Posts Tagged ‘ebay’

The lengths I’ll go…

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

You have no idea what a HEADSTRONG psycho woman I am. Seriously! I’m like annoyingly stubborn when I have a task to accomplish! I will climb any mountain and sail any sea. I’m psycho, remember? And it didn’t hurt that I was functioning on a killer high of P M S !!

Yesterday (during my peak of PMS) I received an email alert that Vera Bradley had messenger bags on sale for $40. SQUEAL!!! Yes, I am a deep person…one of solid integrity! I know what’s important in life. Vera stuff on sale makes me giddy! Well, I’ve been haunting ebay for a backpack for Gates. She really wanted one for school this year and had two adorable patterns selected. When I clicked on the Vera site to look at the sale…..GO FIGURE….they were also selling the backpacks for $40!!!!! Triple squeal! I’m so excited that I jump up and down. Those suckers are $92!!

Then…..I click on her cute patterns. SOLD OUT!! Not only her patterns….but EVERY SINGLE PATTERN! Nada! No more! Nothing left! I wanted to cry! {Boohoo, I was hormonal!!) So, I decided to call Vera headquarters and find out the WHAT FOR! The very nice lady offered me two phone numbers to outlet locations that “might” possibly have some. Called them, no way! They laughed! Those have been long gone! 🙁

So, then I stared calling all the stores that I shop at and other’s that I don’t even have a clue where they are. Each time, I politely asked if they had ANY large Vera Bradley backpacks left for $40? No, no and more no’s! I finally decided to get crazy and call Louisville. I reached a sweet girl (Lauren…my new BFF) who happily told me she had one in the pattern Gates was hoping for. Then…she said the magic words, “Can I hold it for you?”. Aww, XOXOXO Lauren! I <3 you girlfriend! And I'll see you in Louisville tomorrow before noon! THE END!!

SCORE!!

Who says good things can’t happen to a girl hopped up on hormones?

Oh, and if you’re looking to win big….Vera Bradley is having the greatest contest right now. An ipad, mini case and more! Go enter!

We’ve gone Ebay

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Oh the joy! It’s been exciting here. We’ve been working on selling some “treasures” on Ebay. We have a gazillion dollars worth of American Girl Doll paraphernalia around here. Nobody seems to care about it anymore. It was absolutely loved and cherished several years back. But something happens to those feelings during puberty. They either get more sappy sentimental or fall into the “who cares” category. For my girls, it was a mixture. They still love the stuff….but don’t feel like hanging on to it. They’d rather have money! 🙂

Ally has worked so hard in putting everything on to sell. She is quite the marketing kind of gal. She will definitely be a money-maker lady someday. She has a great gift. I hope she reaps the reward she’s hoping for and more. This will be her school clothes money for this year. It’s come to that. Finances are tight……no…..squeeky screamy tight! We have to be creative or do without! I know God will bless. He always does!

Doing this little selling project has inspired me. I’m looking around my house for something to put up for sale myself. Goodness knows, I have enough useless stuff laying around here. I’ll let you know if I do it and if I make any money to get excited about. Before I go, here’s a shot of something she’s offering on her list. It is so cute!

Meet Angelina Ballerina and her kit of goodies! Still in original boxes and in fantastic shape.
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This here’s the only hesitation item! It’s Coconut……and Ally absolutely loves him to death. She prays he doesn’t sell!
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If you’re out in the world of Ebay and interested in her loot….here’s her id# 6906Don.