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Simple Side Hustles


As a stay at home, I am constantly looking for ways to save and earn money. I do not like to do things that take up too much time and effort, because I do have 4 children.

Using rebate websites, answering surveys, and watching videos (I don't really watch them, I just play them while doing other things), I am able to add an extra $400 a month into our monthly income.

Now that might not seem like a lot, but it's great to have that extra cash for school expenses, spending cash, or the occasional family night.

Here are my favorite websites for an easy, no effort, Side Hustle.


Ok, honestly I heard about Swagbucks long time ago. I never signed up, thought it was too good to be true, and all that. But I love Swagbucks. Basically you complete tasks online (and they have an app as well) and earn points. The points can then be used to get gift cards from our favorite stores: Amazon, target, Walmart or even turn into cash through Paypal.

All I do is put the videos on throughout the day and rack up points. Then when I need things for my homeschool expenses I use my free gift card I received from Swagbucks. You can also take surverys for more points, but even if you don’t that the video points will eventually add up. They give you bonus points when you refer friends and family, so this a super easy way to earn free gift cards.

Sign up for Swagbucks here and start earning today.




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Ebates is an online rebate site that gives you ---- for shopping online. So before you hit purchase, go through ebates. You will get money back on purchases you were going to make anyways.  Ebates also gives you credit for referrals, so tell people you know about it. Most of us do a lot of shopping online, so we might as well get some money back from it.




Ibotta is an app that gives you cash back for shopping at your favorite stores.

I like Ibotta because

  • it's super simple to use. Just scan your receipt or barcode and the rebate appears in your account.
  • they offer earnings bonuses
  • You can even earn money for submitting a receipt.

Ibotta makes it easy to earn in 3 ways:

  • Submit a receipt.
  • Link your store loyalty account.
  • App purchases from your cellphone.

You will receive 100% of your earnings through Paypal or you can convert it for a gift card to major stores (think Amazon, Walmart, etc).

You can also refer all your friends to Ibotta.