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Sunday the 31st of May 2009

7:46 PM


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Thursday the 28th of May 2009

9:43 AM

Things are coming along . . .

So, the website is starting to look a lot better now. I keep adding things and moving stuff around. The Coupons and Deals pages are still a work in progress but I'm trying to get it finished. Thanks to everyone for visiting and returning everyday. I think the new front page is laid out a lot better now so I'll probably leave it the way that it is. I add new things to the other pages whenever I find them so there are more reader panels and product test sites that I've added. I plan on adding more to the Surveys and "Get Paid To" pages but right now I'm focusing on the Coupons and Deals.  I've got a ton of links to add so keep checking back. I appreciate everyone that has signed up for the newsletter. I'm not sure when I'll be sending out the first one yet but remember to check your email after you sign up to opt in. Eventually I will be running some contest and I was thinking about starting a forum but for now, the Coupons and Deals has to be finished. I thought I'd let everyone know what was going on with the site and what I was planning. Thanks again to all of you for visiting!
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Wednesday the 13th of May 2009

9:45 PM

latest freebie review

The past few days I got 3 free full sized tubes of Cover Girl Eyelights eye brightening mascara. I love it! It works very well and really made my eyes stand out. My husband even noticed a difference in my eyes. I got one for green eyes, blue eyes and one for hazel eyes too. I've only tried the green one but I was happy with it and will definetely buy it.

I also got three $25 gift cards to Kmart from Harpers Bazar magazine which were very useful.

Too many magazines to list, I have a huge stack of new ones I need to read.

I got a really nice serving spoon from Oneida for free yesterday that I have already put to use, another very useful freebie.

I've finally started getting my new address labels since I moved - I hated to throw away all the old ones I had.

I almost forgot, I got a Henckels pairing knife and a wooden storage box for cutlery - these were awesome freebies - I love J.A. Henckles products.

That's about it that I can remember, hopefully tomorrow will bring another full mail box.

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Wednesday the 13th of May 2009

9:16 PM

Money Saving Tips

Over the years I've become quit good at saving money every way possible. Lately, I've had to come up with even more ways so I thought I'd write some of them down.

  • Use coupons! You can get them everywhere; online, in store, in magazines and newspapers. You can use coupons for groceries of course, but you can find coupons online for almost everything you need to buy.
  • Make your own food. Take your lunch to work and make dinner instead of going out.
  • Buy family size packages and divide it yourself instead of buying individual sizes.
  • Buy reuseable containers instead of  bags.
  • Order freebies and free samples. You can find enough samples online to stock your whole bathroom with body wash, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, deodorant and lotion.
  • Search the weekly adds for all of the grocery stores near your house. You can go to multiple stores to get the best deals on everything you need.
  • Take the time to go through the clearance isles and bins in your stores. You can find great deals when you take the time to look for them.
  • Join the websites for the brands you use most often. They often send coupons for new products to their members.
  • Buying store brand and generic items are a good way to save but you should still compare prices in store to see if brand names are on sale or if a coupon will make it cheaper to buy the brand name product.
  • Grow the vegetables you use most often yourself. You can easily make a container garden if you don't have a place to till up in your yard.

These are just a few ideas. I know that there are a lot more but this is a good list to start with.

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Monday the 4th of May 2009

1:17 PM

Read my newly published Ezine.com article

I'm an Expert Author now! I had my first article published on ezine.com today. It took a while since a certain person decided to copy the first article I wrote and post it as their own. (I'm glad that you liked it but you could have asked me if you could use it!) That doesn't matter now though because it taught me a lesson about posting BEFORE I submit an article. So then, the article is very informative if you are new to freebie searching. Click the button below and check it out.

 As Featured On EzineArticles

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Wednesday the 29th of April 2009

11:13 AM

April 29 Freebies I received

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Today I received another sample bottle of Gillete body wash and a survey check for $10.00. I also received  two free magazines, American Spa and Clairol Color Source which had three coupons in the back.

