Gift Card Shopping Tips

Giving gift cards is certainly easier than shopping for other gifts, but there are still things to consider. For instance, is it ok to give someone a discounted gift card or will it look cheap? Is it ok to give them a card that has already been used and has a strange balance like $22.22 (short answer: Yes, but only for their 22nd birthday)?

These articles will help you navigate the world of discount gift card shopping by providing tips on which new gift cards might be best suited for your friends, co-workers and loved-ones, and advice on saving the most money when shopping FOR gift cards, or shopping WITH gift cards.

Ways To Save Money On Halloween Candy


September 23, 2016 | 0 Comment

Ways To Save Money On Halloween Candy

Halloween candy can be an expensive, added cost to your budget. But that doesn't mean you should be the only person on the block who's not handing out treats! Plan ahead and follow these tips to …

Fall Season Bucket List


September 14, 2016 | 0 Comment

Fall Season Bucket List

While fall brings less daylight and cooler weather, you can't help but get excited for the colorful leaves, pumpkin carving, candy corn and bonfires. Below is a bucket list of my fall must-dos, -eats and -drinks. 1. Consume As Many Pumpkin Flavored Beverages As Possible I can't go through the fall season without …

12 Items You Need For The Best Tailgate Ever


September 9, 2016 | 0 Comment

12 Items You Need For The Best Tailgate Ever

Football season has officially begun and the art of tailgating is in full swing. It's time to take your parking lot party to the next level with these must-have items for your tailgate. 1. Glow Stick Party Cups …

10 Things To Get You Ready For Football Season


September 1, 2016 | 0 Comment

10 Things To Get You Ready For Football Season

You've been counting down the days until kickoff. Bring on the face paint, foam fingers and cow bells with these 10 must-have football season necessities. …

College Packing List


August 25, 2016 | 0 Comment

College Packing List

Packing for college can be tough. What do you fit in a room the size of a closet?! Should you bring that medal you won during track and field day in ninth grade …

Back to School Supplies


August 15, 2016 | 0 Comment

Back to School Supplies

Summer is nearing its end and school is almost in session. Make sure your kids are geared up and ready to go with these back to school essentials. …

5 Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping


August 11, 2016 | 0 Comment

5 Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping

Deal finders love back to school season, it is the best time of year to buy school supplies, electronics and office supplies. This means, not only do we stock up for our children but we also take this time to restock our home offices or small businesses. Don’t miss out on this opportune time to save money! Use Coupons: Visit websites like Coupons.com …

Best Graduation Gift Ideas For High School & College


June 1, 2016 | 0 Comment

Best Graduation Gift Ideas For High School & College

Ah, graduation...a time to celebrate your student’s hard work and accomplishments. Whether going into the workforce or attending college, finding the perfect gift for a graduate can be tough. Don’t get me wrong, cash is always useful. But why not give a gift that’s a little more thoughtful? Help them get ready for the next phase in their life with our list of …

8 DIY Mother's Day Gifts


April 27, 2016 | 0 Comment

8 DIY Mother's Day Gifts

Deciding what to get mom for Mother's Day can be a difficult task. We’ve all gotten her flowers once or twice. And, I mean, who doesn’t love dinner from a nice restaurant? But why not switch it up this year with a creative, do-it-yourself Mother’s Day gift - treat her to …

Shop Costco and Sam's Club for Discount Gift Cards


February 18, 2016 | 0 Comment

Shop Costco and Sam's Club for Discount Gift Cards

Granny tip #743: Did you know that Costco and Sam’s Club sell merchant gift cards at a discounted price? From local businesses to national brands, you can save money by buying your gift cards in ‘bulk.’ I use bulk loosely since the packages can contain anywhere from 2 to 5 gift cards depending on the merchant. Either keep the entire grouping of gift cards …