I Brake for Yard Sales

And Flea Markets, Thrift Shops, Auctions, and the Occasional Dumpster



ISBN: 9781584799221 Category:

Lara Spencer


Good Morning America correspondent Lara Spencer is a self-confessed frugalista with a passion for shopping at yard sales, thrift shops, and estate sales, and for decorating her home and friends’ homes with her fabulous finds. In I Brake for Yard Sales, Lara shares her secrets for bargain hunting and tells you where to shop, what to look for, how to pay for it, how to restore it, and finally, where to put it in your house. Looking for the newest arrivals at your local thrift shops? After busy Saturdays and no-pick-up Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays are generally the best days to shop for fresh items. Peppered with wisdom from world-renowned appraisers whom Lara knows from her previous work on Antiques Roadshow as well as contributions from well-known designers, this book also features the house of comedienne and good friend Kathy Griffin, which Spencer herself refurbished and decorated.

Additional information

Weight 696 g
Dimensions 19.9 x 24.6 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 1 May 2012
Number of pages 176
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Foreword by Kathy Griffin
Dimensions 19.9 x 24.6 cm
Weight 696 g


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Lara Spencer is a Good Morning America coanchor and former host of CBS-TV’s The Insider and PBS’s Antiques Roadshow. She lives in New York City.