First thanks go to Samatha @ Fabule$$ly Frugal Mom for blogging about her finds of the day yesterday, because it motivated me to take a look at CL last night to see if any yard sales were happening in my area. It’s been months since I’ve looked up yard sales because they generally don’t start up around here until after Spring Break. But, I did notice one (and only one) listed in my area, and it mentioned both toys and “games galore”. Sounded good to me! It was scheduled to start at 9 a.m., and we got to their street at 9:05 where car after car after car after car was LEAVING. Bad sign. They must have opened early. A theory that was supported by all the people still leaving with armloads of stuff. But, I figured we might as well look. And I did find a few things:
They didn’t have prices on anything, were just taking offers. I took the 4 above items to one of the money-takers with $10 in mind. She suggested $7, deal! I think I will list the vintage Donald for around $30, Mille Bornes French Card game for around $35, and I may part out or just keep the Monopoly game because it’s so darn heavy. But the find of the day was:
Second thanks go to Late Night Coffee because I recognized it right away from this Dooyahavwun post. The one I found was still brand new. I snapped it right up! It looks like they are selling for as much as $50 on eBay, and there are some listed for $60 on Amazon right now.
Since I actually made my listing goal in February, which is rare for me, I am going to try to stretch myself a little further this month. Which is probably pushing my luck, because I will get almost no eBaying done during Spring Break, but here we go anyway: