#FREEBIESWednesday: 25$+ credit for clothes at Schoola

If you are like me and enjoy thrifting and getting FREE stuff (who doesn’t?) while also helping a good cause, then do not hesitate and order your free stuff at schoola.com. I just ordered a few items myself today:

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5 items for 0.00$ – FREE!!!

***SHIPPING IS ALSO FREE***

What You Need to Do

      1. Use my link

here

      . In order to get

the 15$ credit 

      from my referral, you need to

sign up

    with a new account (top right corner).

2. In order to receive an additional 10$ credit, you need to create a personal collection. Just press on the pink link and then just filter the brands you want, size, color, etc. and press save.

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4. Use this coupon code for an additional 50% discount when you check out. Make sure you use all your credits (25$).

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NOTE: The credit will not be applied to items with tags (new), but it will work with items labelled as in good condition.

I still suggest purchasing brand items with tags, as they are still at budget-friendly prices.

Brand items include Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Jessica Simpson, Old Navy, Banana Republic, BCBG, Zara, Nike, etc.

About Schoola

Schoola is an online thrift store that raises funds for schools around America. All items are donated by people like us. They offer quality clothing (even branded items!) at up to 70% off retail with 40% of proceeds benefiting kids.

Your welcome,

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Want Free Samples? Sign Up at PINCHme

PINCHme is an online website that allows consumers to discover and rate products. Every month you can received FREE SAMPLES and in return you must provide feedback.

Sign up to PINCHme, claim your free samples, which are delivered straight to your door! That’s right ALL FREE. All samples are of limited quantity, so always come back to the website… more is usually added.

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NOTES: You must complete your profile in order for you to receive customized samples. Not everyone receives the same offers. This is why it is necessary for you to complete your <10 minute profile. Also once you do receive your FREE samples, you must provide honest feedback in order for more offers to come your way. 

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This is my first time signing up for a “sample website”, but I have heard great things about PINCHme. Some have not receive anything, mostly because you must be fast enough to grab the samples. Think about it, it’s like when there is a MAJOR sale at a store — it’s on a first come, first served basis.

What I like about PINCHme is that many have claimed to receive GENEROUS samples. That’s right, some manufacturers offer the full-size product for your to try FOR FREE. Others have received travel-size products, which is still great in my book.

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My order box says that it is supposed to arrive within 21 days…. I will review the website & products once I do receive them.

Your welcome,

Elle ❤

OfferUp = Money-Maker App

OfferUp is a FREE app that allows you to buy or sell stuff locally. With a single snap, you can take a photo of an item and instantly circulate it to people nearby. All you need to do is register with your Facebook account or with an e-mail.

Many know this app as a way to declutter their homes and I can’t agree more! Since we are living the military lifestyle and we are eventually going to PCS, my husband has asked me to sell stuff that we do not need.

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Great Meals under 5$

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My husband and I have been trying to find ways to cut down on our grocery bill every month without compromising the taste and quality of our daily meals. I found this amazing blog that offers amazing budget-friendly recipes:

Damn Delicious

So far, I have reproduced 2 of her recipes: The Easy 15-minute Lo Mein (above) and The Sweet & Sour Chicken.

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Both require little and simple ingredients. These are typically meals that you can find at Asian restaurants for more than double the price.

Also, coming from someone who could only boil water a few months ago, I can guarantee you will love these quick recipes! Super easy for beginners!

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The Cost of Immigrating to the U.S

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B and I have been together for over 5 years now. However, prior to us getting married, we were in a long distance relationship. I lived in Canada and he lived across the border. After a little over a year of dating, B proposed to me and (of course) I said YES! We only started the immigration process after I graduated from college. Boy, we didn’t realize how long and costly it would be!

Since I was his fiancé, we went through the K-1 Fiancé visa process. Once granted, we had 90 days to marry upon my entry in the United States, which we did fulfill. Afterwards, we needed to file for adjustment of status to permanent resident and file to get a temporary green card while we we waiting.

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#FreebieThursdays! Charlotte Tilbury Samples

TRY CHARLOTTE’S BEST-SELLING TRANSFORMATIVE DUO:

MAGIC CREAM AND WONDERGLOW!

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I’ve never heard of Charlotte Tilbury until I did my daily research for free samples. Now I am a little intrigue to find out if it’s a good product. I love being able to try a product before I commit to purchasing the entire product, especially if it’s expensive in my book. My skin is very sensitive and I need quality.

This sample is completely FREE, just fill this form and it will be ship to you again for FREE.

Your welcome,

Elle ❤

Military Discounts

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Coming from Canada and being myself a military brat, I was still surprised how generous many American businesses are when it comes to giving discounts and free stuff to military service members and their dependents. Below, I have listed what I believe are great/good discounts. If you want a complete list of military savings, please visit Military Benefits or Military.com.

*** In order to qualify for these freebies & discounts, you need to show proof of military/active duty/veteran/dependent status.

AT&T – 15% on wireless monthly plans

Banana Republic – 15% off on full priced items

Bush Gardens/Sea World/Sesame Palace /Adventure Island – One complimentary admission per year + 3 direct dependents

T-Mobile – 15% off on wireless monthly plans 

*** More will be added to this list

FREEBIES: Purell goodies, coupons & gift cards

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Join PURELL Loyalty Program

Complete short surveys and other easy tasks for 2,070 points, which gets you instantaneously a FREE 15-Count Flowpack Wipes

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September Freebies

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I’ve been inspired to run this blog for 2 reasons:

  1. I wanted to show people that it is easy to save money. You just need to research deals.
  2. It keeps me accountable.

I’ve learned the ways of couponing, finding GREAT deals and FREE stuff from Hip2save & FreeStuffFinder. You should visit their blog, they are amazing.

This month I started getting into free samples (#heartfreebies). Manufacturers often give away stuff, which they ship to you for FREE and they even add in a bonus – COUPONS! They do this because they want you to try their product, which could potentially lead to you becoming a loyal customer.

I however am not really big on brands. I do love certain products like soap by dove or hair dye by Clairol, but most of the time I just rely on sales to get the best deals.

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