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Old 05-08-2002, 07:35 PM
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I'm pretty sure your homeowners' insurance would cover any liability if you own your home. If not it would fall onto the landlord's I think if something terrible were to happen. ??? Anyone else know for sure?
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Old 05-10-2002, 04:49 AM
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Hi all. Just wanted to let you know that this article just went up, would love your comments on it!

Spring cleaning fever has hit, and you know what that
means: garage sale time! Don't let those boxes stacked
in the corner overwhelm you. Garage sales don't have
to be a hassle.
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Old 05-10-2002, 05:02 AM
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Good article! I think every article or list of tips for garage sales should include TAKE YOUR SIGNS DOWN AFTERWARDS! Good job on that point. I have never done this, but I get urges to pull down signs from last week (or sometings last month) and go knock on the person's door and hand them back their sign. I hate that!:mad:
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Old 05-10-2002, 12:23 PM
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One of my favorite things in the world to do! Garage Sales and Flea Markets! I'm going tomorow for part of the day- some of my best finds-

1 crochet beaded lariet from circa 1925(hexagonal beads) siam red with fine steel cut beads in the tassles, all strung on red silk in perfect condition 72" long( must have been stored or put away in a trunk.)Bought for $2.00 what it is worth - around $90.

1 piece of 'tramp art' a 3 1/2" inch heart pin, cut out of old masonite,set in the back a old brass pin. Bought for $3.50 (circa 30's or 40'). Old cloth zippers wrapped concentricaly with the teeth up creating an interesting pattern One of a kind ! What it is worth around $55.00

One of my daughters even got in to the act , her best find
A book from the early 50's with good color illustrations the kind you flip over( 2 covers - one half the "Jungle Book" with separate color cover, one half the "Wizard of OZ" with separate color cover.
She bought it for $ 2.00 it is worth about $18-24. But what is better she loves the book and reads it !

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Old 05-10-2002, 01:32 PM
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Garage Sale Survival Tips

Good article. Posting signs, having it seen from the street, extra helpers, all good suggestions. Thumbs up.
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Old 05-10-2002, 01:34 PM
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Sounds like you know what you are doing, Leslie! I'm impressed, good job!
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Old 05-12-2002, 10:43 AM
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My weekend finds

First I must say as well.. Garage sale survival.. Excellent!;-)
Second.. this is what I got this weekend:
A timex Indiglo watch.. need battery .50
A new 6 book set of American Girl Doll books..Kirstin.. $3.00
a tape of kids songs .50
various books(mostly cookbooks)..7-8 2.50
ziplock bag of beads.. turned out to be all new headbands, and the really nice bead braclets.. (I am going to rip them apart and make a new band for timex watch!) 2.00
nice big basket.. with 3 paint brushes, colored pencils and nice drafting ruler... 2.00
The lady at the tupperware table gave me the orange peeler for free!
A FANTASTIC antique lamp.. with hurricane top, with daisys on it.. $3.00. (I gave this to myself for Mothers Day)
A barbie bike, with helmet, backpack and bell- $5.00
2 shoe racks.. heavy ones, not plastic 1.00

I guess that was it this weekend..
Next weekend.. my entire town is having a grage sale.. well everyone but me.. I will be at their houses!
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Old 05-12-2002, 01:35 PM
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Good Job Bellasmom!
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Old 05-12-2002, 07:07 PM
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i frogot to post yesterday.thanks for the reminder.there were not many yard sale out saturday bit the ones that were there were great.
i got a
new never been worn pair of docker for dh-.25
a floor lamp the old really heavy kind-1.00
a kids bop cd.unopened for 1.50
a new easy bake oven of 2.00
not even opened.i could not believe that find and that they want so little for will be put up for christmas for dd.we want to get her the whole set.because she love to cook with me.
3 childrens books .25
8 crafting traditions magazines-.50
thats it.
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Old 05-13-2002, 02:33 AM
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garage sales

Way to go Emmjean The Easy Bake oven alone was worth the trip.
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