Hunting season officially started this weekend -- the yard sales are back! Our annual neighborhood sale has always been a worthwhile picking field, but the threat of rain and off and on drizzle scared away many people from participating on Saturday. I still managed to score a few good finds to stock the shelves, and even found one item that I will treasure always. Here's the … [Read more...] about Y is for Yard Sales
On Saturday morning, I rolled up to the a local church sale to find 120+ people lined up, waiting for the doors to open. I almost left right then and there, but I didn't know of any other big sales, so I got in line. By the time I made it into the church, about a dozen people had made their way to the toy tables. They were all starting at the front, so I decided those front … [Read more...] about Yard sale finds – LEGO and comic books!
You smell that? The scent of grass clippings, cherry blossoms, and people's musty old junk hauled out of storage -- thats right, yard sale season is here! I had pretty good luck at a big community yard sale this past Saturday. Yard sales are where I get my stock for the year -- items that I can resell online to make money to fund my own collection, so if you see anything in … [Read more...] about Yard sale season has begun!
I finally got to hit up a few yard sales this weekend, and while the pop culture finds were few and far between, I did manage to find a few fun items... Probably the best find of the day was a set of vintage 50's "Mad Men" American Tourister suitcases. These things are awesome display and storage pieces, and for five bucks were a steal. The chalkware dog bank sure looks … [Read more...] about Yard sale finds — Anyone need a haircut?
Not long ago, fellow League member Under Scoop Fire put out a call for people’s favorite garage sale find, which led to last week's League of Extraordinary Bloggers' challenge. We certainly proved that there are some diamonds to be found in the dirt... Whatever I Think of Erik Johnson Toyriffic Nerd Out with Me Nerd Cantina The Sexy Geek's House of Swag The … [Read more...] about The League has spoken: The Find
If you're new around these parts, you might not be aware that I am a pretty hardcore yard sale plunderer. For the last few years, I have posted here on Cool & Collected, the items I have bought at yard sales, and since this week's League topic is all about yard sale finds, I thought it would be fun to dig through those old posts and look back on what I … [Read more...] about My most epic yard sale finds (yet)
Reelz channel is set to debut a new show for collectors and super fans, called "FanAddicts" next week. FanAddicts! | Movie Trailer | Review Here's the official synopsis: You think you’re a movie fan? Wait until you meet the FanAddicts!. Get inside the minds of those who simply cannot stop adding to their incredible movie memorabilia collections. With homes and storage … [Read more...] about FanAddicts! New show for collectors to debut 8/28