Category Archives: bargains

Thrift Store Treasures #5

Spent $7 recently to score the following thrift store treasures:  5 large plastic flowerpots in bright jewel tones (purple, red, yellow and green)

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Money Saving Christmas Gift Idea #2 – Zip it Drain Cleaner

When you find a product at the right price that really does the job – you’ve just gotta spread the word. If your sink or bathtub is not draining properly, the Zip it Drain Cleaner — a low-tech gizmo that costs … Continue reading

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News Updates about Christmas Shopping Bargains

Everybody wants to save money when buying holiday gifts, right? Did you know that… Walmart is abandoning the one-day-only “Black Friday” sales and will offer its best deals over a five-day period beginning the last week of November this year? … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Treasures #4

Spent about $34 last weekend and bought the following thrift store treasures: 1) 3 pairs of identical leather slingback shoes ($5.99 each) in beige, blue and black (like new) 2) A pair of bright blue leather shoes ($4.99) – great condition

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Cute Halloween Window Decorations for Only $1

Love the cute Halloween window decorations from the dollar store that

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Things NOT to Sell at a Yard Sale

I’ve been to hundreds of yard sales over the years and have held more than 20 yard sales, too — and realize that there are just some things nobody wants to buy! Check the list below for things NOT to … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Treasures #3

Had some good luck at thrift stores the first two weekends of October! It’s nice to pick up a few fall things before going up to the attic and dragging out all my winter clothes. The items I was found … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Treasures #2: Bare Traps Sandals — Love Them!

**This is not a sponsored blog post. I just love these shoes!** Have wanted to buy a pair of Bare Traps shoes for years, but they were always more than I wanted to spend, even on sale. They’re kind of … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Treasures: What I Did NOT Buy

Thrift stores have some fantastic buys, ya can’t deny that. But they also have some weird stuff.

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Thrift Store Treasures #1

Thought I’d start a regular feature about the great things I find at thrift stores – starting with today’s treasures. For $17.09, I got the following items at Goodwill: 1) Two, brand new-in-the-original-package round silver towel bars (to replace the … Continue reading

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