3 Low Maintenance Houseplants

3 Low Maintenance Houseplants

While we can all appreciate the value of an attractive houseplant, we don’t all have the green thumb that it takes to keep them alive for more than a few weeks. If you’re like us and you want a good looking but low maintenance houseplant, we’ve got your covered. Spritz these plants with a splash of water every couple weeks and you’ve got yourself a growing, thriving and happy houseplant. Don’t forget to head over to Ebates for discounted price deals and Cash Back offers on your favorite Home and Garden stores. Jade Easily identifiable by their thick oval leaves and deep green color, jade plants grow quickly and require relatively little attention to keep healthy. These succulents tend to be more attractive than the average fern, and they’re easier to maintain as well. Aloe While we all know of aloe […]

4 USA Destinations for a Perfect Summer Getaway

4 USA Destinations for a Perfect Summer Getaway

As we head into the summer months, friends, couples and families everywhere are wondering where to head for a summer getaway. Luckily for you, we’ve put together a list of four beautiful American destinations perfect for any travel group. And don’t forget to browse Ebates travel coupons and deals for more savings and Cash Back on all your travel needs! Chicago Chicago has a horrible (and accurate) reputation for its unbearable seven-month-long winters, however, few cities are as majestic as summertime Chicago. Stroll the river walk amidst the impressive skyline and renowned architecture or take a water taxi to save your walking legs. Explore heralded museums such as the Museum of Science and Industry, The Field Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Shedd Aquarium. Don’t leave without experiencing classic Chicago deep dish pizza, or taking in a ballgame at the historic […]

5 Unique First Date Ideas to Break the Ice

5 Unique First Date Ideas to Break the Ice

When’s the last time you were on a first date? Was it fun/awkward/nerve-racking? Did conversation feel too forced or not fluid enough? Maybe you two just didn’t have anything in common. Or perhaps your date plan was unoriginal and you both knew it. The best date ideas are the ones that allow you to gain an organic insight into the other’s life – their upbringing, passions, ambitions and fears – without it being too contrived. The goal is to break down the barriers as quickly as possible and let the nerves float away. Check out our guide below for interesting date ideas that’ll melt away the first date ice. If nothing on this list resonates with you, explore Groupon coupons for more exciting date and event ideas! Trivia Night at the Local Pub No matter where home is, chances are there’s a […]

5 Airport Hacks to Save Time and Stress

5 Airport Hacks to Save Time and Stress

You’ve looked at your flight confirmation email a hundred times in the last month, agonized over what neutral colors you can mix and match outfits with and told your coworkers a dozen times the dates you’ll be gone. You’re all set, right? Wrong. What you’re missing is some fool-proof ways to make your airport experience quicker and hassle-free. Wearing slip-on shoes and leaving the belt in your suitcase are fairly common knowledge to most travelers, but there are plenty of other tips to navigating the concourse you should be aware of. If you’re thinking of planning a trip in the months ahead, check out the travel category at Ebates for coupons and Cash Back savings on flights, hotels, rental cars, activities and more. Read on for our walkthrough of five airport hacks that’ll save you time and stress. Bring an Empty Water Bottle We’ve […]

4 Summer Style Essentials for Guys

4 Summer Style Essentials for Guys

This summer, we’re getting ready to enjoy the sun and revamp our wardrobes with some of this season’s essential looks for guys. If you’re looking to beat the heat and start rocking your summer style, look no further, because we’ve put together your guide to this year’s summer menswear essentials. Of course, when you shop with Ebates discounts and coupon codes, you can get awesome deals on those essentials, keeping you looking fresh and your wallet happy. Textured Short Sleeve Oxfords When the weather is hot but you need something more than a tee, short sleeve oxfords are your saving grace. While you may associate them with the bespectacled nerd and pocket protected class of gentlemen, worry not. These short sleeved shirts are available in trendier styles. Check out the Cannon Half Sleeved Shirt in grey denim from All Saints. It’s perfect for layering and stepping […]

