It’s getting hectic around here! The stockings are hung by the chimney with care, but Saint Nick is still a week and a half away! It feels like there is so much work to do to get ready, especially because we live farther away from our families than we’d like. That makes for a lot of travel and not a lot of time to be doing all those various things I do to make money.
I’m officially done with Christmas shopping. I mean, I’ve been done for a while, but you know how that goes- a hot deal comes out and suddenly I end up buying something else. I’ve gotten some incredible deals, but I’m officially cutting myself off. I also ended up having to return a few things. While I’m not including that in my earnings report, I like to take that money and put it into savings. After all, I literally spent that money, but through the magical world of returns, I have it back! Off to savings it goes, since these items don’t need to be replaced.
I’ve been watching refurbishment announcements in California. I’ve got my fingers crossed nothing we really want to experience will be closed! So far we appear to be safe. I’m going to prioritize rides unique to Disneyland on our trip- but of course we are going to ride some favorites, like Pirates of the Caribbean. I’m excited to do Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride again too- and visit Toontown- I’m just generally excited. Right now we’re planning on a 3-day ticket, so we can spend at day at each park and then the 3rd day hitting our favorites from each, or eating foods we hadn’t tried yet.
Man, surveys and shops have really slowed down as we approach the end of the year! I’m getting a little anxious about that, and wishing we could find the next big app. If you get in early enough to new apps, you can often do really well with them before they grow too big and the payout slows or decreases. I’m thankful Kristen B. is our official app checker-outer because there have been some real stinkers that she has saved us from!
2020 West Coast Trip Goal: $5000
December 9th – December 15th
Total earned this week: $67.08
Fund Total from last post: $3243.94
Current Fund Total: $3311.02
Only $1688.98 to go!
Couponing To Somewhere Week 29: Getting There