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Our yard sale experience was full of magic, community, surprises, profits, and fun! In this post, we share how much we made, why it made it easier to let go of extra stuff, all the things we enjoyed and learned... plus 8 key tips for success if you'd like to host your own yard sale.
Hosting a yard sale can help us declutter and make some cash, but they actually make darn good business sense. Plus, a way for apartment dwellers to get in on the action.
When we pick up a new piece of furniture at Ikea, it is not common to consider where the materials came from, how much fossil fuel was used, or how soon it will end up in a landfill. But everything we buy has a backstory, and we deplete far more than just our bank accounts when we buy more than we need.
The post is part of Mindfully Spent's Series "Doing the (Seemingly) Impossible." Guest Contributor Katie Oaks Weiler Stephens writes with grace about her relationship with the material things in her life and why she decided it was time to unburden herself of some very sentimental possessions.
Imagine a world where we don't have to buy a gosh darn thing because our neighbor has exactly what we need sitting in his house collecting dust, and he's happy to lend it or even just outright give it to us. This world already exists, and you can be a member.