September 5, 2008

Garage sale funny...

well the garage sale was as successful as a garage sale could be today! Some people are sooooo cheap though, but one lady made me laugh so hard (along with other customers that were nearby). We had a camping grill thing for sale for $5.00. I had a few people look at it through the day, but no real interest. Finally a lady offered me $3.00, I looked at her as I do everyone that makes an offer and said, "I'll take $4". She looked at me as serious as can be and said... "How about $4.50, will you take $4.50?". Ummmmm, sure... So she paid me $4.50 (asking for change for a $20... which is a whole different irritation, if you have the money and you are already getting it cheap, why do you need to bargain?????). I am so not a garage saler, I hate attending and I hate having them, but the money is pretty good! I've got stuff CHEAP too, I'de rather move a lot of stuff for little money, then a little stuff for lot of money. Imagine this though, I hate them soooo much that I literally threw most of the clothes in tubs lined up in the driveway and said $ .30/e, all b/c I do not feel like pricing it! But there is a TON gone. It's the people that want less for it that drive me nuts though! Did I say yet that I HATE garage sales??????????? One more day... then I'm done and it's all going to Paradise Bound!

6 comments:

Nora said...

I just laughed right out loud! Duh! I know people are soooooo cheap and seriously if you would take less you probably would have priced it that way in the beginning. I hate bargainers and I will never be one of them.

MandaKay said...

Oh my word - that $4.50 comment was funny funny! I love the people that bargain and then give you large bills too - we had that when we sold a couch - I told the lady ahead of time that we were VERY firm on the price (Craigslist), and the husband that came and picked it up asked if I would take like $20 less. Ugh. And then, guess what, he needed change back!!! Freakin prick! ROFL! Have fun tomorrow - hope you get rid of everything you want to!

The Grotenhuis' said...

What a good feeling though to get rid of Stuff! I did a LOT of purging at my house this week and it feels so good!

Mary said...

Paradise Bound? Are you going somewhere that I don't know of?

Missy said...

I'm with you girl! Garage sales are a total pain. It is good money but dealing with all the "bargainers" drives me nuts too, they can be so rude. That was hilarious about that lady, do you think she ever figured out what she did? Good luck getting rid of the rest tomorrow.

Sarah said...

I can just see your face when that person offered you $4.50. Haha How did today's sale go? How did Landon do today? Just got your message awhile ago- don't know if it is too late to call. We went to Vitale's for dinner, then planted some plants and grasses that a neighbor gave us. I speak loosely- I should say Ryan planted while Lynn and I sat and had a drink! I'll call you tomorrow...