Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Kroger Coupons 12/31/13 $5 off 5 Savings Event

(4) Herbal Essence $1.99 with $5 off 5 "Savings Event"
Used 2 $1/2 coupons making them $1.49 each

(2) Venus Razors $4.99 ea Savings Event
Used 2 $3/1 coupons making them $1.99 each

(2) Gillette Shave Gel $2.49 ea Savings Event
Used $2 Digital Kroger card coupon
Used .75 off printed coupon RedPlum

(1) Bic mechanical pencils $1.49
Used $1 off Bic coupons.com

(1) Febreze Set & Refresh $2.49
Used $1 off PG Insert



Retail $45.14
Out of Pocket $18.16
Savings 63% $26.97

Sunday, December 15, 2013

How to add video to an eBay auction item description

1. Shoot video (smartphone quality is acceptable)
2. Upload video to YouTube via smartphone or computer
3. Once the video is  uploaded, click "Share Link" to access the embed code
4. Click Embed, then choose the checkbox to "use old embed code"

You must select to use the old embed code in your eBay auction description. The new embed code uses <IFRAME> which is prohibited in an eBay item description.

Visit my auction listing for an example of an eBay item description that includes a video clip:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=360813269404


Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Save on CVS Scotch Tape 2 Rolls for $1.98

As a Top Rated seller on eBay, I am always on the lookout for packaging / shipping supply savings. At CVS this week (11/10-11/16), the 3M Scotch Heavy-Duty Packaging tape (1.88" x 800") is $1.99 each with Buy One roll, Get One roll 1/2 price. That is $2.98 for 2 rolls.

To save even more, add TWO of the following coupons (.50 off of 1), making the final total $1.98 for 2 rolls of Heavy Duty Scotch packaging tape. (the coupon you want is the very last one on page 4)

http://www.scotch-brite.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/Scotch-BriteBrand/Scotch-Brite/Offers/Directory/Coupons/

What do you think? Did I find a good deal?

Thursday, November 7, 2013

CVS coupon clipping money saving haul 11/4/2013:


Paper Towels FREE - .79 coupon from CVS coupon center

#1 DiGorno 12" pizza $7.79 Buy one get one free
Use $2/2 DiGorno coupon from RedPlum Insert 11/03

#2 DiGorno 12" pizza FREE

Kotex-U liner 60 ct $4.79
use $2/1 coupon

Kotex-U liner 50 ct $4.79

Used .50 coupon received on previous purchase
Used $3 Extra Cash Back from previous purchase on Gillette Fusion Shave Gel
Used $2 Extra Cash Back from previous purchase on DIAL 3pk Soap

Total cost $6.71 for 6 items

Saved 78% totaling $20.48

Monday, October 28, 2013

Hot Toys for Christmas

Holiday Hot Toys List for boys and girls at Christmas. Xmas hot toy list includes:

Doc McStuffins is an American animated television series produced by Brown Bag Films, which premiered on March 23, 2012 on Disney Channel and Disney Junior. The series is about a six-year-old girl, Dottie "Doc" McStuffins, who can "fix" toys, with a little help from her stuffed animal friends, Stuffy, Hallie, Lambie and Chilly. During ending credits, Doc gives advice to viewers about staying healthy. Shop Doc McStuffins Toys


One Direction boy band are an English-Irish boy band formed in London in 2010, consisting of members Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. 1D signed with Simon Cowell record label Syco Records after being formed and finishing third in the seventh series of British television singing competition The X Factor. Shop One Direction 1D Gifts


Furby Boom! Brighter, bolder colors with a mind of its own. FURBY BOOM is the interactive pet your children will groom and shape its personality.

You can't go wrong with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Nerf Rebelle Heartbreaker Bow is Nerf's toy weapon on the market for girls, long overdue, by the way! The popularity of the Hunger games and Disney's movie, Brave, have brought about this sudden interest for Nerf.

