30 July 2010

Make money with your Tweets!

My Dear Friends,

I just signed up with Sponsored Tweets, which is a program where advertisers pay you to send out a tweet on their products.  YOU get to choose if you want to tweet the product or not, so you don't have to tweet what you don't want to.  I'm always up for saving money...now earning money can be just as fun!
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It's free to sign up.  Feel free to look over the site, and if you feel that it's a good thing for you, sign up!  Let them know that OfficialFitF referred you:)
You can even put referral badges on your blog so that potential advertisers may contact you directly!  You've gotta make money to spend money!  I'm doing that right now with Sponsored Tweets!

Billions O' Blog Hop

My Dear Friends,

It's that time again....Look at all these Friday blog hops!
Welcome New Visitors!  Hopefully you will turn into New Followers!  Have a lovely weekend!!


Finally Friday!

My Dear Friends,

It's finally Friday!  This week has gone by sooooo slowly!  I've added another week to the Alight.Com Free Shirt Giveaway.  You can enter the contest using the icon to the top left of the screen, just below the blog header.

Torrid has three deals to share with you.  Take $25 off your purchase of $100 using code "DM25100", and get Free Shipping over $75.  Also, there is an additional 50% being taken off of clearance until Saturday!

Take an additional 40% off all Dillard's clearance right now!  Hurry, it is a limited time sale!

Just a few days left to save 30% at Banana Republic. Be sure to use the coupon code "BRMADNESS" at checkout to receive this discount. If you will be shopping in store, there is no coupon necessary to receive the same discount.

Don't forget about this deal!  I posted about it a couple days ago, but it bears repeating!  Right now until Saturday, Old Navy's layering camis are only $2!  Usually, these camis are $8.50 each, so $2 is a steal!  Print out this coupon to get the deal, or take your camis through the checkout line and say the code words "CAMI 4 ME" to get the discount.  Limit is 5 per customer while supplies last.

Save an additional 15% off your entire purchase at Kohl’s when you print this coupon.  Coupon expires July 31! It’s also Kohl’s Cash through August 1st meaning you’ll earn $10 off a future purchase for every $50 you spend right now.

29 July 2010

Blog Hops

My Dear Friends,

These are the blog hops for today!  I also started a "Blog Hops" page, which you can find right under the FitF logo!  Enjoy!

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A little more than scary.

My Dear Friends,

The following article doesn't really pertain to this blog, but I feel that this is an important article to read and I'm personally quite upset and let down by Facebook right now.  How dare they make it so easy for this to happen?!  The following article is from MSN.com, & is published in it's entirety here.  The url is:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38463013/ns/technology_and_science/?GT1=43001 if you need to see for yourself. 

"The personal details of 100 million Facebook users have been collected and published online in a downloadable file, meaning they will now be unable to make their publicly available information private.
However, Facebook downplayed the issue, saying that no private data had been compromised.
The information was posted by Ron Bowes, an online security consultant, on the Internet site Pirate Bay.
Bowes used code to scan the 500 million Facebook profiles for information not hidden by privacy settings. The resulting file, which allows people to perform searches of various different types, has been downloaded by several thousand people.
This means that if any of those on the list decide to change their privacy settings on Facebook, Bowes and those who have the file will still be able to access information that was public when it was compiled.
Bowes’ actions also mean people who had set their privacy settings so their names did not appear in Facebook’s search system can now be found if they were friends with anyone whose name was searchable.
'Scary privacy issue'
On his website, www.skullsecurity.org, Bowes said the results of his code were "spectacular," giving him 171 million names of which were 100 million were unique.

"As I thought more about it and talked to other people, I realized that this is a scary privacy issue. I can find the name of pretty much every person on Facebook," he wrote.
"Facebook helpfully informs you that "[a]nyone can opt out of appearing here by changing their Search privacy settings" — but that doesn't help much anymore considering I already have them all (and you will too, when you download the torrent). Suckers!"
"Once I have the name and URL of a user, I can view, by default, their picture, friends, information about them, and some other details," Bowes added. "If the user has set their privacy higher, at the very least I can view their name and picture. So, if any searchable user has friends that are non-searchable, those friends just opted into being searched, like it or not! Oops :)"
He said he discovered the top first name in the list was Michael, followed by John, David, Chris and Mike. The top surnames were Smith, Johnson, Jones, Williams and Brown.
A privacy expert expressed concern at the implications of Bowes' actions. Simon Davies, of campaign group Privacy International, told the BBC that some Facebook users "did not understand the privacy settings and this is the result."
"Facebook should have anticipated this attack and put measures in place to prevent it," he told the BBC. "It is inconceivable that a firm with hundreds of engineers couldn't have imagined a trawl of this magnitude and there's an argument to be heard that Facebook have acted with negligence."
'A little terrifying'
Some users of Pirate Bay shared his concerns.
"This is awesome and a little terrifying," lusifer69 wrote on the site. And another, Porkster, said: "I don't think this is a hack, but a collection from public domain info that people have shared. The importance of the info is structuring it and allowing someone to search or compute the data."
However, jak322 said: "I've got to say, who cares. All the info here is already in the public domain, is not sensitive and as a developer I already have access to what could be deemed personal and private data through the Facebook API."
In a statement emailed to msnbc.com, Facebook agreed, saying the information on the list was already available online.
"People who use Facebook own their information and have the right to share only what they want, with whom they want, and when they want," it said.
"Our responsibility is to respect their wishes. In this case, information that people have agreed to make public was collected by a single researcher. This information already exists in Google, Bing, other search engines, as well as on Facebook," the statement added.
"No private data is available or has been compromised. Similar to a phone book, this is the information available to enable people to find each other, which is the reason people join Facebook. If someone does not want to be found, we also offer a number of controls to enable people not to appear in search on Facebook, in search engines, or share any information with applications."

