May 30, 2015

Giveaway Reminder: Last Day to Enter to Win $100 Shell Gift Card!

Jul 31, 2014

Enter to win a $100 Shell Gift Card, plus save instantly on fuel with Fuel Rewards Network!

Reminder! Today is the LAST DAY you can enter to win a $100 Shell Gift Card! That is a LOT of FREE fuel – who wouldn’t want to win that?

So be sure to head over and enter before it’s too late!

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen me post a picture of my $0.65/gallon savings. The savings are from using the new Fuel Rewards Network program! I recommend joining the program now (you get an extra entry in the giveaway) because you get a special bonus savings right now!

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Read more about the Fuel Rewards Network and Enter to Win a $100 Shell Gift Card!

$100 Shell Gift Card Giveaway!

Jul 26, 2014

Enter to win a $100 Shell Gift Card, plus save instantly on fuel with Fuel Rewards Network!

I have a an awesome giveaway for you this week – enter to win a $100 Shell Gift Card! This is a prize that I think just about anyone could use!

To make that $100 stretch even further, you’re going to want to sign up for the Shell Fuel Rewards Network. It’s free and easy to join and you’ll save a minimum of 3¢ per gallon at participating Shell stations.

Plus, for a limited time, new Members of the Fuels Rewards Network program will receive a 25¢/gal New Member Bonus! Just purchase at least 8 gallons on your first fill-up using your Fuel Rewards Network Card, while enjoying at least 3¢/gal savings. A 25¢/gal reward will then be automatically added to your Fuel Rewards Network account within 2 business days.

It’s easy to start saving! Here’s how:

1. Sign up for Fuel Rewards Network and request a card. It’s free to join!
2. Use your card to earn cents per gallon savings (details below) – they add up fast.
3. Save up your rewards and redeem them at the pump to watch the price of gas drop!

Here’s how you can earn even more cents per gallon savings:

Shop at Shell

Earn 10¢/gal when you buy specially marked convenience store products, car washes, or auto services at participating Shell stations.

Buy Groceries

Earn 5¢/gal for every $50 you spend or by purchasing specially marked items at participating grocery stores with that store’s linked loyalty card.

Shop Online

There are nearly 700 online merchants offering at least 5¢/gal for every $50 you spend. Some may offer 2x, 5x, or 10x rewards or more to multiply your savings!

Dine Out

Link a credit card to the dining program and earn 10¢/gal for every $50 you spend at over 10,000 participating restaurants.

Get eCoupons

Select eCoupons at and earn Fuel Rewards savings on those items at participating grocery and drug stores.


For each person who joins using your personalized link, you’ll earn 5¢/gal – there’s no limit to how many rewards you can earn.

Join Fuel Rewards Network now!

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This post is sponsored by Fuel Rewards Network. All opinions are 100% mine.

Giveaway: Win 7 of the Hottest Hasbro Toys ($275 Value!)

Nov 7, 2013

Enter to win a Hasbro Holiday Prize Pack! A $275 Value!

I have an AWESOME giveaway for you guys this week! One of you will win seven of the hottest Hasbro toys this year – a $275 value!

There are only seven more Saturdays before Christmas, can you believe it?! Get a head start on your holiday shopping with these HOT toys from Hasbro!

We’ve got a great collection of toys to give away that are for a variety of ages and price ranges, so there’s something for everyone!

Enter to win a Chasin' Cheeky Game and 6 other awesome Hasbro toys ($275 value)!

Chasin’ Cheeky Game

Join Elefun’s friend, the trouble-loving Chasin’ Cheeky monkey in this ring-tossin’ Chasin’ Cheeky game. In this up-and-active game, Chasin’ Cheeky will race around the room as you try to get your colored rings on his tail. Once you get all of your rings onto his tail, be the first to grab his banana and shake it with Chasin’ Cheeky to celebrate your win! Elefun and Friends games are all about unpredictable fun!

