*CLOSED* Applebee’s Bonus Gift Card + Daily Giveaway = One Reader Getting a $25 Applebee’s Giftcard

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WINNER:  dsp@xxxxxx  (Gift card was an e-card and mailed this same day)

One great gift idea for family or friends are gift cards. Even better, gift cards which mean you don’t have to cook dinner!!!!  Right now, when you purchase $50 in Applebee’s gift cards you will receive a $10 bonus gift card!  You can even customize them with a photo or digital message.  You can make your purchase on-line, through their Facebook page and you will get your free digital card.

In addition, Applebee’s is also doling out $100 in FREE Digital Gift Cards every day on Facebook on Twitter. Simply “like” and “follow” Applebee’s on Facebook and Twitter to keep track of the daily in-restaurant assignment and post photos of you and your friends meeting that day’s challenge at your neighborhood Applebee’s to qualify.  This promotion runs through December 24, 2012.

Make sure you visit Applebee’s on Facebook so you can stay up to date with all of their latest deals and offers!!!


One reader will receive a free $25 e-giftcard!!


1.  Just leave a comment sharing what your favorite gift card is to give or receive!

This contest will be open until December 9, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. CST. The winner will be chosen at random and contacted via email. Said winner will have 48 hours in which to provide me with their mailing address so that the prize can be forwarded to them. GOODLUCK!!!

Penny Pinchin’ Mom received the same gift card. All opinions contained within this post are her own and were not influenced by any other parties. Be entering this giveaway/sweepstakes, you are attesting that you have read and can comply with the Giveaway Terms & Conditions.  Please note that the information being collected is only for prize fulfillment and the information will not be sold nor used in any other way.  Once the contest is closed, said information will be properly removed.


  1. Shannon Gherke says

    My favorite gift card is a VISA gift card. I like to save them and use it when I REALLY want something special 🙂

  2. Melissa says

    I love to get or give gift cards to local restaurants so that people can enjoy a night out every now and then. I love to be able to go to a nice place and have a good meal when i don’t feel like cooking and i especialy love not having to clean up the mess!

  3. Carol Anderson says

    I give my brothers gift cards to their local grocery store, as I know this is something they can reallky use. This way I do not have to spend postage mailing gifts, nor do9 I have to worry about sizes or styles not being correct.

  4. Robin S says

    I love to get dinner and a movie gift cards. That a way you get a date without having to spend any money to go out.

  5. Natalie WI says

    Any! OK really I love getting Target or Walmart but getting to eat out for free – is great too!

  6. SarahAnn D says

    I don’t really give gift cards, unless people ask for them. I would rather receive a hand picked gift, but as far as gift cards go, I like ones for Amazon or book stores because I love to read.

  7. Beth Sweeten says

    Walmart, there is something for everyone…or just a visa card that can be used for anything

  8. Angela Moore says

    My favorite gift card is any really. I guess an Applebee’s one would be nice since Hubby and I don’t usually go out to eat with 3 kids and all..lol I have loved their food since I worked there back in 1994 🙂

  9. Barb says

    Any gift card is a great gift card, as long as that store is nearby to use it and not a state away 🙂

  10. Crystal W says

    I would say a VISA gift card. Then the person getting it can have lots of choices to spend it on except one store.

  11. Lauren says

    Any type of giftcard is helpful, but since I spend the most money at Pick N Save, that would be the most useful 🙂

  12. Sherry J. says

    Before we moved, I LOVED Cheesecake Factory but we don’t have one here now 🙁 I guess now it would have to be Target or Starbucks!

  13. Connie says

    Love to get any gift card, especially with the restaurants. Do not have to cook when I am not in mood…

  14. Ashley Vazquez says

    My favorite gift cards to receive are to restaurants, as we don’t treat ourselves very often. 🙂

  15. Carolyn K says

    Starbucks!!! Us moms need a treat once in a while and are more likely to enjoy one when we have a gift card!

  16. Amy Gillam says

    I love any gift card to a food establishment other than a seafood place. Red Robin, Applebees, Chipotle….yum

  17. Lindsey Lewis says

    I love to get and receive both restaurant and movie theater gift cards, perfect for a night out!

  18. Kari B says

    I love to give and receive gift cards. So versatile and one size fits all. My favorite to give teen drivers is a Quick Trip gas card. My favorite to receive is…any and all! 🙂

  19. Jenna H. says

    My favorite gift cards to receive are for Barnes and Nobles so I can buy books, and for restaurants so that I can enjoy a night out with friends or family.

  20. Mrs. G says

    I would love to receive Pizza Hut giftcard so I could share with friends. For give, I would love to give Walmart giftcard to childrens program’s pastors. They works so hard to everyone, everyday includes my child.

  21. says

    I like to give & get Sephora and Charming Charlie’s giftcards. It’s so important for moms to remember to take a moment for themselves!

  22. Penni says

    I found the perfect giftcard for my brother who was so hard to buy for.
    It’s a Southwest Airlines gift card. Each year he takes a trip with some of his friends and flies out of KC.

  23. Rebekah says

    I love gift cards for a massage or clothes the most. Red Lobster and Longhorn are also on my list.

  24. T says

    I’ll go with the Applebees deal. Ds has only 6 meals/week on his meal plan, but an Applebees very close by.

  25. Kcee H says

    Target! I can always find something at Target so that is definitely the best place to have a gift card!

