My Love of Free Shit

Let’s face it. Who doesn’t love a good sale/coupon/handout? Ask any of my friends, family, or closest confidante (and soon to be roomie) Not-so-Carrie and they’ll tell you I’m the queen when it comes to getting free shit, knowing where the event with an open bar is, or having a ridiculously amazing coupon I got from some promotion. Most of the time, it’s all about networking. I can’t stress enough that it’s all about who you know anymore and not what you know, however, sometimes it’s definitely just a matter of being in the right place at the right time and getting lucky…and no, not that kind of lucky. Get your minds out of the gutter.

Sometimes I sit back and wonder how much everything I’ve won or been given would amount to. Math, however, has never been my strong point so I’ve never come up with a total. I like to look at the overall experience of it all as being priceless.

For instance… Continue reading