28 Free or Cheap Ways to Entertain Yourself At Home

Sometimes we find ourselves trapped in our homes, completely at a loss for how to use our time. Maybe we feel that we have too many options to even begin to pin one down, or maybe we feel that we have too few due to a lack of time or resources. The fact of the matter is there are a great many number of ways we can entertain ourselves at home for free or on a budget. Having fun does not necessarily mean forking over tons of money. Here are is a creative list of ideas for you  have a good time without leaving your house.
  1. Watch a program on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, etc.
  2. Read a new book. Half of the fun of reading a new book is finding it. eReaders are a great resource for browsing scores of contemporary titles, as well as free classics, such as Tales of the Brothers Grimm.
  3. Reread an old book.
  4. Watch YouTube animal videos.
  5. Exercise (It’s free and it’s good for you).
  6. Turn to Pinterest for D.I.Y. and inspired upcycling ideas.
  7. Play your favorite music and get up and dance. Tom Cruise did it inRisky Business.
  8. Write reviews for your Amazon purchases. It’s oddly addictive to do and helps your fellow buyers.
  9. Write a poem. Turn to the internet for how to write haikus, limericks, ballads and more.
  10. Draw, if you are artistically inclined.
  11. Take some photographs around the house or of the world outside your window using either a stand-alone camera, or the one built into your phone.
  12. Skype or Face Time with someone you don’t normally see.
  13. Start an Instagram or Twitter for your pet.
  14. Try out a new cocktail recipe with ingredients around the house.
  15. Bake some cookies.
  16. Create your own nut butter, be it almond, peanut, or walnut. Get creative!
  17. Create your own pesto with a fresh green (basil, spinach, arugula, etc.), olive oil, your nut of choice, fresh parmesan,  and salt and pepper.
  18. Make a collage with magazines and newspapers sitting around the house. Frame and hang it for cheap, D.I.Y. wall art.
  19. If you know an instrument, play it.
  20. Go window shopping online. It’s like window shopping at the mall, but the multiple checkout steps are a deterrent for actually buying anything.
  21. Make a sock puppet with an old sock and odds and ends around the house.
  22. Brew and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. Take time to savor the beverage, and pick out flavor notes.
  23. Run diagnostic, clean up, and maintenance tasks on your computer, such as running an antivirus software and making sure your computer is completely up to date.
  24. Collect clothing and nonperishable food items you no longer want for donation. This idea is double duty: You are giving to those in need and de-cluttering your home.
  25. Take online quizzes on websites like
  26. Explore your phone or tablet’s app store and make use of free apps.
  27. Create a blog on a website such as or
  28. Organize a cluttered area of your house, such as your closet or your junk drawers. It’s cathartic and sometimes fun going through your belongings and paring down to only those that you need and use.
This is a solid list to get you started. Entertaining yourself sometimes takes loads of creativity. Next time you are bored, take a look around your space and find something you haven’t used for a while, or something that needs to be organized and get to work. And with a plethora of free and cheap entertainment options on the internet, there is no end to the ways to entertain yourself at home.


Man arrested for singing 'Kung Fu Fighting'Man arrested for singing 'Kung Fu Fighting'

Police arrested a singer on racism charges after a man reportedly of Chinese descent complained about his performance of the song "Kung Fu Fighting," according to reports. 

Simon Ledger, 34, told Britain's The Sun newspaper that he and his band were performing the 1970s classic at the Driftwood Beach Bar on the Isle of Wight off the southern coast of England.
"We were performing Kung Fu Fighting, as we do during all our sets," he told the newspaper. "People of all races were loving it. Chinese people have never been offended by it before."
But Ledger told The Sun an Asian man walking by with his mother hurled an expletive and made an obscene hand gesture at the performers during the Sunday afternoon performance, then took a photo with his cell phone.
"We hadn't even seen them when we started the song. He must have phoned the police," The Sun quoted him as saying.
The man claimed he was "subjected to racial abuse," police told BBC News, and complained to the police the same evening.
'I thought it was a joke' Ledger told The Sun that police called him later that evening — while he was eating at a Chinese restaurant — to arrange a meeting. It was at that meeting that police arrested him, Ledger said.

The BBC report said police released Ledger after his arrest, intending to question him further at a later date.
"An investigation into this allegation is continuing to establish the full circumstances surrounding what happened," a Hampshire Constabulary spokesman told the network.
"I thought it was a joke but they were serious," Ledger told The Sun. "They seemed pretty amazed but said the law is the law and it was their duty. It's political correctness gone potty (a British term for crazy)."
The owner of the bar defended Ledger, telling the newspaper that he doesn't believe the song or the singer are racist, and that there "is no way he would abuse anyone."


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The damaging roads..

