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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Garage Sale Goodies and Ebay Inventory All for $7.00




So in my pursuit of Ebaying to pay for our vacation  I decided to hit some yard sales this weekend.  I only ended up going to one but it was a very good one. I got some great clothing finds for the baby that were much needed, items to Ebay and some items for the coming consignment sale.  I was able to score all of these items for $7!

Here's The Goodies and What My Plans are for Them:


Items to Keep 

8 Piars of size 18 month sleepers ( What a deal these were and I did not have any winter jammies for the baby so this was a real blessing.)
3 pairs of good identcial girls mittens  ( I love this because when she looses one all is not lost)
1 bib
1 pair girls tights
1 pair like new girls dress shoes (adorable).


These are for the consignment sale in a few weeks.

1 swimsuit ( good for lessons)
1 leotard
3 sets of cute pajamas

 For Ebay

Fisher price interactive tool box complete
1 pair nice condition tap shoes
1 pair ballet shoes
1 leotard with attached skirt

I typically sell the ballet shoes for $7-9 so the profit in those alone almost pays for everything I purchased.  The profit from all the other things will go to my vacation fund. Did you find any treasures this week?





11 comments:

  1. Do those fisher price toolboxes sell well? I have one in my garage sale pile :)

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  2. I actually picked it up on a hunch. It has all the pieces and it only cost me penny's so I thought it was worth a chance. I will try to get it up and listed this week. Check back and I will post my selling results. I figure worst case scenario I sell it at the consignment sale in Sept. Now you've got me curious. I'm off to check completed Ebay listings with my fingers crossed.

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  3. Yikes Jo Marie,
    I'm going to hold off listing that until Christmas I think. Right now it's only going for $5. Boo. Still a profit though that brings me closer to my goal so I may still list it sooner. I think it depends on how much else I'm able to get listed this week. I went thrifting this week and got some good Ebay inventory. I'll post photo's of those items tomorrow. I have to get all that listed as well.

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  4. Great finds! It's really interesting reading these ebay/garage sale posts. I used to do that YEARS ago when the post office was right across the street from my house. I sort of forgot about it, maybe have to reconsider!

    Thanks for linking up!

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  5. thanks for letting me know :)

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  6. What a good find on the 18 month sleepers! I love those for my girls during the colder months here in FL. Maybe I should say "cooler" because it's never really cold. :)

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  7. I was also on the hunt for items to resell. I posted my finds on my blog. Good Luck!

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  8. Thrifty VA,
    I just found your site and am now a follower. I love sharing the treasure hunt.

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  9. Thank you Carolyn,
    I was a little worried that I would have to buy those at consignment so was very happy to find so many in great shape.

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  10. Great finds- at 8.00 you did very well!! I love it when I find something I need at a yard sale!

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  11. Thanks Our Country Road it made my day to find the sleepers and to know that I would make all my money back and then some in the other items.

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