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. 

  • Jacqui Gonzalez

    I am for sure an Early Bird tax filer. The earlier you get it filed then, the earlier you’ll get it back. Why put off what must be done anyways?! Get it done and over with!!! is how a feel.

    • melissa grogan

      I am an early bird

  • dawn

    Early bird so we can look forward to our vacation:)

  • Tina

    Early Bird!!!!

  • Karen B.

    Early bird if a refund is coming.

  • http://livingrichwithcoupons dawn nunn

    we are usually a when i am hungry for something and the hunny and kiddo wants something different we go to IHOP

  • Colleen H

    Early Bird .. already got my taxed back

  • amanda

    early bird always… we use our money to take our 3 kids to the beach or some other family trip..we look forward to it every year

  • kaileigh

    Somewhere in between. Depends if I have money to file or not

  • christina

    Do them as early as possible!!

  • Colleen H

    Early Bird .. already got my taxes back ! ( I should add Thanks to my husband )

  • Becky

    A last minute filer this year. 🙁

  • Terry

    somewhere in-between

  • Jen

    well…im both 🙂 we always file our federal asap and then wait until the VERY last mintue to file our state and local. i have no idea why i don’t do them all at once…but thats how i’ve done it since i’ve been filing!

  • JanMarie

    I’m and early bird, taxes filed and refund back and bills paid by mid February!

  • Dana

    Somewhere in between but closer to an early bird!

  • Wendy

    I am an early bird in my mind, but since I am a procrastinator I have to confess to being a last minute filer….

  • Drew

    Early bird….. I do them the same day i get them in the mail from work….. And its usually spent the day i get em from the gov… This year im on disability so had to not spend it..

  • Michelle

    I am a last minute filer. I am not sure why because I am due money back! Ugh!! I should be more on top of it.

  • Hana Hu

    Early Bird!!

  • Ken

    Definitely a last minute filer. We usually file for an extension to give us more time to get all our info together.

  • stella

    Early bird.

  • Cat

    Early bird for sure! As soon as I get those W-4s I’m on it!

  • Kat

    Already done my taxes!! But I love IHOP!!

  • Reet

    A last minute person this year….what can I say…….

  • Marleen

    I’m definitely an early bird! Like to get thing done when I can.

  • Stacy

    Dreadfully…. Last minute filer… (“,)

  • stacy

    early bird

  • belinda adey

    ooops,i’m bad.haven’t done mine yet

  • http://facebook christina lepley

    I sent mine in at the begining of month, somewhere in the middle

  • Suzane

    I am definitely an early bird. I just want it done and out of the way.

  • megan

    Early bird for sure!

  • Mari

    Early bird!

  • marisa

    early bird!!

  • Lindsay S.

    Im an early bird! I like to get it taken care of before I end up forgetting! 🙂

  • Tonya Cotton

    Early Bird!!! I file my taxes on the very first day!!!

  • Lauren G

    Last minute…still havent taken care of it!!

  • Michaela spaulding

    I file my taxes as soon as the last bit of tax-related mail arrives. If I don’t, I’ll forget all about it

  • Valerie post

    Early bird!!!

  • Alexa Soto

    When I was little, we always filed on the very last day. My dad and I used to head to the post office at MIDNIGHT! There was always a party, with hotdogs being grilled and balloons. Now, that I am a grown up, we are a tad bit more responsible 🙂

  • Elizabeth

    Last minute! Haven’t even started doing my taxes yet. When is that pesky deadline?

  • Kristen Casella

    Not too early, but early enough. Usually no later than March 1. I received my refund already and applying it toward a down payment on a new car.

  • Joanne Johnston

    I am an early bird

  • http://krazycouponlady abby

    use to be an early bird but now a last min..

  • Darlene

    My hubby and I are early filers…we usually need the money for something anyway, and let’s face it…the gov’t held on to it long enough! lol

  • rena

    im a early bird

  • Kris

    October 15, the end of the last extension…going to go for last minute!

  • Becky

    Early bird all the way

  • mindy r

    Early bird!

  • http://LRWC Wendy

    Always and Early Bird.

  • http://livingrichwithcoupons Patty

    LATE! LATE! LATE! we owe this year so we haven’t filed yet lol

  • Sandra K321

    We had no choice this year; my son is starting college and we had to file early so he could apply for financial aid.