Enter to win an Elmo Junction Playset and 6 other awesome Hasbro toys ($275 value)!

Elmo Junction

Preschoolers will love zipping around Elmo Junction while hearing about the ABCs and 123s. This two-in-one vehicle set, with 10 feet of track, easily converts from train tracks into a two-level roadway and railway. It features an interactive Elmo Train that plays songs about letters and numbers along with fun phrases and sound effects. Folds and snaps closed for neat and easy storage.

Enter to win a Furreal Friends Giggly Monkey Pet and 6 other awesome Hasbro toys ($275 value)!

Furreal Friends Cuddles, My Giggly Monkey Pet

How cute!! The Cuddles My Giggly Monkey pet lets you own a pet you’ve always wanted! She’ll move her mouth when you feed her with her bottle. Change her diaper! She responds with giggles and sounds when you cuddle her or tickle her. When you swing her in the air, she knows she’s upside down and says “whee!” Rock your baby monkey at bedtime and she’ll slowly close her eyes as she starts to snooze. You’ll get all the monkey fun you can handle with the Cuddles My Giggly Monkey pet!

Enter to win a Play-Doh Princess Design-a-Dress Playset and 6 other awesome Hasbro toys ($275 value)!

Play-Doh Disney Princess Design-a-Dress Boutique Playset

Make Play-Doh dresses fit for a princess with this Design-a-Dress Boutique set. Your little fashionista will have all the tools needed to make Play-Doh dresses for Belle and Rapunzel and then add beautiful ribbons and ruffles for them. Use the dress cutters and 3 beautiful colors of Play-Doh to make dress after dress, then decorate them with ribbons and ruffles made out of softer, smoother Play-Doh Plus compound. It comes with 2 princess dolls to model the gorgeous gowns.

Enter to win a Potty Time Elmo and 6 other awesome Hasbro toys ($275 value)!

Potty Time Elmo

Is your little one potty training? Sesame Street Potty Time Elmo makes potty training so much fun! Little ones can give Elmo a drink from his sippy cup then help him use his potty! Features lots of fun phrases and a Reward Song and Accident Song. The reward chart and stickers help track a preschooler’s own potty progress.

Enter to win a Transformers Construct-Bots Megatron and 6 other awesome Hasbro toys ($275 value)!

Transformers Construct-Bots

The Transformers Construct-Bots come in pieces, and it’s up to your child to build them in one of their 2 modes! Use the 55 pieces to build your Megatron figure as a robot warrior or tank. Once he’s built in one mode, you can either convert to another mode or tear him down and build him again! Build your own Transformers adventures with this 2-in-1 Megatron figure!

Enter to win a Furby Boom and 6 other awesome Hasbro toys ($275 value)!

Furby Boom

Two generations collide with the new Furby Boom. With the free Furby Boom app, you and your Furby Boom can collect digital eggs, hatch them, and raise a city of virtual Furby Furblings. Your Furby Boom responds to you, changes personalities based on how you treat it, dances to your music, speaks Furbish and, more than anything, wants to connect with you.

One lucky winner will receive a Hasbro Holiday Prize Pack including ALL of the toys listed above! A $275 value!

Enter below for your chance to win this awesome prize pack.

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If you cannot see the giveaway entry form, click here.

This giveaway is sponsored by Hasbro. All opinions are 100% mine.

Giveaway: Win a Sonic Summer of Shakes Prize Pack!

Jul 27, 2013

Half-priced shakes at Sonic all summer long! No coupon necessary!

*Update – this giveaway is now closed.

You may have already heard by now that Sonic is offering half-price shakes after 8 pm all summer long. No coupon is necessary – you don’t even have to mention the deal!

Half-priced shakes at Sonic all summer long! No coupon necessary!

Sonic provided me with a gift card so our family could try some of their new shake flavors. Our children were VERY excited about our “late-night” ice cream outing!

