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Whew! Things have been a little crazy here the past 48 hours with our garage sale that turned out much bigger and better than we were expecting!

We're in a good location and we had a lot of great deals, but I didn't expect for it to be as crazy as it's been. However, it's been a wonderful kind of crazy because it's meant that my house is now very clutter-free again (I try so hard to stay on top of clutter, but it seems to breed in our closets when I'm not looking!).

We're doing a "Fill a Bag for a $1" special this morning with all the leftovers and people are loving that! We're loving it, too, because it means less stuff leftover after the sale is over with! 🙂

I haven't touched my computer much in the last few days so I have dozens of deals to share with you. I have my laptop in the garage and am going to try and catch up on blogging in between helping customers. Stay tuned for an avalanche of posts!

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12 Comments

  • Lisa says:

    That’s such a great idea in order to get rid of the leftovers! I’ll have to use that next time I have a sale!

  • Cindy says:

    I love that $1 fill a bag idea! So much easier than halling it away and you still make a few bucks.

  • agnes says:

    Missed ya!!!!

    Looking forward to the avalanche…….Bring it on Sistah!!!!

  • Liz says:

    I see a house fund increasing!!! Great job with the sale.

  • Kimberly says:

    Probably too late to ask…but it would have been really neat to see a before/after picture of your sale. You know, some pics of your tables piled high with your items for sale, and then a pic of what was left over.

    I’ve never done a yard sale. How do you decide what to sell? How do you decide what to charge? What types of items did you sell this time?

  • That’s great you had a successful garage sale! It’s so fun to see the stuff go and the money pile up!!! My kids had a lemonade stand and sold lemonade for $.25 a cup. They made $19.80!!!! Some people were very generous and gave them a dollar bill for their cup! We will definately be doing that again next year!

  • Kim F. says:

    It would be great (when you have time) to do a post on your garage sale, your strategy…a bit of a “how-to.” There are so many of us who look to your blog for helps with saving/earning money and controlling clutter that I think some tips would be really well received. I live in Florida, so our Garage Sale season is just starting. I am planning on doing one in October, and I would love to hear your strategy. Thanks for your blog!
    Kim

  • Erika says:

    definitely sounds like a “how-to” post topic in the making!! please pass on yard sale tips when you can!!! glad it’s gone well!

  • I would love some yard sale tips… we are planning a big sale where friends can unload all their “clutter” on us for an adoption fundraiser…. I would love to know your secrets!

  • milissa says:

    Looks like I’m not the first to ask for more details about the yard sale. I have one scheduled in a couple weeks and I can use all the tips you are willing to share. Good luck! Hope you make a fortune 🙂

  • Brea says:

    I second, third, or fourth a great “guide” to a good garage sale. PLEASE?????????????
    Thanks for all you do…

  • Maria145 says:

    Would love to know how much you made at your garage sale. Is it really worth all of the effort and time to put it on?

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