Dixie is the owner of In Your Wildest Dreams. Everything in the business begins and ends with her. She is very involved in the day to day operations of Wildest Estate Sales and our storefront, In Your Wildest Dreams Consignment and Antiques. Dixie goes on every house call to assist our estate sale customers in planning the liquidation of their estate. She coordinates and schedules every sale. Dixie prices every sale ensuring clients get as much profit on their estate as possible. She is known for working side by side with her team. No job is too big or too small for her. Dixie's career background includes real estate sales and media sales which has proven to be beneficial in this business. Being an antique collector her entire adult life provided her with the knowledge she needed to start In Your Wildest Dreams. As a young mother, she also learned how to be frugal and save a buck at yard sales and thrift stores. It later became a family tradition, what she did for fun with her mom, sister, and daughter on the weekends. It was inevitable that she would turn her love for people, antiques, and great deals into a thriving business.
Dixie loves to mentor and empower her employees and she considers each of them family. Holidays, birthdays, and most everyday are all spent together. She is inspiring to many and countless people refer to her as their dear friend. She takes the time to listen to people and she cares. She seems to go the extra mile in everything she does.
Interests and Hobbies: Dixie's greatest passion is her 5 grandchildren ranging in ages from 9 to 20 years old. She was born in Mississippi but was raised in Bakersfield, CA and attended North High School. Her many talents and passions include: decorating, hiking, gardening, cooking, the outdoors, horses, and her two dogs Hank and Karma which are both rescues, and the newest addition, a half-pound Morkie, spritely named, Indie, the Boho Hippie Girl.
Ginger is the daughter of the owner, Dixie Brewer. She left her career in media in 2013 to assist in the expansion of the family business. Ginger handles all marketing for In Your Dreams Corporation. She places all media buys, writes all commercials for Radio and TV, handles facebook campaigns, loyalty programs, print advertising, community outreach, and events. She works with other local non-profits to insure that IYWD is contributing to the community on a regular basis. She coordinates all in store promotions and sales. She is currently working on new projects on the horizon for 2016, including Trudy's Kids 501 C3 that aids emancipated Foster Youth and Non-Minor Dependents of Kern County.
Ginger Martin, as a Realtor, in conjunction with Broker Keller Williams Realty, is the Realtor referred by Wildest Estate Sales of Kern County. Ginger has been an active Realtor in the community for 17 years. She helps with the pricing of homes in Kern County prior to the estate sale and works closely with the seller and the estate sale team to insure a very positive, easy experience. She specializes in selling homes that are in trust. She goes the extra mile taking care of out of town sellers and their families. She has an enormous amount of knowledge, experience, and compassion.
Interests and Hobbies: Ginger is interested in metaphysics, philosophy, history and enjoys reading and watching interesting documentaries. She loves creative writing, collaging, and all things positive. She is currently studying Kriya Yoga. She loves to work on her 100+ yr old home, spending time on her porch enjoying the breeze and people walking by, and going fishing when time permits.
Rosa has been with In Your Wildest Dreams since 2009. She does it all. She organizes all clothing, shoes, and accessories. She keeps the entire store neat and tidy. She assists with merchandising and seasonal rotations. Rosa is responsible for our in-store pull on clothing when it's time for mark-downs. She manages our clearance room, donation process, and assists with our third-floor consignment events. Rosa is always happy and willing to help other employees and customers and she loves it when our customer "Dolly" stops by for a visit. Rosa is also skilled in setting up estate sales and she steps up to the challenge whenever needed.
Interests and Hobbies: Rosa loves to play dominoes with family and friends. She loves to Dance! Rosa is the mother to 3 beautiful children and she loves spending time outdoors in the park. Rosa makes the Best Chile Relleno in Bakersfield and she is Bilingual, Spanish/ English.
Luca has been with In Your Wildest Dreams for 7 years. You will see her face at just about every estate sale we have. Luca is the master of estate sale set up. She is highly organized with an eye for detail. Luca is responsible for opening and closing up properties and keeping everyone on schedule. She is the strongest little lady you'll ever meet and a charming negotiator. Our estate sale customers love her. She is also quite the prankster.
Rosie is a Southern gal with a love and passion for antiques and junkin'! You'll meet Rosie at the estate sales on your way out. She assists customers with their purchases. Rosie worked at a salon for years that had an antique shop in the back. Thats where it all began! Her passion for thrifty shopping happpened after her divorce and she needed to replace things that were lost in the split. She loves to collect but she doesnt have a particular style. Rosie has a passion for old cars too! She just loves it all!
Come say "Hi!" to Rosie at our next sale. Ask her what else she likes besides old cars!
Tanner is a graduate from Bakersfield High School and is a 3rd generation family member/employee of In Your Wildest Dreams. Tanner can be seen at almost every estate sale with a smile on his face and an eagernes to help our customers with carry outs and deliveries. Tenner is also a part of the Estate Sale set-up team to Tanner is the owners grandson and has been around the store and estate sales his entire life. He is currently working on getting his real estate license. Tanner will also be attending Casa to get his Personal Property Appraiser License in 2015.
Interests: Tanner enjoys music, a good philosophical conversation, and his first love, baseball. He is the oldest of 8 brothers and sisters. He loves his Great Dane, Gracie and his American Terrior that he rescued, Duke.
Chloe is a 3rd generation Dream Girl and was raised up in the business since she was a little girl. Chloe works part time at the store in cash-wrap, assists with displays, and also assists with estate sales all over Kern County. She is always smiling and friendly. She is a team player and hard worker.
Interests and Hobbies: Chloe is a graduate of Bakersfield Highschool and currrently attends Bakersfield College. She is aspiring to become a woman in Agriculture. The outdoors is where she gets lost, the beach is where she runs off to, and the sun is something she loves to hang out in and soak up any chance she gets.
Joined the IYWD Team in 2015
Alternate Nicknames : J-Dawg, Jo Jo, Jordan Sparkles
Real Hair Color : Unknown
Jordan is a graduate from Frontier Highschool. Class of 2010. He plays in a band called "The Habbits" and you can find them on facebook and IG. Jordan enjoys video games, movies, and concerts in his free time. Jordan lives with wine taste on a beer budget--- but he likes beer too so whatever! He claims to love crab legs and lobster. Has the fine tastes of a king. He actually has numerous paintings of himself as either a king or royal figure. Jordan can be seen dancing away at the front counter at In Your Wildest Dreams on most any day. He dances at work. He dances when nervous. He basically dances at any given time. Besides being a rock star, Jordan wants to be a social worker because his mom said he'd be good at it... so he's doing it. We think Jordan ROCKS! Come down and say Hi.
Jordan will help you with your drop and go's, your purchases, your Kiosk check-ins, holds, and layaways.
Erica is our sunshine at the store. She is a graduate of The Mission of Ken County and has transitioned to the dream team to begin her new life. We are beyond happy to have her. Erica helps us in our day to day operations, with consignor accounts, and customer service. She also helps with merchandising. She puts her heart into all she does.
Erica loves praise and worship at The Good Life Church where she enjoys singing and can share love with others. It carries over into her work life. Erica joined us in 2015.