Blog: Frugal Living

city wide yard sale

Sunday, May 13, 2012

I went to a city wide yard sale in Livonia a rich part of town.  We got to the area a half hour before they opened some people were still setting up...but they say the early bird catches the worm and that is so true.. I got to one ladies garage and she had high end named purses like kate spade and coach..I love coach purses i bought 2 and got them for 8 dollars a piece a good price for is a coach carly bag black with signature c's on it..i emailed coach to find out if it was real or not and gave them the serial number and it was at one time it retailed for $358.00 its an older style coach and rare hard to find..The other bag is a coach satchel bag and its black with the signature c's. She had a tan one but it was really dirty wished i would have bought it and had it cleaned o well.  At another yard sale a lady had a table with earrings on it and i spotted 2 pair of earrings that looked like real gold and i bought them for 50 cents a piece and later when i got home i looked to see if it had any markings on it and found that it had 18 k gold markings so it was real gold i was surprised..I guess when you have alot of money you don't care what you sell at a yard sale or maybe the lady made a mistake when she put them out its real pretty hoop earrings with a heart on the end. Then there were the free boxes I got a camera with film still in it the kodak kind, exercises tapes, a mickey mouse key chain thats small that you can fit in your purse a sewing kit that will fit in your purse,, a motoralla cell phone, a book..I love looking at free boxes.. I also got some clothes for a quarter a piece and some books and vhs tapes for cheap...but the best deal of the day were the purses..I got another leather purse for a dollar its a tignanello...i like that brand name too..I love purses i can't have enough purses..but i like finding coach purses at yard sales especially if they are real..My boy friend was rummaging thru a box of old jewelry at his house and gave me the prettiest necklace with a locket on the end of it and i was looking at the clasp and it said 14 k gold i think he thought it was junk jewelry and i told him its nice if he wants it back it was his moms but he said i could keep it just have to find an extender for the chain i like my chains a little longer then it is already but i liked it it was a nice mothers day gift..


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