  26. Gail says

    Honestly ~ any gift card to a store I love is awesome! Barnes and Noble, Target, Bath and Body Works, restaurants…

  27. Brenda W. says

    Love to give an Amazon gift card to my husband’s niece as she’s an avid reader and it will be well used for her Kindle. To get one, probably Target!

  28. Kerri says

    I like to give all kinds of restaurant gift cards as a treat to those who rarely can afford to eat out.

  29. says

    I love AppleBee’s Gift Cards. It’s fun to go to do Late Nite at Abblebee’s with my teen Grandkids and all my Family. 🙂

  30. Raymond Schlee says

    My favorite gift card to give/receive is Amazon as they have have pretty much everything and you can buy without leaving your house!

  31. Rebecca says

    I love to get cards from The Gap or Old Navy. I can always find something for myself there =)

  32. Katie K. says

    Any gift card to any restaurant! That’s about the only way the hubs and I can get a night out, is if it’s free!!

  33. Suresh K says

    I must say Walmart because I don’t think there is a single person who hasn’t bought something or the other from Walmart over the years.

  34. Angela Cottingham says

    Any restaurant gift card! We really enjoy eating out, but don’t do it that much because of expense!

  35. Heather H says

    I love getting gift cards for any place to eat!! That way my hubby and I can have a date night once and a while for free…..

  36. lisa sparks says

    I love to get a Target card since I always need things from there. But a nice dinner gift certificate forces my husband and me to get out for a meal I didn’t have to cook!

  37. Melissa says

    I love to give (and get) restaurant gift cards–good for parents who need a nice night out.

  38. Heidi says

    I love receiving a Target or Kohl’s giftcard. Either place has TONS of home, clothing & household things!

  39. Cybil says

    I prefer restaurant gift cards, when my family comes to visit, it is nice to be able to get good food without paying too much out of pocket.

  40. Amy D says

    My favorite card is one at can be used anywhere. Like a Visa. So if I see something I like while I’m out I can get it.

  41. ConLyn says

    I like to give the HyVee gift cards because they can be redeemed for many different items including food and gas.

  42. Melody M says

    I really enjoy any type of restaurant gift card! We don’t eat out very often, so it makes for a nice treat.

  43. Beth says

    I love any that I can buy at Kroger and save on gas! Applebee’s seems to be one of the favorites that some one in the family is getting for a gift or for a night out with friends!

  44. Sherri says

    Any restaurant gift card…… money is so tight that is the only time we get to go anywhere to eat besides fast food

  45. Betty says

    My favorite giftcards to recieve are Walmart and Applebees:) Applebees is my favorite place to eat.

  46. Denise Wilson says

    I love getting gift cards for restaurants. We don’t eat out at nice places very much, so we really enjoy it when we can!

  47. Christina says

    My favorite gift card to receive is amazon! I love Amazon!!!

    To give… I usually like to give GC’s to restaurants that I know the receiver likes.

  48. Julia says

    I love to receive gift cards for LOFT because then I actually get to use it on something for myself

  49. Elena Vo says

    My favorite giftcard to give is Bath and Body Works because of the amazing-smelling soaps, candles and body washes that everyone loves!

  50. Kayla says

    I like to get Target gift cards or fast food gift cards so I can just grab something on the go when we are super busy!

  51. Tara Liebing says

    I love to get Visa giftcards then I can use them anywhere. But I also like to give and receive Amazon giftcards

  52. Maria says

    My favorite gift card to give is a Visa gc, so they can spend it on anything, anywhere they want 🙂

  53. Sherry Compton says

    I love to give restaurant cards…Since I can’t take some of my family out to eat for their birthdays (due to where we all live) I like to give them a card to go out.

  54. Janice K. says

    Red Lobster…..we always would love to go there, but with 6 of us and one income the bill is really high and we just can’t afford our favorite place.

  55. Michele L. says

    My favorite to receive – Kohl’s
    My favorite to give to my hubby is Applebees – we ate there last night in fact!

  56. Pam Hartman says

    I love receiving or giving gift cards to TJMaxx. They always have something I want to buy!

  57. Michelle Good says

    I like generic gift cards to big stores–i.e. walmart, target…love Belk gift cards!!!

  58. says

    My favorite is Walmart gift cards because I like to price match. I would say Target, but it bugs me not to get the extra 5% off, ha ha!

  59. Kimmy says

    I love giving and receiving Starbucks gift cards! They always seem to make everyone happy 🙂

  60. Stacey Sisemore says

    I love amazon gift cards. You can get ANYTHING with them from everyday necessities to splurges like books, electronics, etc.

  61. Kristy Vollmar says

    I love to recieve and give Walmart gift cards! They have something for everyonw from food to toys to tires!

  62. nikki wilson says

    My most favorite gift card is Target to recieve. I get everything there. I like to give food gift cardsto chain places caue everyone needs a night out

  63. Kathy says

    I love getting restaurant gift cards, so my family and I can enjoy a night out without all the clean up.

  64. Becky says

    We like getting restaurants gift cards…time to spend as a family without doing any of the dishes.

  65. Christy Anderson says

    I love giving an receiving Wal-Mart or Target giftcards b/c you can get just about anything there.

  66. Carmen says

    We love to receive dinner gift certificates because we don’t often take money out of our budget to have dinner out.

  67. Ashley H says

    I love any and all on the receiving end. I most often purchase Walmart or Target gift cards to gift.