One of the best things you can do at your yard sale is to give away some items for free. And don’t be shy about making a big deal of it! I always offer free stuff at each of my garage sales. Here are some of the items I give away for free at yard sales…
Storing & Organizing Things
Here are my favorite things to do before and during a yard sale that will inevitably boost your sales. The trick?… Get a little creative and think outside of the box!
What to men typically buy at garage sales? What unusual bargains are women looking for? What about teens? Here are some yard sale trends that I’ve noticed. Perhaps you can use this information to your advantage at your next yard sale.
Here are the best ways to get the word out about your yard sale including: where to place yard sale advertisements and what to say in garage sale advertisements.
When it comes to neighborhood yard sales, I’ve always wondered if it’s better to take advantage of all the free advertising they do for you, or if you should take the time to write your own ads, hang your own signs, and pick your own date. Here’s what I’ve concluded….
Should you have your garage sale in the spring, summer, winter, or fall? Which months are best for yard sales? Which days are the best? What’s the best time to have a garage sale? The answers to these questions largely depend on where you live. Here’s the scoop…
I generally take about 2 months to leisurely put together everything I want to sell in my next yard sale. During this time, I’m also doing a bit of spring cleaning while purging all items we no longer wear or use. I tend to group items together by ‘theme’ and I start pricing items and printing out my signs at this point too. Here are some beginner tips for having a garage sale…
Last year, nearly 800,000 people signed up to participate in HGTV’s annual ‘Get Organized’ challenge. Today — April 2, 2007 — kicks off a whole new year of tips & tricks to get organized once and for all!
Next on my list of ‘subdivision pet peeves’ is this: People don’t use their garages for parking cars in anymore! Why? See why here…
Here are 5 great tips for organizing your walk-in closet! This is a project that everyone could benefit from… why not do it now???
Looking for a quick & easy way to stay organized? Then you’ve GOTTA try the PocketMod! It’s very low-tech, yet very practical and functional. (Fun too!)
Did you know that most people prefer ‘over’. Yep, most want their toilet paper to come from the top of the roll and drape down toward the floor. What about you?… What’s your toilet paper preference?
Do you snoop inside medicine cabinets? Should you? Believe it or not, there may be a good reason to snoop inside your friend’s medicine cabinet these days! Here are some interesting facts about this and other odd bathroom behavior, plus some funny bathroom pranks!
It bugs me when some many ‘working’ items are simply kicked to the curb on trash pick up day, rather than donated to places like Goodwill or the Salvation Army… or better yet, passed on to your own neighbors, friends, and relatives.
If you’ve been thinking about using one of those PODS for your moving & storage needs… check here first! Get a promo code for local OR long distance moves here. And hear from others who have used PODS before…
These screw-on lids fit on most any bottle (lotion, ketchup, shampoo, etc.) making it possible to store the bottle upside down and dispense the product a little at a time from the flip-up lid. It’s great for products that don’t come in an upside down bottle yet.
Tips and instructions for learning how to fold ANYTHING… from folding towels and napkins to sheets, shirts, sweaters, and pants!