Sunday, January 11, 2009

Wylie Mom's First Weekly Recap

Here's my first weekly recap of how I did saving and or making money for the week. Week one was really short, so this will be for Jan 1 through Jan 10.

Grocery & Drug Savings - $124.05 (CVS, Walgreens and Albertsons)

Misc. Savings, detailed below - $5.70

-Wacky Pack coupon for son's 1/2 Birthday (balance was paid to GC from Christmas), sign up for the Sonic Birthday Club here, saved $1.00
-Free Redbox rental with Monday's free rental code, saved $1.00
-Starbucks "tell us how we did" receipt coupon (balance paid to GC earned from Pamper's Gifts to Grow points), saved $3.70

Gross eBay sales - $157.10

Weekly Impact: $286.85
Yearly Impact: $286.85

Just to give you an idea of how I look at that number, $286.85 "grossed up" for working outside the home would be $382.46, divided by 40 hours a week and I made $9.56 an hour. See more about my "grossing up" in this post. Not bad....but I have lots of room to improve! And of course you know I "work" more than 40 hours a week, haha! But, that will be my yard stick for comparing my numbers. Also remember, this was all done from the comfort of my own home or with my kids tagging along.....cool job, huh???

I also (finally) listed 21 more items on eBay.....I need to get those numbers up, up, up!!!! So, lots of room to improve there. :)

How did you do last week?

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I'm a married, stay-at-home mom to two kiddos in grade school. I love to save money as much as I like to make it! Coupons, thrift stores? Lead the way! But wait....there's more! I have a BBA from University of Oklahoma and I was a banker and an accountant before I became a domestic goddess!

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