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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,…


Vintage Inspired Pillowcase Nightgowns

I love a loose-fitting cotton nightgown for summer. Winter wanted a summer nightgown, and so she set forth to make one using a pillow case we had. It was a hand-me-down from my mother (the sheets had worn out) and was rather long, being a king-sized pillow case. It wasn’t a vintage-embroidered pillowcase, but she…