Wednesday, June 8, 2011



Tomorrow is the Divine Mercy’s youth sale. It is held in the school’s gym and is always chock full of goodies.
The nice thing about this big sale is everything is separated into categories, so you only have to go to the area you are interested in.
I have always came away with a big haul and the youth carry it out to your car.
My granddaughter Malinda is also having a garage sale, but know I don’t want anything from her. She is getting rid of baby stuff and little girl’s clothes.
Next week is Faribault’s city wide sale. I love going to garage sales, especially when I find some good buys. I then sell my finds on ebay.
What are some of the best things you have found at a garage sale?

MILLION DOLLAR PIEA delicious, sinfully creamy dessert that makes them cry for more. The perfect summertime treat!"


1 largest Cool Whip
1 c. chopped pecans
1/2 c. fresh lemon juice
1 med. crushed pineapple, drained
1 can condensed Eagle Brand milk
2 graham crackers crusts
Some grated lemon rind


Empty Cool Whip, drained pineapple, chopped pecans in large mixing bowl. Add Eagle Brand milk and fresh lemon juice to above ingredients. Stir well. Mixture will thicken. Pour into 2 graham cracker crusts and place in refrigerator to chill for about 1-2 hours before serving.


3/4 c. dark Karo corn syrup
1 c. chunky peanut butter
4 Hershey chocolate bars
3/4 c. white sugar
3 c. corn flakes, crushed


In a saucepan, heat the corn syrup and the sugar until bubbly and melted. Remove from heat and stir in the peanut butter until melted. Mix the warm ingredients with the crushed corn flakes and spread into a 9x13 inch cake pan.

Place the Hershey bars on top of the corn flake mix and allow to melt for several minutes. Spread the warmed chocolate uniformly across the top of the bar mixture.
This recipe is not compatible with any weight loss diet and will result in an immediate will power collapse.


Angela said...

Morning Sue, Wow, sounds like so great sales coming your way. Hope you find oodles of goodies. Be sure to snap a few pictures of your finds.
Both of these recipes are definitely keepers for me. But the cornflake bars are sinful! I know I will love them. Lots of get togethers this summer so these will be great to take. Thanks again for sharing.

Stitchesnstrokes said...

I just love garagae sales!! Trouble is...I have one and clean out the clutter and then go and get other's clutter! LOL I always looks for vintage items or pieces that I can use on my crafts, you can save a lot of money there!

Those recipes are so deliecious-looking that I am going to copy them and put them aside...just started a diet and have to stay on it! ;) Thanks for sharing!!!!

Unknown said...

Have lots of fun and thanks for the delishie recipes!

TheCrankyCrow said...

Shame on you Sue!!! You're going to have me weighing 500 lbs!! I just can't say no to a good dessert - and these both look heavenly!! I'm not sure I've ever found anything truly noteworthy at a garage sale....while I was working, there just wasn't time to hunt...The ones that I've gone to in the past year or so, have been essentially baby clothes, and more baby clothes!! Don't need no baby clothes!! Good luck finding treasures at yours!!! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

Becca's Dirt said...

Million Dollar Pie sounds scrumptious. Sounds like a big sale. Hope you find some good stuff.

Linda ★ Parker's General said...

I am going to city-wide garage sales in Brighton on Friday and West Point on Saturday. I love going through the cast-offs! I am looking for things I can use for display in my flower gardens. Mike built me a stand for a scarecrow. I have the bibs and a flannel shirt and a straw hat but I need a pumpkin head! Little things make me so happy.
Both recipes sound awesome but I need some main dish ones now--ways to use zucchini!!!
Have a great time at your sales!

jennifer768 said...

Sue it sounds like you have some great sales coming up.We don't have many sales around here other than baby clothes and I do not need those!
Love the recipes,the pie sounds so refreshing. Have fun hunting out treasures.Hugs,Jen

Klara Jones said...

The pie looks delicious. I will certainly prepare one for the kids. Thanks a lot for the recipe.

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Kathy said...

hahahaha, I found you on Cranky Crow's blog, and although she warned about your photos of food, I came anyways...yummy! Your blog is lovely...and I want sweets!!!!!!

Becca's Dirt said...

The tequila lime chicken was awesome. I enjoyed the spice. It was better than I had hoped for. Can't wait to hear how the sale went this past weekend.

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Good Morning Sue!
Hopefully you find lots of goodies at the sale!
I'm definitely going to try the Corn Flake Bars ~ those look YUMMY!
Thanks for sharing!
Let us know about the goodies you find.
Prim Blessings

Linda said...

I don't get out to yard/garage sales very often....I already have too much stuff!!! I have found some great primitive fabric & wool pattern books on the internet from designers I've recently discovered however.

nancy huggins said...

Wow the Hershey Corn Flake Bars look yummy and sound easy..I wish I had the ing so I could make some tomorrow to take with to a dinner.
I have had some real nice finds at Garage sales this week and the prices were really low so I am sure they did O K.
I have been trying to set up gor a sale and hoping to have it in 2 or 3 weeks...Hope I do real good so I can buy DH a used riding mower. He is using a push gas mower to cut almost 2 acres of yard now so keeping my fingers crossed..Have a great Sunday

John said...

Both of the recipes sound amazing. That would be the desserts for the next weekend. Thanks again.

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Becca's Dirt said...

Sue are you OK? Wondering about you? Hope all is well.

Jonthy said...

It's been 4 weeks since you last posted. I hope you are okay. Miss you.

LibbiesHome said...

Oh my, those desserts look heavenly. I think if write out a recipe card for them I will write "Serves One" :)
I have been trying to think of my best garage sale find. Years ago there was a lady in our town who had a garage sale all summer long. We called her "Grandma B". I found lots of treasure there. Almost all of our dressers. Good memories.

Becca's Dirt said...

Please send me another message and let me know how your mother (Sue) is. I'm concerned and hope she is getting better. Sorry I lost your email address.

frontporchprims said...

I stumbled upon your blog while searching for pictures of whisk brooms. I loved yours so much I featured it on my blog. Now I can't wait to go through the rest of yours. Everything looks so good. Making me hungry. -Steph-

seanymph said...

I do hope everything is ok. Your page is one I regularly visit even if I dont comment. Havent seen you post in awhile now. Just know you are missed.

Dent Ford said...

Wonderful recipes. They both look very delicious. I hope my wife will prepare me this million dollar pie.

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Wendy @ Ravenwood Whimzies said...

Hello Sue - I was thinking just tonight that I had been missing stopping by your blog...and now I realize that you haven't made any posts since June. I hope everything is ok and you are feeling well. I always love visiting your blog.
Blessings - Wendy

Allison said...

Another person missing your posts. I haven't kept up to date on my blog reading and I've spent a little more time this weekend reading blogs on Google reader and realized I haven't seen any posts by you. Hope everything is okay.