Holiday

Holiday

Everything you need to get through a heartwarming, exciting and sometimes nerve-wracking season.

10 Tips for A+ Back-to-School Organization

10 Tips for A+ Back-to-School Organization

The lazy days of summer are coming to a close, and it can be a challenge for kids and parents alike. It’s easy to get lost in the chaos of pencils, backpacks, schedules, papers and lunches. But before getting overwhelmed at this thought, take the time to implement some organizational systems. You’ll be a master of the back-to-school frenzy in no time if you follow these 10 tips for keeping your kids organized. Keep a school calendar to remember due dates and other important events. This can be a traditional wall calendar or you can have fun with a white-board calendar that can be decorated. Mark field trips, project due dates and school events so both you and your child will know what the upcoming days have to offer. Encourage your child to check off the calendar daily. Marking something as done can be […]

Ease Back-to-School Stress

Ease Back-to-School Stress

A child having a little anxiety about going back to school is completely normal. Children have a lot of new things to prepare for: teachers, classmates, lessons and schoolwork. It’s easy to get caught up in your own stress around the start of a new school year, so we’ve come up with a few ways to ease the back-to-school stress for your young one. Stay Positive It’s no secret that children pick up on their parents’ attitudes and feelings. By maintaining a positive outlook for yourself, your child will feel more at ease taking those first few steps into the classroom. Don’t dismiss your child’s feelings; instead, normalize them to let them know that everyone can feel nervous the first couple of days. Creating a positive expectation about the school year on the first day sets a precedent for the weeks and months […]

Don’t Miss Out on Double Cash Back on Mobile Monday!

Don’t Miss Out on Double Cash Back on Mobile Monday!

Hopefully you already use our award-winning mobile app and love all the features that make it easy to shop your favorite stores and earn Cash Back at Ebates. If you haven’t, Mobile Monday is the perfect opportunity. Download now so you don’t miss out on Double Cash Back at top stores:     What is Mobile Monday? One-day-only increased Cash Back at top stores on the Ebates app. Must have the app downloaded and complete purchases through the app to be eligible for extra Cash Back.   More about the Ebates App: Earn Cash Back Anytime, Anywhere Conveniently use in-store coupons, scan products to compare prices and get up to the minute deals. Hot Deals: Discover the hottest daily deals, new sale announcements, coupon codes and more. My Ebates: Keep track of your Cash Pending, Cash Back History and details on your next […]

9 Ways to Get Kids Excited to Go Back to School

9 Ways to Get Kids Excited to Go Back to School

As the final few weeks of summer approach, you’re likely starting to get your children prepared to return to class — which can fill them with either excitement or dread. If your child has the back-to-school blues, try some of these tips to get them excited for the new school year. Let Them Pick Out Their Own Back-to-School Styles Think back to your first day of school, when everyone was checking out each other’s new outfits. Your children will want to feel special on the first day of school, and a few new looks will give them that much-needed boost of confidence. Bring them along when you go back-to-school shopping, and teach them some life skills by giving them a budget and a shopping list to practice math and organization. If online shopping is more your thing, earn Cash Back on all your back-to-school purchases with Ebates. Get […]

Back-to-School Supplies for All Grades

Back-to-School Supplies for All Grades

Back-to-School sales with Double Cash Back at Ebates are in full swing, so now is the time to start stocking up on everything your little learners need — no matter which grade they are entering this year. Why wait for administrators to send you a school-supplies list and risk missing amazing deals from top stores like Amazon, Kohl’s, Office Depot, TigerDirect and more? (Also, you don’t want to miss out on Tax Free days, which vary by state, to save even more money!) Here is a handy back-to-school checklist to get you started, organized by grade to make your school shopping a snap this season. Kindergarten Glue stick (not a bottle, which can open in their backpack) Small pack of crayons Washable markers No. 2 pencils Pencil sharpener Erasers Colored pencils Plastic folders (instead of a binder they are bound […]

My Country ‘Tis of Deals

My Country ‘Tis of Deals

It’s time to party like a patriot! Celebrate the great old Red, White and Blue with friends and family but don’t forget to take advantage of some serious savings with 4th of July sales and Double Cash Back at Ebates. Between burgers and dogs, visit Ebates on your desktop or mobile device and shop door-busting deals on clothing, electronics, home goods, local happenings and more! Happy Independence Day, everyone! Clothing: Bloomingdale’s 20-65% off 4th of July Sale (Exp. 07/06/2015) Shop Deal with 6% Cash Back> Eddie Bauer Up to 60% off 4th of July Sale (Exp. 07/07/2015) Shop Deal with 3% Cash Back> J.Crew Factory 50% off 4th of July Sale Code: HOTSALE (Exp. 07/04/15) Shop Deal with 1.5% Cash Back> Kohl’s Celebrate the 4th Sale + an extra 15% off any order Code: JULY15OFF (Exp. 07/05/2015) Shop Deal with 6% Cash Back> […]