I tried the Banana Cream Pie shake. My husband ordered the Chocolate Cream Pie shake but he thinks he got the Coconut Cream Pie shake by mistake. My son tried the Oreo Cheesecake shake, and my daughter tried the Hot Fudge shake.

Half-priced shakes at Sonic all summer long! No coupon necessary!

I couldn’t convince any of them to try the Peanut Butter and Bacon shake or the Peanut Butter and Jelly shake! Maybe next time. ;)

I had a hard time choosing between the Banana Cream Pie shake and the Chocolate-Covered Strawberry shake, but in the end, banana cream pie won.

I loved it, too! I was surprised to find real chunks of banana in there! YUM!

It was a fun little treat for us and it only cost about $6 for 4 small shakes! It was definitely worth waiting for them to be half-off!

Half-priced shakes at Sonic all summer long! No coupon necessary!

Sonic will have all of their shakes half off after 8 pm through the end of summer, so there’s still plenty of time to try some of their 25 unique flavors! If you try the peanut butter and bacon flavor, you HAVE to tell me!

Use the store locater to find a Sonic Drive-In near you.

Half-priced shakes at Sonic all summer long! No coupon necessary!

Sonic is also offering a giveaway for Couponing 101 readers!

One winner will receive a Sonic Gift Pack which includes a $15 Sonic gift card so you can try out a few different flavors, along with summertime essentials, including a beach tote, beach bag, beach ball, sunglasses and a beach towel (total value of $65).

A second winner will receive a $20 Sonic gift card!

Enter below for your chance to win one of the prizes. Good Luck!

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If you cannot see the giveaway entry form, click here.

Couponing 101 Reader Survey – Enter to Win a $10 Gift Card (10 Winners)!

Jul 25, 2013


UPDATE – The survey is now closed. Thanks to everyone who participated!

It’s almost unbelievable, but we’re celebrating Couponing 101’s 5 year anniversary this month! Blog years are a bit like dog years, so 5 years is old in the blog world.

I’ve met so many wonderful people thanks to this blog and I’m just so glad to get to know each of you who comment, email, tweet, or Facebook with me. Thanks for being here and making blogging FUN!

Since it’s our anniversary, it’s time for our annual reader survey!

I want to know all about YOU! What you like, dislike, want to see more of, and all of those things you’ve just been wishing you could tell me!

Your feedback will be extremely helpful for improving this website and the survey should take no more than 5-10 minutes.

Because I know your time is valuable, I’ll be giving away $10 Amazon gift cards to TEN randomly selected readers who fill out the survey!

Click here to take survey.

Please complete the survey by August 1, 2013.

SwagBucks Giveaway: Win a $50 Gift Card (2 Winners)!

Jul 2, 2013

Win a $50 Gift Card from SwagBucks (2 Winners)!

*Update – this giveaway is now over.

I have some exciting news! SwagBucks has a special offer for Couponing 101 readers!

SwagBucks wants to give TWO OF YOU a $50 Gift Card – your choice of ANY $50 gift card in the SwagBucks rewards store!

To enter to win is very simple, just earn 100 SwagBucks during the month of July! As long as you’ve signed up for SwagBucks using my referral link at any time – past, present, or future – you’ll be entered to win!

The 100 SwagBucks can be earned in any way. You can win through search, shop, surveys, special offers, etc. The only SwagBucks that don’t count are the special bonus codes.

Speaking of bonus codes, if you haven’t joined SwagBucks yet, you can sign up through this link and enter code “July101” to get a bonus 70 SwagBucks in addition to the 30 that everyone gets when joining. To enter the code, make sure to click the text that reads “I have a sign up code” during sign up. Just remember, these 100 bonus SwagBucks do not count toward the giveaway promotion, but they do get you almost a quarter of the way toward a $5 Amazon gift card!

Be sure to read SwagBucks 101 if you’re just getting started!

