Living the simple life

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Michael decided grandads funny hat and baggy jumper were just the thing for a chilly day! 

Further to my No-spend-vember I decided to put lots of the goodies we found whilst clearing the loft out to E bay. Usually I dont do very well with it and stuff remains unsold. Seems I have found my niche now, I really only hoped to make minimum price for stuff which would have slowly filled our money pot but amazingly things have done really well. 

1. knitting patterns on Amazon sold for £11

2. OH's old Dinky toys have sold for £10 - !6 which was a shock as they are very well played with, no boxes and some have no wheels.

3. Lace making bobbins that Mum picked up for me ages ago in a charity shop sold from 99p a bundle to £8

Have boxes of things that I would have liked to keep but really are filling the house to bursting so am popping a few things on E bay every few days so in about 4 months will have lots of room and be able to pay off a couple of small debts thus saving us money every month. there are some pieces of Speedway memorabilia and Games belonging to Son that could potentially make (to me) a lot of money. Son has agreed to split the money with me so onwards and upwards!


  1. Hi - just popped over from Frugal Queens blog after seeing you win the animal giveaway.... and oh my.... Ive just spent a delightful time scrolling back and reading your blog..... so much of what I have read resonates with me :) - you are in my saved pile :) x

  2. Thank you so....much for the kind reply on SIBOL. I'm pleased you could read about my visits. It's important to me to show you all where our work has gone to.
    Love and best wishes Suex.

  3. Thank you Marmite toasty, lovely to have you visit.

    Mrs Twins SIBOL has become very dear to me, a charity that actually delivers is rare, just like my other favourite place Bonnie Babies.

  4. Michael looks so cute in his grandad's hat!
    Well done with your sales...there comes a time when you just have to let go of things, doesn't there?
    Thank you too for calling by today and your lovely comments,
    Hope you're having a great week,
    Susan x