our next great adventure.

July 30, 2012

trailer? check.

wanderlust? check.

joe pete, the international man of mystery? check.

boots? check.

vintage willie nelson concert tee? check.

{joe pete...early this morning...eastbound & down.}

our next great adventure is upon us. the endless yard sale… aka the route 127 yard sale. that’s right, y’all. it’s over 600 glorious miles of junk. over 600 miles of yard sales. from michigan to alabama….winding through ohio, kentucky, tennessee, and georgia along the way. 600 miles of my happy place. 600 miles of dashboard therapy.

the endless yard sale, comin at ya compliments of HGTV & the TRAVEL channel.

it’s the battle of the deal seekers…it’s survivor goes junkin’. it’s olympic style garage sale action. 3 teams will meet head to head at the endless yard sale. 3 teams have been selected to represent the few, the proud, the junkiest. who will win? who has out-trained the rest?

the gloves are off. it’s winner take all. and we’ll be there to host this game show style competition.

we’ll be there…with our griswald-style family in tow… and of course, joe pete will be in the house as our official smokey-and-the-bandit-style-junk-buying-deal-spotting driver. what?! what?! for anyone that doesn’t know who joe pete is, just head on down to warrenton this antiques week…he’s the baddest, junkiest, junker this side o’ kathmandu!  he’s our brother in junk, our fellow road warrior, and one of our very best friends.

y’all stay tuned…i’ll be tweetin, instagramming, and blogging from the road.

look out world…it’s gonna get junkyyyyy.

endless yard sale…here we come!!!


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  • Reply Rally D July 30, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    Wish I was there with you. Have a blast & look forward to reading more about your fun finds!

  • Reply cyndi @ blue star July 30, 2012 at 8:39 pm

    I don’t know what I’m more upset about, that I’m not getting to go, or that Joe Pete didn’t tell me he was going! Have a blast and tell Joe Pete I want an olive bucket if he finds one cheap!

  • Reply Cheryl Hylton July 30, 2012 at 9:11 pm

    Hope to see ya’ll in Mentone Alabama… Pretty sure you were here last year. Stop next to the Post Office & say Hi to this ‘Official Yard Sale Junkie’ You can find some great finds here!

  • Reply Heather July 30, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    You are the luckiest girls ever!!!

    • Reply Becca July 31, 2012 at 3:03 am

      Ya’ll are living my dream! Roll Tide and enjoy every minute. next year I will be there!

  • Reply Danelle ~buckeye country girl July 30, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    And I thought junking within 50 miles was awesome! Go get em’ ladies!!!!…and Joe Pete;)

  • Reply Sonya July 30, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    Man, this sounds like the funniest junking venture ever. We got some good junk in Missouri too if ya ever wanna head our way. Have a great time, be safe, and may the trinkety junk gods be with you. Love, love, love your awesome show!

  • Reply Meg Walker July 31, 2012 at 5:27 am

    WHOA, how fun! Can’t wait to see you all junkin’ your way through 600 miles! Now if only I could entice to you come to southern California (the beach? Disneyland? Our best singing voices?) I’d turn my entire HOUSE over to you and I’m not even kidding! Sending love and diet coke – xoxo

  • Reply Debbie Hilty July 31, 2012 at 7:14 am

    Sounds like so much fun, wish I could go along, looking forward to hearing all about it. Oh and I love my tote and my bag that I ordered from you. You girls inspire me and I love junkin!

  • Reply Sarah July 31, 2012 at 7:14 am

    I love everything about you girls…Look forward to seeing what is in store for you next. Safe travels.

  • Reply Lois Lavery July 31, 2012 at 7:50 am

    Sounds like great fun for you and for us to follow. I am assuming that this will be televised, right? Your creativity knows no bounds!

  • Reply Wendi Wulstein July 31, 2012 at 9:21 am

    OMG….how much fun…something I have always wanted to do !!! Im thinking next year !!! have fun and be careful !!!!

  • Reply Rene' Foust July 31, 2012 at 10:31 am

    sounds like so much fun!!! I can not wait to come to Roundtop this October!!!! Happy Junkin!!!

  • Reply Kinzie July 31, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    Route 127 is junking heavin’, so happy trails and bring back some gypsy tales!

  • Reply Allison A. July 31, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    I am so super duper jealous! I wanna go! Have a great time (as I’m sure y’all will) and I can not WAIT to hear all about the craziness and chaotic moments.

    Take care!
    from a displaced southern gal “chillin” in Az

  • Reply sandy mcmurray July 31, 2012 at 4:02 pm

    Have Junk will travel!!! Enjoy each moment and then share with the rest of please…… we have started having a gathering on Saturday evening just to see what you two junk together next !!!! Hug your Mom for me!!! Love seeing her smiling face!

