Jen is the self-proclaimed, Pudgy Picker. She is an Ohio-based reseller who shops for merchandise to stock her Antique Booth and to sell online. Jen and her sister operate the booth together. She sources her items primarily from garage sales, estate sales, auctions, and local thrift stores. Jen’s videos include vlogs of shopping, all things related to her booth and loads of hauls. She also has DIYs, frugal living tips and other content on her channel. Jen lives with her husband, Mr. Pudgy Picker. She is a mom to grown children with whom she is very close.
Jen joined YouTube in 2013. Pudgy Picker has almost 12,000 subscribers and over 1.5 million views.
Jen does numerous hauls from a wide variety of sources. She shops her local Savers a lot and her videos reflect that. https://youtu.be/iMwclYZbEmc Jen finds bargains galore there! She is also a big garage sale attendee. https://youtu.be/fWN1BmUvWVs She hauls items from local auctions she attends. https://youtu.be/ujDxcoUtVaA Jen buys a wide variety of items to stock her Antique Booth and to sell online. The hauls are so interesting and Jen knows what sells. She tells the viewers what she paid for the items and how she will price it for resale.
Jen has been reselling for over 20 years. She started when her children went to school to bring in a little extra income and occupy herself. Clearly, she is great at it! There are a couple of recent Q and A videos giving viewers her background in reselling and a peek into her personal life. https://youtu.be/uG6l9U5eeQ0 https://youtu.be/h6PRXsHzkuQ
Jen’s videos on her Antique Booth are informative and fun to watch. She has a playlist, so watch and enjoy. https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLLYYiHYYbLTxzjfZbZ5qmwdwZsrd6Ci_
Jen and her sister, Kim, also had a podcast called “Two Sisters, One Booth” in which they discussed all things Antique Booth. There is a playlist for these podcasts, too. https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLLYYiHYYbLR_d_jQvv5aoGiMreB4AdGj Lots of great listening!
Thank you for your time and for reading this blog. Find Jen on Instagram at Jennie Hess (@the_pudgy_picker)