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Category: Rants and Rambles

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……

Can’t Afford Christmas? Being Broke is No Joke!

Can’t Afford Christmas? If buying presents for friends and family stresses you out every year because you can’t afford Christmas, you are not alone. And if you are on a tight budget like me, it can make planning for the holidays extremely challenging. You still have your regular December bills you have to pay but now you have to scrounge up even more money to afford Christmas presents. How are you going to do it all? Over the years, the members of our family have gone through some rough times, so we have established some traditions that have helped us have a budget-friendly Christmas and even…

Want to Buy a Car Online? Here’s What You Should Know…

*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are 100% my own and based on my personal experience. Full disclosure policy here.** Everyday I drive over 65 miles to and from work. Yeah, fun stuff – especially when I have to sit in traffic every freaking day. So when I bought my current car, I knew I needed something practical with great gas mileage and had a long warranty. And I did it all online! Here’s how you can buy a car online with the help of Cars.com. My First Car Buying Experience When I was a teenager, all I dreamed…

Ode to the Road – A Tribute to Annoying Roadside Things

Ode to the Road – A Tribute to Annoying Random Roadside Things Road trips can be fun, but daily driving can be a chore. Especially if like me, you have to spend hours every day stuck in traffic. Sometimes I find my mind wandering and like to come up with creative back stories for all of those annoying random objects I see during my regular commute. So without further ado, I give you my “Ode to the Road” aka “Rode”. Er…whatever, shut up. Ode to the Road – The Blanket Oh blanket on the side of the road. All rolled…

Side Hustle Income Report for 2016

Annual Side Hustle Income Report (2016) Welcome to my first Annual Side Hustle Income Report! When I first started blogging, I never had any intention of generating income from it. I was just discovering all kinds of ways to get free stuff and free cash with very little effort and wanted to share this information with the world! And while it was fun getting lots of free products, I was not making any money from it. But this past year, I started discovering some ways on how to make some actual cash with my blog along with other side hustles. So I’m going to…

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