(lovelovelove taking photobooth pictures.)
I'M MOVING TO ENGLAND.
yes, england! the uk! haha, needless to say, i'm pretty darn excited about it and nervous too. there's a lot i still have to get done and figured out in a short amount of time - i'll be leaving in three weeks.
the reason for moving is because i got a job, being an au pair! the family seems really lovely and easy-going and the city where they live/i'll be staying in looks so pretty and vibrant.
up until my departure, i'm going to be getting rid of and selling a lot of things. having yard sales, book sales, selling my TV, couch and maybe my desk, my car, etc. a big part of where my money is going to be coming from though, is ebay. my parents and grandparents started boxing up various different items within the last few years of things to sell. well, a lot of those items have just been sitting in taped up boxes and my (wonderfully generous) parents said that i could sell them on ebay for money towards a laptop (no, i have never had my own computer) and extra pocket money while i'm there.
some of these things won't sell because of the fact that they aren't collectible or aren't valuable at the time, economically. but! a lot of these things are so pretty and neat that if i didn't need the $$, i would totally set aside for my own (future) home.
SO! this is where you lovelies come in. now, i'm not asking you all to buy or bid on EVERYTHING, but just take a look! tell your friends! the more views, watchers, etcetera, the better. maybe you'll see something for a swap you're in or something that you know a friend or family member will like for the holidays coming up.
i don't want to sound greedy in any form, but i am asking for help. every penny, quarter, dollar helps me get there, be prepared, go sightseeing on the weekends; whatever else i decide to do during my first four months. (after reading a ton of guidebooks fro the library, i decided i'm going to take a weekend to go up to liverpool and visit all the beatle-ey places. the actual penny lane? a real strawberry fields? YES!)
and it's perfectly fine if you can't contribute anything, really. not going to hurt my feelings or think no one cares. trust me, i have been there, in a tight spot financially, with my family and on my own. it stinks, but a part of life unfortunately.
whatever doesn't sell on ebay, i'll probably start a little vintage etsy store. and sorry about the horrible photos; i'm basically taking quick shots of everything just to get it up online right now.
if you don't want to buy anything, i FINALLY got my pay pal account linked to my bank and can now use it. to whomever donated some money to my paypal awhile back and it got rejected or whatever, i apologize, it took me forever to get it all fixed.
like i said, every penny counts and i really appreciate whatever you can contribute to my journey out of the slump i've been in.
i have been working on a giveaway for a little while now and once i get to the UK, i plan to get it all together, as a thank you to you amazing readers. not just for this, but because you all are so wonderful and sweet and i feel it's only right to give a little something back for all you guys have given me in support and love. :]
here is my ebay page: CLICK ME!
there will be some ending during the weekend and early next week. like i said, whatever doesn't sell, i'll open up a vintage etsy; cause i figure if it won't sell once on ebay, why waste the time and money on re-listing it?
i will combine shipping for YOU all. for regular buyers, you'd have to buy three or more items, but i won't have you guys pay any for than 5-10 on anything. really, it depends on the weight and fragility of the items, but nothing's really that heavy and packing materials don't add on pounds and pounds of weight. email me if you win more than one thing (firstname.lastname@example.org) and i'll fix the end price for you. :]
^handmade postcard headed to micaela.
^little note to mis april. check out her brand-new blog here!
^a reply for lovely sheba.
^my response to lady sally.
^reply for wonderful gracie.
buckets of love and hope,