Tips for Selling Kids’ Clothes on Facebook Garage Sale Groups
JULY 9, 2015
Instead of keeping it in storage wasting precious space, try selling it on a Facebook garage sale group. Many communities now have Facebook garage sale groups that make it easy for parents to get rid of old clothes. Do you sell items on Facebook garage sale groups?
My Best Garage Sale Finds
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Years ago, Mom introduced me to the idea of going to garage sales. People sell the darnedest things at their garage sales. Garage sales take time, you have to hit quite a few before you find the item you want or need. Typical garage sale prices are $.25
10 Steps To A Successful Garage Sale
SEPTEMBER 9, 2012
Garage sales are a great way to make some extra money, and they are a great activity for kids during the summer break. With the proper amount of planning, you can have an easy, stress free garage sale where you make a profit. Do You Know a Millionaire Garage Sale-er?
The Ultimate Guide to Holding a Garage Sale
The Budget Diet
APRIL 20, 2017
Garage sales are my favorite way to get rid of things we no longer need. However, there are many ways holding a garage sale can go wrong. How can you have the best sale possible? I present to you the Ultimate Guide to Holding a Garage Sale.
Do You Know a Millionaire Garage Sale-er?
JULY 6, 2011
A lot of us frequent garage sales. But once you have made your millions – would you still go garage sale-ing? Why would a millionaire want to continue to shop at garage sales? Garage sales afford an optimal way to get access products to be re-used.
Save Money: Buy These 7 Items Used
APRIL 24, 2013
Garage sales, estate sales, and moving sales are all great places to look for used furniture. You can also find truly interesting pieces at estate sales. There are usually plenty of used engagement rings for sale at reasonable prices.
How to Find Back to School Clothes for Less
Saving Cents With Sense
AUGUST 28, 2013
Use coupons and pair them with sales to help you save. Hit up fall garage sales. Even in the fall months, garage sales can still be found. Check your local paper or Craigslist for sales in your area advertising children’s clothing.
Simple Things You Can Do to Be Environmentally Friendly and Save Money
MAY 28, 2014
I happened upon some old canning Mason jars at a garage sale, and now we use those for everything–making iced tea in the summer, putting leftover soup in, holding our homemade laundry detergent. So often, being environmentally friendly and saving money go hand in hand.
Keep Clutter at Bay by Recognizing Where It Comes From
JULY 3, 2014
I have a soft spot for good sales, whether they be at the local retail store (I bought way too many Gymboree shirts for my daughter when they were on sale for $3.99) or at a garage sale. Two and a half years ago, my husband and I moved to a new, bigger apartment.
Teaching Children to Sell Helps Them Excel
AUGUST 30, 2012
Why in the world would a sane parent want to teach their child sales techniques? Learning, practicing and honing your child’s sales skills will not be taught in school, but will be core to his or her success in life. Sales Are Part Of Every Transaction We Do.
Beginning Exercise without Breaking the Bank
Saving Cents With Sense
JANUARY 5, 2014
Check out local thrift stores, Craigslist ads, and garage sales for low cost (and sometimes free!) Think you need an expensive gym membership to get in shape? Think again! You can’t escape the radio and TV ads this time of year boasting amazing deals at your local gym.
Let's talk hobbies and recreation
JUNE 21, 2014
Don''t forget garage sales! We look for ways to save money in other areas of life, too, not just shopping and couponing. Even in things like trips and vacations, entertainment, education, and our cherished hobbies. Some fun hobbies are camping, hiking, and fishing.
Ways to Make Do With What You Have
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
There have been countless times I have seen nearly new, decorator pieces being sold for pennies on the dollar at garage sales because the homeowner decided to re-decorate. Have you heard the old saying: “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.”?
Adjusting to New Spaces
OCTOBER 3, 2012
10 Steps To A Successful Garage Sale Garage sales are a great way to make some extra money, and they are a great activity for kids during. I’ve recently moved work locations within the same organization and it’s proven to be a very tumultuous experience.
