Everybody Loves ‘Freebies’


FREE has always been my favorite ‘F-Word!’ Who doesn’t love getting something for free? Psychologically, we sometimes can’t help ourselves when we see a freebie.

You may know that many restaurants will let kids eat for free on certain nights of the week. There’s a pretty comprehensive list at FrugalLiving.TV: On Mondays, for instance, you can get free kids’ meals at IHOP, Denny’s, Pizza Hut and TGIFridays. Accompanying adults, of course, need to order too — and pay full price. But you can certainly save a ton of money by taking advantage of “Kids Eat Free” deals and all kinds of other great ‘free offers.’

I have always loved coupons and clearance racks, and rarely decline a ‘freebie’ of any kind! Some people are experts at finding ‘free stuff’ and live great on a super low budget.

Did you know that Craigslist has an absolutely ‘FREE’ section too? We recently had a queen size bed that we no longer needed, when my Father-in-law moved in and brought his bed from his house to ours. Our old bed was in decent shape, and I could not stand the thought of just ‘throwing it out’ when I was sure there were plenty of people who would love to have bed, bust could not afford to buy one! So I put an ad in the “FREE” section of Craigslist, and we had a ton of calls right away. A sweet young college student was the first to call, and she was thrilled and grateful to have our old bed absolutely free!!

Do you have any other tips to help others find great ‘freebies?” Please share your tips here!

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