Category Archives: garage sales

Invaluable Advice

After reading some of these antiquing tips from  Invaluable  I decided to share some of my  my best tips when it comes to vintage/thrift shopping. (They have a pretty cool website, by the way, you should take some time to … Continue reading

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Festival Finds

One of my favourite events of the year happened this weekend: the MCC Festival for World Relief. This is where thousands of people gather at the Tradex to eat, bid, buy, donate and visit all in support of MCC’s work … Continue reading

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The Mother of Garage Sales

It was a beautiful day last Saturday when my sister and I wandered through the neighbourhood of Queens Park New Westminster. This is a part of the world where they actually understand the value of heritage homes and don’t tear … Continue reading

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Thrifting during the Lazy Days of Summer

I spent last week in Oliver, BC where we holiday each summer with my side of the family. The significance there is that I am holidaying with folks who are as excited about thrift shopping as I am. While most … Continue reading

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More Garage Sale Wisdom from the East

Continuing on with our theme from last week when I went garage-saling in Ottawa, here’s some more Garage Sale wisdom. For sellers: Multi home garage sales are the best – I guess this is the Costco application for garage sales:  … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Wisdom from the East!

I spent last week in Ottawa visiting family and celebrating my beloved mother-in-law’s 90th birthday.  It was a great little vacation and while that was our primary purpose for visiting, I also happen to have sisters-in-law and niece who are … Continue reading

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