Category Archives: Sale Tales

Fabulous but true tales of life in yard sale land.

Instant Hoard-On with Bowie and Alf

Posted by Jenny in Junk In My Trunk, Sale Tales | 8 Comments

Meghan hit some sales last Friday. I don’t think she bought much, but she did see this amazing sign. Sadly, their sale didn’t, um, perform as advertised, at least for Meghan and her friend. But they get high marks for … Continue reading

Every pony needs a sun hat

Posted by Meghan in Junk In My Trunk, Sale Tales | 9 Comments

This weekend was the 6th Crown Hill Annual Garage Sale Day. This flyer sort of said it all. Some of this is is in what Jenny and I fondly call “No Sidewalk Land” and we’ve hit it many times before. … Continue reading

I am number 15

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With Jenny still out of town I saw an ad for an estate sale about 16 blocks from my house starting at 8:00 AM. I drank some coffee and went out to put my name on the list at 6:50 … Continue reading

Saling solo

Posted by Meghan in Junk In My Trunk, Sale Tales | 4 Comments

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 … Continue reading

An attempt at minimalism

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I took a rare Friday off from work, namely to get ready for our own yard sale planned for the following day. I saw this sign while out running an errand and thought what the hell. It was in old … Continue reading

Dental tools, tiny hot dogs, and so much more

Posted by Jenny in Junk In My Trunk, Sale Tales | 11 Comments

Last weekend started off with an unusual event: Meghan’s husband Dan came to sales with us! Readers of this blog probably know of him mainly from Meghan’s frequent comments about how she will end up divorced if she brings various … Continue reading

Wettier Heights

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Last weekend was the Whittier Heights neighborhood garage sale day. This is sometimes good, sometimes “eh.” And there is always a high concentration of kid stuff. But it’s always nice when we don’t have to make a list and can … Continue reading

Oh, the things that we saw

Posted by Jenny in Junk In My Trunk, Sale Tales | 10 Comments

The Greenwood-Phinney neighborhood sale is one of our favorite big sale days. Partly because we have been going to it for a long time — probably more than ten years by now. Back when it was held in April, we … Continue reading