Frugal Living

Frugal Living

How to Host a Successful Garage Sale

I’ve had several garage sales over the last decade, and I’ve made anywhere from $150 to over $1600 at my sales. Here are my tips for having a successful sale: 1. Pick a beautiful day (or two) for your sale People like to go out when the weather is nice–not too hot, not too cold,…

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Make Your Own Chocolate Easter Rabbits

  These simple rabbits are quick and easy to make. I use chocolate wafers, which don’t need to be tempered. Supplies: Rabbit molds. This mold is my favorite,  but I also like this one for a large rabbit,  this this floppy-eared large rabbit,  and this one for small bunnies Melting chocolate wafers. I like these white…

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Writing a Garage Sale List

Twice a year, a master-planned community near my house has a neighborhood garage sale. I like being able to go to several sales in a short period of time. I make it a plan to take a list with me. I go to this semi-annual sale with my mom, so I take 3 copies of…