Over the weekend we participated in a multi-family yard sale. When I committed I didn’t realize I wouldn’t be able to work it on Friday, and my love was a good sport and stepped up to the plate. Friday night I returned from my work trip to Minnesota’s Twin Cities, where I’m sure I was the only one in the state excited about the snowstorm; I would be returning to sunny California. Saturday we were up and ready to sell by 6:30 a.m. The selling was fun, but the yard sale shopping was even better!! By the time we left the yard sale I had bought a turquoise galvanized tub, two boxes of vintage sheet music, a Cosco step stool, six boxes of Shiny Brites, and an old “pool rules” sign, saving for when we have a pool of our own!
After the yard sale was over we headed to Salvation Army to donate our left overs that didn’t get swooped up. My love was dropping off the boxes when he spotted a glimpse of pink depression glass; one of my many vintage weaknesses. Jerry was able to talk the SA guy in to taking the glasses in for pricing and selling to us (we are there quite often and they see us coming, in a good way).
After my purchases at the yard sale, and at the Salvation Army, we came home with a whopping $8 in our pocket. Jerry calculated that we made a whole $0.27 per hour each. Was it worth it? Heck yeah!