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“Don’t Get Rid of It Yet!” Part Four: Stuffed Animals

The world has millions and millions of stuffed animals. And while some are treasured toys, never to be parted with in childhood, some are destined for the donate pile. But before you donate, make sure that it isn’t worth some … Continue reading

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Flippin’ Friday-#145

Welcome back to Flippin’ Friday! The place to see what people are buying….and flipping! Last time,   we had some great flip stories about two Anchor Hocking Soreno Green ashtrays, a set of vintage Chantilly, Starbucks Collector Series City mug-London … Continue reading

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Flippin’ Friday-#114

Happy Holidays! Welcome back to “Flippin’ Friday!” I hope this holiday season has brought you some exciting flips! Last time, we had some great flip stories about a Boys Build- a -Bear set, an Arnold Print works rabbit (sew and … Continue reading

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Clearing my head…while I clear out my stuff.

I imagine that most of you are listing like mad fiends right now. I certainly have been. And that’s why I took a break last week to go to an estate sale. Not because I needed anything…I just needed to … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Estate Sales….

Last Thursday, I saw an ad on Craigslist advertising an estate liquidation sale. The address was near the beach, so I thought, worst case scenario…if its not good… we go hang out looking for seashells on the beach. So, we … Continue reading

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“And the winner is”……..and some fun finds.

Wow! Thank you all for contributing your “flip stories” for Flippin’ Friday #39!  Amazing!!! The Tupperware bowl has spoken……..the name pulled out by my son this morning was………Lindy D!  She contributed  her Chanel perfume flip story and won the $20 … Continue reading

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Somebody ate the customers.

Seriously.  I went to three estate sales last week and each time I pulled up…..just one or two cars were out front.  Not that I’m complaining. It was just eery to be one of a few at an estate sale. … Continue reading

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My crystal ball…

Anytime I’m at an estate sale, I always think about what people would say if they were milling around my house looking at my stuff. Cue dream sequence music. Setting: My house in (hopefully) the distant future. “Wow…she wasn’t really … Continue reading

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It’s Flippin’ Friday! #29

It’s that great time of the week again….Flippin’ Friday!  We have now have TWO weeks of sales to report…so let’s hear them all! Last week, we “shook things up” and shared stories of disappointing sales….and trust me…you can learn a … Continue reading

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It’s Flippin’ Friday! #24

It’s that fantastic day of the week…Flippin’ Friday! With sales starting to take off and thrift stores filling up with spring cleaning cast-offs…I know we’ll be getting some great tales! Last week, we had flippin’ stories about a vintage Bakelite … Continue reading

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