7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Two episodes in and I'm hooked and loving The Bridge. 2. Tried a new recipe and hated it. 3. Came out of the office to a broken windshield. 4. Sold a few items on a local Facebook group. 5. Hooked my mom up with Netflix. 6. Had to turn down an awesome opportunity because I'm not avaible to travel in August. 7. Had four of our … [Read more...]

Flash Giveaway! Win A $25 eBay Gift Card

This giveaway is now closed. Up for grabs is one $25 eBay Gift card! Better be quick, this flash giveaway ends Saturday 12/15/12. Enter to win by leaving a comment below naming the last item you bought or sold on eBay. Easy as that! Want extra entries? Of course you do! Leave a separate comment after doing any or all of the following. Tweet the following: Enter 2 #Win a $25 … [Read more...]

eBay MoneyMakers, An Update with Windy Sibbersen #eBayParent

Remember the Sibbersen family who were featured in eBay’s MoneyMakers video series? I recently had the chance to catch up with Windy Sibbersen, who graciously agreed to answer my questions on all things eBay. Let me tell you, Windy is a "straight shooter", who really knows her stuff. We could have talked all day, and that would have been just fine by me. I hope you find the following … [Read more...]

#eBayParent Twitter, Party Summer Selling!

Score some awesome prizes and gain great selling tips by joining me (@5_dollarshake) and the eBay Parent Panel on Twitter. We'll be tweeting about all things eBay and Summer Selling. Get creative, brain storm, share and learn all you need to know to sell successfully on eBay this summer season. #eBayParent Twitter Party When: 8-9 pm EST Thursday, July 19, 2012 Where: eBay’s Bumebox … [Read more...]

Buy, Sell & Watch With eBay Mobile

Whether your mobile device is an Apple or Android, smartphone or tablet - there's an eBay app for that! Take your eBay experience to the next level and on the go with these official eBay applications. eBay for Android; With the Official eBay app for Android, you can browse, shop, sell and manage all of your eBay activities no matter where you are. And with cutting-edge voice-enabled search, … [Read more...]

eBay MoneyMakers, An Update with Tristen O’Brien

Remember the O’Brien family who were featured in eBay's MoneyMakers video series? While recently attending the eBay Parent Panel Summit, I had the opportunity to spend some time with Tristen O'Brien. I was lucky to have the chance to really pick his brain on all things eBay. Which he could not have been nicer about. I was just as lucky to have him on my team during a game of eBay … [Read more...]

eBay Is Celebrating Mother’s Day !

As you know, Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the funny, amazing, caring women in our lives. This Mother’s Day eBay is celebrating by ‘Creating New Memories’ with the important mothers’ in their lives. How are they doing this? By hosting a number of social media giveaways! Be sure to join eBay's Twitter Party For Moms on May 1 (from 12-2 PT)! Splash Creative Media will be hosting, and party … [Read more...]

My 10 Year eBay Anniversary

I found this in my email yesterday! I thought it would be fun to share a top ten list of what eBay means to me. 10. Winning! I can still remember bidding on my first item. Watching the final minutes count down and how excited I was to see " You are the winner of this item". Big or small - this never gets old. 09. Selling. It didn't take me long after I was introduced to eBay to jump … [Read more...]

5 Tips For Selling on eBay

1. Just do it The best way to learn to sell on eBay, is to dive right in and do it. eBay makes it easy to list your items with their step by step guide and you'll be surprised how quick and painless it really is. 2. Surf and search eBay This is a great way to research prices before you list. Also, while doing this you can list your item by simply clicking "Sell one like this" on any live … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the last seven days. 01. Watched a Charmed marathon with my 12 yr old daughter. 02. Started organizing a local blanket drive for the homeless. 03. Missed my husband while he was out of town. 04. Started reading The Lucky One. 05. Missed a doctors appointment. 06. Listed four items on eBay. 07. Baked an Apple Caramel Cake. … [Read more...]

#eBayMoney & My New Year’s Resolution

As I catch up on my blog reads I've been thinking a lot of all the New Year's Resolutions shared. Weight loss, fitness, diet, getting organized. So many blog friends also mentioning their plans for financial changes in 2012. There it is, "financial changes" my one and only New Year's Resolution - and in reality it's the easiest of the bunch for me to achieve. Thanks to my love for eBay! I'm … [Read more...]

Thinking Outside the Box With eBay Green Team

These days my family puts real effort into living more "green". It was only a few years ago that I thought living green meant simply recycling our aluminum cans. Now that we've taken the time to educate our-selves, we're making more green choices every day. From how we pack our groceries, to double thinking before hitting the print button. We've learned that it all adds up, and it all … [Read more...]

Preparing For our Holiday Budget with eBay

With the holiday season just around the corner now is the perfect time to start cleaning out those toy boxes and closets. I do this every October to not only rid of clutter, but to help prepare our budget for the holiday shopping that is about to happen. Like most families, we've really scaled down our gift list, after all going broke is not what the holidays are about. Yet, each year, there are … [Read more...]

eBay Parent Panel Ambassador

If you read my blog regularly, then you already know that I am a big fan of all things eBay. I'm thrilled to share with my readers that I am now an eBay Parent Panel Ambassador! As an ambassador, one of my goals is to help parents find extra money with items they already have in their homes – clothes the children have outgrown, tech gadgets and computer accessories, toys and more. This is … [Read more...]

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