Decoding Dad: What He Wants for Father’s Day

Decoding Dad: What He Wants for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up and we put together some helpful info about gifts for dads and their expectations for their special day. Take a look at our Father’s Day infographic to help you get started shopping for a gift or planning the festivities. Then head over to Ebates to shop Father’s Day Sales with Double Cash Back! Grab some clothes for Dad at stores like Kohl’s and JCPenney and pick up a case of his favorite IPA at Amazon and he’ll be the happiest man alive. Want to share our infographic on your site? Just copy and paste the text below! <a href=”https://www.ebates.com/blog/decoding-dad-what-he-wants-for-fathers-day”><img alt=”Decoding Dad What He Wants for Father’s Day” src=”https://www.ebates.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Ebates-Fathers-Day-Decoding-Dad_IG-3D1.png” width=”600px” height=”3542px” /></a><br><a href=”https://www.ebates.com/blog/decoding-dad-what-he-wants-for-fathers-day”>Decoding Dad What He Wants for Father’s Day</a> Ebates.com <a href=”https://www.ebates.com/”> Ebates Coupons</a>     Stay in the loop to hear about great deals and […]

4 Tips for Traveling with Kids

4 Tips for Traveling with Kids

Traveling requires packing and planning at any age, but adding young kids into the mix? Things can easily get a little overwhelming. If you’re going to be traveling with your children in the near future, check out these tips to minimize stress and make your trip an enjoyable one. 1. Plan Your Destination Wisely The best way to ensure that things go smoothly when you’re traveling with little ones is to plan, plan and plan some more. Minimize any uncertainties ahead of time by making sure that you’ve covered all of your basics with passports, visas, hotels, flights, car rentals and immunizations as far in advance as possible. As you get closer to the date of departure, things will be much easier for everyone. Along the same lines, look into family friendly options with established resources for parents with young […]

16 Summer Dresses Under $50

16 Summer Dresses Under $50

With summer weather getting ready to shine, it’s time to break out the flowy, light and bright dresses. Fit & flare and maxi dresses are always in style while the hottest trends this summer are trapeze and shirt dresses. We’ve searched around and gathered 16 dresses perfect for the warm days and long nights. The best part? Every single dress is under $50 so you won’t have to break the bank while treating yourself! Remember to use Ebates to get Cash Back on all your purchases to save even more. Accentuate your waistline and twirl to your heart’s delight with a flirty and feminine dress that boasts a flared skirt. All you need is a cute pair of heels or booties for a chic look, day or night. Cutout-Back Floral Print Dress (Forever 21 $22.90) | MINKPINK ‘Poetic Justice’ Halter Fit & […]

Sweet 16 Celebration Winners

Sweet 16 Celebration Winners

We just wrapped up our week-long Sweet 16 Celebration for the 16th anniversary of Ebates! It was such a blast, complete with fantasy party Pinterest boards, a Twitter party, amazing throwback photos and, of course, cake. (Well…we had cake at the Ebates headquarters, but we would have gladly shared it with you!) We gave away over $400 in prizes to our amazing members. Here’s a recap of how we celebrated. To kick off our celebration week, we took to Pinterest to get creative. We asked members to make a board on Pinterest called “Sweet 16 Dreams” and create their fantasy Sweet 16 party. We saw so many inspired entries featuring outfits, decorations, food, invitations and more. Picking the best two boards was NOT easy! Our first place winner won a $100 Amazon Gift Card by choosing to follow her roots with a Native American theme and our second place winner […]

Nailing Nautical Style

Nailing Nautical Style

With temperatures rising and long days in the sun starting, it’s time to hit the water. Whether you’re actually planning on heading out on a sailboat anytime soon, or if you just want to borrow the style elements that go along with it, we can help you dress the part. While classic nautical style might be available far and wide, finding the items that put a modern twist on those classics is a fun way to update the look. Start With Your Boat Shoes Of course, the cornerstone of any nautically inspired look begins with your choice of footwear. For a classic look, go with a pair of Sperry’s. But if your looking for a contemporary update, the classic brand recently partnered with acclaimed lifestyle photographer and Instagram celebrity, Gray Malin, to produce a line of shoes with his prints. […]

