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how can i earn extra money from home

I am a stay at home mom i need some ways i can make extra money from home

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Asked by itsagirl200801 at 3:20 PM on Jan. 31, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • If you are crafty/creative, consider starting your own home business. I think that's really the BEST way to actually make money. When I was a SAHM, I had my own gift basket and silk floral arrangement business and targeted Bridal Shows (where there is lots of disposable income on the part of Brides and their families!)

    I was licensed in my state, and bought wholesale, then sold overstocks and old samples on Ebay--to keep my inventory fresh and current.

    Think outside the box for a product or service YOU are comfortable with making/doing, and get started! Check out your states "Open For Business" website to get all of the information you need.

    Answer by LoriKeet at 3:28 PM on Jan. 31, 2010

  • You can check out my ideas:   Mavi's Home Work.

    Be sure to read the work at home article series from eHow.    Work at Home Article Series


    Answer by m-avi at 3:37 PM on Jan. 31, 2010

  • Sell on E-bay.. You can check out my store to see examples of what sells, etc.

    I have a lot of popular toys like (Legos, Thomas) baby items like (baby Bjorn, baby monitor, Winnie Pooh crib bedding) and household appliances like (Dirt Devil Kurv, KONE) etc. :

    Answer by Arelf27 at 4:06 PM on Jan. 31, 2010

  • If you're crafty you can sell your crafts on

    If you have a medium/large home with a good size yard you can get a daycare license. You will need to be certified by the state and your home will be inspected.

    You could get a part-time job on the weekends or nights.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 4:07 PM on Jan. 31, 2010

  • I make money at home with Tupperware. I have been doing it 3 + years and LOVE every minute of it. Let me know if you have any questions. Good Luck!

    Answer by rocamom at 6:21 PM on Jan. 31, 2010

  • Passion Parties is the place to be, i only work sat nights, and i never ask people to book they are so excited once they hear what i do they beg me to do a party!!! its amazing!!! email me with more questions,

    Answer by hslepko at 6:25 PM on Jan. 31, 2010

  • I work as a Fitness Coach from home with Beachbody (the company that created P90X, TurboJam, Slim in 6, Insanity etc.). I help people stay on track with their fitness goals and get rewarded for achieving my own goals with fitness & nutrtition.

    It's not for've got to have a passion for helping people. If you think it might be a good fit for you there is info available on my cafemom page. Feel free to e-mail me with any questions :)

    Answer by ammil87 at 7:09 PM on Jan. 31, 2010

  • Hi do you like to travel and have fun going places with your family.I have a revolving travel buisiness I do from home and it's a very small investment to start if you are interested please send me a message to my page.I will give you the information on how to get started when you send me a message.

    Answer by Mandy1974 at 10:54 PM on Jan. 31, 2010


    Let me know if I can help with any questions. Have a great weekend!!!!!

    Answer by NicoR at 11:36 PM on Jan. 31, 2010

  • You can search for jobs that match your skillset and have a telecommute or remote option. Do you have a former employer you could work for remotely? If you have a computer with high speed internet & Microsoft Office Pro & have at least intermediate MS Office skills, you should be able to find work as a virtual assistant (VA). For more information, go to,, . Do you have a skill or experience that you can turn into a home based business? I have a friend who makes children's hair accessories in her basement & sells them to boutiques around the Midwest. My husband runs a handyman business from our home. I work from home with two lines of business; I do freelance bookkeeping & business organization; I also do career & job search coaching

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:04 AM on Feb. 1, 2010

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