JMS Returns to The Today Show

May 28th, 2009 in blog     
suewhitney Sue Whitney, editor
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Well be talking garage sales on the plaza. Please join us during the 8 0clock hour. If youre not home make sure to record it!
OK, this was too much fun! I know Kimberly is setting up for a garage sale so I paid her a surprise visit in the wee hours of the morning. Ha! Caught you in your robe! She is such a good sport. Love the palm tree, Kimberly! Where ever did you get it?
The before! Looks like she has her work cut out for her. Shes going to have to put the Halloween gone bad and the crystal lamps in separate corners. Looks like they dont get along so well.
Lookie what i spied! After Kimberly left to take a shower I struck gold. I removed the cigar boxes from the garage, put them in my trunk, and left an IOU. Always trying to help the cause! What are friends for? Anyone see a challenge here?
AFter leaving kimberlys I saw a bright pink sign, hopefully leading to garage sale heaven. As luck would have it, it did!
Again, if you live in town the info is as follows:
5760 Three Oaks Avenue
Maple Plain, MN
Thurs.,May 28 from 8AM to 7PM
Fri., May 29 from 8AM to 7PM
Sat., May 30 from 8:30 to 3PM
When I arrived I was very pleased. It was not a large sale, but it was well-appointed. The following pictures are items that caught my eye. Look at all of the pretty dishes. These would be great mixed with vintage dishes.
OK, love this! I have no idea why I didnt buy it. It is a glass refrigerator storage dish wish the initials SW. Must finish post and go back!
This pink enamelware pot was adorable. You never know what you will come across at garage sales. Pink enamel is actually kind of hard to find. Must finish post and go back.
A cute little vintage school desk for a childs room. I know you have seen these beore, but theyre classic.
Well be talking garage sales on the plaza. Please join us during the 8 0clock hour. If youre not home make sure to record it!

We'll be talking garage sales on the plaza. Please join us during the 8 0'clock hour. If you're not home make sure to record it!

Tune in and catch some well-oiled tips and tricks for hosting a successful garage sale. Weather permitting I'll be outside on the plaza. I've submitted my tips and working on the set as we speak. I can't wait! This promises to be fun. I did a little garage sale shopping today just to get me in the mood. Check out the fun photos. I  love me my summertime shopping!

The info on the sale I attended today is as follows:

5760 Three Oaks Avenue

Maple Plain, MN

Thurs.,May 28 from 8AM to 7PM

Fri., May 29 from 8AM to 7PM

Sat., May 30 from 8:30 to 3PM

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Comments (14)

theartistconnie writes: We have a huge estate sale coming up - this will be in Ramsey, MN I will let you all know the date and times. My mother passed away in July and she was a great collector of every kind of collection. Music boxes, dishes, figurines, christmas, crafts, trunks, canning, black memorabilia, etc. End of june or early july. We are marking now. Posted: 12:28 pm on June 5th
shabbychick writes: Good junk luck tomorrow! We'll be watching...and then going out garage sale-ing!!! :) Posted: 11:17 am on June 3rd
paterd writes: Looking forward to seeing it. But when you say the 8:00 hour, is that eastern time? Thanks! Posted: 8:46 am on June 1st
shabbychick writes: Sue - Congrats! Would love to be one of those people holding a sign in the background (maybe I'll make my daughter get up early that day and do it for me!!). I'm thinking a coast-to-coast garage sale tour is in order (how fun would that be - we have a trailer we could fill!!) - or maybe the Partridge Family would loan us their bus!

My DVR will be set for sure!


P.S. Got some great stuff while garage "hopping" (as my father-in-law calls it) yesterday. This is my favorite time of year!

Posted: 7:42 am on May 30th
bubbasmom writes: Sue,good luck on the Today Show.Maybe I can watch it this time.Last time I watched on the video.Maybe they will make you a regular like Carol Duvall was on one of those morning shows (can't remember the name of it but the host was Gary somebody) And then she went on to have her own show for many years.That would be so neat.
I'm excited about Gioni's sale tomorrow.Getting an early start.Don't want to miss something good.Saw a nice chest of drawers and dresser today at a garage sale for $20 each and thought "Boy Gioni could Shabby Chic those up real good."
Brenda Posted: 11:33 pm on May 29th
Heavenly_Treasures writes: WOW,
i can't wait to see what your up too next. What a gift God Has given you Good luck on the show. I can't wait to see what you do next. This has t0 be exciting. God Blessings on you as you travel to New York. Robert. Posted: 7:52 pm on May 29th
1husband2sons writes: My DVR will get a great workout now! Posted: 5:25 pm on May 29th
JunkArchitect writes: Congratulations Sue! The whole thing is pretty remarkable and if you step back and just look at what you have accomplished you should be blown away. You’re on TV because of something you have a passion about and love…junk. I’ll have to go into work a little late that day so I don’t miss your Today Show gig.

Posted: 8:52 am on May 29th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Heeyyy! You're getting all Martha Stewart-like with these regular appearances on the show. I see even more good things coming your way! I'll be watching!

What a trooper Kimberly is! Her sale looks very promising!

Take care,
Candy Posted: 10:08 pm on May 28th
bridiemurphy writes: Yeah! So, am I famous by association? I mean, like, I leave messages on somebody famous' phone...

The time is right...this is just the beginning of the JunkMarket era. Posted: 8:29 pm on May 28th
italianpeasant writes: have fun sue, wish you could've used my sale this weekend as an example, they would've fainted LOL Posted: 7:42 pm on May 28th
alicemom writes: Let's hope your head will still fit in the plane! I am so tickled & proud for you. I will try to Tweet..........not real good. But I will be there in spirt & watching you!
Alice Posted: 7:10 pm on May 28th
writes: Go show 'em how it's done Sister! I'm very proud of you!!
I'll be watching, Tweeting and Facebooking :-)

JennyK Posted: 6:59 pm on May 28th
CottageElements writes: Looks like you found some cool junk. Especially love the pink coffee pot. If you can believe it (little secret of mine) I once had a pink forties kitchen! This would have gone perfect in it (I still have the pink Sunbeam mixer and bowl and it works--garage sale $2). Can't wait to see you on the Today Show!! Knock 'em dead!

Lani Posted: 6:39 pm on May 28th
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