Tips for Selling Kids’ Clothes on Facebook Garage Sale Groups

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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?

10 Steps To A Successful Garage Sale

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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?

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My Best Garage Sale Finds

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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

Do You Know a Millionaire Garage Sale-er?

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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.

Market Place: Online Community Garage Sale

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With great intentions, we usually set these items to the side for a future garage sale but as time gets by during our busy lives it is hard to organize and dedicate a full day to a garage sale. Have you checked out the new Market Place ?

How to Find Back to School Clothes for Less

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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.

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Simple Things You Can Do to Be Environmentally Friendly and Save Money

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Let's talk hobbies and recreation

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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.

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Ways to Make Do With What You Have

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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

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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

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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?

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60+ Frugal Tips To Help You Save Money!

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Top 5 Must Know Negotiation Tips To Get Anything You Want

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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

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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

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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!

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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.

What Makes a Saver?

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As a young mom, I saved like mad – going to garage sales, thrift stores and accepting hand me downs on toys and clothing. If we truly be either saver or spender, what makes us one or the other? Are we predestined from birth to be one or the other as at least one study proposes? Or is it our earliest environments that mold us to be one or the other? What is it that makes a person a saver? The act of saving.

Children’s Music on a Budget

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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

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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.

Stuff – Full Circle

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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.

It’s Easy To Make A Million Dollars

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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.

Yakezie Carnival – Credit Cards Edition

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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.

Make Your Own Board Game

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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.

Organizing With Baskets ~ Ultimate Blog Swap

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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.

Interview with Millionaire Corner

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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 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.

5 Budget Friendly Ways to Bring More Life to Your Apartment

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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.

10 Ways to Repurpose Picture Frames

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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.

Free Samples of Arm & Hammer, Eucerin, Greysky Coffee, and More!

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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!

Why Did I Buy That!

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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!

Save Money and the Environment By Buying Second Hand

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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.

Things You Can Do To NOT Make Money

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I’ve always loved going to salesgarage 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.

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4 Crazy Hard Things To Check On When Buying a Home

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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!

Used Furniture – Re-purpose, Recycle, Re-use.

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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.

Should You Spend Your Money on Home Re-Decorating?

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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.