Decorating Hacks for a Better Looking Home

Decorating Hacks for a Better Looking Home

While we’d all love to live in our dream home, not everyone can grace the paces of Architectural Digest. Thankfully for the rest of us, there’s no shortage of quick, simple, and easy ways to transform your home from average to amazing. If you’re looking for a few ways to freshen your home’s interior design, the internet DIY community is a wellspring of inspiration and fun ideas that won’t drain your back account. Here’s out guide to hacking your home design one room at a time! Kick Things Up in the Kitchen The kitchen is one of the easiest places to start with your decorative hacking. While most of us think of it for its utilitarian purposes, your kitchen can be just as charming and design friendly as the rest of the house, even if you’re an active chef. The […]

Spring Trends: New Bohemian

Spring Trends: New Bohemian

As we continue our look into popular spring trends, we are shifting our focusing on a more romantic look channeling the 60s and 70s. The new bohemian style focuses on soft floor-sweeping dresses, vibrant prints, and soft pastel hues. Think hippie-chic with a modern twist. We’ve created three looks to channel peace, love, and happiness. New bohemian features bold patterns and fun transparencies. This chevron stripe ombre maxi dress features both of those with a beautiful color combination. Pair this dress with simple, yet chic brown sandals with a fun gold detail and a matching drawstring bag. Complete the look with a woven headband – this one has similar colors to what is in the dress! Ruffle Top Chevron Stripe Ombre Maxi Dress (Maurices $44) | Steve Madden ‘Rillie’ Two Strap Sandal (Nordstrom $59.95) | The Point Drawstring Bag (Lucky Brand $198) | BP. Woven Chain Headband […]

Spring Trends: All White

Spring Trends: All White

Spring is the season for new beginnings. The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping and fashionistas everywhere are shedding their winter coats to show off new trends. We decided to split up our Spring Trends blog post into four parts, highlighting on four popular spring trends we are loving.  Today we are focusing on what is a seemingly simple trend, but is bold in a brand new way. And it’s probably something you can do with pieces you already own! Head-to-toe white makes quite a statement in a modern and monochromatic way. We’ve created three outfits to get you all fired up about white-hot looks for spring. All white outfits may seem daunting at first, but by using multiple separates, you can easily create a modern and sleek look. This textured scuba blazer dresses up a cami and white skinny jeans. Pair […]

What Moms Actually Want on Mother’s Day

What Moms Actually Want on Mother’s Day

Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Shopping for mom can feel like a tricky task because, after all, every mom is unique. But that’s just what makes moms beautiful! Nonetheless, we set out to solve the mystery of what Mom really wants (and really DOESN’T want) this year for her special day by asking some moms about their expectations. Their honesty may just help you nail it this Mother’s Day with a gift she’ll adore almost as much as she adores you. Want to share our infographic on your site? Just copy and paste the text below! </p><br /><br /><br /> <div style=”height:100% !important;width:100% !important;”><a style=”border:none !important;” href=”https://www.ebates.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Ebates-Mothers-Day-Gifts-Infographic.png”><img src=”https://www.ebates.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Ebates-Mothers-Day-Gifts-Infographic.png” alt=”Ebates Mother’s Day Gifts Infographic” height=”auto” width=”100%”></a><br><div style=”font-family:Arial !important; color:#A1A1A3 !important;font-size:10px !important;height:15px !important;width:100% !important;”>Find <a style=”font-size:10px !important; font-family:Arial !important; color:#A1A1A3 !important; text-decoration:underline !important;” href=”https://www.ebates.com/mothersday-gifts.htm”> Mother’s Day deals at Ebates</a> – […]

