Go Red for Women and Macy’s Sale

Have you heard about the American Heart Association Go Red for Women month?  Heart disease is the number one killer of women.  I was amazed to read some of the statistics.  Only 1 in 5 women are really concerned about heart disease.  However, heart disease kills one out of every three women every minute.  Some more information can be found here:  http://www.goredforwomen.org/

Macy’s is a sponsor of of the American Heart Association Go Red for Women.   If you wear Red to a Macy’s store, Macy’s will take off an additional 20% off sale, clearance, and select regular priced in-store purchases.  There’s an extra 15% off home and other select departments.  There are lots of restrictions listed:     TO GET IN-STORE EXTRA SAVINGS: EXTRA 20% OFF reg., sale & clearance prices, with exclusions listed. EXTRA 15% OFF home & select jewelry, with exclusions listed. EXCLUDES Everyday Values (EDV), specials, super buys, furniture, mattresses & area rugs/floor coverings, cosmetics, fragrances, electrics/electronics, watches; all regular-priced: bridge & designer handbags & shoes, designer sportswear, impulse, Oval Room, 28 Shop; eSpot, All-Clad, Eileen Fisher, Emporio Armani, tommy Bahama, Breitling watches, Burberry, Coach, Dooney & Bourke, Dyson, Ghurka, Gucci, Henckels, Juicy, Lacoste, Lalique, Lauren/Polo/Ralph Lauren/Denim & Supply, Le Creuset, Levi’s, Lladro, Longchamp, Marchesa, Michael Aram, MICHAEL Michael Kors/Michael Kors, The North Face, Not Your Daughter’s Jeans, kate spade, Sterling flatware, Swarovski, Tumi, Vera Wang, Louis Vuitton, Wacoal, Waterford China/Crystal/Silver, Wüsthof, selected Licensed Depts. Not valid on: previous purchases, special orders, special purchases, services, gift cards, jewelry trunk shows, macys.com, payment on credit accounts; bridal salons, restaurants, gourmet foods, wine. Cannot be combined with any savings pass/coupon, extra discount or credit offer, except opening a new Macy’s account. EXTRA SAVINGS $ APPLIED TO REDUCED PRICES. Discount taken at checkout. Extra savings end February 3, 2013.

If you can’t make it into a store, you can also shop online saving an extra 10-15% off using code:  RED

The restrictions for online purchases:  *FOR EXTRA ONLINE SAVINGS: Place qualifying items in shopping bag, then enter promo code RED in the box labeled “HAVE A PROMO CODE?”and click “APPLY.” You can enter the promo code in your shopping bag at any time before or during checkout. Only one promo code may be used per transaction. EXTRA 15% OFF regular, sale and clearance prices, including home, with exclusions listed. EXTRA 10% OFF select jewelry, shoes, handbags, coats, suits, dresses, lingerie, men’s suit separates & sport coats, with exclusions listed. EXCLUDES: 7 For All Mankind, Beats by Dr. Dre, Birkenstock, Born, Chantelle, Coach, CW-X, Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren, Donald J Pliner, Donatella, Ecco, Ed Hardy, Goddess, Joe’s Jeans, Lacoste, Levi’s®, Merrell, Minnetonka Moccasin, Ralph Lauren Childrenswear, Reebok footwear, Sofft, The North Face, Tretorn, Va Bien, baby gear, kids’shoes, toys, cosmetics & fragrances, sunglasses, Sunglass Hut, select fashion jewelry & watches, Gift Cards. FOR HER: Anita lingerie, bridge & designer handbags, B.Tempt’d by Wacoal, Calvin Klein lingerie, DKNY lingerie, Dolce Vita, Felina, Impulse clothing, Jezebel, Lauren by Ralph Lauren, Le Mystere, Lunaire, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Naturalizer, Not Your Daughter’s Jeans, Sperry Top-Sider, select Steve Madden shoes, Wacoal. FOR HIM: Armani Jeans, Asics, Cole Haan, Converse, Dockers®, Emporio Armani, Hugo Boss, Johnston & Murphy, Marmot, New Balance, Nike footwear, Polo Ralph Lauren, Puma footwear, Spyder, Tommy Bahama, Tumi. FOR THE HOME: All-Clad, J.A. Henckels, Le Creuset, Tempur-Pedic, Tumi, Wusthof, electrics & electronics, lighting, regular-priced china, silver & crystal. Savings do not apply to Everyday Values, jewelry specials, Jewelry Super Buys, Specials, web busters™, purchases in Macy’s stores or prior purchases, payments on credit accounts, gift wrap or shipping charges. Extra savings end February 3, 2013.


