It was not that long ago that garage sales were looked down upon as low end affairs, a place to shuffle through junk and dusty things. Well, times have certainly changed. A bad economy, poor housing market, uncertainty and fear have led many more upscale people to have garage sales and shop at garage sales…..and […]
What’s the difference between cheap and frugal? Let’s begin by defining each: “Cheap” has many meanings in different forms; In it’s simplest form, cheap means “at or for a low price.” From an object perspective, it means “of little worth because achieved in a discreditable way requiring little effort.” From person to person informally, it means miserly […]
Canton, Mississippi – For one day something magical happens to this small historic central Mississippi town: the cityscape is completely transformed, as more than 1,100 of the nation’s premiere artisans and craftsmen spread their wares in a strategically compatible arrangement that helps turn ordinary women into the super stars of power shopping. October is the favorite time […]
We’ve all heard the yard sale terms “barter” and “haggle” but knowing when and how to negotiate a price with a seller is key in getting a deal. Typically the best time to visit a yard sale is when it first starts, you know the saying, “the early bird catches the worm!” In this case, […]
We need to have one of these in counties all across the US! Brilliant!
As a mom of quadruplets I am always looking for affordable and creative ways to make Halloween costumes. This year I got all of my girls costumes from a consignment sale to create 4 Minions from the hit movie, “Despicable Me.” We found 4 yellow/gold long sleeve shirts along with 4 denim jumper dresses. When it’s time to […]