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    How to Dress as a Garage Sale Shopper


    If you were a garage sale host and saw someone step out of their Porsche dressed in a long fur coat, with their little dog under their arm, would you be inclined to give them any discounts or leeway in bartering?  Probably not -- they can clearly afford to pay you the full $3 on that silverware...
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    Buying A Shyness Doll


    You probably have never heard of a shyness doll -- that's because it's this blogger's personal idea for a way to help bashful children overcome their shyness.  But if you have a very shy child and are interested in getting him or her to be less timid, you may want to consider purchasing a shyne...
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    Recipes To Take


    Lunchtime!  Halfway through your day of garage sale perusing, your stomach starts talking to you.  Looks like it's time to stop for a little food and drink break.  But going to McDonald's is a waste of money and calories, when you could have a much more delicious and nutritious lunch ...
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    Pre-Sale Research


    Research probably isn't high on your list of things you love to do.  If you're still in or recently out of the school system, you know it's something teachers and professors alike prescribe as torture.  But when it comes to garage saling, research can really help you in the long run, and t...
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    Best Weekends to Shop Garage Sales


    During the summertime, it's hard to find a weekend when there aren't a ton of garage sales going on in every neighborhood, especially in such a downturned economy.  However, if you don't want to go out every single weekend and would prefer to stick to one or two weeks out of the year, here are ...
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    Hanging Posters


    Will you be selling a lot of posters at your yard sale this year?  If so, have you considered hanging them up?  Maybe you have, maybe it didn't cross your mind; either way, there are definitely two sides to the debate over whether or not posters should be hung up at your garage sale; here ...
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    Keeping Track On Fashion Trends


    What goes around comes around.  There's nothing new under the sun.  Yup, that can apply to clichés, and it can also apply to the world of fashion.  Eventually, what was popular when you were a kid and looked silly for the next decade or three will come back into style.  As...
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    Being an Early Bird When....


    You have to see a counselor for over-shopping. ·         You keep a special purse or wallet full of loose change that you only use on the weekends. ·         You're done with your Christmas shopping by 8 a...
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    Scavenger Hunt List


    Love garage saling, but don't really have a shopping list?  If you're just looking to get out and about and hit the yard sales in your neighborhood, you can have fun following this scavenger hunt list to see if you can spot all of the items named.  Challenge a garage saling friend or two -...
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    What to Spend


    Budgeting has been covered before, but it wasn't specified how much should be paid for certain types of items.  Since every garage sale is unique, it's impossible to specify exact prices for everything, but here are a few helpful ballparks for some more commonly found items. Books are to be fo...






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