January 31, 2015

It's Gone Forever...

... and we're perfectly happy about that!

We've completed our first two rounds of our Virtual Garage Sale on facebook.  All of the items sold have been delivered to their new homes and we have a little extra cash to put toward our future RV.  So far, it has been a great success.  I would definitely recommend this to you if you need to get rid of your unwanted stuff.  Even those of you not planning to live in your RV full-time, this is a fantastic idea.

round 1: 3 boxes of PartyLite stuff sold

round 1: baby gate, deep cooker and misc stuff sold

round 2: more PartyLite stuff sold

I was a PartyLite consultant for five years and haven't been actively selling it for over two years now.  Boy, it's hard to imagine just how many things I bought, won in raffles & contests or simply earned as a consultant.  I would want to have the newest items on my display table to show my customers just how beautiful it was in real life as compared to a photo in a catalog.  Over the years I put them back in their blue boxes high on the storage shelves at work.  Truth be told -> I still have plenty of pieces around the house that I personally enjoy.

Needless to say, most of the items sold so far have been the many stored PartyLite candle holders and accessories.  In all of the boxes I had stored there was only one thing that I want to keep.  I'm actually glad to see all of those boxes going to new homes.  I've read, and now I understand, how freeing it is to be rid of your possessions. 

I keep looking around the house for more items to put in our VGS.  Eventually it will all have to go so why not sell it already.            


  1. I did ours in "shifts" too, and soon it became a weekly game to see what I could get rid of. It's amazing how many things you want to keep one week and the very next week you're ready to part with! I think you've found a brilliant way to do your purging!

    1. As the riddle goes: What's the best way to eat an elephant? One bite at a time.
      In this case the 'elephant' = getting rid of our stuff. As long as we do a little at a time the end result will be the same. And I am hoping that by starting the process now, our stress level at the end isn't going to be too great.

  2. I just sold our breakfast nook & desk on craigslist. Its good to know your selling on facebook.

    1. That's awesome! Baby steps = big rewards.


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