Win a $50 Gift Card from SwagBucks (2 Winners)!

To recap, all you have to do to enter to win one of two $50 gift cards is:

That’s it!! It’s so easy! Basically, keep doing your normal searches and once you’ve earned 100 SwagBucks this month, you’ll know you’ve been entered to win. SwagBucks will take care of all the tracking, you don’t have to do anything else!

The winners will be randomly chosen by SwagBucks at the end of the month, so be sure to check back for the announcement!

Happy searching!

Giveaway: $50 California Pizza Kitchen Gift Card (3 Winners)

Jun 6, 2013

California Pizza Kitchen Gift Cards

*Update – this giveaway is now closed.

One of my favorite places to eat is California Pizza Kitchen. If you’ve never been, you’re missing out! They have DELICIOUS pastas, pizzas, salads, appetizers, and more.

What I love most is that they cater to different diets. They offer an expansive menu with a nice variety of choices for anybody. You can choose from vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, allergen-free, and nutrition-packed menu items. They offer options like whole grain crusts and multi-grain pastas. They also allow many substitutions, and I love how willing they are to work with the customer and meet individual dietary needs.

California Pizza Kitchen Rewards

California Pizza Kitchen just rolled out a great new program called Pizza Dough Rewards. This is an easy-to-use mobile app and guest loyalty program that has some great perks!

  • Just for signing up, you receive a FREE small plate (no purchase necessary).
  • For every $100 spent, you receive $5 towards your next purchase.
  • During your birthday month, receive a FREE dessert.
  • Members also receive insider benefits and savings based on the frequency and spending during each visit.
  • Right now through July 14th, you get double the rewards! Earn $10 for every $100 you spend!

Pizza Dough Rewards points can be saved until they expire or guests can socially gift them to one of their “social friends” at any point during the 90 day period after the first purchase has been made.

To sign up, download the FREE Pizza Dough Mobile App for the iPhone or Android. The app is designed for guests to register in the program, check in at the restaurant, and check reward/account balances. If you don’t have a smartphone, you can receive a loyalty card at any CPK location.

And I have some fantastic news! California Pizza Kitchen has generously offered up (3) $50 CPK gift cards to giveaway to some lucky Couponing 101 readers!

Enter below for your chance to win one of the $50 gift cards. Good Luck!

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If you cannot see the giveaway entry form, click here.

Giveaway: Win a Large Utility Tote and Easy Breezy Tote from Thirty One Gifts (2 Winners)!

Mar 26, 2013


*Update – this giveaway is now closed.

You may remember Kirstin, a consultant for Thirty One Gifts, who gave away some Organizing Utility Totes last year. Well, she is back with another great giveaway featuring a new product in cute new spring patterns!

Kirsten sent me a Large Utility Tote and Easy Breezy Tote to try out. I chose Island Damask (one of the new prints) for the Easy Breezy tote and it is such a cute bag! It’s also much bigger in person than it looks in the picture.

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I could see the Easy Breezy tote being a great beach bag, but I’m using it as our new library book bag. We’ve outgrown all the other totes I have and this one is much wider, sturdier, and easier to clean.

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The large utility tote looks like it has about a million uses. I actually saw a mom at the park the other day who was using one of these totes for her son’s sports equipment – great idea! I think it would be excellent for bulk shopping at stores like Costco or Sam’s Club.

31 Uses-Large Utility Tote

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Thirty One Gifts has a great special going on right now – for every $31 you spend, you can receive ANY of the 7 totes featured on pg. 44 of the catalog (including the Easy Breezy Tote) for 50% off!!

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BONUS: Kirstin is offering a special 10% discount for Couponing 101 readers!! To order from my event and get the extra 10% discount, head over to THIS LINK and click “shop now”. Or you can go to the homepage, click on events, and click on the Couponing 101 event. (The 10% discount will be taken off once she closes all the orders, NOT at the time you place your order.) Plus,  all orders will be back in time for Mother’s Day!

