Great Sounding Sale But I Was Too Late

Great Sounding Sale But I Was Too Late

Two weekends ago, there was a great sounding estate sale advertised about 45 miles from here. I’ve gotten out of the habit of making that trip, but the pictures of this sale were rather irresistible. Tables full of Christmas plus the words, “60 years of accumulation” will get me every time. It looked like some of the sales Tiffany and I get to do. TONS of stuff. And I know how our sales are. There’s something for everyone and at the end, when we can literally pack it all up in 10 boxes, there are still things I can get and resell. So why wouldn’t this sale be the same? The few prices I could see in their pictures looked similar to our prices as well – meaning pretty cheap. So I went. Continue reading

Thursday Sales – Bad Yard Sale Sign

Thursday Sales – Bad Yard Sale Sign

I picked up our local want ads paper to see what might be going on in the way of sales this weekend and saw one advertised for Thursday (today) at 2:00. It was already almost three, but I figured I’d go see what they had. It turned out to be a no show. Glad it was only a couple of miles away. BUT…. when I pulled out of my driveway, on the stop sign post at the street corner, I saw this bad yard sale sign: Continue reading

Weekend Picking Finds

Weekend Picking Finds

I still haven’t got back into the junking groove. Still so much I haven’t done anything with, but I did go to an interesting sounding “estate” sale in nearby town last week. The pictures looked like there could be some good things hiding in the boxes and piles and the sale company made it all sound so exciting. I’d never been to one of theirs before, so decided to un-hibernate and go see what it was all about. 

My phone has been so sick. Among lots of other problems, the camera was permanently set facing me and only another factory reset (I’d already done about 6) would fix that. It just didn’t seem worth it, but I soooo wished I had a working camera with me when I stepped into this house!  Continue reading