For the details of this coupon event at Macy’s, go to:  http://www1.macys.com/m/campaign/sitelets/go-red/the-wear-red-sale?cm_sp=gored-_-staticpages-_-getdetails

If you shop on-line, don’t forget to go through Ebates for an additional 6% cashback:  http://www.ebates.com/rf.do?referrerid=oZUZK1h%2BfUTbogfEvw56hA%3D%3D

After this post, I am going to go hop on the treadmill!

Thanks Felicia for the tip!




Pampers Gift to Grow 5 Point Code and 10 Point Code

Do you have a little one in diapers or pull-ups?  Have you heard of the Pampers Gift to Grow program?  It’s completely free to sign-up and you can enter in codes from your package of diapers or pull-ups or even wipes.  You can sign-up here if you are a new member:  http://www.pampers.com

These points can be redeemed for books, toys, gift cards, sweepstakes entries, and even donated to charity.  The Rewards catalog is always changing for the Gifts to Grow program.  The Pampers page also has advice for parents as well.

Even if you do not have any little ones in diapers, you can still sign-up and enter in the free reward codes which come out every so often.  Here are two codes that anyone can use and multiple individuals can enter these codes in:

HAPPYNEWYEAR113 for 5 points expiration unknown

JANNY0113NLSPMR to score 10 more points, valid through 2/6

Earn a $5 Amazon gift for writing 5 reviews for Viewpoints

I apologize for this late post as this offer expires tonight, but this is an easy offer to do.  Viewpoints is an online website for reviewing all types of products.  http://www.viewpoints.com

I love writing these because it’s typically one paragraph and so simple to do.  I haven’t had time to write mine yet and just wrote about my insurance company we have for our home and cars.

You can create an account and write 5 reviews by 11:59 PM EST and around February 6, 2013, you will receive a gift card to Amazon for $5 emailed to you from Viewpoints.  There are some minimum requirements and certain categories the reviews need to be written about:

There’s still time to finish writing 5 Reviews of products you can’t imagine surviving winter without to earn a $5 Amazon gift card!

If you’ve already reviewed these home appliances or don’t own them, just participate next time. Be sure to submit your Reviews in the categories listed above by 11:59 pm tonight to qualify for a $5 Amazon gift card. Gift cards will be issued via email on Wednesday, February 6.

Remember: To qualify, all Reviews must be at least 500 characters long and meet our Review quality standards . The character counter at the bottom of the Review form shows your Review length before publishing. Viewpoints does not accept plagiarized or low-quality Reviews.

Here are the terms and conditions for this offer: 

How to enter:

When you fill out 5 total qualifying reviews on viewpoints.com between 11:01 AM CST on Friday, January 25 and 11:59 PM CST on Thursday, January 31 you will receive one $5.00 Amazon.com gift card distributed via email after the sweepstakes end date.

One entry per person will be accepted. By entering this contest, entrants agree that all reviews comply with Sponsor’s Terms of Use for its website, found at http://www.viewpoints.com/terms_of_service.

Qualifying reviews must:

  • Be written in the qualifying categories specified above
  • Be at least 500 characters long. Check the length of your reviews using the character counter at the bottom of the review form before publshing. The review will be saved in draft if it is not long enough to be published.
  • Be about real products that are listed on Viewpoints or that are added to the database within the time frame of the promotion. Inappropriate, copied or bogus content is ineligible for this promotion.
  • Contain unique content in all comment boxes
  • Be easy to read with minimal spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors
  • Not be combined with any other offer or affiliate program

Reviews do not qualify if they:

  • Are not of products in qualifying categories specified above
  • Contain repetition of characters to meet the length requirement, such as (“!!!!!” or “……..”)
  • Contain duplicate content that is copied or repeated in all comment boxes throughout the review
  • Contain content that is plagiarized from other websites or other users
  • Are not at least 50% about the specific product being reviewed
  • Contain spelling, grammar or puncutation errors that make the review difficult to read
  • Reveal personal information such as employee names or user contact information
  • Are combined with another offer or affiliate program.

Prizes and Approximate Retail Values: Grand Prize: Users who submit 5 qualifying reviews in the correct categories will receive one $5 Amazon gift card. The Grand Prizes will be awarded on or about Wednesday, February 6.

Miscellaneous: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final in all respects. No cash or other substitution or transfer of prizes permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value due to prize unavailability due to circumstances beyond its control. Winners will be notified by email. Return of any prize notification as non-deliverable will result in disqualification, and an alternate winner being randomly selected. All taxes or prizes are the sole responsibility of the individual winners.

By participating, entrants agree: (1) that Sponsor may (unless prohibited by law) use winner’s name, city of residence, photograph and/or likeness for advertising and other promotional purposes without further review or compensation in any media, in perpetuity and worldwide; (2) to hold Sponsor, its parent, divisions, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and other agents and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents and assigns harmless against any and all claims, loss, liability, injury or damage to entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of their acceptance, possession or use of a prize or their participation in this sweepstakes.

