Why I love mail Freebies

I love mailbox freebies. These are awesome especially when you’re having an okay, so-so, or even rough day, it’s always nice to open the mailbox to some great free items you’ve been anxiously awaiting.

Yesterday, our puppy bandanna came in from a Subaru promotion. I know, cheesy, but my 2 year old and his puppy had fun for about an hour playing Tug-o-War and Tie the Bandanna to the Puppy. Today my oldest son brought me a coupon for a free Bic lighter and a small package from the mailbox. My Pepsi Max T-shirt win came in from a Pepsi Max promotion which is on until 6/30 and you can enter daily. It only took me about 2 weeks of daily entering to get mine and it only takes 2 seconds if you have auto-fill set up on your browser.

My son also managed to make me feel both bad and good about my weight when I opened the T-shirt package. He asked me ‘Is that going to fit?’ about my size large T-shirt and though I was hoping he would say it is too big, he thought I needed an X-Large since that’s the size of most of my T-shirts. I DO wear them kind of big but still, I’ve lost quite a bit of weight recently and I’m proud of myself. So it’s good that I’ve changed in size, but not that my son hasn’t seemed to notice. Will I always be chubby mommy in his eyes?

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About CharityAnn

I'm a small town, stay at home mom living on a shoestring budget. I spend my time working as a ChaCha guide from home, searching out internet coupons and deals, and entering sweepstakes for fun prizes we couldn't normally afford. Through ChaCha, coupons, deals, and sweepstakes I have found a way to continue staying home with my kids while still affording the things we want. I'm still learning what works and what doesn't, but I hope to share my finds with local readers so that we may all enjoy what our small town has to offer without paying big city prices.

Posted on April 14, 2011, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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