Everyone loves a Spring-time garage sale, they're a unique cultural phenomenon.
Whatever you call them (tag sale, breezeway sale, yard sale, moving sale) there are a lot of benefits of holding a garage sale. Those benefits vary from person to person. True you can make a little extra cash, but you can also get out and meet your neighbors, teach your kids about commerce, show your family their unused stuff has an after-life, enjoy the sunshine and most importantly, make room for new memories by letting go of the things that no longer serve you.
(If you are interested in stylish profitable beach tag sales, check out our Coastal Living Magazine article in the April 2012 issue.)
So its' no surprise when celebrities want to join in on all the fun. This past weekend Wilson Phillips Singer Carnie Wilson hosted a garage sale in her Tarzana (San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles) area home. Wilson sold books, household knickknacks, a treadmill, child's clothing and some furniture. Sounds like a pretty standard clutter-clearing operation, right?
A reader told us about the sale. We messaged Carnie on Twitter and she confirmed the sale occured. (p.s. you can follow us on Twitter).
For the record, we've written on the OrganizingLA blog about other notable folks who've had had garage sales including Tori Spelling, Bob Hope's Estate, country music star Alan Jackson, Michael Strahan, and Sharon Osbourne.
Here is the music video from Wilson Phillips "Hold On." People may laugh at this song... until they need this song. (click here to see the video on YouTube).
For what reasons do you hold a garage sale? The cash? To meet the neighbors? Tweet us at @JohnTrosko on Twitter or leave a comment below.
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