The World’s Longest Yard Sale

“I’m Wanted…..Dead or Alive” That’s right, I’m teaming up with another Tough Mother and we are about to get Funky & Handy on the World’s Longest Yard Sale.

We’re headin’ South in a ‘smokin’ ride,
on a quest for a giant suprise.

GMC Hidden Treasure Adventures is the name.
You betta’ believe we’re in this game!

Antiques, treasures and thrifty junk.
I spotted it first so step off Punk!

 

It’s 690 miles of grueling thrifting and bargaining for the best deals. There are some dangerous factors to contend with, least of which are the other ruthless bargain hunters:

 Brooke from All Things Thrifty

Lindsey from Better After

Cy & Traci from Beneath My Heart

The yard sales start in Addison, Michigan and go all the way to Gadsden, Alabama. I’ve heard some terrifying things about this journey:

  • Heat
  • Humidity
  • Haggling
  • Traffic
  • Rubber Neckers
  • Port-o-Potties
  • Greasy Food
  • Early Birds
  • and Junk Warriors

Oh wait, that last one is us!

Donna from Funky Junk Interiors
and I are the Tough Mothers to watch out for.

We’ll be slinking around and pouncing on the best treasures and finds for 4 days: August 2nd – 5th. And GMC has hooked us up with one Bad {BLEEP} Ride. We’ll be haulin’ junk in a GMC Yukon XL.

It should be plenty of room to fit enough treasures for a great cause — oh come on, you didn’t think I’d truly fallen to the dark side did you? Nope, I’ll still be helping out my favorite charity:

The details are a surprise, so you’ll have to stay tuned!

Wish me good luck and safe travels as Funky & I road trip it in our GMC Yukon XL from North to South along the ole 127 Sale!

I’ll be posting pictures and updates, so be sure to follow me on Twitter and Facebook.

 Be sure to head over to Funky’s and check out her video! Hysterical!

 

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Comments

  1. This is so cool! I can’t wait to read about your adventures!!!

  2. Very cool! and very jealous! I can’t wait to hear about it!
    Susan
    Homeroad.net

  3. Oh wow Brittany! I’m absolutely green at the moment. LOL Sounds like an absolute blast! Bet you’ll have some awesome posts to share :~)

  4. This is great!!! I am so jealous you are going to have so much fun! Don’t forget the sunscreen!

  5. Yay! You are going to have a blast! I can’t wait to see what you find and hear about how much you can cram into the back of that Yukon XL (measure the back dimensions for me!).

  6. Lucky girls! Have a blast!!!!

  7. I love it! You girls are going to have SO much fun! Wave to me when you pass through TN. ;)

  8. OMG that sounds like so much fun! Can’t wait to hear how it all goes.

  9. This sounds like SO MUCH FUN! I am so jealous.

  10. Sure sounds like fun, Brittany! I hope it’s a whale of a success. I know you’ll have a great time.

    BTW, have you seen the Habitat Holiday Home they’re building at Southpoint Mall? Do you know anything about that?

  11. Good Luck!! Have fun & can’t wait to read all about it!! :)

  12. Heehee!!! I cannot WAIT! Your poster and car ROCKS.

    Donna

  13. Oh, what fun you’re going to have.

  14. What fun! I can’t wait to see all the pics you ladies take. Have a safe and fun time.

    Vanessa

  15. Put me on that “jealous” list too!!! This is one yard sale that’s on my “bucket list”!!!!
    Boooo hoooo……I wanna go tooooooo!!!!!

  16. I can’t wait! It will be so fun to meet you! And your poster is hilarious!

  17. y’all are gonna have a blast!!! woohoo!

    have fun!

    gail

  18. Cannot wait to read your updates! I have always thought this looked like a blast (and this from someone that won’t stop for a regular yardsale!)
    Exciting!

  19. How fun!! Can’t wait to hear all about it!

  20. Hi Brittany -

    I am in the process of painting a bunch of furniture for my daughter and in between coats – am going through my reader and saw this post. You are going to have such a good time and getting to hang out with Donna is going to be the best. I am looking forward to your posts. I hope you find some great treasures. GM is one smart company – what a great promotion! Enjoy the trip and the fine ride :)

    My best- Diane

  21. You will be coming right through my neck of the woods. How exciting!!! I tried to get my sister to go to it with me but she lives in MD and can’t :-( , but I’m going to try to see you as you come through Chattanooga!! Have a safe trip Britt!

  22. I’m soooo jealous!!! I’ve never been to this awesome Garage Sale … but, have wanted to go for a long time. Can’t wait to see the treasures you find. Next time … take me!

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