Yard Sale Season rocks!!!

Dunebuggy

Here it is folks! Our newest yard sale finds! Woot! Remember my 3 part posts about successful yard sales? (posts one, two and three!) Well, our favorite city wide yard sale happened over the weekend, and here are our top 10 favorite treasures (in no certain order): 1. Little dune buggy $15- my nephews went crazy for it! And the seat is adjustable, so it can fit each of them! Woot!   2. A HUGE bag (weighing in at 7 pounds) of fabric flowers $10- oh the many hair clips I can make … [Read more...]

Yard Sales Part 3

How to Have a Successful Yard Sale The final post of my 3 part series! (Click the links if you missed Part 1 or Part 2) “You get out of it what you put into it.” I have no idea where that quote comes from, but it is totally relevant to this blog post! Yard sales are WORK! But fortunately, work = $$ Leave yourself plenty of time during the preceding week to get everything ready. These tips may seem obsessive, but trust me, they are VERY beneficial! Pay attention: Note the date of … [Read more...]

Yard Sales Part 2

Tips on Successful Yard Sale Shopping As promised, here is Part 2 of my 3 part series! If you missed Part 1, click here! Here are my tips for successful shopping: In preparation, check the newspaper for yard sale listings. Also, make note of any city-wide yard sales.  Those are GREAT! Map out a route through the neighborhoods you want to visit to make better time.(Start with the nicer neighborhoods) Make a list of the items you are searching for. Make a budget and take it in … [Read more...]

Yard Sales Part 1

horses and ponies

To get you in the mood for Yard Sale Season, I’ve made a 3 part series! Part 1 is a list of my top 10 fave finds (in no certain order) Dress Hanger  10¢ Toddler bed $3 Barbie Horses $1-$3 Kids' Dress Clothes 50¢ - $2 Rocking Chair $10 Dining Room Table and Chairs $80 Dino $2 Mail Rack   Free!! Barbie Castle $5 Chairs $3 each           I make it a habit to hit the yard sales in the spring to get a jump on Christmas gifts … [Read more...]