Since getting the pup I’ve found myself out and about roaming the streets at various points of the day. And as great company as a 6 month old puppy can be it can get a little lonely out there at times especially when battling the wind and rain. I’ve found myself listening to a lot of music on my phone and lately audiobooks have fallen on to my radar. I’d always thought of them as, for some reason, something old people listened to and didn’t imagine there would be much choice but I’m pleased to be corrected as there’s far more choice than I could have imagined. An audiobook website got in touch with me to ask if I’d like to try out their audio books* (for free) and it couldn’t come at a better time as there seemed to be a fight to death at my local library for the 6 good audiobooks they had in stock. Basically Audible allows you to pick and pay for an audiobook, download it on to your computer and the upload it onto the device you’d like to listen to it from, or – and this is the way I prefer – you can listen to the book direct from an.
I have to say I really credit audiobooks with a lot of my recent weight loss of 35lb (still a long, long way to go) because if I hadn’t had something interesting to listen to on my walks with Jarvis I think I’d have given in a long time ago and paid for a dog walker. As it is I’m out and about walking him along the river, fields and streets 2-3 times a day and listening to some great books at the same time. Audible have teamed up with me here at A Thrifty Mrs to offer you guys a. All you have to do is hop over and sign up then pick the book you’d like to listen to. You’re free to cancel your account at any time too. If you have any recommendations for audiobooks to listen to or podcasts, I’d love to hear your recommendations and do of course let me know which free audiobook you decide to pick.