We finally gathered enough (good) stuff to get together for a garage sale. It was a lot of work, as usual, but it turned out so well!
All of our hard work was worth it. I left the day job early so that I could start to pack up the night before the sale. I woke up early on Saturday to pack our breakfast, lunches, coffee and water. We started laying out our stuff at around 7:30 am. We were quite lucky to end up on a very visible high traffic spot.
The garage sale was nice because it had a friendly community vibe; it was a city wide garage sale but I hardly consider Brisbane a city, it’s more like a small town. It was also very nice that we didn’t have to travel very far, making it so easy! Over all, for my first time selling there, I really liked it. It was very organized and the people that put it on were very helpful and friendly. The buyers were nice, too.
The Brisbane Friends of the Library put it on, so the proceeds of the participants went to a good cause, keeping the library going. Knowing that what you’re doing is going to help something bigger than yourself is always a good feeling.
The Lion’s club put on a barbecue which we got to be right next to. Their barbecue went really well and their burgers were excellent. They let us know that they used all grass fed beef. Yummy! 🙂
The only thing that would’ve made it better was if our babies were with us — Truffle and Monchichi couldn’t make it. We thought it might get too hot for them or thought they could get into trouble somehow…
Here’s the hubby trying to sell his comic book collections.
Momz is happy the sales keep coming!
Here I am working so very hard!
Even though I was busy selling, I managed to walk to my neighbor’s lot and shop around. I found this treasure in their “junk”. Tadaaa!
So this is a multipurpose Pottery Craft Made In the USA jar that’s in the Robert Maxwell pottery style. This was born circa 1970’s and could be found in department stores like JCpenney’s.
I heart lovely little things! When I saw this my eyes lit up. When I touched and held it, my heart lit up. I had to get it.
As for the rest of the day, it went very well. We made lots of money$$$, too. At the end, we all ate like kings and queens. We lived happily ever after. The End.