Baby Corner


 
Old 09-06-10, 02:46 PM
teddybear1082's Avatar
is Back to work :(
Proud SAHM
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: La La Land
Posts: 3,560
Thanked 377 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 20%
Default consignment

I am psyched! I went to OUAC and got $85 for things I would have given away anyway! If you add that to what I made on craigs list I am up $200 already! There is also a huge local consignment sale coming up that I am preparing for so I hope to make some more $$ from there. Woo hoo! And this has all been much easier than having to stay home all weekend for a garage sale. (IMHO)
Reply With Quote
 
Old 09-06-10, 06:53 PM
DanieH's Avatar
is loving my new job!
Kaitlyn & Nicole's Mommy
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Out There, NJ
Posts: 10,156
Thanked 415 Times
Points: 206
Level: 5
Weekly Activity 19220%
Default

Nice! Hmmm...that reminds me...theres a place down the street....How does it work? I have about 16 piece of girls 2Ts.....I dont see anyone interested on Craigslist, so maybe I will stop there tomorrow while Im off. Do you normally bring in a bag full? Im wondering how much do I need to bring in for it to be worth it. I have some 9-18months that I still need to get rid of. I just gave 0-9 months clothes to someone who needs them Ive been on a mission of getting rid of the things now. Any info would be appreciated.

Last edited by DanieH; 09-06-10 at 06:56 PM.
Reply With Quote
 
Old 09-06-10, 08:32 PM
teddybear1082's Avatar
is Back to work :(
Proud SAHM
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: La La Land
Posts: 3,560
Thanked 377 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 20%
Default

At the place I went to you had to have the clothes all laid out in a bin or laundry basket. They don't even look at the clothes if they are in bags. I brought in an entire large bin of clothes, a bin of toys and a stroller and got $85. I also had to wait 45 minutes while they looked through it all and decided what to take and how much I would get. I probably got $20 for the stroller (which is what I would have tagged it at a garage sale anyway) and $65 for the clothes and toys. Some places you can take cash or get more in store credit. I took the cash.
Reply With Quote
 
Old 09-07-10, 12:13 AM
MrsS1stbaby's Avatar
is a mother of 2 beautiful kids!
Grounded Dreamer
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Northeast Florida
Posts: 3,488
Thanked 510 Times
Points: 685
Level: 9
Weekly Activity 67520%
Default

I've dropped off clothes twice at Once Upon a Child. Some people drop off LOTS of stuff, but since it is right around the corner from me I just do a diaper box full, drop it off to go run some errands, and come back. A few days before, I iron everything & lay it out nicely in the box. Dropping it off after work during the week is better because they are usually pretty busy on the weekends. The first time I got about $35.00 and the second time they hardly took anything, so I only got about $15.00. What bothers me is when they take a dress but not the matching bloomers b/c of a stain. What am I going to do with the bloomers? I have a new box of stuff I want to take up there; since fall is coming I am hoping they'll be wanting some long sleeved/pant stuff I've got.
Reply With Quote
 
Old 09-07-10, 07:43 AM
savannah33's Avatar
is enjoying life!
Another Perfect Day
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Guyton GA
Posts: 83,560
Thanked 1,422 Times
Points: 17
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 1620%
Default

Oh that is an excellent idea. In fact I have 2 bags of nice dresses and stuff of my daughters even shoes that are brand new looking. I was going to donate to Good Will but we have 2 small consignment stores next to the dance studio. I'm gonna ask them if they will take it.


 


That's a good amount of money!
Reply With Quote

Latest Articles
TTC Lingo: A Guide to Trying to Conceive Acronyms
Have you ever wondered what all the trying to conceive acronyms mean? Here are the most common acronyms used in online trying to conceive and fertility communities.

So Breech Babies Have To Be Delivered By Cesarean?
Researchers in one study discuss the dangers of delivering a baby in a breech presentation vaginally vs having a c-section.

Trouble Conceiving? You Might Have a Vitamin D Deficiency
One study is showing a connection between infertility in men and women who undergo IVF unsuccessfully are Vitamin D deficient.

Pregnant Women Should Get Whooping Cough Vaccine Experts Say
A new study has shown that pregnant women who receive the pertussis (Whooping Cough) vaccine during pregnancy can protect herself and give her baby the antibodies needed for Whooping Cough protection before his/her first vaccination.

The Dangers of Antibacterial Soap Use for Pregnant Women & Fetuses
Should pregnant women use antibacterial soap? The FDA says no due to the potential for certain ingredients to pose health risks to pregnant mother's and their babies.

July 2014 Baby Photo Contest Winner

Baby Photo Contest Winner
Congratulations bexiboo85!

Calculators & Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:03 AM.


Pregnancy | Fertility | Baby | Toddler | Free Baby Stuff! | Community | Baby Names

About Baby Corner | Advertising | Editorial | Contact Baby Corner | Terms of Use | Privacy Notice


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright © 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2009, Crawlability, Inc.