28 July 2010

At least it's Wednesday...

My Dear Friends,

Take $25 off your purchase of $100 or more at Torrid for a limited time using code "DM25100"!

Free Shipping over $40 at Forever 21 with code "STANDOUT", plus check out the Yellow Tag Deals & Daily Specials!

Today is the LAST DAY to get the Summer V.I.P. Bag at Bath & Body Works!  It's $20 with a $30 purchase!
Free Shipping at Lancome with a $45 purchase TODAY ONLY with code "ONEDAY5" and get a six-piece full sized bonus!

Take 20% off your purchase at Ulta (this week only) using code "51194".

Shop the clearance section for savings up to 80% at Alloy!

Starting tomorrow (7/29) and going through Sunday (7/31), Old Navy is having a Secret $2 Cami Sale! That's right ladies...get a Cami for only $2 (limit 5)! Click here to print your coupon. This offer is only valid at U.S. stores and is not available online.  If you forget to take your coupon, don't worry. Just say "Cami 4 me" at checkout and you will receive the secret sale price!

Check out these two great offers from New York & Company! You can get either $25 off a $75 purchase or $60 off a $150 purchase! Both of these offers are valid until August 2nd! Click here to print your coupon for in-store shopping. Use the coupon code "3770" to get $25 off a $75 purchase or use the coupon code "4745" to get $60 off your $150 purchase online!

27 July 2010

Start the races....

My Dear Friends,

I got an email yesterday asking where to become a follower of this blog.  It's simple!  Just click the "follow" button on the top of the page.  It is very literally on the top of the page, just above the header.  I hope that helps!  I've gotten quite a few people leaving a "now following" comment, but my followers numbers aren't going up.  Strange!  I hope you all like this blog, and will follow.  If it's not your thing, I totally understand!  I do appreciate each and every one of you!  Thank you for following!!

Dooney & Bourke wants you to check out all their items under $100!  There are bags, purses, keychains, watches, & more to choose from!

Check out the July specials while you're there as well!  Free Shipping on orders over $100!

Take 20% off your entire purchase at Delia*s until 7/30/10 with code "DTWENTY".  I posted a deal yesterday where you could get Free Shipping on any order with code "DAHFS".  Depending on your order total, decide which coupon will save you more money.  Sometimes I play around with coupon codes until I get one that will save me the most!

The Summer 2010 V.I.P. Bag is here!  Bath & Body Works is offering this amazing bag which contains:
                                                                                                        "Our exclusive VIP Bag features a few very impressive products. It makes the
perfect gift, but once you see what's inside, you won't want to give it away! This see-through tote comes with a full-size Shower Gel (10 oz.), Body Lotion (8 oz.) and Fragrance Mist (8 oz.) in Forever Sunshine, Anti-Bacterial Hand Gel in Nectarine Mint (8 oz.), a Blue Scentbug and eight extra refill pads, Home Fragrance Oil in Pineapple Orchid (0.33 fl oz), C.O. Bigelow Mentha Sheer Lip Tint in Vanilla Mint (0.5 oz.), a PocketBac in Fresh Market Apple (1 oz.) with a pink swirl holder, our striped resusable tote, a white gauze sponge and a preview of our newest fragrance, Dark Kiss in a 2 oz. Body Lotion."
An $88 value, only $20 with a $30 purchase!!  This offer cannot be combined with any codes.  Hurry, supplies are limited!

Take 20% off your entire Ulta purchase with code "51194" & get 3 free samples with every order!

Today is the final day to save 30% at the GAP, Old Navy and Banana Reupblic! Use the coupon code "SAVE30" at checkout to receive this offer! Plus, if you spend $100 or more, you will get Free Shipping!

All boots & shoes are $20 or less at Charlotte Russe until 8/6/10!

Buy any one pair of Aeropostale jeans for $20 using coupon code "JEANS20"! Graphic tees are also 2/$15!
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26 July 2010

...Monday, Monday...

My Dear Friends,

I don't know about you, but the weekend is never long enough.  My body clock doesn't know it's okay to sleep in on Saturday & Sunday, so I still wake up too.darn.early.  I'm cranky this morning because I went to McD's for breakfast...ordered, waited about 10 minutes in line....and then was told they were out of what I wanted.  Shouldn't the staff been informed of shortages?  So now I am breakfast-less and sleepy.  Hopefully scoring some good sales this morning will cheer me up.

Check out the Midsummer Sale at Sephora!  The deals start at just $2!

Get Free Shipping on ALL orders at Delia*s with code "DAHFS"!  Hurry, because the code expires tomorrow!

Express is offering 15% off your entire purchase through August 10th! This coupon is valid at Express or Express Men stores. Click here to print your coupon!

Bath & Body Works has a new coupon - get a FREE Anti-Bacterial Hand Soap with any $10 purchase (expires 8/29).  Give it a day before you use it, as their "Great American Hand Soap Event" starts tomorrow (unless shopping online - the online sale starts today!)  During the sale, you can get hand soap for 5 for $15 or 7 for $20.  Use your coupon and get 8 for $20, making them $2.50 each!

Also, while you are there, be sure to pick up a FREE Signature Collection Travel Size Item (up to a $5 value)!  Hurry, as this coupon is only good until Wednesday, 7/28.


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23 July 2010

Finally Friday!

My Dear Friends,

Welcome New Followers!  I appreciate every single one of you!  Don't forget to enter the contests we have going on right now...they end next Friday!

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