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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 31st Jan 18, 9:54 PM
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    Aesop
    ~Make upto 10 a day February 2018~
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    • 31st Jan 18, 9:54 PM
    ~Make upto 10 a day February 2018~ 31st Jan 18 at 9:54 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody

    This is the 126th month of this challenge, which was first started by Batgirl, in September 2007. A link here to the original thread as I am sure some of you are interested to read where it all began.

    Thanks to Batgirl for starting it, lynnejk and ALL posters, for helping us to keep the thread going. Thanks to previous challengers who used to run this thread too, Rawdinosaur, Emmaglet, Nat21luv, Monkeynut, Sweetpeas, Purpleroses, JesaRose, MizMir.

    I have decided to rename this challenge as reading posts, it seems to put people off thinking they HAVE TO make 10 a day.

    You don't.

    The original purpose of this challenge was to help people to try and make an extra 10 a day on top of their normal income to help things along. Ie paying off debt, making savings, paying for holidays, overpaying mortgages etc.

    That is exactly what this challenge is about, attempting to make extra income on top of your normal income to help you wherever you need it.

    People start the challenge by setting a goal of 1 a day. Then when they find they are smashing this regularly, they up it to 5 a day. Some of us gluttons for punishment go for 10 a day. It really is entirely upto you. We only ask you to post what your goal is to help you keep motivated. Some days you make more and some days you make less, but aim for extra at the end of the month.

    The idea is that everyone posts how they are making extra money and these shared ideas help all of us to learn new ways to help cut debt or earn/save money.

    What cannot be added:
    Wages from your main job

    What can be added:
    Overtime
    Income from a second job
    Daily clicks
    Interest
    Vouchers
    Mystery shopping
    And much, much more.

    This board moves pretty quickly, so be sure to subscribe and read it regularly.

    Link to previous thread.

    So who wants to kick 2018 into a financially working for you year?

    Join this challenge and let's make those bank accounts fat, mortgages paid off, holidays paid off, savings account grow fatter, debts paid off and much much more!!!
    Last edited by Aesop; 27-02-2018 at 12:04 PM.
    Make 10 a day March 2018 40.38

    January -
    February -

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    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 28th Feb 18, 9:58 AM
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    carbootcrazy
    Just back to congratulate everyone on whatever they managed to make this month. It's been a very difficult month for a lot of us so I think, all things being considered, we can all give ourselves a big pat on the back


    Let's hope March is a brighter month for us all, in more ways than one. See you all on the new thread.
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2018: Jan-June: 2333.00+.


    Original Debt: 56804 (@02/13). Now: 9141
    . Under 10K at long last.
    • Milly-Ann-Molly
    • By Milly-Ann-Molly 28th Feb 18, 2:29 PM
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    Milly-Ann-Molly
    Hi,

    finally added up my mega eB@y month...after fees etc..
    519.22 eB@y
    2.28 @mazon sales
    11.21 Quidco cashback
    165 other sales
    5 morrisons voucher
    7.75 Peacocks student discount saved
    34.43 saved on vegetable seeds at a 50% off event in garden centre
    30.43 wages for part time job january
    4 refund from school trip fees

    This makes my feb total 1377.71

    Not too shabby... I have made alot of big purchases with it (dishwasher / tumble dryer / satnav / car tyres and reduced my cc limit by a further 150)

    I hope everyone else had a good month. See you all in March.
    I'm off to read the thread and catch up on the past two weeks!!!
    xx

    Make /day June: 0 / 600
    Quidco 2,182.78 NSD June:
    SPC 2018#037 frugal 2018 #41
    2018 Road Kill 3.31
    Nectar 46.45 Tesco 10.50 Boots 10.18 Morrisons 10
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 28th Feb 18, 8:09 PM
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    QueenJess

    Jess - sounds like you're doing a great job. Is this your first or second baby? Feels so different 2nd time round for us. The couple of days we've been away, we spent with my father-in-law, his partner, his partner's daughter (25ish) and her daughter who is just 3 months. Now with our daughter (now 4) we had set routines. She fed at certain times. She napped throughout the day at certain times. We panicked if she missed, or was late with a feed/nap. With our little boy who's coming on 6-months, we barely do anything the same, yet it was funny watching the girl we were away with and her 3-month old girl. Everything she did, and the way she behaved with her daughter was like a mirror-image of how we behaved with our 1st. I guess what I'm trying to say is that there is no right or wrong way to do anything when you're raising your baby. You do what is best for you both, and don't let anybody tell you differently. Things will improve for you - you'll soon have full uninterrupted 12 hour sleeps through the night and you'll get a good night sleep too. Until then, just look after yourself, and get all the rest you can.
    Originally posted by cufc_mike
    Thanks Mike. This is my first and unfortunately he will only go to sleep with me so I am totally on my own with all this for now (DH doesn't really have a clue and glazes over when I try to discuss these things). The problem we had was that he had severe reflux and had to sleep upright most the time when he was very small (so strapped to me) and before that he had a tongue tie which we had to get sorted before we could feed. Then unfortunately I was very ill indeed, then more recently he had a norro virus and I did whatever I had to for him to rest.

    All in all I ended up with a totally lovely baby, but one who absolutely catagorically refuses to stop breast feeding and thinks I am his personal dummy and doesn't sleep in his own cot.

