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Readers Respond: You know you're a yard sale addict when...

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I knew I was a yard sale addict the morning after my last move. I was exhausted, nothing was unpacked, and I clearly had more stuff than my apartment could reasonably hold. My coffeemaker was MIA, so I made a coffee run before facing the mess. On the way, I spotted a yard sale. What did I do? I slammed on the brakes and stopped at the sale -- when seconds before I'd been cursing myself for owning too much stuff.

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You know when you're addicted when you dream about waking up very early on a Saturday morning and getting to every garage sale before anyone else and you get the best stuff ! Seriously, I dreamed this,and when I told this to my husband he told me that I did have a serious garage sale addiction !!! Lol !
—Guest Addicted and Happy Garage Sale

Vacation can wait'

When your all packed up and on your way out of town, you see those bright green or pink signs and you want to stop and pick up a margin! My husband says"don't even think about it"
—Guest Heather

When Yard Sales are on your Mobile Phone

I've been going to yard sales for years but up until recently when I bought a smart-phone, I no longer needed to run out and buy a paper, I have a cool app for finding yard sales and estate sales now. Definitely worth the $0.99 purchase and it's fun to see all the yard sales mapped out in my neighborhood. I can even use it on the road!
—Guest max

donnaswesternmoment

Waiting all week for Friday morning.I`ll buy a newspaper on Thursday,go home and look a whitch one starts the earliest.Write them all down.By the time I get finished with the first one I`m thinking that I`m missing out on all the good stuff at the other yardsales.I like antiques,but I normaly buy things that I can use for crafts.Anything to do with western stuff.
—Guest donnaswesternmoment@aol.com

You know you're a yard sale addict when

You donate tons of stuff to other sales and swear you are clearing out stuff and stop on the way from the donation stop. I even bought a table & chairs from one donation stop I went to....crazy but a heck of a find~
—Guest Gal in Texas

I'M HAVING A BABY

YOU ARE IN LABOR ON WAY TO HOSPITAL AND THAT PINK AND GREEN SIGN AHEAD MAKES YOU SALIVATE...AND GET SOME NEWBORN BABY CLOTHES BEFORE SOMEONE ELSE GETS THERE FIRST
—Guest DONNA MARIE

YOUR 8 YEAR OLD TELLS U

YOU SPOT THAT DAYGLOW PINK OR GREEN YARD SALE SIGN...U SPIN YOUR CAR AROUND..YUOR 8 YR YELLS....MOM U HAVE A PROBLEM!
—Guest DONNA MARIE

Strep Throat Couldn't Stop Me

I was recently driving home from the pharmacy after picking up meds for the strep throat my daughter and I had just been diagnosed with. There was a neighborhood yard sale in a gate-guarded community w/ cool houses. I had to go! I cruised around and bought the most awesome hanging lamp from the 1960s for $5. Call it Flea Market Fever!
—Guest onthepatio

You know you're a yard sale addict when

You have a yard sale and it's all stuff you got at other yard sales.
—Guest Kburke247

Everything is a Container Garden

I find that I'm constantly on the lookout for cool containers for gardening. If I see an old colander, I'm overjoyed and snap it up. Almost any basket makes my day. I guess I know I'm an addict because of the thrill I get!
—containergardener

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