Thursday, August 4, 2011

You can get things for free on the internet?!

Once upon a time I thought that no one could possibly get things for free from the internet. Surely all those giveaways, contests and make money from searching sites had to be a scam right? Then I reluctantly gave in and tried Swagbucks. I earned $200 in the first 6 months just from searching! I never did any of the surveys, special offers etc. That $200 paid for Willow’s Jumperoo and a lot of her Christmas presents, since then I’ve purchased everything from a new vacuum to diapers with my Amazon gift cards that I earned from Swagbucks.

So search sites were real, but I still couldn’t believe that those giveaways were legitimate. I thought they were a way to collect your info and sell it for marketing purposes. Until two weeks ago when I thought I’d give it a try. After all, I do need something to do when the twins wake up in the middle of the night to eat. Three feedings a night at a hour each gives me three hours to mess around on the internet. So I created a second email address (still worried about spam) and started entering away! What did I really have to loose? The answer is nothing, I actually won!

In the past week, I’ve won two giveaways from other bloggers. Thanks to One Scrappy Mom Willow now has a copy of Barney 1-2-3 on its way and I have 2 adorable reversible headbands from Saved By Grace Designs thanks to The Remodeled Life. The lesson ladies? Take a chance!

Want to win some things of your own? Make sure you’re following Life Unexpected with Google Friend Connect because We’ve been working with some great WAHMs to get some giveaways heading your way!

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