Be sure to join Kirstin’s Facebook group to keep up to date on Thirty-One Gift specials and great ideas on how to use the products!


Kirstin is also giving TWO of my readers a Large Utility Tote AND an Easy Breezy Tote!

Enter below for a chance to win!

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If you cannot see the giveaway entry form, click here.

Giveaway: $150 Cash From Ebates

Mar 5, 2013

Mommy Madness Ebates Event

In addition to Paid Surveys and Swag Bucks, another way I love earning a little extra cash is through Ebates. If you shop online frequently, Ebates is a great way to earn!

Simply shop your favorite stores through Ebates, and you receive cash back on your purchase. Each store has a different cash back percentage. Ebates also helps you find great coupon codes for websites that can help you save even more. Once per quarter, Ebates sends you a check with all the cash back you’ve earned for the past 3 months. The payout minimum is also very low, which I love. As long as you’ve earned over $5, you get a check.

Through March 11th, Ebates is running a great Mommy Madness event where you can get DOUBLE cash back on select stores:

Sephora – 8% Cash Back
Lands’ End – 6% Cash Back
Carters – 5% Cash Back
Kohl’s – 6% Cash Back
eBags – 12% Cash Back
Nordstrom – 5% Cash Back
Last Call – 5% Cash Back – 12% Cash Back
Vitacost – 12% Cash Back
Walmart – 2% Cash Back
Philosophy – 5% Cash Back
Eddie Bauer – 6% Cash Back

Also, I have some fantastic news! As a bonus, Ebates has generously offered up $150 CASH to giveaway to one lucky Couponing 101 reader! You will want to sign up with Ebates, because you will need to be verified as having an Ebates account in order to accept your $150 check. If you win, you’ll receive a $150 check by mail and be able to cash it right away. It’s really $150 cash money to spend on anything you’d like.

Enter below for your chance to win a $150 check from Ebates! Good Luck!

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If you cannot see the giveaway entry form, click here.

Giveaway: $50 Amazon Gift Cards From Swag Bucks (3 Winners)

Feb 18, 2013

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If you’ve been following along with this site for any length of time, then you know what a huge fan I am of Swag Bucks. In a nutshell, Swag Bucks is a great search engine that rewards you for searching the Internet. (You can find out more by reading Swag Bucks 101.)

I have been a member of Swag Bucks for several years now, and I love trading in my swag bucks for Amazon gift cards. It’s very easy to earn a $5 Amazon gift card per month as an active Swag Bucks member. It’s great for saving up to help out with the Holiday budget each year, or to splurge on something you’ve been wanting.

Swag Bucks Birthday

Swag Bucks is celebrating their 5th birthday next Monday, February 25th. They will be having a HUGE birthday blowout! They’re giving out 135 swag bucks worth of codes, and they’ve having five $1,000 cash prize drawings. You’ll want to RSVP for the birthday celebration for a chance to win one of the $1,000 cash prizes. You can find the RSVP link on the Swagbucks homepage – just look for the birthday image and click on it to be taken to the RSVP page.

If you’ve never signed up with Swag Bucks before, I have a special promo sign-up code for Couponing 101 readers! Just use coupon code BDAYCOUPONING at sign-up to start your account off with 120 swag bucks. That’s 90 more than the usual 30! Once your signed up, don’t forget to RSVP for the birthday celebration!

Also, I have some fantastic news! As a bonus, Swag Bucks has generously offered up three $50 Amazon gift cards to giveaway to some lucky Couponing 101 readers! This $50 Amazon gift card will be credited to your Swag Bucks account, so you will need to have a Swag Bucks account to enter this giveaway. (If you’re a new sign-up, don’t forget to use the sign-up code above to start your account off with extra swag!)

Enter below for your chance to win 1 of 3 Amazon $50 gift cards. Good Luck!

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If you cannot see the giveaway entry form, click here.