7 Revamped 4th of July Recipes

7 Revamped 4th of July Recipes

Now is definitely crunch time for collecting 4th of July party ideas to plan one killer patriotic bash. Backyard barbecues with burgers and hot dogs are as American as apple pie but a little re-imagination would take your party eats to a whole new level. Here are our seven favorite 4th of July recipes that will add a little spirit and color to your spread this holiday. Firecracker Dogs These dough-wrapped dogs are as adorable as they are delicious. Firecracker dogs are one of our favorite 4th of july food ideas for family parties with small kids. Mess free and on a stick, what else can you ask for? Blueberry Strawberry Jicama Salsa Add a summary kick to traditional chips and salsa with some patriotic colors! This scrumptious blueberry strawberry jicama salsa is sweet, tangy and zesty with a little jalapeño punch. Patriotic […]

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 […]

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> – […]

5 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love

5 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love

Remember the good old days when you went to school and crafted DIY Mother’s Day gifts with your tiny hands that made her lose her mind because they were way too cute? Who says we can’t do that just because we’re all grown up? Whether you feel like creating personalized handmade gifts for your own mom or helping your little ones up their gift game this Mother’s Day, here are five super easy DIY gifts for mom anyone can make no matter what your artistry level may be. Mason Jar Picture Frame Ditch the fancy crystal vase she probably already has and give her something with a little more heart. Mom loves pictures of her kids (or grandkids) at any age and this darling mason jar picture frame is a creative way to display her favorite photo. Mini Polaroid Magnets Another way to use […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide Over $50

Mother’s Day Gift Guide Over $50

Thinking of dishing out the big bucks on Mother’s Day gifts this year? Whether she’s been the ultimate Supermom or she’s a first-timer who has taken the world’s most important job in stride, Mom is due for a special surprise. These gifts for Mom over $50 cover it all–sweet treats, pampering, a little fashion and more. Read on for the ultimate Mother’s Day gift guide for the ultimate mommy. 1. Leatherbay Leather Mini Backpack Purse (eBags) | $98.99 Purses are great but backpacks are perfect for busy moms to keep them hands-free and ready to take on the day. This stylish leather backpack is as practical as it is fashionable. 2. ‘Dylan’ Stone Pendant Necklace (Nordstrom) | $60 This sleek black stone pendant will go with literally any outfit in her closet, even those favorite yoga pants she wears way too often. 3. At Home Spa […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide Under $50

Mother’s Day Gift Guide Under $50

Every mom is special in her own way, which can make it hard to find the right gift to show you care. However, we think we’ve picked out some pretty awesome Mother’s Day gifts under $50. From something pretty to wear everyday to luxury gift sets that will make her feel as beautiful as you see her, these gifts for mom have you covered with your budget in mind. 1. Rose Gloves (Gardener’s Supply Company) | $39.95 If Mom’s idea of heaven is a Sunday spent in the garden, show that you care about her interests and get her something she can actually use like these high-quality rose gloves. 2. Prettiest Portions Measuring Cups (ModCloth) | $29.99 Cute kitchen items are usually a safe bet for Mother’s Day, especially if your mom is a culinary wiz. These printed measuring cups will make her […]

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 […]

8 Eggstraordinary Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

8 Eggstraordinary Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

With Easter just around the corner, many of us are gearing up to do some easter egg decorating. Eggs have been dyed in the traditional spring pastel colors for years, so why not get a bit more creative this year? Glitter, washi tape, and metallic markers have changed the way we decorate eggs. With so many amazing designs, you’ll want to decorate more than the usual dozen! We’ve chosen eight of our favorite designs for you to try, but there are hundreds of creative ways to decorate. On to the eggscellent decorations! (Bad pun – but we had to!) Chalkboard paint is such a fun and creative way to spice up a wall, furniture, fall pumpkin and, now, eggs! The DIY gurus over at Shelterness show how to make these delightful eggs that can be redecorated over and over again. If you want to keep decorating […]

Get the Facts About Valentine’s Day

Get the Facts About Valentine’s Day

Have you ever wondered what people really think about Valentine’s Day and how they celebrate it (or not)? Get the facts about Valentine’s Day in our infographic and uncover the fascinating truth about the most romantic day of the year.   Want to share our infographic on your site? Just copy and paste the text below! <div style=”height:100% !important;width:100% !important;”><a style=”border:none !important;” href=https://www.ebates.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/FINALEbates-Valentine%C2%B9s-day-v4.png” alt=”Ebates Valentines 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;”>This infographic is provided to you by <a style=”font-size:10px !important; font-family:Arial !important; color:#A1A1A3 !important; text-decoration:underline !important;” href=”https://www.ebates.com/”>Ebates</a> – shop and earn Cash Back!</div></div><br> Stay in the loop to hear about great deals and tips! Follow Ebates on Facebook and Twitter! Get $50 by Inviting 2 Friends! Prices and Cash Back Percentages are subject to change.

