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    Seeing my first episode of Extreme couponing and I was hooked. I brought all the trappings. The binder, baseball sleeves to keep my coupons in. Tracking sales (or at least trying to). Joining blogs, reward cards and just about anything to stretch a dollar. I also have been tracking how much...
  2. Secondhand Shopping
    For those you who live in the Waterloo, Cedar Falls area in IA, Goodwill is having a dollar sale on the March 10.
  3. Secondhand Shopping
    I am visiting my son who happens to live just 5 minutes away from a thrift shop. Score. The day we stopped in was father 's day and everything in the store was half price. I picked up two purses, 6 skirts, 4 belts and my son was able to pick up 4 shirts. I only spent $13.00. My son only...
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    Things have not been going right. Started garage selling last month. I was able to pick up two racks, some jewelry, three purses, two pairs of shoes, books and some miscellaneous items, This while going late(after 11 am). Lately I have not had the chance to do a lot of thrift, garage hopping...
  5. Secondhand Shopping
    our thrift has gotten overpriced and stopped the days when certain colors tags were half off , then they restarted it on half price day on sunday and monday . needed some summer clothes for 11 yo i like the shorts that are basketball style and the same fabric tops but sleeve less so you...
  6. General Chat
    Went to a thrift store the other day. Not the one I usually go to so was excited to go to this one. It is smaller and cheaper than the one closer to me. Well, as soon as I walked in started to get this really ick feeling and felt like something was making my skin itch. Decided to look at the...
  7. Secondhand Shopping
    :grwave: Thursday went to the Bargain Goodwill and purchased 6 pairs of shoes almost new, 2 merrells, 1 rbk tennis shoes brand new for my DH, 3 pairs of slides different brands. 2 flags for outside, denim skirt and a really cute shirt, 2 drying racks metal, 2 shirts and a summer dress form the...
  8. Secondhand Shopping
    Today, I dropped off six trash bags full of clothes that no longer fit me. Some of them were so beautiful, but I kept telling dh that I would lose weight and fit into them again and that hasn't happened, so time to let them go to new homes. I also dropped off all of my jewelry and jewelry box...
  9. Secondhand Shopping
    TheThriftShopper.Com National Thrift Store Directory Listing Charity Resale Shops My mom just sent me the link to this site.
  10. Secondhand Shopping
    I think I am addicted lol. I went shopping up north this time to some new stores. I set out looking for several things- foodsaver accessories, craft items, inline skates for ds (so I can have mine back!), shorts and pants for ds, longsleeve shirts and pants for dd, and a sweatshirt or jacket...
  11. General Chat
    Mom and I made a killing at the thrift stores today...I mean, I did LOL....I got 2 of those huge coleman coolers that I can fit inside of for $6. a piece! A set of steak knives (beautiful wood ones) for 50 cents, push lawn mower for $2., box fan for another $2., a BUNCH of clothes in a couple...
  12. Secondhand Shopping
    I am so excited!! I got some awesome stuff yesterday. A few things I have been looking for, and a few extras. Here is what I got: Outward Hound dog life vest size Med like new! $3.00 (retails $20.99) Outward Hound fanny pack with water bottles for myself and dog with foldable dog water bowl...
  13. Secondhand Shopping
    So, today I bought a bunch of different baskets today at the thrift store for $0.50 each. Then, I spray painted them all red and put a pretty ribbon on them. The whole project cost $5 for 5 baskets with all the supplies. I used them to organize my spice cupboard and it looks fantastic. If you...
  14. Secondhand Shopping
    Wednesday bought 2 pairs of boots one brand new made in Brazil, the other Ugg like new had a black mark on the side which I got off, a pair of vera bradley slippers never worn, a pair of camo crocs for my grandbaby, 2 pair of jeans for me, a storage tub with lid, a seat cushion for my new...
  15. General Chat
    For $7.! And it looks like it's never been used. Or hardly at all. Westinghouse. It makes 1 & 1.5 pound loaves. But no owner's manual. I guess I can look it up online... So excited about making my own bread for only pennies a loaf. Have been spending nearly $3. per loaf for Arnold's...
  16. Secondhand Shopping
    Yesterday went to the goodwill outlet, 2 metal chair with the round backs that rock slightly, you know the ones your grandmother had outside 3.00 a piece surprising like new, 6 polo shirts all like new 2 with tags for my Dh, 4 for me 2 were from the Gap ( someone cleaned out their closet), 1 for...
  17. Secondhand Shopping
    Whoohoo!!!! I am so excited! Got my mom's Christmas gift today at the local charity thrift store. A beautiful Koret black dress jacket with multi colored threads woven thru it. Looks like it has never been worn. My mom is in a retirement home and they dress for dinner and this will be beautiful...
  18. Secondhand Shopping
    ~I have had a car load of stuff to donate to the hospice thrift store for over a month now but their location is a full gallon of gas away, round trip. I kept waiting for more reasons to travel out that way to make it frugal but hadn't found any. So I decided to drop everything off at a nearby...
  19. Secondhand Shopping
    I went to thrift store yesterday. I got some great deals. I bought a gray pea-coat that was wool for 9.98 like brand new. Same coat sells from 79.98 to 179.00 depending on where you buy it. I spent 52.00 and bought 1 dress, 1 pair of jeans and a pair of dress slacks( the jeans and pants I was...
  20. Secondhand Shopping
    I have never been to a thrift store til yesterday. I needed to buy my daughter some warmer clothes and thought i'd check out a thrift store in store. WOW, I got her 7 pairs of fancy name jeans, fancy looking long sleeve shirts, and a fall jacket for $13. I really checked out the clothing before...
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