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LadyStache in Baja

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Valentine's Day
« on: February 15, 2015, 08:06:33 AM »
I'm so proud of myself.  Last night instead of going out on a date and spending money, I babysat for two families  (one gig) and made $80 bucks in 3.5 hours! 

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Re: Valentine's Day
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2015, 10:53:54 AM »
Nice!  Now, do you have plans on investing those dollars or paying down debt or is it for present day needs?

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Re: Valentine's Day
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2015, 11:28:31 AM »
Great! Why haven't I thought about that? ;)

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Re: Valentine's Day
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2015, 02:00:34 PM »
You know Kander & LadyStache in Baja, that is an awesome idea for a semi-regular side gig - in home babysitting for major holidays.   Valentines, New Years, Christmas Parties, County Fair, Bowl Games, etc.  Advertise it and make the money if you're good at that! 

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Re: Valentine's Day
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2015, 03:57:01 PM »
Yes, I'm hoping to make it a reg. thing.  I live in a tourist town, so there's a lot of vacationers that want a night out and don't know any sitters.  Time to put up some flyers!

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Re: Valentine's Day
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2015, 04:06:01 PM »
You might want to approach local hotels for referrals, after providing references & a flyer listing your services & training. When DS was preschool age, we took him on a trip & found a sitter thru our hotel so we could have a dinner at a restaurant with adult friends. The sitter came to our hotel room.

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Re: Valentine's Day
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2015, 11:49:00 PM »
My husband and I did spend a little money on Valentine's Day this year. We bought a young apple tree named Johnathan. He'll be keeping Granny Smith company in our California yard, and serving us breakfast in a few more years.

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Re: Valentine's Day
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2015, 08:55:31 AM »
Heh I went out and drove for Lyft on Valentine's Day. Pulled ~$150 in ~5 hours.

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Re: Valentine's Day
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2015, 09:14:09 AM »
You know Kander & LadyStache in Baja, that is an awesome idea for a semi-regular side gig - in home babysitting for major holidays.   Valentines, New Years, Christmas Parties, County Fair, Bowl Games, etc.  Advertise it and make the money if you're good at that!

If you live in a college town, you can make a fortune baby sitting during football games. When I was in school I got more for football games than New Years Eve.  Just the regular games, not a bowl or anything.