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There's a major sale on Star Wars gear going on right now

Get your Star Wars products now.Image: Nils Jorgensen/REX/ShutterstockBy Emily HellerMashable Shopping2017-09-22 22:01:09 UTCAs anticipation around The Last Jedi mounts and we all go crazy for Porgs, Star Wars fever is sky high. The only prescription? More merch. Thankfully, the rebels over at ThinkGeek have you covered. Their blowout fall clearance sale includes an entire section dedicated to all things Star Wars. Apparel, collectibles, gadgets, and more are all available for up to 75...

Annual Hetta Gilbert sale was packed with polite shoppers

Will Smith Jen Mehmert of Burlington has some practical advice for first-time shoppers at the 95th annual Hetta Gilbert Resale."Be patient. There's lots of people," she said.Indeed there were. Finding a parking spot closer than two blocks away from the Perkins Park shelter house Friday morning was nearly impossible. The sea of humanity inside the building choked off the makeshift aisles that threaded through the tightly packed clothing racks.It looked like Black Friday, minus the...

Outdoors with Bud - An educational garage sale

Well, I guess you could say that garage sales fall somewhere into the outdoor realm since they are, for the most part, held outdoors.Just recently, my hometown of Galveston, conducted a city-wide garage sale, and many of the local residents and their families conducted sales. It seemed like half the population of Los Angeles was walking up and down the streets. I didn’t realize there were that many people around our area.My family and I moved here in 1972. Neither of our two children were of...