Activity from 2013 December (page 5)

How Swagbucks Works For Me – SAHM1110

Posted by on Wed, December 11th, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Let’s face it – at times our lives can be incredibly stressful and difficult.  However, it’s how we deal with this adversity that makes us stronger.  Today, we meet SAHM1110 from Denville, NJ.  Read about how she’s starting over, putting her son first and using Swagbucks to make sure they can have some very special outings.

My Swag Name is SAHM1110 and I am from New Jersey. I started Swagbucks in June of 2011 but didn’t really start earning points until 2012 when I moved back into my parents house where I had internet to use. I moved into my own home in 2008 when I was just 20 years old and 8 months pregnant. I lost everything.

Putting a down payment and buying furniture for a house and paying bills while I stayed home for 18 months depleted my savings account. I ended up maxing out all of my credit cards and had to go back to work full time getting paid minimum wage just to make sure bills were paid on time. I also drove 2 hours every weekend to my old job just to have extra money to make sure my son had what he needed. In January of 2012 I decided to leave my husband and move back into my parents house with my son to start over.

I am still living paycheck to paycheck but am able to have some ‘extra’ money for fun outings with my son.  Swagbucks has helped with being able to provide birthday and Christmas presents for my son. Without Swagbucks, I would not be able to pay my bills and provide the type of life I want my son to have. I have just recently started being more active with it and so far this year I think I will actually have extra gift cards that I might actually be able to buy myself something. Something that I haven’t been able to do since I bought a new laptop 4 years ago.

My son is my life and I have Swagbucks to thank for being able to provide the smiles and laughter that I see on his 4 year old face when he opens his presents on his birthday and Christmas. So thank you Swagbucks for providing something that is actually easy to use and extremely helpful to those that need it. I have included a picture of my son on one of our outings to Hedden Park. Sometimes the best memories are the ones that are free.

Thank you for sharing this story, SAHM1110!  Your son looks like he’s having a blast in this picture!  And we’re glad you’ll be able to get something for yourself – you’ve earned it!  Here’s an additional 500 Swag Bucks, too!

If you would like to share your story of how Swagbucks Works for You, send it to contests@swagbucks.com. Please include a picture and your Swag Name because if we publish your story we will award you 500 Swag Bucks!  Come back often to meet a new Swaggernaut.

-Team Swagbucks

Love Color? Become a Julep Maven

Posted by on Wed, December 11th, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Happy Holidays, Swaggernauts! As decorations begin to go up all over town and people get into the holiday spirit, we’ve got something to make your holidays even brighter! The Julep Maven program gives you exclusive access to the latest and greatest nail polish colors and beauty products around! And because we love you, our members, ... Read More »

Amazing December Gift Card Sale – CVS and Walmart!

Posted by on Wed, December 11th, 2013 at 12:00 pm
What’s your favorite Gift Card to redeem using Swag Bucks? Have you redeemed any during our Amazing December Gift Card Sale?? Today, all of our CVS Gift Cards are on sale! You only have 12 more hours to scoop up your discounted CVS Gift Cards: $5 CVS e-Gift Card for only 480 SBs $10 CVS ... Read More »

Swagalagadingdong for 100 Swag Bucks

Posted by on Wed, December 11th, 2013 at 6:00 am
Guess what THAT title is referring to, Invisible! Ha. I just took a peek into the future and let me tell ya, robots everywhere. Pretty scary stuff… So I rewinded a bit and it turns out there are some awesome game challenges coming this month. I know it’s a particularly busy month for a lot ... Read More »

Amazing December Gift Card Sale – Best Buy and CVS!

Posted by on Tue, December 10th, 2013 at 12:00 pm
We’re half way through our Amazing December Gift Card Sale, but we’re still going strong! Today, all of our Best Buy Gift Cards are on sale! You only have 12 more hours to scoop up your discounted Best Buy Gift Cards: $10 Best Buy e-Gift Card for only 960 SBs $25 Best Buy e-GiftCard for ... Read More »

Twitter Tuesday Phrase That Pays Gets Poetic

Posted by on Tue, December 10th, 2013 at 5:55 am
Hey Swaggernauts! It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for the Twitter Tuesday Phrase That Pays (a.k.a. TTPTP), the contest where your creativity is rewarded with Swag Bucks (in addition to that warm, fuzzy feeling). Instead of all the bells and whistles, we’re going to keep it really simple. If you want a chance to win ... Read More »

How Swagbucks Works For Me – truublx3

Posted by on Mon, December 9th, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Happy Monday, Swaggernauts!  Hope your weekend was fantastic!  As we continue to meet new Swaggernauts each week, we’re constantly reminded about how great our community truly is.  Today we meet truublx3 from Wirtz, VA.  We know that times can get tight around the holidays and every little bit helps.  Read below about how truublx3 is ... Read More »

Amazing December Gift Card Sale – Sephora and Best Buy!

Posted by on Mon, December 9th, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Happy Monday!  Did you grab your Starbucks and Lowe’s Gift Cards over the weekend?  Today, all of our Sephora Gift Cards are on sale! You only have 12 more hours to scoop up your discounted Sephora Gift Cards: $10 Sephora e-Gift Card for only 960 SBs $15 Sephora e-Gift Card for 1,440 SBs $25 Sephora ... Read More »

Crave Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel and Animal Planet!

Posted by on Mon, December 9th, 2013 at 11:02 am
Encrave is your place to discover amazing videos, articles and websites on the Internet and earn Swag Bucks at the same time. You’ll find Encrave in various places around Swagbucks: Click “Activities” on the Discover drop-down menu along the top rail of every page. On the Swagbucks Toolbar On the Swagbucks Homepage Just click on ... Read More »

Music Monday Gets Naughty

Posted by on Mon, December 9th, 2013 at 9:00 am
Can’t decide if you are Naughty or Nice for the Holiday Team Challenge?  Maybe today’s Music Monday selection will help you decide. Originally airing December 18, 1966 on CBS, the Chuck Jones’ directed Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!  has become an annual favorite.  Boris Karloff, in one of his final roles, narrates the film ... Read More »