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  1. Secondhand Shopping
    :loop:[B][/ Hi everyone!! This is my 1st post and I am so excited to find this forum! I made a little trip to Goodwill tonight and found some great things. A brand new pink tricycle for $10 (will be my 2 yr. old grandaughter's Christmas present!) Retails for $69 Caphalon skillet $5 (retail...
  2. Secondhand Shopping
    I predicted the thrift stores would have a great selection today, and I was not disappointed! DS10 and I went to three stores. Here's what we bought: #1 I found a NWT sweater vest from "The Children's Place" for DS10 to wear for Easter for $1.50. It's so cute. It's white with a green and...
  3. Secondhand Shopping
    We've been looking for a nice microwave for the house for about 3 years and have never been able to find one (we could afford) like my Moms! A sharp carousel convection oven/microwave combo!! I know, I know, we were dreaming, we wished to high!! Well today I found it!!! A sharp carousel II...
  4. Secondhand Shopping
    http://people.howstuffworks.com/6-of-the-worlds-greatest-missing-treasures1.htm I found this article and it got me thinking, have you ever found anything that people thought was junk and you brought it home and found it was worth something?
  5. Frugal Living
    It's amazing what kinds of things you can find when you clean out your storage room! :hurray: I've found: * An empty wedding album we received as a gift--I can regift this! * An empty photo album I've never (and will never use)--I can regift this! * A BRAND NEW pair of slipper socks (w/ the...
  6. Discount Stores
    I have a dd13 who is growing like crazy right now (if you know what I mean). I was at Big Lots getting a bunch of canned goods and I thought to look at their bras and panties. I found really nice bras for $6 (marked $28) and nice panties for $3/6pk. I never would have thought to shop at Big...
  7. Secondhand Shopping
    Does anyone else Freecycle? I didn't see an existing thread for Freecycle treasures you may have acquired. Today I picked up a pull-over jacket, fleece-lined, with Tigger on it, very cute!
  8. Freebies
    http://www.seagrant.uconn.edu/publ.htm Living Treasures of Long Island Sound by Lisa Wahle and Nancy Balcom Connecticut Sea Grant has revised its old favorite, "Plants and Animals of Long Island Sound.” The new booklet, " Living Treasures” has more beautiful line drawings and updated expanded...
  9. Freebies
    http://treats.uib.no/lang4/order.htm
  10. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    I have a friend who is also a fellow garage sale junkie. She lives in another town and we are connected through my nephew who had the auto accident. Anyway she was here a couple of days ago and I mentioned that I had a large mirror if she'd like to look at it for her house. She took it and gave...
  11. For Sale or Trade
    Hard back by Leisure Arts - Trash To Treasures - Recycler's Guide to Creative Crafts - 128 pages. $5 shipped.
  12. Hobbies
    http://familyfun.go.com/arts-and-crafts/season/specialfeature/famf0802_sf_autumn/famf0802_sf_autumn.html
  13. Freebies
    us.synvisc.com/instep http://65.17.227.56/instep/templates/cd_en_pt_index.asp Get In Step with SYNVISC® — and enjoy your FREE holiday CD. Sign me up now to receive In Step with Synvisc news, health updates and special offers by mail and email—plus send me my FREE holiday CD, Holiday Music...
  14. Homesteading and gardening
    I'm not sure if this has been posted before.  It's interesting reading. http://www.innerexplorations.com/catsimple/tr1a.htm
  15. Secondhand Shopping
    The neighbours have sold their home and she is getting rid of a ton of stuff her grandmother and mother had. In fact, much of it is going to the garbage dump. :eek: I was able to get the following and I'm aiming at getting a bed and a desk. We shall see tomorrow hopefully. I got: ~a...
  16. Education
    http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/
  17. Secondhand Shopping
    Lookee what I found!! I was driving by a Junk yard and I saw an OOOLLLDDDD Anglia on top of a pile  (it's an old English "pig" looking car from the 50's ( I am thinking about getting it for Damon - course it will have to be painted pink!) anyway - there in a pile of rubbish was this and the...
  18. Secondhand Shopping
    I went out garage saleing today. I got: 1 tshirt (DS#1)--.10 1 light cooking book--.25 1 book--"101 Ways to Cook Ramen"!--.25--HAD to buy it because DSs LIVE on ramen if I let them! 2 embroidered tea towels--1.00 each 1 gorgeoussss picture circa 1930 of a little girl in a white nightgown with...
  19. Secondhand Shopping
    Lets post our treasures we found this weekend here. Today we went to a town wide yard sale. We came home with: ~a book for dd ~a book for ds#1 ~an antique lamp like I've been looking for forever ~9 soap in a basket All for $3.00.
  20. Secondhand Shopping
    Our town is having it's annual "we'll haul it off for free" day and the boys have been "shopping" the many piles around town. So far they have hauled home 2 computer printers and a huge bag of yarn (a friend gave these to them yesterday), 1 working TV and a huge stack of record albums. Some of...
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