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  1. Secondhand Shopping
    Found some great deals today: *very new looking bikes for my girls - $15 for one and $5 for the other- the smaller one needs the brakes adjusted and has a flat tire - I'm sure Hubs can fix it *Joy of Cooking cookbook and 3 annual taste of home cookbooks - all for $4 (I've wanted joy forever...
  2. General Chat
    Stopped at a few yard sales and got tons of stuff!! Here is what I got for about 18.00 2 pair shorts 2 dressy t-shirts 1 pr. dress slacks 2 tank top 1 cotton dress 1 knee length wool coat (yeah!) 2 pr flip flops 1 knitted purse 1 stand for the bathroom 1 water picture 1 sm. skillet 3 mashed...
  3. General Chat
    Mind you, my husband has never been one for yard saling or dumpster diving. But I took out the trash today and someone left a perfectly good entertainment center and changing table next to the dumpsters. I looked at the entertainment center and thought that it was a really good match for our...
  4. Secondhand Shopping
    Here's my haul for the day: hardback ficion book- (huge) .10 paperback book, fiction .10 2 pink onsies for my niece that is expecting .25 each (they are new in package) working blender $1.00 Working waffle iron $1.00 new shoes for dd (still have tags) $1.00 nice cloth napkins .75 antique...
  5. Secondhand Shopping
    There was a town wide yard sale about 20 minutes from us today and we went has soon as dh got home. We just got back and here is what I got. These books: - Marvels and Mysteries of The World around us - 50¢ - Plumbing book 50¢ - Advanced Wiring 50¢ - Total Body Toning 50¢ - REader's Digest...
  6. Secondhand Shopping
    These are my deals from today....... 1 wooden basket.... not a longaberger but pretty ! .25c Pair of pants for dd......1.00 Back pack and lunch pail for ds...... 1.00 2- pyrex glass pie plates... 10c each and my big rave today...... a pressure cooker, all the parts are there and a good seal...
  7. General Chat
    It's raining and cold here, so people were ready to practically hand you stuff and let you just take it. I called in sick to work today- still running a fever and can't talk above a whisper, but that didn't stop me heading out for a few minutes (was gone less than 2 hours and most of that was...
  8. Secondhand Shopping
    Do you go through the paper and plan a route or just go to all that you come upon?? I usually check the paper for ones that have stuff i might be interested in and try those first, and then its just stop where I see a sign. Do you make a list ? I read in the book "Frugal Luxeries" to make a...
  9. Secondhand Shopping
    I have been looking for JUNK to put in my back yard, I am doing it in a western (1850's) look. We are building a bunk house (Screen porch) boardwalks, dh built a really cute outhouse garden shed, ect, anyway.... I found some old kerosene lanterns, 2 of them rail road lanterns, a box of old horse...
  10. Secondhand Shopping
    i am the queen of yard sales so i go with or without other people. My children would go until my exhusband and i divorced then they spent weekends with him and i am such a bargan hunter i would go alone. So do you have you would you yard sale by your self.
  11. Secondhand Shopping
    Or do you pay the price that they have for that item. I refuse to pay the price they have at yard/garage sales. I always dicker and if they won't come down, I don't purchase it, no matter how much I want it. I'm also teaching the kids to do the same thing. They now come to me and ask if...
  12. Secondhand Shopping
    When yard or garage saling do you carefully look at each item to determine if you should purchase it... or do you quickly scan the sale grabbing what catches your eye and then go back through and look more intently? How do you approach a garage or yard sale?
  13. Secondhand Shopping
    Okay ladies...I went through yesterdays paper (we get them free at school) and wrote down about 5 different garage sale locations in town for today. I'm looking for some sort of item to hold magazines and books in the bathroom, games for the family, and some Little Tykes toys for my daughter to...
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