Yes Mum in Meltdown is going to be changing soon! I have decided that I love this blogging malarkey and reading all of yours too. But now I want to move from my beginners Blogger account to a properly owned site…………..wish me luck I am a complete technophobe. This could all go horribly wrong! But I’m hoping it’s not going to be as bad as I’m expecting.
This has all come about after getting a bit of a kick up the backside after joining the Become a Mumpreneur course run by the lovely@erica and @antoniachitty . I have been off work through illness now for over 2 years and I am desperate to get back on my feet and hopefully start earning something- however small!
The first monetary challenge was to earn £20 for the month. So along with my eldest son we cleared out some old toys/books etc and decided to do a car boot sale!!
So yesterday morning we headed of to set up and hopefully turn some of our items into hard cash!!
We didn’t have a massive amount to sell but we were hoping to break the £20 goal. the day went well and we sold around £48 worth of stuff!! We were very impressed as we didn’t really stay there long and the boot sale itself wasn’t that big. So taking off our entry fee of £12 we cleared £35.80!!!
So my eldest was pleased as he cleared his debt’s ( a lost Ipod touch that was only 8 weeks old!!) and I was chuffed as when he gave the money to me I had exceeded my £20 monthly challenge.
So this has got me thinking towards next months challenge. I have always loved to make handmade gifts at Christmas, (hot chocolate cones, hampers, cookies etc) so with that in mind I have decided to have a table at the school Christmas fair ( hopefully) to sell some of these items(again hopefully!).
My £35 will go towards stuff I need initially to make the items ( which I will take pics of and probably post on here). At the moment I am feeling confident that the items are sell able……………..however when I am standing in that sale I’m sure my confidence will disappear!!
Wish me luck……………………………………….both for the new look blog ( please come and follow me when I change) and for next month’s sale!!!