Well, there are wide of home based jobs you can do in your own house. For example is opening a retail store, if you are interesting in fashion, you can opening a reseller store in your house so you can sell it directly into neighbor, or people who stop by. Try to start something you are familiar and interesting with.
Another option is to create an Internet based business, ebay - http://ebay.com is a portal for someone who need to sell they product online.
You can make your own money at home by joining a direct sales company, or becoming an affiliate marketer. Affiliate marketers can take home a commission by just advertising for companies on the internet. You can also start blogging.