Here’s a fun BOLO to keep an eye out for! There are a couple different spoons with the Nesquik bunny on them. This version sells for more. Check out completeds here.
Here are a few of my better recent flips:
NWT LuLaRoe Dresses
Paid: $3/ea @ ys, Sold: $34.95/ea (19 days/17 days after listed)
If you have any fun or noteworthy sales to share I would love to hear about them!
Any guesses as to what this tag says? Is that a 6? A G? An 0 or a 0? Something else I haven’t thought of? I’ve googled and reverse image searched and looked up the RN and done everything else I could think of, and I still don’t feel confident in what the tag actually says. Any guesses?
This is a BOLO I just happened to stumble across while researching another plush I was listing. I always take a second look at husky-like plush because I have sold a few for a decent profit. This white Samoyed dog (a breed I had never of before) by Douglas consistently sells for $150++! Check out completeds HERE. Other brands don’t seem to sell for quite as much, but are still probably worth pick up.
I know Puffalumps are on lots of BOLO lists, so they are probably old news. But then again … there are a lot of those nylon plush out there. How do you know if you’ve got a real Puffalump, or just a lookalike?
Also, it confirmed that this logo on the left foot does indicate the plush is a Puffalump:
I have added this website to my useful links page. It’s great information because there are so many knock-offs out there. Happy hunting!
P.S. Of course some sell better than others – check out completeds HERE.
I thought it would be fun to start posting my weekly yard sale finds because I am always really interested to see what other people pick up. This weekend were my first yard sale outings of the year, and unfortunately – it was almost entirely a flop.
Yesterday morning I went to cheer my son on at his jogathon at school, and then gave myself two hours to hit some yard sales before heading home for lunch. It took me less than two hours to go to all of the yard sales on my side of town that I found listed online. And I found very little to show for it.
Three Bluray DVDs that we are keeping, three stuffed animals and one baby blanket. In almost two hours.
Today my youngest had a basketball game in the next town over, so I looked to see what kind of sales were going on in that area. Before his game we went to a church rummage sale. I generally love church rummage sales, but it was on its second day and was super picked over. I bought one pair of footie PJs. We had time to stop at one more yard sale before his game where I picked up a bunny plush and some Harry Potter pencils. And – that’s it. All of my finds for the entire weekend.
Good thing (kinda) that I still have a backlog of other goodies I can get listed this next week.
How are yard sales where you are? Find anything good this weekend?
Balto is an animated movie that was released in 1995. Keep an eye out for the plush characters! They sell for a fair amount, and the sell-through rate is high. Check out completeds here.
Today is an inservice day for my boys, so my youngest and I were out running errands first thing and drove by a sign for a rummage sale. I am glad we were out and about because this is a fundraiser for a local MOPS group and I make a point of going every year. In the past it has been in May though, so if I hadn’t stumbled across it I would have totally missed it.
As soon as I saw the sign I took the corner to head to the sale, then realized it was just after 8 a.m. and the sale didn’t start until 9 a.m. We finished our errands and got back to the sale just before the doors opened. We did a really quick in and out because I had groceries that needed to get home and into the fridge. So if you’ve ever wondered what it is I look for at a yard sale – this is it!
This is what I found ~
Jellycat pink bunny lovey
Simply Lavender by Partylite lamb with scent pack
3 Caltoy plush bird puppets
NWT Taco Toons plush
Fine Toy brown bunny plush
Carter’s brown musical dog
Packers plush lovey
Folkmanis Jack-in-the-Box puppet
NWT Disney Baby green Pooh blanket
NWT Mini Muffin sheep blanket
NWT Carter’s dinosaur costume (24 mo)
Flash costume + mask (toddler)
Old Navy lion costume (6-12 months)
NIV Audio Bible (on CD)
NEW Anatomy Flash Cards
Happiest Baby on the Block DVD
NEW Leap Frog Let’s Go to School DVD
NEW Best of Musikladen Classic Rock DVD
4 Beatles DVDs (2 still sealed)
NEW Paul McCartney Wingspan DVD
1 pair pajamas
2 sleep sacks
Because of the groceries in the car I didn’t spend any time looking up items, I just grabbed whatever caught my eye. There are a few duds (some of the DVDs specifically), but overall I think I did pretty well.
For the last few years they have run this rummage sale as “make an offer” which I really, really don’t like. I know it’s less work for them, but I’d rather just know what they want for things. As a result I always end up spending way more than I would at any other yard sale, but … whatever. It’s for a good cause. I offered them for $30 for everything above and they were super happy with that, they even threw in a couple extra things for my son. It’s more than I probably would have spent elsewhere, but I will have no problems making my money back and then some, so it’s all good.
This was my first rummage or yard sale of the season. The weather is finally starting to come around, I am looking forward to finding more treasures. Have yard sales started where you are? Any exciting finds yet this year?
Who has a weird talent thanks to eBay?
I can’t be the only one.
For example, I am now pretty good at guessing the fabric contents of clothing without looking at the tags.
When shipping packages under one pound I can usually predict the weight within one ounce.
When I am at work and I see babies with their blankets in their strollers I sometimes think: Oooh! That’s a suchandsuch brand blanket, worth $xx. Nice!
None of these skills are particularly useful outside of eBay, I will admit. But there they are.
Who else has gained a weird eBay talent?