Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Yard Sale = Cash Money BABY

All I can say about our yard sale is: WOW!

We made lots of money and if you follow me on twitter I have already revealed how much we made but will not flaunt it anymore because I will probably curse myself and it never happens again! Whenever I first left work Saturday morning it had already sprinkled a bit and the skies looked pretty clear for the most part. I truly thought we were in the clear. Although, around 7 am while our yard was full of cars and people with arms full of Charli's smocked dresses, it started pouring. I made Charli scoot under her lemonade stand while I "checked" people out. I thought every one would make a dash for their cars but they didn't! I was soaked, but whatever as long as that money kept flowing in!

CB did fabulous with her lemonade stand too. Lets just hope this doesn't encourage her to grow up and want to sale lemonade at a circus or a fair. Yikes!
I promise we do brush her hair.
Pancake time!

After pancakes, syrup and 5 million glasses of lemonade Charli Beth was running around like a little chicken with her head cut off. I have never seen her so crazy! It was hilarious.

My Mother and I love the money but thank goodness it will be next summer before we even think of another yard sale!

12 comments:

Courtney said...

I am glad you did so well. We had one earlier this summer but did not do so well. Charli Beth looks adorable sitting at her lemonade stand.

BlessedMama said...

Glad you did so well. I think with the economy these days Yard Sales are gold mines :-)

Annie said...

Glad to hear that you made out so well!! I just cant get over little Charli Beth....she is just the cutest thing ever!!

Becca said...

I loved her little lemonade stand. We were going to do one with Autumn but the fam kept drinking all of it the night before! HA! So glad y'all made out real well!!

Shanna said...

That's a cute idea to have a Lemonade stand at the yard sale. I'm sure people were hot & appreciated the drink...and I bet it kept her entertained!

Lexie Loo & Dylan Too said...

I'm so glad it was successful!

Kim said...

Adorable dressed on your last post!
Charli looks too cute with her lemondade stand. Glad to see ya'll had a great turnout!!! :)

Meant to be a mom said...

Yard sales are exhausting. Good for you collecting all the big bucks though :)
I love that Charli beth had a little lemonade stand. Too cute.

Ashlie said...

I just have to say that your little Charli is BEAUTIFUL!!!! And I love her name. Almost makes me want to start trying for another girl...almost:)

Danielle said...

Way to go! I love her entrepreneur spirit!

By the way, thanks for the sweet comment you left. No, no one has ever told me I look like that girl and I didn't know who you were talking about. I looked her up and even though I think she's prettier than me, I take that as a real compliment and you're my new bff!!

sara said...

What a cutie she is, I love her lemonade stand! I cracked up at your comment, promising that you all do brush her hair - my girl has lots of natural curls and her hair gets crazy within 5 minutes of us brushing it. I'm always paranoid that the daycare teachers turn to one another after we drop her off and ask themselves, "do they own a brush?!".

Congrats on the yard sale!

Heather said...

CB looks adorable at her lemonade stand! So glad your yard sale went great, I am having one hopefully next month too!!

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