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Category: Rants and Rambles

Obscure TV Shows Generation X Kids Had to Watch

I’m a member of Generation X. And like every other Gen X kid who grew up in the 70s and 80s, we didn’t have cable or streaming TV like Netflix or YouTube.  Our choices sucked. Don’t believe me? Get a load of these obscure TV shows Generation X kids were stuck watching before cable TV. It wasn’t called the Boob Tube for nothing! You see children, before Cable, TV options were very limited. In the 70s and 80s, there were only 5 or 6 channels to choose from (out of 13) and the rest was just snow. Remote controls were…

Top 15 Common Fears – Does yours make the list?

Top Common Fears – What Scares You the Most? Fear is a basic human emotion that we all experience in our lives. I asked my family and friends to tell me about what scares them the most and discovered that many of them share the same common fears. But what one person might find terrifying, another might find thrilling. Some examples include skydiving, roller coasters, or thunderstorms. So I compiled a list of the Top 15 Common Fears (not in any particular order) and added my own personal commentary just for fun. How do you relate? Top 15 Common Fears (with…

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…

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