  • Reply margie mason July 31, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    I am soooooo envious! !!!!!!! I trully love the for good junk
    Safe trip 🙂

  • Reply Angela July 31, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    We are going too! Should arrive in Gadsden at midnight tomorrow. Love your show (and your style) and hope our paths cross!!

  • Reply vintagesusie July 31, 2012 at 9:02 pm

    Love, Love, Love, Love, Love this idea!!! Can’t wait to see y’all kick some junkin ASS!!! Hugs….vintagesusie

  • Reply Donna Lough July 31, 2012 at 11:03 pm

    Dag-Nabbitt ! All you need is Sisters On The Fly trailers hauling behind you two ! We could all really do some major junk N and bring a load of goodies back !! Happy Trails….!!!

  • Reply Barb Chaudoin August 1, 2012 at 2:25 am

    Have a Great time Girls….sure wish u would stop in St Louis to pick me up!!! I’d Love tp b with u do all that good shopping!!! Have a Great time…keep us posted!!!

  • Reply Sandi ~ A Cottage Muse August 1, 2012 at 6:22 am

    How exciting…can’t wait to see more of you two!!

  • Reply ByLightOfMoon August 1, 2012 at 6:26 am

    I can’t wait to follow this next great adventure! No telling what you will find. I sure wish I could follow along but I will on the Great HGTV network! They are SO Smart for taking you girls along!

  • Reply MaryBeth Ostrom August 1, 2012 at 9:23 pm

    You’ve been nominated for a Versatile Blogger Award! http://babyostrom.blogspot.com/2012/08/versatile-blogger-award.html

  • Reply Lana August 1, 2012 at 10:48 pm

    So Jealous but so happy that you get to go be a part of that!! Can’t wait for pics and blog posts about it!! XOXOXO you all!!

  • Reply LuAnn Sutter August 1, 2012 at 10:52 pm

    Hohoho..christmas shopping…birthdays,,im just pea green as Scarlet O. said…I was a fan when I first saw when you girls “tricked out” Miranda’s Airstreem…Got your Junk Truck buckle, etc.etc.etc..Round top os on my “bucket list?…stop by Funbury,IL. on your way, but email me first so I can fix a proper spread for you southern babes.. xoxo juicy lucy

  • Reply claudia August 2, 2012 at 8:31 am

    I so wish I knew just where along this route you girls were going to be! I would LOVE to meet you – you girls are so inspiring!!! Have a great time!!! I may just have to head over to Middle TN to cheek it out for myself!

  • Reply JuJudy Gorrelldy Gorrell August 2, 2012 at 10:57 am

    Travel safely. Hope you have the time of your lives. Can’t wait to hear about the adventure.

  • Reply Lana August 3, 2012 at 2:59 pm

    Hope you’re havin’ fun! The 127 Sale originated in my hometown (Jamestown, TN) so I’ll be there Saturday to see what treasures I can find! 🙂

  • Reply Jan Stevens August 5, 2012 at 10:50 am

    I’ll be with you in spirit! Always wanted to go on the 600 mile yard sale so y’all have a great time for me!

  • Reply Michael Murphy August 5, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    Ok girls, it was our 2nd day and we weren’t sure how the day was going to go and then……there you were at our second garage sale of the day. Me and my partner drove all the way from Washington state and met up with my sister and niece to do this garage sale adventure. We stopped you and asked for a picture and talked with you for a short time before you had to get back to filming. You gals are AMAZING!!!! Sooooo friendly and fun and nice. We love you even more!!! And you made the whole trip worth it. We are designers ourselves and LOVE to get inspiration from others talent. It was a pleasure and a joy. Thank you for making our trip amazing and something we will talk about for years to come!! We are fans for life! Yours, Michael and Ernest

  • Reply Stephanie August 7, 2012 at 5:54 am

    Just got back from the Sale – loved seeing you guys while filming in Tennessee! We found TONS of great junk treasures!

  • Reply Mary Ellen Shia August 7, 2012 at 6:51 am

    One day I would love to take the shop girls and go on the endless yard sale. You are so lucky. Can’t wait to see your big adventure.

  • Reply Betty August 24, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    Heee, heeee, heeee! Yeeee Haw fellow Texas gals. Giddy yup and have at it. Tennessee is gorgeous for sure and, you should certainly find some fresh pickings in OHIO and MICHIGAN! . I’m from OHIO and I know both states are awesome and very different from Texas. That is some distance to travel. So, God be with you and git home safe. Looking forward to October 5th! Betty in Bedford, TX

  • Reply debora February 4, 2013 at 10:42 pm

    I just want to tell you just how much I LOVE your shows and your family. I think everyone would like a family whaere they all seem to get along even with the good times and bad times.
    Ladies keep uo the great work

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