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My Long Lost Love- Yard Sales!

Years ago, when the boys were small I would wake up early to hunt for yard Sales, looking for large items like playpens, activity tables and pricey toys. I loved rushing from one place to another buying things, I would not have been able to afford otherwise, for a FRACTION of the in store prices. Well, the boys got older, my income increased, the things I purchased were not typically found at Yard/Garage Sales and I did not really have a "need" to shop at them anymore, so I stopped.

Last October I was lured into a large neighborhood sale with many houses and tons of stuff. This regenerated my love for Yard sales. I got some great designer cloths including two pair of Seven for All Mankind jeans that still had the tags on them for $1 each.  I also found tons of old CD's for a couple of bucks that I was able to download to my iPod (which saved me tons of money). SCORE! 
Since then I have been hooked. However, until recently I just stopped by ones I stumbled upon as I was out…