Alternative celebrations for Halloween

Pumpkin farm and hay ride

While many families enjoy Halloween many choose to ignore the holiday for personal reasons. At the heart of the night no matter how you choose to celebrate, families want to create happy memories and traditions for their family to enjoy year after year. Fall is an exciting time of year with changing … [Read more...]

Things that go bump in the night

Halloween cake

Halloween is creeping closer and the family wants some action! No run-of-the-mill ordinary entertainment, food and decorations for us. We like crazy fun décor, scary eats and spooky activities. Where to find different ghoulishly delicious ideas in one place? eBay Classifieds! Eek-O-friendly … [Read more...]

Ghoulish Halloween Costumes

Alien

We love really making Halloween come alive, like a zombie clawing up through the dirt. Rummaging through the garage for Halloween props and ornaments, decorating the lawn with ghosts, goblins and headstones, covering the shrubs with spider webs, and topping it off with spooky music to greet … [Read more...]

Homemade costume ideas

Easy to make wings!

Halloween is our very favorite holiday! The decorations both inside and out, spooky parties, scary stories and the big night -- Oct. 31 -- we love it all. All except deciding on the costume. Next to my wedding dress, I’ve never spent as much time pondering, planning and agonizing over what to … [Read more...]

Eek – o – Friendly Halloween Ideas

The cat's meow costume!

Green Halloween? You bet! Ghoulish amounts of costumes, yard decorations and party trash are headed to landfills right after Halloween. But now, the little ghosts and princes in our home are learning better ways to protect our environment. This weekend instead of our Friday Night is Game Night … [Read more...]

Help kids stay fashionable and functional throughout the school year

Smiles all around with a computer from eBay Classifieds

Summer’s in the rear view mirror and winter is just around the corner. Kids are going to need new fashionable clothes, sporting equipment, updated computers and other techie gadgets. eBay Classifieds is the safe family friendly local classifieds where your kids can find what they want at … [Read more...]

eBay Classifieds Earns PTPA Media Inc. Seal of Approval

Parent tested parent approved

eBay Classifieds has been awarded the influential Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) Media Inc.’s Seal of Approval for excellence in parenting products for eBay Classifieds’ family-friendly, free and local online classifieds. When we started eBay Classifieds, we knew that in addition to … [Read more...]

Going Green for Fall

Staying cozy by the fire

As fall enfolds us, we start to put up storm shutters, seal the windows and pull our woolies out of storage. We become hermetically sealed in our homes; the air, people, pets, dust and cleaning chemicals are locked inside. This fall, consider  steps to keep your interior environment green and … [Read more...]

How to Organize a Kids’ Clothes Swap Meet

Clothes swap 4 sharp

Photo courtesy of Frugal Fashionista What could be more fun than getting clothes for the kids and yourself for free? Clothes swapping events are gaining popularity across the country because they are relatively easy to set up and the rewards are tremendous. As organizing fall and winter clothes … [Read more...]

Announcing the eBay Classifieds Android App

Home, Search, View Ad

Following on the successes of our eBay Classifieds iPhone applications, I'm thrilled to announce the launch of the eBay Classifieds Android app. The app was built to have a similar feature set to our main iPhone app: Auto-locate directs you to your closest eBay Classifieds area Browse and … [Read more...]