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Category: Rants and Rambles

Magnifying Makeup Mirrors Suck!

Magnifying makeup mirrors are extremely handy for precise makeup application and personal grooming tasks. But if you don’t already own one and are considering getting one for yourself, you might want to read this first. I’m going to share with you some examples of these preposterous beasts and why I think they suck.  What are Magnifying Makeup Mirrors? Magnifying makeup mirrors are basically small mirrors that are just large enough for your face. They allow you to see yourself close up for easier precision of applying makeup and performing personal grooming tasks. There are several different kinds available and they typically range from 5x magnification all the way up…

15 Tricks to Hide Wrinkles Instantly

I’m a vain, over 40, Generation X mom who refuses to grow up. But even though I may still act like I’m 5-years-old, my face has other plans. While I’m doing my best to fight off wrinkles, crows feet, marionette lines, sun spots, and sagging, I appear to be losing this battle. And if you’ve completely given up, here are 15 tricks to hide wrinkles instantly without a face lift or fillers. 1 Wear a big hat and sunglasses It works for celebrities who want to go incognito and also helps protect against damaging UV sun rays. People will be too…

Ready for Amazon Prime Day This Year?

Are you ready for Amazon Prime Day This Year? Do you like to get your Christmas shopping done early? Well there’s no time like July! You might want to mark your calendars, because starting at 6pm PST/ 3pm EST July 16 it’s Amazon Prime Day this year! It’s kind of like Black Friday in the middle of summer. And you don’t even need to stand in line or risk getting punched in the face for that $200 television. But in order to celebrate Amazon Prime day, you have to be a Prime member. So I’m going to explain some of the…

20 Lazy Cleaning Hacks You Have to Try!

Lazy Cleaning Hacks I am probably one of the most undomesticated people you will ever meet. I’m a terrible cook and I absolutely hate to clean. So I’m not going to get into how to create a cleaning schedule (screw that) or how to make your own laundry soap, blah blah blah. Nope. Today I’m going to share with you my personal list of lazy cleaning hacks you can use to keep your house somewhat tidy on a daily basis.  Now, I’m not a clean freak by any means, but I just can’t stand clutter. It makes me feel like…

How To Make Money Doing YouTube Product Reviews

I’m not a YouTube star. I’m just a frugal, working mom who is always looking for ways to get free stuff and make a little side cash to help out the family. And while I’m not a professional YouTuber (yet), I do get lots of opportunities to try out neat products and actually make money doing YouTube product reviews! So if you are looking into venturing into the world of YouTube, here are 6 easy tips for beginners to show you how to make a YouTube product review video and earn a little money while you’re at it! But let’s…

Top 20 Driving Pet Peeves You Need to Stop Doing

Top 20 Driving Pet Peeves Some people get very anxious when having to drive. And every day is a challenge when dealing with annoying people who think they own the road. So this month I’m going to share with you a list of my Top 20 Driving Pet Peeves.   And if you think I’m talking to you, I probably am. Learn How to Drive via GIPHY 1. Not using your blinker. Blinkers are there for a reason – to let other people know you are turning!  Don’t make me look like an idiot when I’m waiting for you to pass and…

Annual Side Hustle Income Report 2017

Annual Side Hustle Income Report – 2017 Welcome to my 2nd Annual Side Hustle Income Report! When I first started blogging in 2015, I never had any intention of generating income from it. Now I’ve completed my 2nd year of blogging, and while I can’t quit my day job just yet, my side hustle income has become a little more lucrative. So without further ado, here is my annual side hustle income report for 2017 and we will also see how it compared to last year. The final tally is at the end. Enjoy Freebies has not really been enjoying freebies lately……

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