How to Survive Being a Single Girl on Valentine’s Day

How to Survive Being a Single Girl on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day sure can be an unfriendly day for single women. At best, it can just feel exclusively not for you. Whether you are single and loving it or lonely and loathing it, we’ve got a list of 10 things you can do to get through the day in one piece with our singles’ guide to Valentine’s Day. 1. Log off social media – If you’d rather not see Facebook check-ins at fancy pants restaurants and “couplesies” on Instragram, just put your phone on lock and get off the grid. Also, it’ll keep you from throwing yourself a little pity party with bitter status updates. 2. Fast food feast – Treat yourself to a cheat meal with the added bonus of knowing no couple will be spending the most romantic day of the year at Wendy’s. At least not happy couples. 3. […]

DIY Valentine’s For Kids

DIY Valentine’s For Kids

Parents, first let us congratulate you on the extra time you happened to stumble upon in order to put any extra thought into your kids’ valentines cards this year. Doing anything other than picking up a box of punch-cut Charlie Brown cards (because Charlie Brown is still totally cool, right?) legitimately makes you a superhero. Let us help you in your quest to make Valentine’s Day too cool for school with these seven super-cute handmade gift ideas. You Color My World If you have more than a few broken crayons laying around the house, this Valentine craft is perfect for you. By melting up broken crayons in a heart-shaped silicon mold, you’ve created a colorful gift any child would love. Learn how to make these Heart Shaped Crayons from Cherished Bliss.   “Doh” You Want To Be My Valentine? These Play-Doh Valentine’s […]

Valentine’s Gifts For Her Over $50

Valentine’s Gifts For Her Over $50

If this Valentine’s Day is extra special and you’re planning to splurge on gifts for your one-in-a-million lady, let us help you make an educated purchase. We’ve come up with a list of some of our favorite high-quality, luxury gifts that any woman would adore. Whether she’s a fitness nut, an expert in the kitchen, or just loves a good purse (who doesn’t?), we’ve got you covered with our selection of Valentine’s gifts for her over $50. 1. Kate Spade ‘Cedar Street – Large Monday’ Crossbody Bag (Nordstrom) | $198 Every woman needs a “LBC” (little black clutch) and this one fits the bill. With its simplistic yet classic design, it can be dressed up or down for any occasion. 2. Tory Burch T Logo Stud Earrings (Tory Burch) | $68 These large graphic earrings exude class and sophistication yet are big enough to make […]

Valentine’s Day Gifts For Her Under $50

Valentine’s Day Gifts For Her Under $50

There are no rules when it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts. As long as there is thought and consideration put into the gift (and you REALLY think she’ll love it), why not divert from the traditional “romantic” territory? Our list of gifts for her under $50 includes the standard cashmere, silk, jewelry, and fragrance to make her feel beautiful but also a couple of handy items for the practical gal in your life. 1. Van Gogh Print Silk Scarf (Rakuten) | $42.95 Silk is a Valentine’s Day gift staple and this piece is perfect for the high art lover. Its print recreates the famous “Café Terrace at Night” painting by Vincent Van Gogh. 2. Ninja Food and Drink Mixer (Drugstore.com) | $49.99 Help her make smoothies and purees like a boss with this high-powered mixer. 3. Bella Vita Leopard Flats (Boscov’s) | […]

Holiday

The holidays are a whirlwind of activity. They can be so fun, heartwarming and exciting, but they can also make people feel a bit more stressed than usual. But that doesn’t mean you can’t spend your holidays saving money on everything you need to get through the occasion. While the rest of the world is running around in a frazzled state, you’ll be at ease knowing Ebates helped you save lots of money on your purchases at hundreds of online stores and even select in-store retailers.

Find the best gifts for any holiday occasion. Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or Christmas, you’ll find savings on the perfect gift. The Smart Shopper will guide you to the latest styles and trends in everything from beauty and fashion to toys and electronics. Find gifts for loved ones of all ages and start saving with promo codes and money-saving offers. Even after you’ve entered a promo code, you’ll still find additional savings when you earn Cash Back at Ebates. Our specialized guides will help you find gifts for even the most challenging family member or friend.

When the shopping is done, celebrate the holiday with tips and tricks to make the days extra special. You’ll find food ideas and creative crafts that will help you enjoy the occasion. You’ll even get the latest offering of apps and tips that make the days leading up to the holidays so much easier.

Ebates helps you find savings on everything from Christmas gifts to Independence Day goodies to Back to School shopping. You’ll get great offers from all of the biggest stores and score additional promo code savings that make Ebates the best source for all of your holiday shopping needs. Sit back and relax as you avoid any holiday chaos in stores and get fantastic savings on everything you could imagine. The possibilities are endless when you shop though Ebates for all of your holiday goods!