RSSAll Entries in the "Odds and Ends" Category

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions with These Free and Cheap Apps

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions with These Free and Cheap Apps

Tweet It’s the New Year and there’s nothing that you want more than to stick to a resolution. You may have failed at dieting and budgeting in years past but 2013′s going to be different, right? I’m every bit as optimistic as you when it comes to goal setting and that’s why I decided to […]

Amazon Prime Now Has iPad App for Instant Video Streaming

Amazon Prime Now Has iPad App for Instant Video Streaming

Tweet Good news for Amazon Prime members.  The service now has an Instant Videos app for the iPad.  You can watch your favorite movies and TV shows on the go for no additional cost.  This is perfect for vacations and business trips.  Best of all, it’s a perk of having an Amazon Prime membership.  If […]

How to Learn a Foreign Language for Free

How to Learn a Foreign Language for Free

Tweet Forget Rosetta Stone! I have some ways to learn the foreign language of your choice for free. For example, the Internet is full of educational websites dedicated to making you bilingual and multilingual. Rather than spend a small fortune on language lessons, I believe in the power of self-learning. Here are some of the […]

Doomsday Preppers Shows the Importance of Being Prepared

Doomsday Preppers Shows the Importance of Being Prepared

Tweet If you haven’t had the opportunity to catch an episode of Doomsday Preppers, National Geographic Channel’s new series, you’re missing out.  Where else are you going to learn how much time, energy, and resources go into prepping?   The hour long program follows average Americans as they prepare for TEOTWAWKI (The End of the World […]

Five Places You Can Listen to Music for Free

Five Places You Can Listen to Music for Free

Tweet Want to listen to music while working out or cleaning house but don’t want to pay an arm and a leg for it?  Why don’t you try these five sites on for size?  Not only will you have unlimited access to all your favorite tunes, it also won’t cost you a cent!  Now, that’s […]

How to Streamline Your Morning Routine

How to Streamline Your Morning Routine

Tweet Save Time With These Tips It’s time to send the kids back to school and with that in mind, there has to be a better way to get out the door in the morning. Missing keys and misplaced permission slips can put a damper on your day and make it difficult for you to […]

How to Get Free Redbox Rentals

How to Get Free Redbox Rentals

Tweet A Few Different Ways to Get Free Redbox Rentals Who doesn’t love a free movie rental from time to time? I do and that’s what makes Redbox so enticing. Not only do I see a kiosk when I pass by the supermarket, drug store or neighborhood McDonald’s (there are 27,000 Redbox locations nationwide), the […]

Reducing Your Risk of Costly Car Repairs

Reducing Your Risk of Costly Car Repairs

Tweet After sinking nearly $600 into new front and rear brakes and four brand new tires, I thought that it might be in my best interest to learn a little something about car maintenance. As a woman, I haven’t been inclined to keep up with my automobile like I should. To be quite honest, other […]

How to Spot a Craigslist Scam

How to Spot a Craigslist Scam

Tweet We’ve all done it. Answered an ad on Craigslist that didn’t seem right or even worse, appeared to be too good to be true. I’ve had my fair share of dealing with crooks as a freelance writer and will be the first to admit that there sure are a lot of scammers out there […]

Being Financially Prepared for a Disaster

Being Financially Prepared for a Disaster

Tweet Disasters happen. There’s simply no way around it, and most of the time there’s nothing we can do about them. And most disasters are extremely rare, so this makes for a devastating combination. But look no further than early 2011 and see that disasters can and do happen, and can affect millions of people. […]