Monday, June 23, 2014

Money Making Apps

There are so many apps in the iTunes or Google Play App Stores but I have some favorites! I love to find apps that now only entertain but give free stuff for my time.  My latest obsession is ShopKick....

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Shopkick gives you points for visiting some of your favorite stores, scanning items in those stores and making purchases with a registered credit card.  I'm really cautious about sharing my credit card after the big Target breach so I haven't benefited from that portion but my kids and I are some scanning and store visiting fools LOL! You accumulate points that can redeemed in the form of gift cards from places like Target, Starbucks, Macy's and items like headphone, iPads and even charitable donations. This app should be on your cellphone so when you run to Walmart for a loaf of bread or Old Navy for that big sale you can earn too! Referring friends also put extra points in your bank so be a gem and use my referral link when you join

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Ibotta is next up on my must have apps. This app pays you, Yes it pays you for the purchases you make.  The app will give you stores in your area and items that offer rebates. When you purchase these items you earn money. It only takes $5 of accumulation to send to your paypal account or you can choice to redeem in gift cards also. Simply purchase the item and when you get home verify it on the app by scanning the bar code and submitting a copy of your store receipt with your phones camera. That simple.  Referring friends on this app also boost your totals so use my link and you get $ and I will too...

Viggle is an app I have posted about before and I still use it everyday! This app gives you points for watching television shows. The points from this app can also be used to get gift cards, discounts on entertainment, food and gifts and for merchandise like iPods, headphones and company merchandise. They have updated their app so my previous video is the old version but the video still shows you how to use the app. Google Plus  or iTunes 

Here's Part 1 and Part 2 of my Viggle Tutorial using the previous version. The app has since updated and instead of being able to do multiple shows in one hour you will only do one show an hour. It is still a great app with rewards for doing what you normally do for free....

Do you have some fun money making or money saving apps? Share them with me...

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Jazz at the Caves!

Smooth Jazz is my ultimate favorite and the Land Trust of North Alabama along with Redstone Federal Credit Union is hosting a 3 concert series that I am extremely excited about! The Land Trust's  Three Caves Smooth Jazz Concerts will feature artists Julian Vaughn, Warren Hill and Marion Meadows.  What better way is there to spend a Saturday evening, then relaxing in the beautiful Alabama weather, with a picnic basket, a handsome date and the invigorating sounds of saxophone and mellow guitars? I can't think of one, LOL!  I will be attending the July 19 and August 9th concerts with my husband as part of my #SummerInHSV series and I can't wait to share the details.  To purchase tickets or learn more please visit the Land Trust's website (click here).

Grab your comfy lawn chair, a picnic dinner (or purchase one that will be waiting for you) and grab a glass of wine or a cup of beer while you enjoy smooth rhythms and the beautiful surroundings of the Three Caves!

Here's one of my favorite Warren Hill songs! Are you a Smooth Jazz Fan? Are you excited about the concert series? 

Monday, June 9, 2014

Brylane Home Giveaway!

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