Second-hand Shopping

Garage Sales 101

Garage sales are friendly Saturday morning events where we get a chance to socialize with other shoppers and the households, neighbourhoods and organizations hosting the sales.

Get your elbows up

I crowd-sourced tips for navigating the ski swap. A local ski-lover and gear aficionado advised me: “Go early. Really early

Bargain Hunting: The Sport

The Whitehorse Cross-Country Ski Club (WCCS) will open its doors for the annual Winter Sports Swap and Fair this October 18 at 9:00 a.m. This swap is really a winter gear sale, and a wide range of secondhand winter equipment will be available. The yearly tradition is affectionately referred to as the ski swap, and …

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The Next Big Find

“Garage sale-ing” describes the act of heading out on a Saturday morning, coffee and local classifieds in hand, to find the next steal-of-a-deal.  The feeling aroused by discovering said deal(s) is a cheap thrill that brings many in the territory out on a weekly basis during the summer. I am not alone when I say …

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