Posted by:Amanda

19 years living in this lovely village is enough for me to see the ups and downs happened for many years. You might say that it is too early for me evaluate or to judge the condition of this village but if even young children can feel the painful condition that is haunting the villagers now, what do you think I feel about this?
What I am trying to put emphasis on today is about the situation of the roads in this village. The bloody roads are undeniably pathetic. This is not an issue about ugliness but this is all about safety. With potholes here and there, loosened rocks and stones where there’s supposed to be smooth and solid tarmac, where cars can be driven smoothly, but alas, the road condition is making car owners and drivers to grind their teeth every time. Those who owned big 4 wheel drives can afford to smile but what of those small car owners, who can only afford Kancil or Kelisa? The roads are damaging and those small cars cannot endure the situation. Please do not expect everyone to buy a fancy car because not everyone can afford it. So, who’s to blame?

We are still waiting for movements. The pictures are better than the actual condition..


Job Vacancy

I accidentally found this ads while i am doing my research on 'How To Write Good Ads' and this is really..hmmm

Seriously people, what is in her mind when she wrote this ads?

OK seriously? Will you apply for this job?

Something wrong with the Boss don't you agree with me? Haiya..LOL!


Tips - On Airasia Help Desk!

Another Tipsy for those who have a problem with Air asia..

Being someone who have to travel quite frequent, and have to manage my own flight (i still can't afford to hire PA to manage it he he) so yea, i learn quite a few do and don't about flight. I experience quite a few things about flights, tickets, check in and yea stuffs.

Recently i was booking  AirAsia ticket online, using my Maybank2u- well unfortunately. I wish i just use my crdt card. Usually after successfully made the payment, Airasia(AA) will automatically send the itinerary with the booking number to my email. But not this time. So i need AA to send me my itinerary.

I need to confirm that there's no problem with my flight, so i had 4 options:

1. AirAsia Service Center :
    No : 600859999
    Charges : RM1.95/minute (If you book using Crdt Card it will save you RM4 because you just give them the crdt card number and walla they can retrieve your details!)

2. Tweet - @askairasia

3. Email - will redirect you to :
               : so you have to fill in the form and bla bla bla

4.LIVE Chat : Which they have a limited access and you NEED to have your BOOKING NUM : If you are going to ask about 'What-your-booking-num-is-AA-never-send' then don't bother to click LIVE Chat.

FYI, none give me what i requested - for a simple 'Please send my itinerary'

I call service center they said they will resend my itinerary. This costs me RM30
After few days they never resend.
I tweet to @askairasia well no response. When you have tweeter, it suppose to be only delay what 1 or 2 minutes...I waited for hours none. Costs me 3 hours waiting.

I click on LIVE Chat . Well as i mention above i dont have the booking number, so yea don't bother, they just waste your time.

Finally..I have to call back to Service center which costs me another RM10.

At this time, i am still waiting for their email.

So people..think about it. You pay RM49 for the tickets, but you will spend another RM50 to call them because of their poor service? So actually your ticket costs RM100.

P/s - Not to mention the time you spent to 'sakit hati' and feel like want to kill someone..If that cost you a lot..Because well, God already mark you as BAD  :)


Tips on Firefly-From my experience

Firefly  is wholly owned by MAS and  sometimes offer cheap flights inside Malaysia. Just to share my experience on Firefly: not to complains just for information :)

Ok from Kota Kinabalu, you will need to depart from KKIA, NOT T2. Remember that Firefly is owned by MAS, so it will fly from KKIA. That is why the airport tax is more expensive which is RM70 for both departure and arrival airports. It will landed at KLIA.

Before buying the ticket, maybe its good to check if you will bring lots of luggage or not. If not, you can unchecked the 'Check in Luggage' which will cost you RM38 one way. This will save you RM76 for 2 ways. Please note that Firefly will automatically choose 'Check in Luggage' for 2 ways if you buying ticket for 2 ways. You can't select you want to check in only for either one.

My Advice : If you think your luggage will be only like 10kg - 30kg, just pay RM30 when you check in, it's worth your money :)

Landed at KLIA, there is no direct bus to KL Sentral. You have 2 choices:
a. Using KLIA Express- This will cost you RM35 but it's awesomely fast and convenient. Only 28 minutes to KL Sentral.

b. Using Bus to Terminal 2, to catch skybus to KL Sentral. This will cost you less than RM20. Will take more than 1 hour to get to KL Sentral. IF you bring lots of luggage, this will be quite difficult for you :)

So yea, when you see the promo on the website for RM45 tickets, please note that you will need to add RM35 for airport tax and RM38 for luggage.

The Math to KL Sentral:
RM45 + RM35 + RM38 = RM118
KLIA Express : RM35

With Luggage checked in: RM153
Without Luggage : RM115

Most people didn't really do some homework on their flight calculation before buying. We have MAS, Firefly and Airasia, so choose wisely and you can get good price! :)

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