Not So Free – Free Things
AUGUST 4, 2013
I love going to garage sales. Last summer, a lady on the street next to ours had a wonderful sale. This past weekend, I went out garage sailing just for fun. These things now live in our garage, taking up space that we don’t have! Free is good, right?
60+ Frugal Tips To Help You Save Money!
FEBRUARY 15, 2014
5 Tips At Saving Money at a Garage Sale by Pays2Save. Pin This To Pinterest. The tagline of my website is A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned because I firmly believe that statement!
Five Home Renovation Savings Tips
JANUARY 24, 2012
Not only will renovations provide pleasure and function to you, but they could increase the sale value of your home a bit. Garage or estate sales. Home renovations are a necessary process when you own your home.
Don’t be a Buy-It-New Snob
MARCH 3, 2014
Fashion changes and new or nearly new clothing gets sold at sales or donated to charity. For me, going to sales is not just a means to find things I need at rock bottom prices, it is also entertainment. Neighborhood sales are my favorite, and they are prolific in spring and fall.
Daily Frugal Tip: Make Bread At Home
MAY 10, 2012
You can often find them at thrift stores and garage sales, though! One of the simplest ways to save money (especially if you love bread as much as I do) is to home-make your bread rather than buying it at the store. A loaf of bread from the bakery at the grocery store costs at least $2.
Stuff – Full Circle
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Some get stuff from stores, the less financially favored head for thrift stores, garage sales, Mom’s house or the trash pickup routes. Maybe you put it at the curb, hoping someone will take it and use it – or you sell it at a garage sale or some other used stuff venue. Estate sales, moving sales and massive give aways are typical at this stage.
Top 5 Must Know Negotiation Tips To Get Anything You Want
DECEMBER 12, 2011
We can negotiate to get a good price on an item in a garage sale, or we can negotiate to close a million dollar deal. Negotiation is certainly a tricky game, and a lot of it can depend upon the emotions of the negotiating party.
Interview with a Self-Made Millionaire
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
We shopped at garage sales, turned down the heat, combined errands to use less gas, didn’t buy a lot of prepared food, cooked at home and the like. Below is a composite interview, representing responses of several female self-made millionaires.
Do You Save Wrapping? – Thrifty Ways to Wrap Christmas Gifts
DECEMBER 16, 2013
Shop garage sales and thrift stores and estate sales. Christmas decorations, wrap, bows and ribbon all are continuous offerings at pretty much every garage sale, thrift store or estate sale I’ve ever shopped. Shop the after Christmas sales.
How to Have a Star Wars Birthday Party for Under $60!
DECEMBER 8, 2012
I randomly mentioned my difficulty to a friend and she just so happened to have a few that she wasn’t able to sell at a garage sale and was going to give them away.
Children’s Music on a Budget
JUNE 10, 2013
Garage sales – I found a guitar for $5.00 once at a garage sale and bought it for my grandson. Musical instrument exchanges – some sites let owners list and buyers browse used instrument sales.
Save Money and Go Green By Replacing These Disposable Items with Reusable Ones
JANUARY 26, 2014
You can often by these cheap at garage sales. Most of us who are 40 and younger grew up with disposable paper items. Because that’s all we knew, they became the norm. However, a generation or two ago, disposable items were less common.
It’s Easy To Make A Million Dollars
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
Garage Sale Results Well, the last two weekends of ours have been busy to say the least. We hosted two garage sales in. All it takes is desire, persistence, a bit of luck, and lots of time. Desire.
Make Your Own Board Game
MAY 23, 2015
I keep a roll of heavy paper (which I buy at Home Depot for about $11 for a roll about 2 inches thick and 2 feet wide) to use in wrapping packages, protecting floors during home projects, making garage sale signs and etc. I will probably use an old garage sale board game as the base, and just glue the printed game mat to it. The Toothpaste Millionaire is a juvenile level book that has many lessons to teach.
