Sunday, June 26, 2011

Saturday's Yard Sale Spoils: Madeline Dolls, More American Girl, Polly Pockets



Well folks...what I lacked today in quantity, let's hope I made up for in quality!  It wasn't a big morning, but I was home early and I picked up a few things that the girls will enjoy until I'm ready to sell them.  Here's the rundown:
The Mini American Girl Cabana set is absolutely adorable, and should be a big seller! My oldest started setting it up immediately and above you see her "creation," though I didn't photograph it well.  As always, I am thankful for even the smallest thing I find to make my girls happy and then to sell!

What about you?  How did you do?  What did you find?  Leave me a comment and tell me!

11 comments:

  1. Well, for $20 I got:
    Spiderman Snow boots, Spiderman board book, Iron Man glossy book, Picture frame, Ratatouille DVD
    Hermie & friends DVD, 2 Pottery Barn Curtain pannels, 1 PB rod with silver airplane ends, Leapster System w/ 4 games and the backpack
    and 3 infant/toddler toys (Vtech, Emlo & leapfrog)

    Pretty good for my 1st time in a LONG time :)

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  2. Me, well, for under $20 I got a brand new, unopened Pirates of the Caribbean Lego set, 2 Melissa & Doug wooden peg puzzles, the Fisher-Price Imaginext Pirate Ship + pirate and accessories, a garbage bag full of Loving Family people and furniture, 3 magnetic playsets (dino, pirate and Thomas the Tank) that will be great for our long car trip to NC in August, Monsters, Inc Memory Game, two ride-on/walker infant/toddler toys, Fisher-Price electronic ball pounder, Fisher-Price turtle spinner and the Sesame Street Poppin' Pals. We were out for about three hours and didn't stray too far from home, so not too shabby!

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  3. You are so welcome! I am going to start emailing the bloggers I "favor" on Fridays to let them know that I did so. Guess I should've told ya :)! I appreciate your site. Have a great day!

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  4. You girls did great! Glad you had success!

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  5. I spent 15 on: a calico critters country market set, an old mickey mouse candy tin, a pelican case, a babygate, a small table for my son, a couple holiday decorations, 3 contigo kids water bottles, an authentic Chinese kids dress, a robot- type vacuum and a picture frame.

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  6. Came over from Money-Saving Mommy and I'm enjoying your blog! I've been yard-saling since my oldest was a baby--so, 20 years now--and I totally get the thrill of it. In fact, I always say it makes me feel like the Proverbs 31 woman, who "considers a field, and she buys it." "I've been out considering fields," I tell my hubby, and he knows I stopped at a yard sale on my way home!

    This weekend I found shoes for both my youngest, tops for my daughter and shorts for my son, all for 25-50 cents an item. My best find, though, was a multi-colored sundress in the 10-cent box. Couldn't tell why it was so cheap! Each ruffled layer is a different bright color, and after we got it home, she realized that it would be perfect for her costume for a production she's in, of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. So not only was her costume taken care of before I even knew she needed such an item--but it only cost a dime!

    I'm always telling my kids, "Good things come to those who wait"--meaning, if we wait long enough, we'll find it at a yard sale! But this time, God provided in quite the timely fashion!

    Jeanne

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  7. So inspired by your blog. I have been doing garage sales off and on for about a year now. I am hooked!

    Saturday I spent $9.50 on...
    1 pair of basketball shorts for my son
    1 brand new Chutes and Ladders game
    Scattegories game
    Fiskars Paper Trimmer
    Fiskars BRAND NEW IN PACKAGE Corner Punch
    3 Brand new packages of scrapbook embellishments
    1 12x12 scrapbook plastic case FULL of BAZZILL cardstock
    11 Magic Tree house books in PERFECT condition
    10 Little Golden books
    4 Other childrens chapter books
    The entire series of Spider wick Chronicles Hardback in PERFECT CONDITION
    1 vintage childrens book

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  8. You did great, Heidi - the Bazzill alone would've cost a fortune!

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  9. Eveyone has such good finds! I love the "considering a field" saying--stealing that one! I'm enjoying reading your comments so much.

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  10. Hey Jen,

    Do you ever save up all your the infant toys and list as a lot?

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  11. I bought a spongeware bowl for $2, some pink depression glass for .50 each, & some retro drinking glasses for .50 each.

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