Jamie Here! With the weather turning beautiful, I’m getting Yard Sale fever! As a looong time yard sale pro, here are some ways to save on yard sales and tips to get you the best buys!
Yard Sale shopping is a fun weekend pastime for a frugal bargain hunter! You never know what you’ll find in a morning’s worth of Yard Sailing… sometimes you’ll come home empty-handed – but your inner optimist will pull you out of bed time and time again for another coffee-fueled expedition.
I’ve been yard-sailing regularly since I was 11, heading out on my bike out early Saturday mornings with my backpack and $2 weekly allowance. I was forced to stretch that $2 to the max – and so I did – charming old folks out of their vintage clothes & jewelry (I have a vintage problem…) and talking tight-fisted children out of Barbie collections.
In my adult life, I’ve clothed myself and my family with yard sale finds, furnished parts of my home, and even stocked my Gift-Closet with yard sale treasures. If you’re a little green to yard-sailing, or maybe just rusty, here are some tips I’ve learned to help you make the most of a Saturday morning!