Yakezie Carnival – Credit Cards Edition
JANUARY 14, 2012
Here are some items you can find at a steep discount: Bucksome Boomer: 6 Reasons Not to Have a Garage Sale – A garage sale isn’t the most productive way to get rid of your unused items, and you have other, better options to use to get your home organized.
Organizing With Baskets ~ Ultimate Blog Swap
Family Balance Sheet
MAY 24, 2011
The picnic basket in the middle was an estate sale find and the little one on top.came from a garage sale. Today I’m participating in the Ultimate Blog Swap.
Why Did I Buy That!
JUNE 13, 2016
Last week I visited a garage sale. I didn’t feel obligated, but did end up buying another package of it at that sale! Just sit through the sales presentation and then take advantage of the ‘free’ advice. Another way sales personnel try to get you to buy is to invest time their time with you. We’ve all seen the ads that proclaim Sale ends Saturday, hurry while supplies last!
Interview with Millionaire Corner
JULY 28, 2011
Do You Know a Millionaire Garage Sale-er? Yesterday I was interviewed with Millionaire Corner. It was a very cool opportunity. If you would like to read it, the link is below. Millionaire Corner Interview. Interview with Millionaire Corner is a post from: Prairie EcoThrifter.com. If you enjoyed what you read today, please consider following me on Twitter , liking me on Facebook , or subscribing to my feed via RSS or email. Related posts: Interview with Fresh Stories.
10 Ways to Repurpose Picture Frames
Saving Cents With Sense
MARCH 30, 2015
Whether you are browsing at a local thrift shop, flea market, garage sale, or just perusing your own garage or basement, we all seem to have an abundance of them! 10 Ways to Repurpose Picture Frames. Picture frames are one of those household items you can find anywhere.
5 Budget Friendly Ways to Bring More Life to Your Apartment
AUGUST 3, 2011
You can visit garage sales, local flea markets and scratch and dent stores to locate used furniture that needs to be refurbished. Related posts: 10 Ways to Shop Green and Budget Friendly During Boxing Day Sales.
Free Samples of Arm & Hammer, Eucerin, Greysky Coffee, and More!
FEBRUARY 22, 2013
Free Download of The Complete Money Saver’s Guide to Garage Sale Shopping eBook. I am once again hosting Freebie Friday over at Mom Advice this week! Amy has endless craft, organization, and homemaking ideas, so be sure to stop on over for a visit!
Save Money and the Environment By Buying Second Hand
MARCH 25, 2014
Just look at the many people scouring garage sales in the summer. Blender Fifteen years ago, I bought a blender at a garage sale for $3. Toaster Oven I bought a toaster oven at a garage sale for $2. I love to buy things second hand.
Used Furniture – Re-purpose, Recycle, Re-use.
APRIL 11, 2016
Garage sale and thrift store furniture bargains abound. Our home furnishings include many cherished family heirlooms, such as an iron bed my folks bought at a sale, or the hand carved bed frame purchased by my great-grandfather. Furniture is expensive, no doubt about it.
Things You Can Do To NOT Make Money
JULY 29, 2011
I’ve always loved going to sales – garage sales, estate sales, auctions, moving sales – no matter. To be successful, I think you need access to free or really cheap bulk sale items. Estate sales are pretty expensive if you are trying to make a profit.
4 Crazy Hard Things To Check On When Buying a Home
JANUARY 21, 2013
Garage sales make a good excuse to get into the area without it seeming weird or awkward. Our neighbor’s didn’t disclose the sewer district lien on the sale of their house and the new owner found out when they got late payment notice!
Should You Spend Your Money on Home Re-Decorating?
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
Have you ever shopped at neighborhood garage sales? You will find the most amazing collections of nearly new home decorating materials at them – beautiful lined panel drapes; lovely dining room furniture and display cases; wall art, wing back chairs, clocks and more – all for a pittance. I’ve used these finds to help furnish and decorate a vacation rental and to fill in pieces we lacked at home. All from homeowners replacing nearly new home decor.