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My Swap Meet Treasure Findings

It’s a good feeling to walk away with purchases knowing that you’ve got a deal on something that you actually need. It’s better when they are new and unused!

Here is what I’ve bought at yesterday’s swap (some new and some old items). Read the rest of this entry

First Community Baby Swap Meet

I went to my first ever Swap Meet today. It is a baby swap meet at the Poirier Community Centre in Coquitlam. We picked up another couple on the way there and met a 3rd couple with a kid there. The meet was much bigger than I expected, I was expecting it to take place in a small gym, but the entire community centre (5 rooms and hallways) was packed with tables including outside.

I’ve never been to a swap meet before and the thought of buying used baby items was not that appealing to me. However, if you’re saavy enough, you can walk away with some great items. We saw a bassinet that was all yucky and yellow with filth though. That was pretty funny, and no, we didn’t buy it.

Here are some things I learned from today’s swap meet. Read the rest of this entry