If you’re thinking about taking a road trip with your girlfriends, and you like shopping for previously-loved goods- you’ve got to hit the 127 Corridor sale next year!
Me and mine had an absolute blast last week/weekend, and I am definitely going to go again in 2014! (Remind me to pull a trailer next time- ha!)
Mary Kay and I got some great stuff for our booths at The Chapel Market and man was she fun to shop with! Total pro yard sale-r. (Ki, too!) I also learned some important tips along the way that I wanted to share with you here:
1) Never go “sale-ing” without water. I didn’t drink enough on Day 1 of our trip, and went to bed with a bad headache that night. I made sure to down several bottles on Day 2 and felt great from dawn ’til done!
2) Sometimes, as a driver, you’ll have to concentrate extra-hard on the road directly in front of you. The interstates were great, and the yard sale traffic wasn’t too bad, but the yard sale route through Tennessee and northern Alabama is fairly steep and curvy. Pair that terrain with cars that, at any moment, might want to pull over and shop and you’ve got a slightly more challenging driving situation than you might be used to. My advice- leave the navigating to the person in your passenger seat. Put them in charge of everything from mapping out your route, to telling you when to turn, to spotting places to stop. And if you’re looking for items in particular, tell them what they are so they can keep their eyes peeled for those kinds of things while you concentrate on the road.
3) Always brake for deep-fried peaches sprinkled with powder sugar!
Hope to see you at the World’s Longest Yard Sale next year!