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Things NOT to Sell at a Yard Sale

I’ve been to hundreds of yard sales over the years and have held more than 20 yard sales, too — and realize that there are just some things nobody wants to buy! Check the list below for things NOT to … Continue reading

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Twenty of the Best Bargains of My Life

I’ve always been an avid shopper – starting at the age of ten. My mom and sister and I would go to the big department stores in downtown Pittsburgh and split up and meet in a few hours. The stores … Continue reading

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How to Decorate Your Home with Extremely Low-Cost Framed Prints

The cheapest way to hang nice-looking framed prints in your home is to buy them at a yard sale or thrift store. I was able to get the three prints in my living room, which have similar frames (gold wood) … Continue reading

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Why I ♥ Yard Sales

I started going to yard sales many years ago, before Hurricane Hugo blew through South Carolina. For years afterwards, very few people had yard sales because many families lost everything or had extensive water and wind damage to attics and … Continue reading

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Great Fundraising Idea: Community Yard Sale

Plugins 1   If you have a favorite charity or group (school, church or club) you’d like to support financially, a great fundraising idea is a group yard sale on a Saturday morning. I’ve coordinated at least four of them … Continue reading

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