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10-18-2007, 09:06 PM #1
Got some great deals today at Goodwill
Well, I was looking for a hair dryer, and we went to my favorite (or used to be) GW store, but they didn't have one. Still, I got a crock to put some of my many kitchen utensils and gadgets in (my others are getting way too packed) for $1.99. Then we went to a couple of other places, one called Consignment America which was so way cool! If I ever want to get new furniture, that's where I'll go.
I still hadn't found a dryer, because I wanted a small one, and all these places had was ones that looked like Magnum pistols. So away we went to the other Goodwill. Well, it used to be a Salvation Army, but it's now a Goodwill. I found the dryer, for $2.99, but she gave it to me for 1.99, because she couldn't see if it had a color on it (blue was the 50% off color). I also got an apple corer/slicer (mine broke) for .50 (blue) and a really nice pair of sandals for $2.50 (blue). If I had had more money to blow, I saw a lot more stuff I wanted, but I just paid that phone bill....soooooooooo.
So all in all, I spent about $8 (with tax). Probably spent another 2.50 on gas, but I'm not gonna count that.
- 10-18-2007, 09:41 PM #2
- Rep Power
Good deals! I love the thrift stores.
10-18-2007, 10:46 PM #3
- Rep Power
nice job on the sandals. for whatever reason, the sandals at my local thrift town are always super expensive, im talking like $8 plus while everything else (clothing, purses) is usually a standard 99cents or 1.99.Marie
I had a baby!
Single mom, frugal to the bone, love doing stuff with my little one.
10-18-2007, 11:38 PM #4
Glad you found a hair dryer. Don't ya just love it when you find something you need for a good deal? WTG!
10-19-2007, 12:38 AM #5
Great Deals - I get frustrated with GW here because their prices are too high on household stuff and they don't honor the "color" discount on anything but clothing!
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