Nov 022016
Earn Gift Cards with Microsoft Rewards

Are you a member of Microsoft Rewards formerly Bing Rewards? We’ve been members since 2006, when it was known as the Live Search Club, then in 2010 it changed name to Bing Rewards, and just this summer it changed again to Microsoft Rewards. The premise of the site is more or less the same as it always have been, which is to earn points through the search engine and redeem those points for prizes.… Read more

Apr 092016
Earn Rewards From Recyclebank


We’ve been members of Recyclebank for years, and it is one of our favorite rewards programs. Not only do we get points forour curbside recycling, but we also earn points for learning about recycling and green living. All the points add up quickly, and we redeem them for weekly $3 off $30 Publix coupons plus gift cards, and it is a great way of saving on our budget all while living a greener lifestyle.… Read more

Apr 082016
Receipt Hog Review

Receipt Hog

I do a lot of shopping, but my shopping trip does not end when I swipe the card, because there are so many great ways of earning gift cards when you shop. One of my favorite places is Receipt Hog, a smartphone app that rewards you points for taking a photo of your receipt and submitting it.

It is simple to do, and if you get into the habit of submitting your receipts every week, then you will get extra bonus spins that in return will give you more points.… Read more

Feb 032016
Our Money Making Guide: How To Get Extra Income From Home

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As a mom blogger of four, I am often asked about how to make money, so I’ve compiled a list of my favorite ways to make extra money. Whether you are a stay-at-home mom, a single mom or dad, a parent needing to earn a little extra or a student wanting to earn some extra money there are so many ways to make money.… Read more

Jan 312016
Instant Cash Sweepstakes Review - An Easy Way To Earn Money Online

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Do you love to shop? I sure do, but I do not like touching our bank account. This si why I find little ways here and there to earn gift cards and earn money online. One of my favorite places to earn money online is at Instant Cash Sweepstakes.

I have been a member at Instant Cash Sweepstakes for about 4 years, and while the most I have ever won at a time was $50, I’ve earned a lot of extra spending money over the years.… Read more

Sep 202015
Earn $100 Amazon Gift Cards in 2 Months

For the past 10 years we have done a lot of shopping on, but we’ve only used our credit card twice. I am constantly finding new ways to feed our Amazon shopping, and it is simply amazing how easy it is to earn Amazon gift cards online.

$100 Amazon gift card

Over the summer we blew the motor on our vacuum cleaner, oh boy what a hassle.… Read more

Sep 082015
Shop For Christmas Without Spending A Dime - Get Your 300 Swagbucks Bonus Now!


Swagbucks is celebrating an amazing milestone, because our favorite money earning website has paid out $100 million in gift cards and cash to its members since its conception. To celebrate Swagbucks has come out with the Three for All promotion. When you refer a friend to join Swagbucks between Tues, 9/8 and Wed, 9/30, and they earn 300 SB, they will get an additional 300 SB bonus AND YOU will also get a 300 SB bonus for referring them.… Read more

Jul 212015
Earn Money Online with Instant Cash Sweepstakes

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It is no secret that I love to shop, and I don’t think it is any secret that I am on a pretty tight budget either. So, how do I combine the two? Coupons and Sales! Yes, coupons and sales go a long way, but I still have to spend money to save…which is why I love earning gift cards and money online, because as a stay-at-home mom this is my extra spending money.… Read more

Jul 202015
What Is Swagbucks?

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Here at Frugality Is Free we are often asked “What Is Swagbucks?” Simply put, Swagbucks is a website where you can earn rewards for doing simple tasks such as taking daily polls, playing games and you can even watch videos for gift cards.

We are also frequently asked if Swagbucks is legit, if Swagbucks is a scam and is Swagbucks safe.… Read more

Jun 292015
2X Encrave Earnings At Swagbucks

Swagbucks is running an awesome double earnings bonus, and I am already taking advantage. Are you?

For 2 days , June 29th & Tuesday, June 30th (Pacific Daylight Time), you can earn double Swagbucks for your Encrave activities.

Your doubled SB earnings from Encrave will credit on the following day, so the SB that you earned via Encrave on Monday will be credited Tuesday as a bonus.… Read more

Jun 222015
Earn Amazon Gift Cards with Bing Rewards

Our youngest son is turning 6 next month, and with our limited gift budget earning Amazon gift cards online is how we buy a special gift  for the kids for birthdays and Christmas.

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We have two main sources of earning Amazon gift certificates online – Swagbucks and Bing Rewards. Between these two sites, we are able to earn $25 – $50 in Amazon gift cards each months, all of which adds up plenty of gift money for our family of six.… Read more