Category: Why I love the Internet


Saving Money on a Phone

I’ve talked about Ebates before (which is now called the Rakuten app). I’ve tried this click-through app to earn a little/save a little bit of extra money. I’ve received over $500 in rebates, or cash back, in the past few years. For me, it’s totally worth clicking through. The Rakuten app is easy to use, and doesn’t Read more…


I like Evernote. Its a slick little app that I use almost everyday. You can set up your notes in different notebooks, and share individual notebooks with others. I have a personal notebook that I share with my husband. I use it to keep our grocery lists and task lists (a.k.a. honey-do lists). I can keep an Read more…


Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of online shopping. I’ve had to buy car parts, sporting equipment for my kids and towels for a recently repainted bathroom. I just received a deposit into my paypal account for about $50 because I used one of those “click here first” sites called Ebates. All I had to do was Read more…


Reason #1: I learn how to fix stuff. Using the internet to learn how to fix or repair something myself can save a lot of money. Today was just another example of that. With some help (OK, a lot of help) from this video on YouTube, I replaced the screen on my son’s used Apple iPod Touch Read more…