Giveaway: IHOP Gift Cards!

IHOP Gift Cards

IHOP has a new 7 for $7 promotion where they are offering 7 different meals all for $7!  You can choose from new meals and a few classic favorites.  The 7 for $7 meals include:  Nutella®Crepes & Eggs, Chicken & Waffles, Simple & Fit Veggie Omelette, Hash-Brown Crusted™ Chicken, Cheesy Western Omelette & Biscuit & Bacon-Wrapped Sirloin Steak & Eggs.  I’m getting hungry!!

IHOP realizes that with tax time very near on 4/17 (another 7!) that families can use the savings of the 7 for $7 deal. They have shared some “7-themed” tax-related articles as we all make that final push for tax day.

And as a great bonus, IHOP is offering (you guessed it) 7 of our readers a $25 gift card!  Whoo Hoo!!

Here are the Official Giveaway Rules:

How to Enter:

  1. Leave a comment below letting us know if you are an early bird, last minute filer or somewhere in-between when you send in your tax returns.  Entries are now closed.  Winners will be posted on Monday, 4/16.

You must supply a valid email address. Email addresses should be put in the private field and not in the public comment box.

  • All entries must be left in the comments of this site only. Facebook comments or emails will not count as a giveaway entry.
  • The giveaway ends on Saturday, April 14th at 10pm EST.  No entries will be counted after that time frame.
  • All entrants must be at least 18 years old and reside in the United States.
  • Winners will be chosen at random. Winners will be notified of the giveaway via email on Monday, April 16th. Winners must respond with mailing address within 36 hours or another winner will be chosen.
  • Be sure to add ( to your contacts or check your spam folders at the end of the giveaway.

A big thank you to IHOP for providing this giveaway. 

  • brittany

    early bird!

  • Beth C

    I’m totally an early bird. My refund was spent in February 🙂

  • Ed

    We always start out early but file last minute.

  • Sheri Clark

    early bird 🙂

  • ria

    I am an early bird, I have to be organized and get these things out of the way.

  • Shirley

    I’m some where in the middle. I sent out three weeks ago and waiting for refund.

  • 0704

    Early Bird! I already got my refund! 🙂

  • Rebecca

    Early bird. We did ours in Feb.

  • Indra

    I am an early bird.

  • Meredith

    We are in between filers.

  • Heather Gibson

    I am definitely an early bird. I get mine done as soon as I have all the paperwork. It kinda stinks because my money may be spent by the time other people start getting theirs !!

  • Teresa F

    Always late 🙂

  • Sandy


  • Jolene

    For sure an early bird!!!!!!!!!!! : )

  • Karen Sisco

    Im usually an early bird but I was a last minute flyer this year!!

  • Amy

    Early bird (for refunds). Right on time (when I owe).

  • Dawn S.

    Hmm…well I would be a early bird, but since the hubby is the accountant and procrastinates with ours I guess that makes me a last minute filer!!! 🙂 Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Melissa

    Somewhere in the middle. We do ours mid-March.

  • Andrea

    Last min. I’m getting them done tommrow or saturday.

  • Linda Egoavil

    I usually file somewhere in between.

  • cherrie marshall

    I am a last minute filer always got errand to run among other things

  • Karron

    Early bird 🙂

  • June Flanders

    Definetly a early bird don’t want goverment to have m money any longer then possible.

  • Anita

    I am a very last-minute person when it comes to filing my taxes, but I always have everything laid out and accessible in the months leading upto April and therefore its very easy for me to get it done. Plus, I tend to function better this way!

  • Sandra Lobban

    Definitely a Early Bird! I want my refund as soon as possible, the IRS keeps my money long enough.

  • Peggy

    We try and be early birds most years.

  • Michelle

    Definitely an ‘early bird’…needed my refund as soon as possible !

  • Haleigh

    I’m somewhere in the middle. It usually just depends on how busy I am when getting them.

  • Diane

    Early brid, the faster I get them out the sooner I get my refund 🙂

  • Sherri

    Definitely an early bird 🙂

  • Jenn

    We are often last minute, but this year we were early birds 🙂

  • Tiffany

    I file the minute I get my W2’s..No sense in waiting!

  • Nikki

    Early bird…my husband filed as soon as we possibly could.

  • Laura H

    Early bird with taxes!

  • April

    Early bird! Unfortunately, it is already spent as well.

  • Suehaidi

    Super early bird taxes were done day after I got our forms in the mail.

  • Rachael Connell

    Im somewhere in between 🙂

  • Kelly

    Last minute filer. That way I don’t spend it to fast

  • Anonymous

    EARLY BIRD GETS THE WORM- Early bird here, why wait, i want my money….

  • Steph S.

