Tag Archives: Shopping

My Pebble finally arrived

Pebble watch on wrist

Woo-hoo! After a full year of waiting, I finally received my Pebble watch today! If you’ve been living under a cyber-rock for the past year, the Pebble is the new geekiest toy on the block. It pairs with your smart phone and allows you to do anything you want, right from your wrist. Well, almost anything.

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How to shop online for cheaper

Yesterday I found something that I had to share. With Christmas only a month and a half away, if you haven’t started thinking about shopping, now’s the time.

I found a site yesterday while shopping for new shoes online. The site is MrRebates.com. Yes, I’ve included my referral ID in that URL. You’ll see why in a second. Let me cut to the chase and describe the big picture.

Mr. Rebates makes money because they have a big list of web sites where you can go to shop. Each time you click through Mr. Rebates and buy something, they get a percentage of your purchase price. Lucky for you though, Mr. Rebates will give you a chunk of that percentage back. On my shoe purchase, I received 5% back. On top of that, Mr. Rebates gave me $10 just for signing up.

As an added bonus, Mr. Rebates keeps a current list of coupons for most of the sites that it lists, so you save even more. Yesterday, I saved 20% off the purchase price of my shoes.

But wait… There’s more: For every person you refer to MrRebates.com, you will receive 20% of their cash back money (at no cost to your friend of course).

Last but not least, if you’re Canadian there’s the added bonus of our strong Canadian dollar right now. This morning, 1 CAD = 1.10022 USD.

Purchase price minus coupon discount minus cash back minus $10 sign-up bonus minus referral bonus minus USD exchange

It’s practically stealing!

Last year I did about 60% of my Christmas shopping online. It was quick and relatively easy if you start early. You get to avoid malls and now, you can enjoy some of the cheapest prices on the net. This year, I’m going to try and do 100% of my shopping online. You should try it too. Why not start your Christmas shopping today. Go visit MrRebates.com.

New Tea Pot

Shop at Asian supermarkets. Period. I just bought a new teapot at lunch. It’s rad to the bone. Fancy paited tea pot with the little screen that filters out your tea leaves. $12.99. You just can’t find deals like that anywhere else.