breast only $1.27/lb and MORE!

Have you ordered from Zaycon yet??? Well, now is the perfect time because through new customers can use promo code BL20 to get an extra 20% off!

That means and you’ll get:
I’ve purchased from Zaycon in the past and think a drive-thru meat market isn’t such a crazy idea! They’ve even been featured on Good Morning America. Check out my recent Facebook LIVE video showing how quick and easy it is to pickup your order.

Their All-natural, fresh, boneless Chicken Breast is sold in a 40lb boxes, so if you don’t have room in your freezer, consider splitt...

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Amazon: 8 Qt. Programmable Electric Pressure Cooker for $129.95 (Cook Meat and Beans CRAZY Fast!

Pressure cookers are awesome! It makes cooking beans, chicken, beef and more so quick and easy. I absolutely LOVE mine. Take a look below at those large chicken breasts. I was able to cook them less than 20 minutes! Plus, they retained tons of juice and flavor, and I got some yummy broth as a bonus.

TODAY ONLY (1/11) on Amazon they are offering this highly-rated Instant Pot IP-DUO80 7-in-1 Programmable Electric Pressure Cooker, 8 Qt on sale for $129.95 (reg. $159.99).

I wish I had an electric programable pressure cooker. Hmmm……maybe I need to head over to Amazon, too!

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Cents of Style: Inspirational Cuff Button-Down Shirts for $29.95 w/FREE Shipping! (Reg. $39.95)

Well aren’t these unique?!?

Cents of Style has Inspirational Cuff Button-down Shirts for $29.95 w/ FREE shipping (Reg. $39.95) when you use coupon code BOLD2.

    • SMALL: BUST: 32″, LENGTH: 25″, SLEEVE: 14″
    • MEDIUM: BUST: 34″, LENGTH: 25 1/2″, SLEEVE: 15″
    • LARGE: BUST: 37″, LENGTH: 25 1/2″, SLEEVE: 15 1/2″
    • X-LARGE: BUST: 38″, LENGTH: 26″, SLEEVE: 16″
    • 1X-LARGE: BUST: 41″, LENGTH: 28″, SLEEVE: 17″
    • 2X-LARGE: BUST: 44″, LENGTH: 29″, SLEEVE: 17 1/2″
    • 3X-LARGE: BUST: 47″, LENGTH: 30″, SLEEVE: 18″


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“Cheers to the New Year” Facebook Live Event with Favorite Bloggers! (Lots of Giveaways!!!)

I’m excited to share that I’m going to be a part of the “Cheers to the New Year” Facebook Live Event on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 from 9 am – 7 pm CST.

It’s a day filled with your favorite bloggers — 19 to be exact! Each one teaching a subject that they are passionate about. Topics include fitness, easy recipes, crafting, entertaining, organizing, ways to save money and much more. That’s only a preview of all the fun things in store for the day. Simply follow everyone’s Facebook page and engage with them throughout the day. As a gift for tuning in, each Facebook Live session is giving away a fun giveaway item.

The more you ENGAGE, the more ways to WIN!

My session is called Eat Healthy AND Save Money! and I’ll be sharing my favorite Meal Planning/Stockpiling Tips, plus giving away a $25 K...

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FREE Entrance Days for National Parks (2017 Dates Announced)

It’s a new year, which means we have a new list of dates when The National Park Service offers FREE admission to over 400 parks across the U.S.!

Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2017:

  • January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 20: Presidents’ Day
  • April 15-16 & 22-23: Weekends of National Park Week
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 30: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend

National parks are America’s Best Idea, and there are 409 available to everyone, every day. The fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite, especially one of the 127 national parks that normally charge an entrance fee. The others are free all of the time...

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Do you Have Crepy Skin and/or Dark Spots on Your Hands? Try New Products and Earn Cash! (D/FW Readers)

Stephens & Associates is seeking women 40-65 years of age with mild to moderate hyperpigmentation and/or mild to moderate crepiness of the hands to participate in a new clinical study.

Participants will be compensated $175 for time and travel.


  • Women
  • 40-65 years of age
  • Mild to moderate crepiness and/or hyperpigmentation of the hands
  • No protruding veins or bones on the hands
  • Willing to use only natural/neutral or no nail polish for the duration of the study

Interested in participating?  Contact a Stephens recruiter to be pre-screened today and reference study D209

Call 972-852-5866 or email

Stephens & Associates is located at I-75 and Campbell in Richardson. Go HERE to register for upcoming studies.


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Are You Dreading Those Christmas Bills??? Earn Cash for Sharing Your Opinion! (D/FW Readers)

Besides colder weather, do you know what January brings??? All those Christmas bills! Yep, they’re about to start rolling in. UGH. But you can earn some extra cash by participating in clinical studies at Stephens & Associates located at I-75 and Campbell in Richardson, TX.

Stephens & Associates is always looking to qualify new applicants and you can get anywhere from $100 to $750 in cash, depending on which study you participant in.

They’re currently looking for males and females, ages 18-65, and also babies up to 24 months.

Here are just a few current studies:

  • Hair regrowth – Earn $175
  • Facial regimen – Earn $150
  • Facial rejuvenation- Earn $750
  • Facial rosacea – Earn $125
  • Anti-aging treatment – $425
  • Facial Acne – $175
  • Incontinence – $150
  • Hyperpigmentation – Earn $250

To sign up...

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Checkout 51: Earn Cash Back for Grocery Purchases – New Offers for Atkins, Graze, Kleenex, Coke, Keebler, and MORE!

I LOVE smartphone rebate apps!  And Checkout 51 is one of my favorites because it’s an easy way to earn money and you get new offers every week, so there are always new ways to save.

How Checkout 51 works:

1. Browse your offers and buy products at any store.
2. Upload your receipt using Checkout 51.
3. They’ll confirm your purchase and credit your account.
4. When your account reaches $20, you can cash out and a check is sent via postal mail.

Ready to start getting cash back?  Go here to sign up.  It’s FREE!



Offers vary, but here’s what you should have available this week (1/5-1/11)

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