    I’m an early bird! I love to get back that extra $$ as fast as possible 🙂

  • sha

    Most def an early bird

  • Akku

    We filed already!

  • margaret

    Early bird

  • sherry

    Hey I is still have 5 days left 🙂

  • Kristi

    Filed in February as soon as the w2s came in!! Early bird!

  • Felice D.

    early bird!

  • Michelle T.

    Early bird, we file as soon as we can, we want that refund 🙂

  • Carla

    Early bird!!! I dont’ want the government holding my $$$ any longer than they have too!!! LOL

  • sherry

    Hey I still have 5 more days. I think 🙂

  • Cristin

    If it was up to me we would be early birds – but my husband does them and he is a last minute kind of person.

  • Patti J

    early riser

  • jodie churchill

    Earlybird here, had it all back and spent in February!

  • autumn dimarco

    Last minute!

  • Deb

    If I’m getting $ back, def an early bird. If I owe, then totally last minute. Thanks IHOP!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Early bird gets the worm- why wait…..

  • Liz Hart

    Early Bird

  • Deborah Bartle

    Totally a last minute-er. Too busy having fun ‘couponing’ so filing taxes keeps getting set aside til it’s crunch time, lol

  • anna

    I’m always an early bird– once I get all my paperwork I go to my accountant right away!

  • EARLY BIRD. Nice to know its done.

  • Jennifer C.

    Early-bird filer! We filed the first week in February…always file as soon as we have all of our papers; I get the receipts and everything else ready in December!

  • Amy

    We are early birds…as soon as we have all our W-2’s we head for the accountant’s office!

  • We’re early birds, love to receive that refund (when there is one).

  • Erin

    Definitely an April 17th-er. I know, it’s awful! I dont procrastinated everything, just awful jobs!!

  • Emily D

    I was an early bird!

  • Janet Lugo

    i always go for the early bird special.

  • Kelly

    Early bird!

  • I am usually an early bird but this year I actually filed in March so sometimes in between!

  • Jessie A

    We are early birds, already spent 🙂

  • liz

    I am an early bird.

  • Jill

    somewhere in the middle – I always have plans to be an early bird, but life gets in the way! 🙂

  • Mary

    Early bird…..filed in February!

  • Ja’Net G

    I am somewhere in the middle, but more on the early bird side. I like to get my taxes done and out the way.

  • Cheri

    I guess I’m an in beteener

  • Molly

    Early bird! And its so easy when you use Turbo Tax online. Also gives me enough time to save if I owe. Thank you!

  • Kim F

    I’m a middle of the road person for taxes – not the earliest, but not the latest either

  • Tina C.

    Usually I am an extremely early filer (usually looking forward to get back money from my ‘lil deductions’ lol But this year I’m on both ends of the fence. I filed the taxes that I knew we would get back on early but now, at the last minute, I have to file the state taxes…which are usually the ones we owe. So I definitely need to save money now to pay the taxes (thank you couponing!)

  • Colleen

    Early bird filer only because I thought I was getting soemthing back. Since I have to pay $500 I am mailing check today 🙁

  • Isha Patel

    I am an Early Bird, for sure!!!!!!!

  • cheryl faust

    Earlybird, but my hubby is a last minuter!

  • ethel

    early bird!! I look forward for it every year lol

  • liz

    A total last minute filer.

  • Kelly

    I TRY to be an early bird!!!

  • Jennifer Mileham Pena

    Most definetely an Early Bird.. Those things were done first of February…. 🙂

  • Amalia

    Always last minute. Refund lasts longer 😉

  • alexis garay

    We are somwehere in between filers. Refund was definitely not what we expected but something is always better than nothing.

  • Mara

    Final Push with an extension ;o

  • Nadine

    I guess a somewhat early bird…they just got filed!

  • Julie B

    An early bird for sure! I file them as soon as my husband and I receive are forms!

  • Katie Grace Smalling

    I’m a major early bird!! The second I get my w2 in the mail I file!

  • Peg

    We waited until last week because we owed 🙁

  • Lori

    early bird! they get the worm…lol

  • Sarah Clark

    Last minute flier … unfortunately (ugh)

  • Early Bird

  • Nicole M

    Somewhere in the middle. Filed last month and the refund is now sitting in savings.

  • Amber

    Definitely an early bird!!

  • leslie havens

    late filer…….in no rush to pay!, in fact filing for extension lol

  • All4Savings

    Early Bird these last two years but we usually tend to wait till the end.

  • anju

    Very early bird

  • Rebecca S.

    I’m an early bird. As soon as I have everything I need to file, it’s off to the accountant 🙂

  • James

    We are definitely early birds. This year we filed January 31st and had our return spent (paying off credit cards, planning a vacation and getting ahead on other bills) all before Feb. 21st.