Josie Rubio

Josie Rubio

Josie Rubio was a Brooklyn-based freelance editor and writer, who interviewed everyone from Britney Spears to ghost experts during her lengthy journalism career. She visited five continents, and loved to write about travel, food, nutrition, health, gardening... and pretty much everything. Her byline appeared in New York Times, Shape, Brooklyn Based, The Red Hook Star-Revue, The Local, The Agit Reader, Music's Bottom Line, Columbus Monthly, and Mid Ohio Golfer.

Note: Josie Rubio died on December 3, 2019.

Josie Rubio's Most Recent Blog Posts

Everything You Need to Know to Buy Cheap Backpacks for School

Back to School sales offer a great opportunity to shop for cheap backpacks. With tips on features, styles, and brands, our comprehensive backpack guide can help you buy a bag for your elementary, middle, or high school student.

What Does Dog Insurance Cost, and What Does It Cover?

Your pup might need pricey medical treatments sometime during its life, and dog insurance can help lessen the financial pain. But how much does dog insurance cost, and is it right for you? Check out our guide to find out.

What Is Galentine's Day?

Created for the show Parks and Recreation, Galentine's Day is an excuse to get your gal pals together and have fun. Check out these 15 Galentine's Day ideas for you and your crew to try out this February 13.

Yikes! What to Do When Your Amazon Package Is Not Delivered

Now that Amazon packages are trackable to within minutes of delivery, one lost parcel can seem like a mystery worthy of a podcast. Before you freak out, check out our guide on what to do if your Amazon package never arrived.

How to Get Amazon Reviews on Your New Products

If you're having trouble selling on the Amazon Marketplace, your rankings could be letting you down. Getting positive customer feedback could make a big difference. So check out our handy guide to getting legitimate Amazon reviews.

11 Essential Things to Know When Buying a Used Car

Shopping for a used car can be stressful. Not only is it a big purchase, but you want a good deal on a safe and reliable vehicle. To help you out, here are the 11 car-buying tips you should know before you head to the dealer.

Are You Using Amazon Keywords Effectively?

Amazon keywords are one of the most important aspects of successful selling on the Amazon Marketplace. Check out our guide on how to use Amazon keywords strategically, and the tools that can help you out.

Yikes! What to Do When Your Amazon Package Is Missing

Now that Amazon packages are trackable to within minutes of delivery, one lost parcel can seem like a mystery worthy of a podcast. Before you freak out, check out our guide for what to do when your Amazon package never arrives.

What Does Amazon Prime Cost, and Can You Get It Cheaper?

Amazon Prime costs $119 a year, or you can opt to pay $12.99 per month. Then again, you could always pay less. Here's how to get free Amazon Prime if you qualify, and how to save on your subscription if you don't.

How to Buy Workout Clothes

If you're looking to get fit this year, dressing for the part may actually help. And even if you haven't gone to the gym in years, don't worry. We're offering a comprehensive guide to buying workout clothes.