Flutterbye Flying Fairy Doll: Unlike other fairy dolls, this one actually flies. It must be a real fairy! No, just kidding, it's just a toy.


HEXBUG Warriors from Innovation First®

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Big Hugs Elmo: To be honest, I don't get it, but younger children will. Elmo was popular when I was kid ... seems every year, there is a different variation of Elmo that is a child favorite.

Monster High is an American fashion doll franchise created by Mattel in July, 2010. The characters are inspired by monster movies, sci-fi horror, thriller fiction, and various demons therefore distinguishing them from most fashion dolls. Popular characters include Deuce Gorgon, Heath Burns, Draculaura, Catrine DeMew, Caty Noir and many more! Shop Monster High Dolls


WWE Wrestling Rings & Action Figures are always popular amongst boys.  Shop WWE Wrestling Figures
Follow Piece Of Scrap's board Hot Toys for Christmas 2015 on Pinterest.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Save on Shipping Tape at Walgreens Oct 20 - 26, 2013

As a Top Rated seller on eBay, I am always on the lookout for packaging / shipping supply savings. At Walgreens, the 3M Scotch Heavy-Duty Packaging tape (1.88" x 800") is $1.99 each with Buy One roll, Get One roll 1/2 price. That is $2.98 for 2 rolls.

To save even more, add TWO of the following coupons (.50 off of 1), making the final total $1.98 for 2 rolls of Heavy Duty Scotch packaging tape. (the coupon you want is the very last one on page 4)

http://www.scotch-brite.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/Scotch-BriteBrand/Scotch-Brite/Offers/Directory/Coupons/

What do you think? Did I find a good deal?



Thursday, August 15, 2013

Popular Halloween Costume Ideas

Popular Halloween Costume Ideas include:

CAITLYN JENNER - the Olympian turned female

Back to the Future - October 21,2015 is date in movie
Despicable Me - Minions
ROYAL BABY - Prince George, baby of Prince William & Kate Middleton
Man of Steel - Superman
ZOMBIES
Star Wars - recent trailor release and upcoming movie
Duck Dynasty
Presidential candidates
Peanuts Gang - upcoming movie release will make these popular
PAULA DEEN

Visit my eBay store, Piece-of-Scrap, to purchase your costume today! Or, shop the huge selection of Halloween Costumes for sale on Amazon

These costumes can be made at home easily with a little imagination. Check my Pinterest board for many more unique homemade Halloween costumes for boys, girls, children, couples, men, women and adults:

Follow Piece Of Scrap's board Homemade Halloween Costumes on Pinterest.

Unique halloween costume ideas include: Mad Scientist, Pippi Longstocking, Chicken, iPod, Railroad, Street Light and many more!

$100 Free Insurance for eBay Sellers

eBay Top Rated Sellers and Platinum and Titanium PowerSellers who use eBay Labels for Priority Mail services will now receive $100 worth of FREE insurance. This is in addition to the special USPS shipping discounts you already receive—up to 35%—because of your seller status! Plus, FREE Delivery Confirmation is uploaded to My eBay when you ship Priority Mail or Priority Mail Express through eBay Labels.

However, one must ADD insurance to get free insurance on Priority Mail Packages!

To do so:
1. click the insurance box
2. In the dropdown box, scroll to the USPS insurance option and this provides free insurance for priority up to a certain amount.
3. When you hit "add" to add the insurance, the cost of the postage does not change.

Announcement: Great USPS news for eBay Sellers

For detailed instructions on how to add a video to an item auction, visit my eBay Examiner.com article:

http://www.examiner.com/article/shipping-on-ebay-with-free-insurance-using-usps-priority-mail

Sunday, January 27, 2013

B-O-L-O-G-N-A Sale on Amazon

I just sold an item on the Amazon Marketplace to Ms. Bologna. I am always intrigued by unusual names since I have one myself. Purchase your One Direction Valentine Day gift ideas at piece-of-scrap on eBay. http://www.piece-of-scrap.com