  • Jenny C

    Im an early bird!

  • Piera Arita

    I’m an early bird. We file as soon as the w-2 comes home 🙂

  • sharon


  • Traci

    Late filer, just completed Federal and state, still need to do local.

    Have been procrastinating for weeks, would rather spend my time couponing and checking out Living Rich for all the great deals.

  • Victoria G

    Early bird to pay of the taxes that come yearly “(

  • Tomas

    EARLY BIRD, everytime…………

  • Sue

    We file early if we are getting a refund and if not we keep our money invested for ourselves until the last minute! This year we filed early……..! Yay!!

  • John

    Mine/Kids Federal, Early as possible after reviving w2’s, State…..last minute.


    hubs is a last minute filer :p

  • Nanda

    Earlt Bird! I like to get it over with.

  • Solducky

    We always shoot for being an early bird, though probably end up closer to the middle. I just never want to be rushing to do it last minute!
    soluckyducky at gmail dot com

  • Elena

    I am an early bird

  • Christine R

    My husband makes us be early birds every year.. Good thing, because if it was up to me we’d be last- minute filers! (I’m such a procrastinator!)

  • thomas k

    last minute, too

  • Robin J

    Early Bird…(**)

  • Rachel C.

    Somewhere in between – March for Federal this year (money back) and this past week for State (had to pay)!!!

  • Jenn K.

    I’m a last minute filer even though I always do our taxes early. I procrastinated since we had to pay this year.

  • Jennifer Marie

    We are somewhere in the middle not right when we get all our information, but not at the last minute either.

  • Pat

    I’d say somewhere in between….earlier if we’re getting money back, later if we have to pay

  • Julie

    Early Bird when we are getting money back 🙂

  • Ali Watson

    Last minute filer!

  • Tracey Lentz

    I’m usually an early bird but this year was somewhere in between.

  • Lisa McBride

    I’m an early filer. I always file as soon as I get my W-2. Even though I owed this year. 🙁

  • alicia beckham

    I am a some kind in between….we just got a NEW IHOP in my hometown have NOT been there yet…!

  • Ellen B

    We are somewhere in the middle, but it has happened where we submitted right before the deadline.

  • Melissa

    🙂 Definitely Early! The Earlier… The Better! Usually As Soon as We Get ALL Our W-2s Back Then As Quick As It Comes It Goes, Paying Bills and Putting Away For Savings!

  • Nikki hatfield wilson

    We filed in February. I always sweat it so it is best to just bite the bullet and get it over with for me.

    Twilson 107 at cox dot net

  • Karen Sheaffer

    We always file early.

  • Cindy

    Early bird because I have to file my fafsa for school by Feb 15 and they need tax information.

  • Dixie D

    Last minute. Because the only thing in my life that’s organized is my coupon book. My friends are still shocked at it. 🙂

  • Melissa

    Usually we are early birds, but this year the hubby wanted to use turbo tax. I ave to say there was nothing turbo about it. It took forever. I don’t know who is at fault the hubby or turbo tax, lol

  • Angie

    We are Early Birds! As soon as the paperwork comes in we get them done! (and of course before the return is in its already spent! LOL)

  • Zahra

    Depends – an early bird if we are expecting money and later if we owe! LOL

  • Kelly F

    I’m an Early Bird!

  • Cheryl

    somewhere in between….if not last minute!

  • chrissy

    As soon as we get them, we do them 🙂 it seems to take forever & a day to get it though. I could sure use a gift card 🙂

  • Brenda

    Last Minute filer this year, as in I haven’t started yet! YIKES! I better get going… this could be a long night!

  • Audrey

    Early bird definitely. I like to get my money back and not waste any time.

  • Michelle

    Last minute flyer. Without a doubt.

    • Michelle


  • Tracy F

    Definitely an Early Bird !

  • Erin

    Early..,, puts are filed, return received & spent. 🙂

  • Nicole

    We are early birds!! Always get a jump on it!!

  • Jill

    Somewhere in-between!

  • Lydia Banegas


  • Tammy Kreiss

    Depends how much money I owe that year… 🙁

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  • Marina

    Usually somewhere in between, though, this year, I was more of a last minute filer.

  • Shauna

    Last minute…still haven’t filed yet!

  • aimee

    Last minute filer.