By participating, entrants hereby agree that sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible, misplaced or misdirected email entries or faulty transmissions, technical computer hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or interrupted or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled, misrouted, scrambled or delayed computer transmission or other errors or problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise, which may limit a user’s ability to participate in the sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes. Entrants further agree that sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty, failed, garbled or jumbled electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; or, (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of the internet or the website or any combination thereof; (e) any injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download any materials in the Sweepstakes.

Sponsor reserves the right to (1) disqualify any entrant and void any entries of an entrant who has engaged in unsportsmanlike conduct, fraud or other misconduct relative to this sweepstakes or otherwise attempted to tamper with or impair the sweepstakes, and to (2) cancel, modify, suspend or terminate the online portion of the sweepstakes if, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, technical failures, applicable laws or regulations, virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other cause beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control destroys the integrity of the sweepstakes or otherwise corrupts or impairs the administration, security, legality, fairness or proper play of the sweepstakes or any part thereof.

Sponsor also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the website, or to be acting in any manner Sponsor deems to be in violation of the Official Rules or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, violation of applicable law or regulation or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part.


Sponsor: Viewpoints Network (Viewpoints)

Winners List: For a winners list (available after Thursday, February 7 ), send a self-addressed stamped #10 envelope to be received by August 7, 2013 to: Viewpoints, LLC 222 W. Hubbard St. 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60654.


Best Buy Reward Zone FB app. another 25 points

Have you tried out the user poll yet on FB for Best Buy?  There is another 25 points available.  If you haven’t tried out the FB app. yet, you can take the user poll here (one question):  https://www.facebook.com/bestbuy/app_187400188063684#%3C/p%3E%3Cp&gt

If you don’t have a Reward Zone membership, it’s completely free and you can still sign-up to start earning those points: https://myrewardzone.bestbuy.com/enrollregister

My first giveaway-A Shutterfly Book!

I am so excited to have my first giveaway! I am using a freebie I received a couple of weeks ago I blogged about for a free 8X8 Shutterfly book I got from Osh Kosh B’Gosh. Unfortunately, this expires on 1/31 so if you already have a Shutterfly account it should be simple to create a photobook. I will pick one winner randomly tomorrow morning sometime for liking this new page. You do have to pay tax and shipping of about $8.50 though.  Please share with your friends and hopefully I will stop annoying my FB friends on my personal page with these posts!

Living Social $5 off $15 or higher purchase today only!

Do you have a Living Social account?  If so, today only you can get $5 off a $15 or higher purchase by using promotional code:  SAVE5


If you do not have a Living Social in your area, you can still take advantage of this great deal because there are also national deals to Beetnik (organic food), Shari’s Berry’s, Pro Flowers, Picaboo, and many others.    There is a tab which says National Deals. 


If you do not have a Living Social account, you can sign-up for one here:  http://www.livingsocial.com?rui=11200166&ref=link_inv

To even sweeten up the deal above, go through Ebates and then make your Living Social purchase to get an additional 4% off:  http://www.ebates.com/rf.do?referrerid=oZUZK1h%2BfUTbogfEvw56hA%3D%3D


Another 25 Best Buy Reward Zone Points

There’s yet another Best Buy user poll for an easy 25 points!   This is where the app. for the poll is located: https://www.facebook.com/bestbuy/app_187400188063684#


If you haven’t signed up yet to be a Reward Zone member, it’s completely free and you can sign-up here and start earning your free points today: https://myrewardzone.bestbuy.com/enrollregister

The polls seem to be changing daily so earn your 25 points before the latest user poll comes out. Even if you don’t shop at Best Buy much, there is probably a movie, CD, some printer paper, etc. you could buy with all of these free points from Best Buy.

Best Buy Reward Zone app. and free Reward Zone program

Do you have a Best Buy Reward Zone card?  It’s a free program you use whenever you are shopping at Best Buy and you earn points towards free gift certificates.    If you are not enrolled yet, you can enroll here:  https://myrewardzone.bestbuy.com/enrollregister

You typically earn one point per dollar spent.  There is a Best Buy Reward Zone app. on FB with a user poll worth 25 points just for answering one simple question.  First sign into your Reward Zone account, go to the Best Buy Reward Zone app. and answer the user poll and get an easy 25 points.  https://www.facebook.com/bestbuy/app_187400188063684#

If you create an Ultimate Space, you can earn an easy 50 points and be entered to win $1,000 Best Buy Gift Card.    It only took me a minute or two to create my ultimate space. 

There has been a new user poll every day so check back every day to see if there is a new poll to earn 25 points.