We kept making excuses - "No! There's so many awesome things we can do with a used pillowcase!" But we finally had to admit: There were just too many things for us to nearly complete all of our desired projects. With my writing and reading goals, it seemed a little impossible to finish most of what I had started.
So we came up with the Destash Hop idea. This is Week One. As such, you post about what you are purging - click on the button for more details and to sign up. You can sign up any time, it's lasting all January.
- Old PlayStation and XBox video games, listed on Amazon, actually sold a few of them for some decent cash. Sold some of them at NextGen and put that money towards new games for the New Year. Bonus: I traded in my old XBox that was just collecting dust!
- Full Screen DVDs: Who on earth uses Full Screen anymore? Who knows, but the quality is terrible now that we have a blue ray player and a nice TV. Managed on getting about $15 back on all of them. Some I managed to trade into Amazon.com for credit, but I tried to take them to Amoeba first (they didn't accept 1/2 of the ones that amazon did).
- Lorelai and I gave a few things that we couldn't sell over to Goodwill. I donated two text books that cost me $100 each when I first got them - they are now for sale used for pennies. I figured it would be better to donate them at this rate.
- Old books: Surprisingly, a few of the ones I had sold fast. One of the ones I had I managed on making $3 off of the original price - that doesn't sound like a lot, but when you want cash fast, it's nice to make money instead of losing it.