Channels DVR: Remapping Channel Numbers

We've been using Channels DVR to allow us to record and pause/rewind/fast forward live TV associated with our Locast, AT&T TV Now and Philo streaming accounts for the past two years. The one thing we weren't really happy with was the numbering scheme that Channels uses. I had hoped to be able to re-map the…

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Google Opinion Rewards – Paid for your Opinion

Google Opinion Rewards - Answer Questions and Get Paid In this month's edition of the series, Earn More Money in 2020, we will discuss Google Opinion Rewards. This lesser known app rewards you for your opinion or answers to questions based on recent behavior or travels. What is it?Where Can I Get It?Setting UpRedeeming RewardsReceipt…

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Home Assistant: Updating w/ Custom Components

A few months ago, I wrote a tutorial on modifying Home Assistant to allow for customizing Ecobee hold modes. Today, I'll explain how to upgrade HASS once you have this (or any other customization) in place. It's a little more complicated than just a straight upgrade as described in their documentation. For the original tutorial…

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Receipt Hog: Scan and Earn!

Receipt Hog: Scan Your Receipts and Earn Rewards Receipt Hog is another cash back app that rewards you for scanning receipts on your every day purchases. In this month's post we will explore how you can start earning today! What is It?How Can You Earn Coins?Scanning ReceiptsLeveling UpHog SlotsBonusesSweepstakesConnect ProgramsRedeeming RewardsHow Can I Join?Similar AppsFinal…

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Restaurant.com: Save on Your Next Meal

Dine out with Restaurant.com and Save! More and more people are starting to venture back out to their favorite restaurants again, or are trying new ones. People want to support small businesses, but may be struggling themselves. Restaurant.com can help with that. This month's post for my Earn More Money in 2020 series will explain:…

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Adding CYA to a Pool

Adding CYA (Chlorine Stabilizer) Up until a few weeks ago, on the rare occasion when I'd need to add CYA (CYanuric Acid / chlorine stabilizer / conditioner) to our pool water, I would go to Leslie's and get their liquid conditioner. It is be pretty much instant mixing. No need to wait a few days…

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Miles App: Earn Discounts on the Go

Earn Miles for Discounts For July's Extra Money in 2020 post, I've decided to shift gears a bit and stray from the usual shopping related apps. Miles App is unique in that it rewards for very little effort on your part. In this post I'll cover the ways you can earn with the Miles App…

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Six Months of Cash Back Apps

Are Cash Back Apps Worth It? At the start of 2020 I decided to start a spreadsheet to track my progress with each of the receipt based apps I currently use. I wanted to see what six months of cash back apps yielded me. Was the 5-10 minutes per week I put into snapping pictures…

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Suave Body Wash – Three for $2.19

Suave Body Wash Deals on Cash Back Apps This past weekend I noticed that Suave Body Wash had a Special Product offer associated with it on the Fetch Rewards App. I use that brand from time to time and am down to one bottle of Body Wash at the moment. The reward was 750 points…

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