Saturday, August 13, 2016

Online Earnings June and July 2016

June was sure a bleak earning month.  I use the excuse that I was gone part of it on the mission trip with no internet or mobile data.  That's really just an excuse though.

Zubeezone-- $5.60 paypal
Swagbucks--$25 amazon
PerkTV-- $10 amazon
Pinecone research-- $10 paypal
Instantcashsweepstakes--$2 paypal
Empowr-- $12.65

This totals just $66.38.  I spent $38.33 total on upgrades with some traffic exchanges bringing my net down to only $28.05 for the month  :(

I sold a few of my early quilts which I ended with $63.59 profit for Gifts Galore and More (which I call myself).  However, I realized that there are things that I have bought for "business" that I've not thought to write down over the year such as my new sewing machine, bobbins, cutter blades, thread, and batting.  Now I'm lost on how to know a true figure for the business side of my earnings.

If I add the $63.59 then I made $91.64 in June.

For July it looked a little better:

Atomicmailer-- $16.57 paypal
zubeezone-- $5.39 paypal
squirlytraffic-- $5.39 paypal
chatabout-- $5 paypal
swagbucks-- $25 paypal and $25 amazon
mylot-- $6.96 paypal
rabadaba-- $13.78 paypal
perktv-- $10 amazon
pinecone research--$3 paypal
lucktastic-- $5 amazon
apptrailers -- $1.03 paypal

This totals $121.87.  I had a total of $40.38 paid out in upgrades making my net $81.49 for the month.
For Gifts Galore and More I had a profit of $4.74 which takes my earnings to $86.23.

I have bee rethinking upgrades on the traffic exchanges.  Some I have cancelled, some I am keeping for now.  I did add 2 more.  Here are the banners for the traffic exchanges that I am currently upgraded with:

I have lifetime upgrades in zubeedownlines, redstagmailer, bigfootmailer, and redstaghits. The rest I do pay a monthly upgrade fee.

Happy Surfing, and here is to more and more earnings online for all!

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

WIP Wednesday-- Sometimes It's Just a Week for Cutting

Cutting fabrics is all I got done over this past week.
I started out looking through my strips and scraps to look for purple for the soscrappy blog challenge.
For the quilt I want to make, I am doing quilt as you go.  So I also looked around for fabrics I could cut for the back squares as well as the batting.  I will be making strip blocks in colors.....something I've been wanting to do for a long time, so it's about time I get started on them.

I was just going to cut what I needed and go on, but figured I really should just cut all of the scraps into usable pieces while I was at it.
You can see in my picture that I cut 10 inch for hotpads, a few extra 12 inch squares, 5 inch squares for later use, and 5 inch squares for coaster sets.  I ended up with a few skinny strips for doll rugs, and some strips for toothbrush rugs.  I ended up with a pile of strips for later string blocks too.
Not pictured are the 10 inch cotton batting that I cut for the hotpads and the pillowcase that I started filling with small pieces for making a dog bed.

I actually do have a progress picture to share on the crazy colored quilt. It's a cheat shot that I saved for this week just in case I didn't get anything done.  I actually added the other 2 rows on during the quilt retreat.


Rectangle quilt
challenge wall hanging
Hexagon quilt
Emerald Island Fusique table runner
Five and Dime quilt
Brown half square triangle table runner
3 sets of doll blanket, pillows, bed and rug--plus more to sell
Wall hanging for quilt guild
yo-yo's that need to be made into projects
black and white rail fence quilt
Arkansas Crossroads scrap quilt
T-shirt latchhook rug
Rainbow colored locker hook rug
Blue and Brown yo-yo table runner
Charming Stars quilt
Special crocheted prayer shawl
Fall Squares table topper
Crazy colored quilt with the five and dime blocks
Rainbow colored string quilt

I am linking up with the following blogs:
WIPs on Wednesdays

Here's some fun stuff for quilters:
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