Estate Sales: Are they a Bargain?

I had my first experience with an Estate Sale recently. I am a huge fan of yard sales but I have never really ventured to the higher end estate sales. A┬ácame across an estate sale on my way home and I decided to see what it was all about. At first, I was very taken back by the prices. I am use to yard sale prices; there is a BIG difference between the two. I found a few items that interested me, but I didn't need the items. It was then that I overheard someone say, "tomorrow all items are 50% … [Read more...]

Gift Stockpile

I have learned to shop for gifts in advance thanks to my sister-in-law, Cathy. When there is a family birthday or holiday, Cathy is always prepared way in advance. I used to scramble at the last minute searching for the perfect gift. I would often wonder, how does Cathy do it? How does she find the time to be so prepared? Also, Cathy is very generous with her gifts. How can she afford to give so much? I then started shopping with Cathy. She is a bargain shopper like me. However, she is great … [Read more...]