Yesterday was a much better mail day for me though. I received:

Gillete body wash sample

Crest tootthpaste sample from walmart

Kashi coupon for  free box of waffles

Nutrrish Dog food sample from Walmart
Glad ForceFlex Trashbag from Sams club
free magazines - Seventeen, Forbes, More, Business Week, Redbook, OK!, Maxim, American Salon, Star, Newsweek, and Shape


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Saturday the 25th of April 2009

6:15 PM

Seven Things to Avoid When Ordering Freebies

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Seven Thing to Avoid When Ordering Freebies

  1. Unless you are ordering from a secure, trusted site do not give out your real phone nuumber.
  2. Do not enter your real email address when ordering freebies. You should always have a junk email account set up for ordering freebies.
  3. Do not use your real birthday unless you are ordering from a secure, trusted site.
  4. Never give out your social security number.
  5. Don't waste your time with offers that sound too good to be true.
  6. Freebies that require you to complete multiple (usually expensive) offers to qualify.
  7. Offers for gift cards of huge value, again, too good to be true.
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Friday the 24th of April 2009

8:30 AM

14 Things Every Freebie Hunter Should Do

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14 Things Every Freebie Hunter Should Do

  1. Start multiple email accounts for Spam and Newsletters you will receive when signing up for offers.
  2. Sign up for a virtual voice mail number to enter as your phone number when you submit forms for freebies. This way you’ll avoid telemarketers and sales people calling your house.
  3. Keep a calendar so you don’t miss out on freebies offered at specific times and dates.
  4. Download a form filler. This will make filling out multiple offers much quicker and easier.
  5. Bookmark your favorite daily freebie sites.
  6. Bookmark your favorite Freebie Forums.
  7. Join sites that offer freebies and free samples to members only.
  8. Join the mailing list for cigarette and alcohol companies because they send out freebies to members randomly through out the year.
  9. Join the reader panels of your favorite magazines for chances to receive samples and product test.
  10. Join the mailing list for sites like PETA and The Paralyzed Veterans Society to receive address labels and letter seals through out the year.
  11. Bookmark the Free Sample site at Wal-Mart.com and check it often. They have great offers that always come.
  12. Join RewardsGold.com and write quick reviews for the required products. These free magazine subscriptions you receive as a reward always come.
  13. Sign up at HouseParty.com and apply to all of the parties. This is a great opportunity to try new products and share them with your friends and family.
  14. Join “Get Paid To” offer sites for easy free money, gift cards and points to redeem for prizes.
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Friday the 24th of April 2009

7:35 AM

The Benefits of Freebie Hunting Online

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I love to look for freebies online! I first began freebie searching when I was 15 years old and had a boring office job sitting at a computer from 7:00am to 5:00pm. One day I typed "free stuff" into the search box, hit enter, and to my surprise thousands of results came back. I ordered everything from golf balls and free product samples to bug guides! Once the thick padded envelopes and brown boxes started arriving in my mailbox everyday I was hooked. Every day I ordered more and more free samples and freebies. I looked forward to the mailman bringing me my free findings at the end of every day.

I learned quickly that everything I signed up for wouldn't always come and I clicked on many so-called freebies that turned out to be scams. There were many fake offers used to collect email addresses and personal information. I also found that a lot of the free offers were simply to lure me on to a site that required me to complete other costly offers to qualify for the free item. Another issue with freebie hunting that I found repeatedly was offers for free gifts and samples that required me to pay shipping and handling fees. Lucky for me I was too young to have a credit card so I had to learn how to spot the real freebies and avoid the fake ones.

I've continued my freebie, free stuff and free sample hunting for over 13 years! My friends and family are amazed by how much mail I receive every day and the types of things I get for free. I've opened packages to reveal full size beauty and make-up products, cases of new to the market products to try, reusable tote bags, cleaning products, pans, board games, candles, jewelry, journals, pens, flashlight, picture frames and so much more. I receive free gift cards, checks and coupons to use in-store for free products at least once a week. I also get free address labels about every two months and I have an amazing collection of fifty-two different magazine subscriptions that I receive completely free of charge every month! Cosmopolitan, Road and Track, Spin, Radar, Vibe, Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Fun, Allure, Elle and forty-one others.

My freebie hunting has been a very rewarding and money saving hobby for me. I receive huge amounts of product samples which help me to save money on things like razors, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo and conditioner, lotion, body wash and even over the counter medications. Every month I get to try out new products, some of which aren't even in stores yet. Most companies want my feedback on the samples I receive so I can help shape the future of many products.

These are just some of the benefits to freebie, fee stuff and free sample hunting online. As an experienced and dedicated freebie hunter I'm happy to be able to share my advice, opinions and experiences with other free stuff searchers.  I hope freebie hunting will be as beneficial and rewarding to you as it has been for me.

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