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Offer: Packaged takeout cutlery / utensils (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - 75 or more sets of packaged takeout cutlery - black, clear, and white. Some full sets (fork, knife, and spoon), some partial sets (spoon and fork, knife and fork, etc.), some with napkins, some with salt and pepper, some single utensils, etc. All packages are unopened. I'm happy to split them up so you get what you prefer. Just let me know. Maybe you only want clear utensils? Done. Maybe you just want fork and knife sets? Done. Maybe you only want full sets with napkins and salt and pepper? Done. Maybe you just want sporks? Really? Oh well, done! Easy porch pickup in Pierce Downer area of Downers Grove.
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Photo of free Packaged takeout cutlery / utensils (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove)
Offer: Small containers with lids (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Small (1 oz), stackable, plastic Play-doh containers with lids. All 25 containers have been emptied, cleaned, and dried. Great for storing small craft items (beads, findings, sequins, etc.) or hardware (tacks, brads, staples). Could be great for other upcycling projects too. Easy porch pickup in the Pierce Downer area of Downers Grove.
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Request: White tiles (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) - Looking for leftover square white tiles for a small project, about twenty 6-inch by 6-inch plain white tiles. Happy to pick up in Downers Grove, Westmont, Darien, Bolingbrook, Woodridge, etc. Thanks in advance for looking.
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Request: Water table for kids (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) - Looking for a water table for kids (see example photos). Maybe your kids outgrew the one you have? Any decent condition so long as it's safe/stable with no missing supports and still holds water (no big cracks). I'm happy to clean up something that's been sitting forgotten in your garage, basement, or shed for too long! Happy to pick up anywhere in DG, Woodridge, Darien, Westmont, Bolingbrook, Burr Ridge, etc. Thanks in advance for looking!
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Photo of Water table for kids (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove)
Offer: Baby socks (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - About 30 pairs of baby socks. Mostly "girl" colors, but some "boy" colors too. Mostly 0-12 mos and 12-24 mos sizes. Easy porch pickup in DG.
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Offer: Bassinet with music maker (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Rock-A-Bye Bassinet and Music Center (originally from a Baby Trend GoLite ELX Nursery Center, which I don't have). The bassinet is supposed to be able to rock, but one of the rocking bars on the bottom is missing so it does not. Music center works, but batteries (4 AA) not included. Easy porch pickup in Pierce Downer area of Downers Grove.
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Offer: Air Pillows (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Three large kitchen-sized trash bags full of air pillows (deflated ones removed) for packing and shipping. Easy porch pickup in Pierce Downer, Downers Grove. Request: Parts - Vtech Alphabet Cube (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) - I'm looking for two replacement parts for a Vtech Alphabet Activity Cube (see pictures). If you happen to have a non-working cube you're planning to toss or parts of one laying around, I'm looking for the green and yellow double-sided K/X alphabet block and the phone handset (I think versions come in orange, red, purple, maybe other colors too). Thanks in advance!
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Photo of Parts - Vtech Alphabet Cube (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove)
Photo of Parts - Vtech Alphabet Cube (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove)
Photo of Parts - Vtech Alphabet Cube (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove)
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Offer: Toddler Girl's 7/8 Shoes/Boots (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Eight pairs of toddler girl's size 7/8 shoes and boots. All the shoes are in good to very good condition. They are all size 7 except for the white/silver "leather" sandals, which are size 8 (the pink sparkly shoes are labeled size 5, but they are actually size 7). The boots, size 7/8, light up and are in fair condition. They are a bit worn/flaking on the top, but would be great as the extra pair of boots left at daycare for snow play. Easy porch pickup in the Pierce Downer area of Downers Grove.
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Request: Water table (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Withdrawn - Looking for a water table for kids. Maybe your kids outgrew the one you have? Any condition so long as it's safe/stable and still holds water (please no missing supports or big cracks). Happy to pick up anywhere in DG, Woodridge, Darien, Westmont, Bolingbrook, Burr Ridge, etc. Thanks in advance for looking! Request: Water table for kids (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Withdrawn - Looking for a water table for kids. Maybe your kids outgrew the one you have? Any condition so long as it's safe/stable and still holds water (please no missing supports or big cracks). Happy to pick up anywhere in DG, Woodridge, Darien, Westmont, Bolingbrook, Burr Ridge, etc. Thanks in advance for looking! Offer: Baby play mat (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Baby play mat. Machine washable (and just washed). Easy porch pickup in Pierce Downer area, DG.
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Offer: Baby bath with newborn sling (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Baby bath with detachable newborn sling. Bath has been thoroughly cleaned and then disinfected outside in the sun (UV light). Sling is machine washable and was just washed. Easy porch pickup in Pierce Downer area, DG.
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Photo of free Baby bath with newborn sling (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove)
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Offer: Bumbo seat (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Bumbo seat. Easy porch pickup in DG.
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Photo of free Bumbo seat (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove)
Offer: Infant-to-Toddler Rocker (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Fisher Price Infant-to-Toddler Rocker. Cover is machine washable (and was just thoroughly washed). Toybar is missing, but battery-powered calming vibration still works. Replacement toybars available for as low as $6.50 from Mattel Parts Store (/). Easy porch pickup in Downers Grove.
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Request: Two Metal Rubber Webbing Clips (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Expired - Looking for two (2) metal rubber webbing clips (see photo) for repairing the webbing on an old chair. Trying to avoid buying another pack of 10 when I only need 2 more. Maybe you have a couple laying around your workroom? Thanks for your consideration.
