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I Love Garage Sales

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 94 People

    A Garage Sale Convert

    My hubby is a garage sale guru.  If you live on the Island like me, one of the best places to go garage sale-ing is out East in the beginning of the summer.  Rich people throw out cool stuff.  I was previously a thrift store maven exclusively until meeting the...
    daynabug daynabug 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2008

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    And auctions and second hand stores

    and antique shops and American pickers and ricks restorations.......
    GCoppola GCoppola 46-50, F Feb 4

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    Just Not Today

    Today's "garage sale" run, was like a wild goose chase. The ones that were in our neighborhood had nothing but baby and toddler clothing and toys. Geesh, what a waste of gas. Then the farther out we went the worse it got. There were signs up everywhere and yet when we went to...
    delilah5 delilah5 56-60, F Jul 27, 2013

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    It's A Way To Survive And Have Fun

    My wife and i started going to yard-sales in the late 70's. We didn't know what they were about.We fell in love with them. Through out the years we have gotten alot of good stuff.We have bought new and used stuff cheap. I have bought cars and trucks at them, cheap.  Our kids...
    cindyloulove cindyloulove 56-60, M Apr 6, 2011

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    I Love Garage Sales

    A few years ago I stopped at a garage sale. The woman had passed away and her sister was clearing out the condo.  I was fortunate to find a couple of multipacks of panties.  They were unopened and offered at a good price.  I decided to buy them both and continue to look...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Sep 11, 2012

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    Treasures

    You have to look close sometimes to find them, but little treasures may be lurking behind every garage sale sign. My parents were antique dealers and because of that i am always on the lookout for old things or collectibles from my era. I have a hard time passing up a good yard...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    Pull Over Now

    At last it's time to go to every garage sale I can find.The weather is fine and I'm needing NOTHING ! Actually I change my Xmas tree theme every year and buy decorations to dress up my new look. I  see a sign. and my car just turns in like a well trained guide dog.My...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F May 17, 2008

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    Have A Lot Of Relative's Estates To Liquidate

    Since no estate liquidators are interested in what I have (not high-end enough), I'm attempting to sell at a garage sale type venue. I just had a 3-day sale and only 6 people stopped and I made just $35. I don't know what people are looking for, but apparently it's nothing I have...
    debodun debodun 61-65, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    I went in early so I could leave early and go clothes shopping at the mall on the way home. It was an hour before normal quiting time at work so the parking garage was quiet and...
    shy40d shy40d 56-60, F 14 Responses Dec 9

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    In Victoria's and one of the sales girls is trying to talk me into these new panties they just got in. I'm fairly sure she's new, so I let her practice her spiel. But I'm holding...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Dec 5

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    elKraken elKraken 70+ 3 Responses Nov 20

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    Had to dress for a sales meeting this morning with some women clients! Hopefully they have a love of leather, could be a good selling point.
    Leatherhunk88 Leatherhunk88 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I pull my car in the garage and rev the engine. Other times I just let the engine idle. It's raining in California today. I feel like doing it.
    dancingsuicide dancingsuicide 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Early merry Christmas :D I particularly like Christmas. You walk in the stores... And everything is decked out in holiday stuff (Macy's and Belk's in particular) and there's...
    Miaaa8 Miaaa8 16-17, F Dec 7

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    I just bought these pair of leather high heels to go to a few Christmas Parties in. The salesman over the phone promised me they use the best leather to make them and my feet will...
    Shelley3457 Shelley3457 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 11

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    Dam office work! At least I can show off my leathers to the visiting sales women. Who keeps circling past me hehe
    Leatherhunk88 Leatherhunk88 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    sinnamonsie sinnamonsie 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    im very happy to meet a guy that after he knew my past..,my life and the kind of place I was born..he still accept me..we did experienced lots of challenges and sacrifices for our...
    kathy02 kathy02 18-21, F 39 mins ago

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    I know there's something missing with this picture but well I love it :) I took a pic of my little cousin hihi :)
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    Am I the only person who feels like God forgot to love them???
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