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Permanent Markers
How to Remove Permanent Marker
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/23/2013 | 3 Comments
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Permanent marker isn’t nearly as permanent as the name suggests. Learn how to remove it, and you’ll be able to:

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Recalls.gov App
How to Check for Recalls
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/22/2013 | No Comments
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Before you buy toys, baby equipment or any large ticket item from a yard sale, thrift store or consignment sale, take a second to check for recalls. It’s as simple as entering the product name on recalls.gov, and there’s even a free app that you can download for checking recalls on the go.

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Parts
Where to Find Replacement Parts
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/21/2013 | 4 Comments
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If you come across something that you’ve been looking for at a yard sale, but it has a broken or missing piece, you can often order a replacement part from the manufacturer for a reasonable price. Here’s where to go to get what you need:

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Dolls
How to Clean Yard Sale Toys
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/20/2013 | 2 Comments
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I’ve been buying my kids toys at yard sales since they were born, so I’ve developed a system for cleaning everything that we bring home. It works for the germaphobe in me, so it’ll probably work for you, too. Take a look:

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Garden Trugs
A Curb Shopping Spree
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/19/2013 | 1 Comment
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We squeezed a curb shopping run in Saturday night before it rained, and I’m really glad that we did. Take a look at our haul:

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