Like getting free stuff and sharing it with friends? So does Charlene, a Freebies 4 Mom reader, who recently hosted a Gerber Organic House Party. Also I heard from Angela and Rachael who are both hosting a Fisher-Price Play Date House Party. They got almost $300 worth of toys for their party – these are toys they get to keep and give to party guests!

House Party is like a free sampling program for you and your friends. Look at the list of current parties and apply for the ones that you would be interested in hosting. Answer the questions honestly in your application, because these companies aren’t necessarily looking for the biggest parties and richest hostesses. This is a word-of-mouth marketing campaign that gives companies an opportunity to let their customers do the advertising for them. If you host a House Party I’d love to hear about your experience!