Announcing the Ebates Apple Watch App

Announcing the Ebates Apple Watch App

We’re sure that many of you know that the Apple Watch was released on Friday, April 24th. But what you may not know is that our team here at Ebates also released our Apple Watch app last Friday to all those early adapters.  The Ebates app for the Apple Watch makes finding the best deals and savings easier than ever before. The app gives our members the ability to find coupons and the current Cash Back at their favorites stores, see their total Cash Back earned, and integrate seamlessly with their iOS devices to shop on the spot.  The key features of the Ebates Apple Watch app include: Current Cash Back Offers and Coupon Codes Shoppers are able to quickly find the best deals at their favorite stores. My Ebates To Go Ebates members can access their account to view […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide Under $25

Mother’s Day Gift Guide Under $25

Mother’s Day will be here before you know it and while many moms out there love flowers, why not try something a little different this year? If you’re looking to keep things simple this Mother’s Day but want to still give her something small that says a lot, we’ve got the perfect gift guide for you. Items that will help her relax, pamper herself or help preserve memories will make this Mother’s Day extra special. 1. Prada Candy Florale Rollerball (Sephora) | $25 Research your mom’s favorite perfume scent (or introduce her to something new) and give her a rollerball version of it. These are great for travel or a busy mom on the go. 2. Posy Court Small Heart Dish (Kate Spade) | $20 Losing an earring or the keys can happen daily in a mother’s life. This heart shaped dish is a […]

Celebrating Earth Day with Ebates!

Celebrating Earth Day with Ebates!

Earth Day 2015 is just around the corner on April 22. Do you know what you’ll be doing to celebrate the 45th anniversary this year? According to the Earth Day Network’s official website, the holiday serves as a lightning rod for environmental discussion and change. “Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.” While the organization is sparking a global conversation about the environment, you can do your part and bring the Earth Day message to your local community by making small changes. Not sure where to get started? Check out some of our ways to celebrate Earth Day this […]

How To Drink More Water Every Day

How To Drink More Water Every Day

Drinking water is one of the best things you can do for your health, with myriad benefits to both your digestive and immune systems. While it’s easy to find reasons why we should be drinking more water, it’s a little trickier trying to put those plans into action. If you’re looking for some inspiration with new ways to incorporate more water in your daily routine, we’re here to help! 1. Make a Drinking Schedule It may seem silly at first, but making a schedule for increasing your water intake can actually be a great strategy. Like everything else you can imagine, there’s an app for that. Waterlogged is a fun way to track your daily water intake with reminders on your phone, making it super easy to stick to your schedule. If you’re on Android, Water Your Body is number one water […]

Gardening Tips for Beginners

Gardening Tips for Beginners

Spring is the time of new beginnings. And if you’re thinking of taking advantage of the new season by spending time in your yard and starting a garden, we have a few tips for you. Make sure to check out all the stores that have Double Cash Back during Home and Garden Week over at Ebates! You’ll find some great deals on all the gardening tools you need a stores like Home Depot, Sears, and Walmart. 1. Plan The first step may seem obvious but it is important! Plan what you want. Do you want a flower garden, vegetable garden or herb garden? Keep in mind that it is better to start small. You can always add more once your garden starts to be successful. 2. Choose a place to plant Do you have a sunny or shady space to plant? This […]

Video Game Must Haves

Video Game Must Haves

With an amazing 2015 lineup including Batman: Arkham Knight, Persona 5, Yoshi’s Wooly World, and many more, gamers are more excited than ever for what they will be playing this year. But playing video games is much more than just buying the game itself. Having the right hardware can take your gaming experience to the next level. We’ve come up with nine video game must haves to completely immerse yourself into the world of your game. Razer BlackWidow Chroma One of the best gaming keyboards on the market, the Razer BlackWidow Chroma is responsive, sleek, and has a great amount of macro keys. This mechanical keyboard also has full RGB illumination so you can customize its colors in any way you want. Logitech G502 Proteus Core Gaming Mouse It comes across as intimidating at first, but this all-purpose gaming mouse has […]