Category Archives: Flea Markets & Yard Sales

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A Decades’ Worth of Yard Sale Experience

If you’ve been around for awhile, you know that we love browsing a good yard sale. We’ve been known to alter our routes on family walks, make (safe and legal) U-turns on road trips, and plan our weekends around hitting up big neighborhood sales. And while perusing other people treasures is great, hosting our own yard sale is alwaysKEEP READING >

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Four Flea Finds That Made Us Smile

This past weekend, we went to the last Elkhorn Flea Market of the season, also known as our first flea trip of the season. (That garden unit took everything out of us!) Elkhorn is one of our very favorites – worth the hour and a half drive from Chicago – and we’ve been enough times to beeline towards our favoriteKEEP READING >

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A Few Good Finds + Shopping An Estate Sale

Last week, my friend Jess and I were walking to a neighborhood coffee shop when she spotted a teeny neon piece of paper tacked to the window on one of the prettiest storefronts in Logan Square. The space was home to Butterfat Studios, a unique tattoo shop that was so much more than body art, rather, it was an artistic hub in ourKEEP READING >

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Vlog: Yard Sale Day (7 Years Strong!)

Ah, summer. The freshly cut grass, the warm air, the every other day street festival… the yard sales! Scott spearheaded our first building-wide, multi family yard sale (yup, back in our original yellow brick home!) in 2009, and we’ve carried the tradition over to our new – and by new, you know we’ve been hereKEEP READING >

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Vlog: Let’s Go to the Flea Market!

We’ve been looking to add a little extra oomph to our corner of the web, a way where we could connect with you on a fun and more personal level. And so over the last few weeks, we’ve been giving vlogging a go! We started with a mini introduction on our about page, and we even shared a few snippets on Instagram lastKEEP READING >

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Our Globe, er, Plant Stand

A couple weeks ago, Scott and I took the dogs on an extra long walk along The 606 (Jack and CC are as obsessed with this new path as we are!), and as we took a break in the grass along Milwaukee Ave, we noticed a hot pink sign that boasted a MOVING SALE! Never being able to resist such tempting marketing (suckers, these two), we popped in andKEEP READING >