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  1. Frugal Living
    Anyone have good luck with them? I have a gold ring and an electric guitar that gets no use. Is it a huge hassle? Not worth it? TIA
  2. Freebies
    Take your kids to Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops, November 6th through December 24th. The event will include FREE crafts, games and more. Kids can get a FREE 4×6 studio quality photo with Santa. Also, the first 150 kids to come on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting at 5 PM (3 PM...
  3. Freebies
    Bass Pro Shops is really good about holding free events for your family! They have some fun stuff lined up for Halloween, you can check the dates and times listed. Call your local store October 24th & 25th, 12-4 PM: Kids paint and decorate a craft pumpkin Marshmallow Roasting Sample Dutch Oven...
  4. Frugal Living
    Have you bought from them? Pawned items? I haven't been inside one in years, but when I lived in NY, they had beautiful discounted jewelry. Sad that someone else pawned them, but a good opportunity for someone looking for jewelry. I'm sure pawn shops are hopping now.
  5. Frugal Europeans
    Hi there Still planning to move to UK, DH found a job, so I am trying to find information. I got lots of feedback about grocery store, thank you all. Are there any Thrift shops in UK around and ourtside of London? Also do you know of any forums in UK similar to Frugal village?
  6. Frugal Europeans
    Just got back after a 20 min walk , i went to the two local parks via the Manchester superstore do you think these are good value 20 kg white rice from pakistan ( it just said the best rice in pakistan) can not remember brand for 19.99 20l vegetable oil drum, for 14.99 a case i think...
  7. General Chat
    l kinda need some advice l love to make muffins and every time mine come out of the oven l can never get them to be like the tops that you buy at a coffee shop what am l doing wrong, mine seem to come out sticking on the top and they are cooked all the way through. l have even tried and put...
  8. Secondhand Shopping
    I can't find out if it affects consignments and yard sales, but anyone manufacturing products for children (i.e. those home sewn clothes) have to comply by Feb 10. I'm afraid I don't have enough posts on Frugal Village so I'm not allowed to provide any links. there's a cpsia-central website...
  9. Question and Answer
    I was just wonderin if anyone was as addicted to resale shops as I am? I've only been visiting them a short time but have become completely addicted. My favorite one in particular has days where "yellow and green" tags are half off. All tags are color coded. I got brand new dress pants for...
  10. Freebies
    http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPage?appID=94&storeId=10151&catalogId=10001&langId=-1&CMID=MH_IN_EVENTS The Bass ProShops Father's Day Olympics Date: 6/15/08 11 am-4pm Prizes and fun for the whole family: bull's-eye casting competition tent set-up competition know tying...
  11. Question and Answer
    I have decided to take some things to local consignment shops to make some extra money to help pay bills. Any tips, tricks I need to know?? What's a "good deal" at a cons. shop? Also, what's more frugal - selling clothes when they are still in good shape or saving them for hand-me-downs...
  12. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    so one day this week when i get a chance to use transport, i'm going to go to the local thrift shops and buy a bunch of the "fabric" pieces they have there. i remember the last time i went there, they had these "stray" sheets/drapes/scraps of fabric for 50 cents or less!!! think of all the...
  13. Freebies
    End of Summer Blast, Bass Pro Shops, Sept. 1-3, 2007 Free giveaways Free popcorn free ****** (to first 100 customers sept 1) free water bottle (to first 100 customers sept 2) free gun lock (to first 100 customers sept 3) Fun events and other family activities And, enter for a chance to win...
  14. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    I know you don't get the full value for your items but how much is the usual? We have a cash converters down the road. We also have a ton of things that they take, ie. old computer monitor, old stero, old keyboard, playstation, nintendo, DVD's etc. There are things that I'm going to sell on...
  15. Secondhand Shopping
    Ok, I'm assuming you all read my other thread about me and DH trying to live more frugally. Well, I need new jeans- my job has me working around construction/work sites so my jeans wear out quickly. I'm a little embarrassed to say this, but I used to go out and buy $70 jeans whenever I felt...
  16. Secondhand Shopping
    Two were run out of church basements; I was the Old Faithful near my grocery store: #1 - Methodist church ($14): 2 framed mirrors w/ nursery designs etched on them ($5) [DD thought they could make nice baby gifts.] 6 hardbound children's books + 2 paperback books ($3) ceramic teapot shaped...
  17. Scrapbooking & Paper Crafts
    Where have you purchased scrap supplies online?  I've been doing some searches today, and came up with about three million stores to choose from.  I'm looking for a TNT recommendation-- somewhere with reasonable shipping rates and a good selection.  I hate to just randomly pick a store...
  18. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    Our family has a favorite pawn shop we like to visit when we are up in Kalispel, MT. We took my Aunty Linda, Kari and her son Sammy there this weekend while we were over at the lake. My birthday is coming up and I spotted the most beautiful ruby, diamond and gold bracelet in the jewlery case...
  19. Needle Arts
    I have three here in town. I have always gone to Walmart and Hobby Lobby. Here's two of the ones we have here in town. I can't wait to go visit them! http://www.redneedlewest.com/index.html http://www.hollyberryhouse.com/ and this is a write up about this store...
  20. Supplemental Income, Small Business
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