MyPoints: Earn free restaurant gift cards!

I’m always looking for ways to get free gift cards and MyPoints is one of my favorite ways to get free restaurant gift cards for my family! You get free points just for reading e-mails! It’s that simple!  This month, if you’re one of the first 1,000 people to find the Prize Pumpkin each day, you can get 50 bonus points!

MyPoints:  Earn Free Restaurant Gift cards


1.  If you’re not registered yet, sign up for free here–> MyPoints

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2.  Check your e-mails and make sure you click on the “Get Points” button in the e-mail so your bonus points will credit to your account!  I have an e-mail account just for this and I go in and check it at least once a week to make sure I don’t miss out on any of my bonus points!

3.  Redeem your points for gift cards!

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Find out more about my experiences with MyPoints here–> How we got free food at Rainforest Cafe

See all my current freebie posts here–> Freebies

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MyPoints: Get FREE gift cards and more!

One of the things I have learned since we started seriously sticking to a budget is that being on a budget doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice all of the things you love!  It just means you have to be a little more creative!  Our family enjoys eating out every now and then (and truthfully, I enjoy the break from cooking, too!).  Paying bills is a priority, though, and so sometimes our “eating out” budget is very limited!  I supplement our “eating out budget” with gift cards that I earn from online sites such as MyPoints.

With MyPoints, you earn points for completing surveys, reading e-mails, and making purchases online.   You can then cash out your points for gift cards.  They have gift cards for restaurants such as Chili’s, Red Robin, and even Outback Steakhouse!  They also have gift cards for retail stores such as Target, Walmart, and Old Navy.  I typically just read the e-mails and complete the surveys and earn a few gift cards each year by doing this!    To save even more, I use the gift cards in combination with coupons for our favorite restaurants!

Click here to get started earning gift cards–> MyPoints registration

It only takes a few minutes each week to earn!

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How to get FREE FOOD at Rainforest Cafe!

My kids LOVE Rainforest Cafe, but we don’t go there very often because it’s not cheap!  Today we were supposed to go see The Secret World of Arrietty premiere today, but thanks to wonderful Houston traffic, we didn’t make it in time and they were incredibly disappointed.  I told them we could do something else fun instead and so of course, my daughter suggested Rainforest Cafe and was SHOCKED when I gave in!  Of course, she didn’t know that the only reason I was giving in was because I had coupons and a gift card, so it was all FREE!

Here’s how you can get free food, too:

When we have eaten at Rainforest Cafe in the past, they have given us the opportunity to sign up for their mailing list.  They send us coupons when my kids have a birthday coming up and at other times during the year.  My son has a birthday coming up, so we had just gotten a coupon for a free kids meal at Rainforest Cafe and a coupon for $5 off a purchase of $20 or more.  Both coupons can be used together, so it’s like we’re getting two kids meals for free already!

I also had a $50 Rainforest Cafe gift card that I had gotten from MyPoints.  If you’re not familiar with MyPoints, you earn points for completing surveys, reading e-mails, and making purchases online.  You can cash out your points for gift cards and I always use mine to get gift cards for restaurants so I can treat my family to a night out.  I had recently cashed out for a Rainforest Cafe gift card, so the rest of the meal, including the tip was FREE!

If you’re not signed up with MyPoints yet, you can find out more about it and sign up here–>MyPoints registration

I’ve been a member for several years now and cash out for gift cards a few times each year!

Now you can get free food at Rainforest Cafe, too!

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HOT DEAL ALERT: $20 Chili’s Gift card for just $10!

I’ve mentioned My Points several times now as a way to earn gift cards to help cut down your Christmas expenses.  Another great thing that My Points offers is HOT daily deals!  Today My Points has a $20 Chili’s gift card for just $10!

Here’s how you can grab this deal:

Sign up for a My Points account here–> registration

Then, go here to grab this deal–>$10 for a $20 Chili’s gift card 

My Points is an EASY way to earn gift cards, too!  I joined the site about 6 years ago and in that time, I have earned gift cards to places such as Chili’s, Target, Rainforest Cafe,, and CVS.

Here are some easy ways that you can earn points through My Points:

*Read the e-mails you receive – You will get 1-2 e-mails per day with various offers (I have not gotten any additional spam from this site, but you may want to sign up with a different e-mail address). Click on the “get points” icon in the e-mails that you receive and they will be added to your account! I usually earn 150-200 points each month just by doing this!

*Print and redeem coupons – you can print your coupons through MyPoints and you earn points each month when you redeem them!

*Earn points for your Bzz Agent reports – If you are a member of Bzz Agent (and if you’re not yet, you should join that, too!), you will typically earn 50-100 points for every Bzz report you submit. These are added to your My Points account!

*Shop through the links on their site – I usually do most of my shopping through Ebates, but if a retailer is not listed with them, I always check out My Points next!

Your points will add up before you know it and with 1,500 points, you can cash out for gift cards from several popular retailers including:

*Barnes and Noble
*Bass Pro Shops
*Bath and Body Works
*Gap/Old Navy
*Panera Bread
*Red Lobster/Olive Garden

The best part is that you get 100 bonus points just for signing up here

(Thanks Mojo Savings!)


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