    Still seeing how all this goes.. he has a bad cold at the moment so we are struggling a bit as he wakes up coughing quite a few times, but mainly he seems to have accepted milk is only for morning and evenings and not in the middle of the night. Just trying to hang in there really and cling onto any small improvements I can see. Will slowly move towards getting him to sleep on his own all night..

    At least I understand him so well now that I should (fingers crossed) be able to figure this out. Am totally shattered..
    Make up to 10 a day challenge: May 87.45/310, April 488.20/50 (Mar 754.90, Feb 519.52, Jan 608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: 2,689.44)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 28th Feb 18, 10:09 PM
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    QueenJess
    Here's some good news at last (as promised!)... just won 125 on the slots! Tips me nicely over 500 for the month. Very happy
    Make up to 10 a day challenge: May 87.45/310, April 488.20/50 (Mar 754.90, Feb 519.52, Jan 608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: 2,689.44)
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 1st Mar 18, 2:04 AM
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    FatVonD
    Monthly profit of 424 after fees from my sideline.

    I have however just quit my part time job so this will be my only income this month if I don't find something else quick! I am on the lookout but have given myself a week off (probably just as well with the snow!)
    Make 25 a day in April 0/750 (March 584, February 602, January 883.66)

    December 361.54, November 322.28, October 288.52, September 374.30, August 223.95, July 71.45, June 251.22, May119.33, April 236.24, March 106.74, Feb 40.99, Jan 98.54) Total for 2017 - 2,495.10
    • shariann
    • By shariann 1st Mar 18, 9:00 AM
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    shariann
    Morning

    The school I work at is shut today so I am still under the duvet! Still got lots going on here and my brother is quite poorly so am grateful for a break from work today. Will have to get going soon though as there is lots to do regarding the business. Not sure where I got up to in Feb as the last couple of weeks have been a bit of a blur with hospital visits etc but will try to work out a total later.

    Well done to everyone who made money in Feb and see you on the March thread
    10 a day July - 228.30/310
    2014 110.92 2015 3732.30 2016 1633.66 2017 2991.70
    2018 Jan 604.94 Feb 264.01 March 360.26April 282.29May 329.59 June 84.34
    • Rosie
    • By Rosie 1st Mar 18, 9:55 AM
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    Rosie
    Declaring Feb at 281.80 just managed to scrape in by cashing out my 2 coin stash.
    Jan 10 a day 337 99/310
    Feb 10 a day 281.80/280
    Mar 10 a day 219.30/310
    Apr 10 a day 265.42/300
    May 10 a day 188.45/310
    June 10 a day 313.66/300
    • Talia1
    • By Talia1 1st Mar 18, 9:56 AM
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    Talia1
    Hi all
    Total this month is 452.15, made up of usual surveys, cashback and eb@y. Bonus being a birthday month.

    Read every day but don't post as much as I should, well done to all who made that bit extra in February and see you in the March thread.
    10 a day 2018 Jan-March 1423.69 April 0/300
    10 a day 2017 3967.07
    • bloomfelt
    • By bloomfelt 1st Mar 18, 10:44 AM
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    bloomfelt
    Just dropping in to declare my Feb total - luckily I had the PPI refund as I struggled with a lot of timewasters for things I was selling on FB.
    Total for Feb 7101.10
    10 a day April 81.94/300
    10 a day 2018 8917.52
    • truebluemummy
    • By truebluemummy 1st Mar 18, 2:40 PM
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    truebluemummy
    Hi all

    My total altogether for February is 187.84 well chuffed 47.84 over what I originally said.

    I'm going to do 10 a day for march.

    Hope the snow isn't causing too many issues for everyone.

    Stay safe everyone xxx
    February 5 a day ... 187.84/140
    March 10 a day 287.47 /310
    April 73/310
    May 119.456/310 10 a day
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 1st Mar 18, 8:17 PM
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    QueenJess
    Final declaration for Feb:
    Interest 2.15
    Cashback 5.48

    Overachieved! Final total 519.52
    Make up to 10 a day challenge: May 87.45/310, April 488.20/50 (Mar 754.90, Feb 519.52, Jan 608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: 2,689.44)
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 1st Mar 18, 9:08 PM
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    lynnejk
    Evening all

    How lovely reading all your posts and brilliant results for Feb

    I'm declaring at 224.50/280, so didn't quite hit the mark this month. Have found it a bit difficult with all the RL happening around me and the dreadful weather here as well. Oh well - onto March eh
    Lx
    10day.2014=3213/2015=3421/2016=3238/2017=2702/2018=498..APR=12.03/300
    GrocC.2014=2162/2015=2083/2016=218/2017=1996/2018=450..APR=17.13/200
    Bulk buy.......APR=233.76
    GC.NSD..2015=216/2016=213/2017=229/2018=39..APR=03/15
    SPC130x61..2014=1178/2015=1287/2016=4616/2017=3843
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = 13,140
    • angelicious
    • By angelicious 4th Mar 18, 1:25 AM
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    angelicious
    Final update for February-430.13 to add from fleabay sales

    Total for the month 2638.52
    Make 10 day '18: March '18 1479.50/1000 Feb '18 2638.52/1000, Jan '18 960/1000
    2018 1% challenge - 228 - 4% @ 07/02 (912/22800)
    Make 10 day say 2017 total 5256.25
    MFW: 160,306.48, now 158, 600 @07/02 Paid 1386.48
    Decluter 2018: 79/2018
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