Rummanah Aasi

 Today I'm excited to bring you author Susan Niz's Teenage Garage Sale post. In this post, we ask the author on what we might find if there were to have a garage sale featuring items from their teenage years. Here is what Susan shared with us:

  • A faded jeans jacket with about a thousand safety pins across the back and original poetry written in permanent marker on the inside.  Priceless 
  • Tape collection: Metallica, Skid Row, Cat Stevens, Prince, Red Hot Chili Peppers, INXS, George Michael, Bangles, Cyndi Lauper $.25 each ($.10 w/out case) 
  • My Babysitter’s Club books. $.10 each (kind of yellow from sitting on my shelf for five years) 
  • Various sizes of Le Sports Sac bags. $1.00 small, $2.00 medium, $2.50 tote 
  • Liz Claiborne perfume (the classic red triangle) half-empty $4.00 
  • A Benetton and Esprit sweatshirt (the names subtly printed in huge letters across the front) $15.00 each 
  • An autographed postcard from Michael J. Fox $10.00 
  • Poison poster $1.00 

  • A yellow “water-resistant” Walkman am/fm plus tape for your listening pleasure $7.00 (battery cover missing, covered with duct tape) 

  • Portable, yellow Prang art set with drawing pencils, colored pencils, markers, a silver sharpener, and a gray gum eraser. A few pencils missing. $4.00 
  • Army surplus bag with red military emblem on the flap $5.00 
  • Army pea coat (trench) $7.00 
  • 4-color click pen (blue, black, red, green) $.50 
  • Scratch and sniff sticker collection $3.00 
  • RIT dye purple and black, for tie-dye $.25 each 



2 Responses
  1. Jenny Says:

    YES!!! This post is awesome:) I definitely had Benetton and Espirit shirts/sweatshirts with their giant letters too:) And I remember scratch and sniff stickers, I used to love those!


  2. It is funny I live in another Country yet there is some very familiar items like Scratch and sniff collections and Esprit sweatshirt!


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