Tuesday, January 6, 2009

About Today: Turn a Bad Gift Into Cash

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  from Jen Hubley
Here's something you can't tell about me over the internets: I'm small. Not, like, child-sized, but definitely the opposite of tall. Which is why it's so sad that I have such a very extensive collection of giant sweaters.

 
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Some of them are nice, too. They're just made for two of me and not my style. Until recently, I would have guiltily stuck them in a closet for a couple years, until I felt OK about donating them. Now, however, I'm gathering them together with my collection of curious knick-knacks, expensive, never-worn shoes, old records and so on, and putting them right up on eBay.

 
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Or maybe you're more the physical garage sale type. It's true that people will buy things in person that they wouldn't necessarily bid on electronically. (Dollar-bin items! My favorite.)

 
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But what about the stuff you can't get rid of? (I'm looking at you, giant blue no-brand name sweater.) Don't just toss it - give it to someone who needs it.

 
 
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