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Hi chickadees. Here are a few things that caught my eye on this beautiful, sunny Dallas day. All are time-sensitive to this weekend.
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Double cashback at Office Depot
- Link: Ebates
Now this is a great deal: through April 30th, 2018, you can get double cashback in store when you link a card through Ebates.
One of the participating stores is Office Depot for 6% cashback!
The T&Cs clearly state gift cards are excluded. Though many peeps report earning the cashback anyway. So this is YMMV. I’d say to go slow and only buy a gift card if you need it anyway – and consider 6% cashback icing on the cake.
The other participating stores include:
- Bed, Bath, & Beyond
- World Market
- The Body Shop
- Sally Beauty
And many others. To get the deal, click “Link Offer” from this page and add your credit card number.
If you shop at Costco, you can get a Visa gift card and use it to shop – an easy way to get 5X at Costco if you have a small business card with 5X at office supply stores!
Pay It Forward Day
- Link: Pay It Forward Day
Today, April 28th, 2018, is Pay It Forward Day.
There are so many ways to help others – many of them are free:
- Hold a door
- Give a smile
- Call an old friend
- Send a card with stationary and stamps you already have
- Give someone a compliment
- Offer your help to someone
The only cost is your time – in some cases, only a few seconds.
You could also donate some old clothing, send $5 to a local nonprofit, or drop off some canned foods to a food bank. There are so many ways to help others.
I love the idea behind this. Remember, when you help someone else, it comes back to you powerfully. Today is a beautiful reminder.
AncestryDNA for $69
- AncestryDNA on Amazon
- 23andMe on Amazon
- AncestryDNA Vs 23andMe – Which Ancestry Test Is Best?
Through April 29th, 2018, (tomorrow!), you can get AncestryDNA on sale for $59 + taxes and shipping. It comes to about $69, depending on your state.
I wrote about this service compared with 23andMe and liked them both. For a deeper dive into your background and makeup, I’d go with this one (I got it for my Gramma).
And for information on your genetics and health, I’d go with 23andMe – which is also on sale.
Both sales are celebrating DNA Day, which was this past week.
And if you’ve ever tried a DNA service, you can get free DNA genotyping on Promethease through May 10th, 2018.
Be warned though: it’s brutal. My DNA sequence shows higher risk for coronary artery disease and all kinds of other things (some good, some bad). Being armed with this information might be hard for some people. I personally think it’s interesting. The rest of my genome was strong, aside from the heart-related blips. Anyway, something to note before you dive in. Forewarned is forearmed, I say.
Will you get in on any of these deals?
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