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Odds & ends

I’ve been going to moving and estate sales fairly regularly of late. It’s always interesting to look through old stuff, and I’m often able to snag a good deal thanks to the time I’ve spent researching prices online. 1,300 more words

Garbology pt.3

I found so much stuff at this spot that I brought several bags back to my garage for further sorting. The next day I took pictures of some of the more photogenic items for an Instagram story. 884 more words

Recent sales - January

I sold a lot of stuff in January! That was partly because I experimented with auctions, the results of which were mixed at best. I still prefer to list using Buy it Now (fixed price), though auctions do sometimes work well for very collectible items, and save me the effort of researching prices. 1,394 more words

Dumpster Diving

Do you ever wonder what stores like Staples or Best Buy throw into the trash?  I do, which is why I decided to go dumpster diving.   72 more words

Garbology pt.2

After my last blog post I received 93$ in donations. Thank you for that! Any money I receive will go towards maintaining the blog, and ensuring that my garbage picking operation runs as smoothly as possible. 1,286 more words

Garbology pt.1

The place where I found those stamps has been one of my best spots of late. Many large black trash bags have appeared on the curb since then, often stuffed full of old papers, junk, and collectibles. 1,443 more words

Mercury pt.2

The “mercury house” (as I came to know it) kept producing unusual junk long after I found the jar of mercury there back in September… 839 more words