Posts Tagged ‘garage sale’

The Stuff We Keep Just in Case

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Tomorrow is garage sale number two, and this time we’ve advertised it in the local Penny Saver and have a little better idea of what to expect since we had our first by-the-seat-of-our-pants sale last week. We’re prepared. I feel like I’ve talked a lot about downsizing and how enlightened I’ve become about stuff through [...]

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The Real Cost of My Stuff

Monday, March 14th, 2011

I spent about 14 hours this weekend getting ready for our upcoming garage sales. I also sold our TV, living room furniture, washer, and dryer to a family friend who is moving today and needed the stuff ASAP. We’ve still got a little over two months to live here, but it was important to Jared [...]

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On Getting Rid Of My Shoes

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

“Are you sure you want to do this?” “No.” “It’s still early.  You can wait.” “No, it’s better this way.  It won’t be any easier in four months.” Jared gave me an encouraging pat on the back and I began to push the shoe-laden cardboard box across the house, where it would rest beside the [...]

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