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I love the thrift store!

post #1 of 93
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I found a brand new hotsling today for $1.99! :
post #2 of 93
wow, that is amazing good find.

The other day I got a serger (they promise it works, I sure hope so), 2 EUC outfits for a 4 year old, 2 shirts for my ds and gloves for my dd for 28 bucks
post #3 of 93
Yeah! Me too, me too.

I love the deals I get on clothes but one of my favorites was DH spotted a Bumpkins AIO for $.50!!!
post #4 of 93
I found a pair of Calvin Klein jeans for 50 cents at a yard sale.

Love those bargains!!!
post #5 of 93
It's been awhile since I've been thrifting or garage saling and I actually had a dream I was finding all these great bargains last night!

WTG on the hotsling-I think sometimes they don't know what it is or what it's worth when they price items like that.
post #6 of 93
I was at the Goodwill yesterday and snagged a big bag of fabric scraps for only $.69!! They're the perfect size for the fabric covered ponytail holders I make for my girls - woot!
post #7 of 93
I have found many items that were brand new with the tags still on. Example: a pair of winter boots, boys, perfect size for my ds, tags still on -- $2.00!

I buy my children books from there too (not always, but if I find some god ones)... usually 25 cents/book (gently used). Better than paying full price at the book store!
post #8 of 93
Wow, that's awesome! What a great score!
We use a Brita water filter pitcher, and last week I found a brand new 3-pack of filters at our Goodwill for $4 - and that retails at $15. The package was a little dented, but the filters are individually wrapped so they were fine.
post #9 of 93
Right now I'm wearing little army style pants I got for a buck at a tag sale. They fit like a glove, are super comfortable, and everyone loves them. :
post #10 of 93
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Originally Posted by luv_my_babes View Post
I have found many items that were brand new with the tags still on. Example: a pair of winter boots, boys, perfect size for my ds, tags still on -- $2.00!

I buy my children books from there too (not always, but if I find some god ones)... usually 25 cents/book (gently used). Better than paying full price at the book store!

Me too. You can find books in great condition for less than $1
post #11 of 93
WTG!! A while ago, I found an organic cotton pouch sling for a friend who was having a baby for $.50. I seriously think the thrift store owners thought it was a baby blanket. It was with all the other blankets, and it was such nice, soft creamy flannel material. I picked it up, and figured I could use it as a fabulous gift!
post #12 of 93
http://zeta.zappos.com/product/7189721/color/108775

I just found these shoes at St. Vinnies for $7.00 yes 7 bucks! They are also my size! Were the shoe gods smiling at me that day? All I had to do was apply some polish. Who would give these away? They look brand new and they feel great!
post #13 of 93
I hit the my fav thrift store yesterday and came away with three J. Jill blouses, a very nice gap denim shirt, a Garnet Hill wool sweater (new with tags), a hoodie and a very cute top for my dd, a Liz Claiborne extremely cute jacket and some misc. sweaters from the Gap. All for $11. I found a cashmere sweater last week at the Salvation Army (for a friend). I think it was $3? I always feel like a kid thrifting -- like a kid on a treasure hunt...
post #14 of 93
Ok, you all convinced me, I am getting my butt out of my house today and hitting the thrift stores. I very much need to find a cardigan for my new job, and it is always fun to check out the baby/toddler clothing.

Chanibell, the only way any sane person would give those away is if they received them as a gift and hated them, I am guessing. The shoe gods were definitely smiling on you! That is the score of the month! (year?) I am TOTALLY jealous!!
post #15 of 93
They closed the thrift store by my house!!! So angry!

Now, I have to drive all the way downtown... It's worth it, though, but I always walk out of there with stuff I don't really need. Two months later, it's back at the thrift store again!
post #16 of 93
I love thirft stores- ours are really really bad. Very rare to get the "Find"!! But I still go hoping for the goods:
post #17 of 93
Drat! I went into town on the bus today, and wanted to badly to go thrifting, but today is a bank holiday, and I deposited my paycheck into an ATM on Friday evening, so the money still is not available. I AM trying to do a no-spend month, so I guess it is a good thing, but I really would like to find a sweater for my new job. Sigh...
post #18 of 93
I really really love our thrift store we have here in my town. I go there all the time. So far what I buy from there is: wool sweaters (to make wool longies out of and to make hats), Some really awesome t-shirts for my son, I found these really awesome vegetable harvest dinner plates, books for my son, and I once found a pair of (almost) brand new Doc Marten lady bug mary jane shoes for like $2.00!! SWEEEEEEET. (I also found my son a wooden toddler bed for him there and my mom picked up what looks to have been a hand made wooden childs rocking chair. :
post #19 of 93
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Originally Posted by Cheshire View Post
Yeah! Me too, me too.

I love the deals I get on clothes but one of my favorites was DH spotted a Bumpkins AIO for $.50!!!
Neat! I found a new Bumkins AIO at my local thrift for 50 cents last week! I also scored a brand new adorable Hanna Andersson holiday sweater for $1.50!
post #20 of 93
Reviving this thread as I love hearing about others great thrift finds. I am always at the thrift stores finding some great deals. Yesterday I got some goodies but I am most excited about find a 12oz Klean Kanteen sippie for $1.99!! It was the older one (old logo) and it was still dirty inside, ugh!, but after a good scrub a few trips though the dishwasher it's good as new, aside from a few bangs.
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