Okay you’ve worked on greening your home and maybe have decided to ditch the fluorescent blue cleaner that gives you a headache and make you sneeze and cough OR perhaps you’re just insisting everyone take off their shoes and helps you recycle. Pat yourself on the back you have started going green and now you can move onto the community! Don’t fret, I’m not insisting you ride your bike all over and only shop at the health food store!
Everyone is looking for ways to earn some extra money these days. Fortunately, there really are a quite a few options for stay at home moms to earn money from home. The National Consumer Panel is now accepting applications. They provide you with a handheld scanner that you use to scan the barcodes on every purchase you make and then send the information in to them weekly. In exchange for this, you will receive points that you can use for some great brand name prizes. This is a great opportunity to save money by getting some of the things you would normally buy for free so don’t miss your chance to sign up.
If you have not already joined Swagbucks, you are missing out. I have earned so many Amazon gift cards through Swagbucks this year that I have hardly paid a penny out of pocket for birthday and Christmas gifts. Now that the holidays are over, I’m excited to use my Swagbucks gift certificates to feed my reading habit on my new Kindle. Every day through New Years, Swagbucks is slashing the price of one gift certificate in the Swagstore. Amazon is my gift card of choice but there are hundreds of other gift cards to choose from.
Think before you throw something perfectly good in the trash or head out to the local store. There is a website that may be able to clean out your attic or put a new couch in your den. I’ve used to it for furniture, craft projects, ideas and the wedding presents time forgot. It’s a free cycle of giving. Think globally, recycle locally.