Saturday Morning Traditions


It’s SATURDAY!!  I don’t know what you like to do on Saturday mornings…but there are a couple of things I love to do every Saturday. First, I wake my kids up early and we put on our shorts, t-shirts and hats (or just pony-tail it!) and we hit the road. Why? YARD SALES!!! I love to go to yard sales…I LOVE IT!! The excitement of the things that I “might” find for a dollar or less is so much fun! You would not believe the things that me, my mother, my sister’s (in-laws), my Aunt’s, and some of our close friends have found at yard sales!! Not only do we love going to Yard Sales, we love having yard sales where we make extra money so that we can GO to yard sales!! We have found treasures, junk, collectables, toys, tools, dishes, lamps, clothes, quilts, farm equipment (!!), furniture, electronics, outside play equipment, shelves, and the list goes on, and on, and on!!! Most of the things that I have in my house came from yard sales, thrift stores, or Dirt Cheap. Which leads me to another thing I love…

DIRT CHEAP!! If you haven’t ever shopped at Dirt Cheap you don’t know what you are missing!! There is not a single pillow, sheet, curtain, comforter, rag, towel, rug, mattress cover, or shower curtain in my house that did not come from Dirt Cheap!! Why? Because why would I ever pay full price for something when I can get it for more than half off at Dirt Cheap? And, the fact that all of the linens that Dirt Cheap has on stock are new in the package and come from places such as Target, Khol’s, Belk, JC Penny, Wal-Mart, and Macy’s makes for one stop shopping!! Here’s the catch…you can’t just walk into Dirt Cheap and expect to find that perfect bedspread for your daughter’s bedroom without doing your homework first! You have to go online and sign up for their mailing list. Then, when you get an e-mail saying that one of the Dirt Cheap locations in your area is getting linens you have to plan to be at the store at least an hour before they open. Wait in line, then GO and pile a buggy with as much stuff as you can!! Sound exciting…IT IS!! Just remember that other people are probably looking for specific stuff just like you, so if you know that you don’t need an item, put it back in the same general area that you found it. It really is that simple!! Oh, and when you look online it’s under “Hudson’s Dirt Cheap”!! You are welcome!!

Back to Saturday traditions. When I lived at home I would go to Yard Sales and then I would go by the local Doughnut shop and get a bag of doughnut holes with chocolate milk. My family still does this because they obviously still live close, but I live in a town that does not have this luxury. So… Maggie, Linnie, and I started our own tradition. We go get a gravy biscuit and OJ. Yummy!! And oh so filling!! Not good on the waistline, but those soft biscuits covered in country gravy are sooooooo good!!

Now, you know my secret! I have had so many people who have visited my house and said, “Oh I love that, where did you get it?” and “That is is pretty!” that I sometimes get embarrassed when I have to say “Yard Sale” or “Dirt Cheap”, but not anymore!! I love finding bargains and I love the hunt for new things. And I am way past excited about going to the World’s Longest Yard Sale next Saturday!!! I wonder what I’ll find…

What do you like to do on Saturday Mornings?

About Emily Hubbert Webb

Hello!! Welcome to my Blog!! I am super excited that you are here and I can't wait to share my story with you!! If you have chaos in your will love mine!! From family mishaps to grocery store mayhem, I have stories that I hope will inspire you to keep going and rely on God's help for every step of the way. Join me for laughs, hurts, and fun as I travel this road we call life!!

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