Yeah, it seems like we haven’t been to many sales in awhile. I went out a couple of weeks ago and it was so boring I didn’t want the blog to be called “Why bother.” Then I went to a crappy Friday church sale that was a complete bust. I hit another Friday church sale before work at 8:00 and purchased a pair of vintage leather chaps. The problem is that one sale usually doesn’t make a blog post and since Jenny has been in Europe, me blogging about going out alone to sales can be a total yawn fest.
The first sale I hit last Saturday started at 8:00 AM and said designer jeans, Le Creuset, tons of books For once I wished I had a little baby or toddler. The sweetest, super high-end and cheap baby clothing for a little girl. CUTE. I did score three pairs of spendy jeans for $8 each.
The next sale was an estate sale near Greenlake and when I arrived for the 8:30 sale a ton of folks were standing around trying to work out where the sale was, finally knocking on the front door. Just as we had all decided to drive off a guy arrived from the back yard motioning us to come check stuff out.
They did have tons of stuff, but nothing that I needed to have.
I did like this old Jockey advertisement.
Next was another back yard sale. This one thought ahead about giving some indication about where to go.
The sale was a bit of a bust, but they did have good taste in movie posters.
At the next sale I picked up a copy of the Anthology of American Folk Music for $25. I have a copy already, but it’s one of those things you don’t see that often and I could hand it off to a friend.
I hit a couple more sales and it was just the pits and I was driving all over the place.
My final sale was one that I sure wish I would have hit a little earlier, since I saw folks leaving with items from their free box that I would have grabbed in a heartbeat. One woman was carting off a ton of Red Flower products.
I did end up getting a ton of new Kiehl’s and Aveda products for a dollar. She was moving and just clearing everything out. On the very top of one shelf I found a vintage ’50s Lucite and beaded purse for a whopping $10. That pretty much made my day. I headed home after that.