Thursday, September 13, 2012

Shake Your Money Maker

I know that my sister Gabi has only been gone for 13 days, 18 hours, 13 minutes and 2 seconds, but I miss her :(  So naturally I want to go to USD Family Weekend in October. One problem...

$$$  MONEY  $$$

I don't have enough, and I need some. So naturally I am doing what any sane person would do, selling my possessions. Let me explain, I won't be having my kids wearing the same outfit everyday, but we have lived with my parents for 3 years. Milton says we will be out by the end of the year, but I am not holding my breath, so I am selling all the things we have had in boxes for over 3 years. I am having a virtual garage sale on Craigslist. I am selling girl clothes, newborn- 6 months, kitchen stuff (pots, pans, etc.), a Coach purse, books, blu-rays, a blu-ray player. You get the point, I will let you know how much $ I can raise, I need about $700 for us to go to San Diego and I FULLY intend to raise that in the next 4 weeks, wish me luck! Do you have any ideas for quick money making? No I will NOT be shaking my money maker, that is simply a title people. Get those minds out of the gutter ;) 

Question of the Day: Do you want to donate to my cause?Truly kidding, but do you have any suggestions?



8 comments:

  1. Good luck! I hope you are able to come up with the $ needed for your trip!

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  2. i would love to help with your cause! :) haha....do you have a link?

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  3. yea that's what I was about to ask-- Do you have a link to CL? As far as idea-- do you have any talents? Baking,crafting, cleaning ect.-- if so, play off that.

    Good luck girlie and I processed my ad through PF
    Chene @Prototype Mama

    For some reason I can't comment using my name so I have to use my hubby's blog

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  4. We have solds LOTS of stuff through craigslist when we downsized houses. It's all about the appearance of the ad and the price!! We've never tried Ebay, but I know clothing lots are BIG on there -- so maybe selling the clothes that route might be good. You can do it! The key to selling in craigslist is posting a handful of times a day so your post stays at the top. So I do it before Kiki wakes up, at nap time, and right after bedtime. Hope that helps!!

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    1. Good ideas! I didn't know you could post multiple times in one day, I am going to try it for sure :)

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