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Offer: Play-doh containers (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Expired - About 40-50 plastic play-doh containers (play-doh removed) with lids, various sizes from 1oz to 4oz. These would be great for organizing small craft items (beads, sequins, rhinestones, pins, findings, pom poms, etc.). They could even be color-coded since the container lids are different colors. Easy porch pickup in Pierce Downer area of Downers Grove. Offer: Infant rocker chair (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Expired - Fisher Price infant rocker. Toy bar is missing, but battery-powered calming vibration still works. Cover is machine washable. Easy porch pickup in Downers Grove.
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Photo of free Infant rocker chair (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove)
Offer: Infant play gym (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Pink, circular infant play gym (see photos). No hanging toys, but attachment rings present on cross arms for attaching small toys. Mat is machine washable. Easy porch pickup in Downers Grove.
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Photo of free Infant play gym (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove)
Offer: Small glass jars with lids (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - About 20 empty, small, 4-oz glass baby food jars with lids (see photo). Great for storing small craft items, making candles out of recycled jars, etc. Easy porch pickup in Pierce Downer area of Downers Grove.
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Offer: CVS Infant Formula (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - CVS Infant Formula with iron, 12.4 oz. Unopened. Use by date on bottom of can: 26 May 2021. Easy porch pickup.
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Offer: Baby Shower Gift Bags (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Five baby shower gift bags, including one large blue/white striped; one large light blue with moon, stars, and "Sweet Baby" text; one large diagonal pink/white striped; one medium orange gingham with parent and baby giraffes; and one medium pink/white striped. Easy porch pickup in Pierce Downer area, Downers Grove.
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Offer: Daily wear contacts (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Expired - Four Bausch and Lomb Bio True daily wear contacts for astigmatism in sealed packaging. From a five pack (box not pictured). Prescription info on packaging: SPH: -6.50, AX: 20, DIA: 14.5, CYL: -0.75, BC: 8.4. Expiration: 12/2022. The one of these I tried from the package of five was not the right type/prescription for my eye so I can't use the other four.
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Offer: Daily wear contacts (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Expired - Four Bausch and Lomb Bio True daily wear contacts in sealed packaging. From a five pack (box not pictured). Prescription info on packaging: PWR(F'v) -7.50, BC: 8.6mm, DIA(Ør): 14.2mm. Expiration: 2/2024. The one of these I tried from the package of five was not the right type/prescription for my eye so I can't use the other four.
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Request: Toaster Oven (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Received - If you have a toaster oven that you don't need or use, I'd love to pick it up. Maybe you got a new one on Black Friday or for Christmas? Brand, age, cleanliness (as long as it can be cleaned), etc. doesn't matter. Just looking for one that works. Our current toaster oven is on its last legs (upper heating element has already died; oven is increasingly unpredictable). Thanks in advance for your consideration. Offer: Baby Shower Gift Bags (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Expired - Five baby shower gift bags, including one large blue/white striped; one large light blue with moon, stars, and "Sweet Baby" text; one large diagonal pink/white striped; one medium orange gingham with parent and baby giraffes; and one medium pink/white striped. Easy porch pickup in Pierce Downer area, Downers Grove.
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Offer: Odorific Pottery Barn Kids Rug (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Smelly Pottery Barn Kids 8' x 10' Hudson Rug (see stock picture). Rug is very clean (no obvious stains), but has a strong rubber smell from latex decay, apparently a common problem with older Pottery Barn rugs. The rug could work in a well-ventilated screen porch, workshop, or garage, but is probably not something you want in an enclosed space in your home. If you want to give this rug a try, this is an easy porch pickup in the Pierce Downer area of Downers Grove. Happy to provide a picture of the actual rug if you are truly interested. Cautionary tale: I bought this rug secondhand for (what I thought was) a great price, but discovered the odor after transporting it only a short distance in my car. I cleaned the rug with a dry carpet cleaning powder and vacuum per the cleaning powder instructions, but that didn't work. I tried airing it out elevated (with frequent rotating) for weeks in the garage, but that didn't work. Finally, I went to Google and learned about Pottery Barn rug smell. According to the info online, the issue is gradual decay of the latex backing of the rug and even a professional rug cleaner will not be able to get out the odor.
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Offer: Smelly Pottery Barn Kids Rug (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Expired - Smelly Pottery Barn Kids 8' x 10' Hudson Rug (see stock picture). Rug is very clean (no obvious stains), but has a strong, almost burnt rubber smell from latex decay, apparently a common problem with older Pottery Barn rugs. The rug could work in a well-ventilated screen porch, workshop, or garage, but is probably not something you want in an enclosed space in your home. If you want to give this rug a try, this is an easy porch pickup in the Pierce Downer area of Downers Grove. Happy to provide a picture of the actual rug if you are truly interested. Cautionary tale: I bought this rug secondhand for (what I thought was) a great price, but discovered the smell after transporting it only a short distance in my car. I cleaned the rug with a dry carpet cleaning powder and vacuum per the cleaning powder instructions, but that didn't work. I tried airing it out elevated (with frequent rotating) for weeks in the garage, but that didn't work. Finally, I went to Google and learned about Pottery Barn rug stink. According to the info online, the issue is gradual decay of the latex backing of the rug and even a professional rug cleaner will not be able to get out the stink. The rug has been sitting in my garage for over a year and the stink is still there. You have been warned.
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Offer: Notre Dame masks (Pierce Downer, Downers Grove) Gifted - Three University of Notre Dame masks with behind/over-the-head elastic; these are NOT earloop masks. Two in white and gold with ND logo and leprechauns and one in green with blue and gold shamrock and ND logo. These have never been worn, but were each tried on once. Realized I just don't like the behind/over-the-head mask style. Easy porch pickup in Pierce Downer area, Downers Grove.
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Request: Ice cube trays (Downers Grove) Received - Looking for one to four ice cube trays (any size, any color) for portion freezing. Thanks in advance.