Are you the mayor of stuffville? How much “stuff” do you own that you can live without? Secondhandtips.com is all about promoting a healthy consumer society and realizing the possibilities of saving our planet from the amount of crap that civilization constantly dumps on Mother Nature. Our goal is to educate, entertain and to be […]
The Day We Fight Back – February 11th 2014
A protest to rival the uprising against SOPA: in Aaron Swartz’s memory, websites everywhere will add code from TheDayWeFightBack.org to their templates, helping to flood Congress — and the world’s legislative bodies — with calls for an end to mass surveillance. In America, we’re demanding that Congress pass The USA Freedom Act, restoring the Fourth […]
Holiday Thrift Store Hauls
Millions of shoppers sprinted to online sites this holiday season to grab Cyber Monday deals on new merchandise, but for some folks, shopping thrift stores proves just as effective to score a great deal! Holiday thrift shopping offers something more than the traditional online shopping experience. You actually touch and see items as apposed to […]
Second Hand Shopping Guide with Thrifty Tips!
While couponing and timing sales can be a good money saving strategy when it comes to bargain shopping, don’t forget about the opportunities at resale stores, where you can also shop for brand names. Sometimes it can take a while to be effective at shopping thrift, but you’re bound to found something beautiful and functional for […]
Even Celebrities Have Garage Sales!
It was not that long ago that garage sales were looked down upon as low end affairs, a place to shuffle through junk and dusty things. Well, times have certainly changed. A bad economy, poor housing market, uncertainty and fear have led many more upscale people to have garage sales and shop at garage sales…..and […]
Play nice when asking for your price!
We’ve all heard the yard sale terms “barter” and “haggle” but knowing when and how to negotiate a price with a seller is key in getting a deal. Typically the best time to visit a yard sale is when it first starts, you know the saying, “the early bird catches the worm!” In this case, […]