20 Great Tips For Having A Successful Yard Sale


Each year as I do my spring cleaning, I get rid of all items that haven't been used in a year. Some of these things are like new. Others are gently used. They are placed in totes and set aside for a yard sale. Who knows?... What I can't use may be useful to someone else, or it may even be something that someone else desperately needs. You never know when your junk may be someone else's treasure. And to top it all off, a yard sale is a great way to bring in a bit of extra cash! When … [Read more...]

Yard Sale Shopping 101: Tips For Finding Garage & Yard Sale Bargains


Yard sale season will soon be in full-swing. As people declutter their homes and do some spring cleaning, they will begin gathering their unwanted items to sell at garage sales and yard sales. Typically, yard sales take place from early spring until mid-fall. Unless you happen to live in an area of the country where it's warm year-round -- in which case, yard sales take place all year long. (Lucky you!) There are a lot of bargains to be had by shopping at yard sales. Here are our … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Outdoors: Lawn & Garden Tips


Each spring there is an assortment of garden chores that can be done early in the year, before planting season arrives. This is also the time we need to assess the lawn and provide basic lawn maintenance to keep it in optimum health. Following are some tips to guide you through your spring gardening chores and save yourself a lot of work later in the season.   … [Read more...]