Hunting for a Summer Job


The school year is coming to a close and graduation season is upon us, which means many students may be on the hunt for a summer job. Searching may sound like a daunting task, however with a few simple tricks you (or a family member) may be surprised!   First off, consider what businesses are … [Read more...]

Tomorrow’s Twitter Chat: Tips to Go Green this Summer

Please join us tomorrow, Tuesday May 17, for our next Twitter Chat. From 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT to 9:30 pm ET/6:30 pm PT, we will be discussing how to go green this summer with Sommer Poquette of Green & Clean Mom. We’re excited to share tips on how families can be more environmentally … [Read more...]

Savvy Garage Sale Tips

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It’s that time of year and garage sales are popping up across the country. Families are cleaning out their homes, getting rid of winter items and looking for a fresh start to summer. Do you thrive on the excitement of hosting a garage sale, including bargaining with potential buyers? Or are you up … [Read more...]

BBQ in style with eBay Classifieds


Did you know that May is National BBQ month? BBQs provide the opportunity combine some of our favorite things – the outdoors, good food and fun with family. With Memorial Day a few more weeks away and summer just around the corner, you still have time to prepare. What items do you need or are on … [Read more...]

Labor Day Pool, Picnic & BBQ

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Officially, Labor Day is meant to celebrate the men and women upon whose back and hard work our great country was built. Unofficially, Labor Day’s the end of summer, start of school year and our last chance to party in warm weather!. Because this is a chock-full blown-out weekend, I plan each day … [Read more...]

More Summer Scrapbooking Tips


Just a few months ago I was looking forward to my best friend’s wedding and whoosh, now she’s an old married lady! I look forward to special events and without pictures and memorabilia, the memories fade pretty quickly. The big event is over and so completes the trilogy of bridal event … [Read more...]

Water and Fun Just Go Together!

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  Photo courtesy of eBay Classifieds Ambassador Monica Friel @chaostoorder Moms, you know that water and fun always seem to go together, right? Even in the early 1900s, kids were having fun floating around on vintage water wings, like these I found on eBayClassifieds. With summer … [Read more...]

Creating A Summer Scrapbook


Keeping fond memories alive amidst a hectic life can be a challenge. I want to remember each moment of my son Jack’s life, but I know that’s impossible. Over the next three months, Jennifer S. Wilson, scrapbooker extraordinaire and founder of the blog Simple Scrapper, will teach us some easy … [Read more...]

Summer Jobs for Teens


School’s out for summer and you might find your teenagers looking at you with that, “What do I do now?” face – or worse, looking at a TV or computer screen instead of you. Sounds like it’s time to get a summer job! The few months when school’s not in session is a great time for older … [Read more...]