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post #61 of 91
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My best find this week: EUC kermit-the-frog green Patagonia fleece pullover with snaps at the shoulder, 3T for a buck.
post #62 of 91
Found ds1 the Batman Halloween Costume he wanted for $3

Ds1 an Underarmour (sp?) shirt for $1 & great pair of pants for $2

Found myself two pairs of nice maternity jeans for $2.5 & $4

post #63 of 91

hi everyone

Hi I am very new to this site............... I got hooked reading archived posts. This weekend at YS's I did amazing.................
An amazing quality sleeping bag(northface) for 4 dollars
a practically new pair of carhart shorts for my BF 1.50
hot water bottle .50
bath mat 1.00
tracy chapman cd .75
childrens mongoose freestyle bike free
womens mountain bike freee
a couple mason jars things for bulk stuff free
we go around on sunday night adn alot of tag sales leave there left overs out for free LOVE IT!!!!
post #64 of 91
I was thrilled to find a Vera Bradley duffle bag at the thrift store for $3.95. I bought it thinking I could sell on Ebay or give to my MIL. Well, I was thrilled and surprised that it sold on Ebay for...$92.00!
post #65 of 91
Today I found a new 32 inch HD TV on the side of the road that was not working but DH fixed it and it is awsome!! They had the volume up so loud that it had vibrated a wire lose from it connector took all of 3 minutes to fix!!!
post #66 of 91
At Goodwill yesterday, I found a few nice things for dd for this fall (just in time, too, we're finally getting fall weather!):
white nautica ribbed button-up sweater, 2T for $.99
pink fleece pullover $.99
Gymboree 2T sweater $.99

I was happy about those deals
post #67 of 91
Not good find but a ...

I thought I would try getting some used clothing for the kiddos yesterday..

OMG..the store wanted $40 for a USED gymbo sweater and pants and $13 for jammies....

That is just ridiculous:
post #68 of 91
I found a book on Hypnobirthing today-got it for a quarter and it should sell for around $9 on half.com! I'm definitely frequenting the thrift shop more!
post #69 of 91
Quote:
Originally Posted by *andiflipping*
Not good find but a ...

I thought I would try getting some used clothing for the kiddos yesterday..

OMG..the store wanted $40 for a USED gymbo sweater and pants and $13 for jammies....

That is just ridiculous:
Holy crap, where the heck are you shopping? Beverly Hills Secondhand????
post #70 of 91
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Originally Posted by skellbelle
Holy crap, where the heck are you shopping? Beverly Hills Secondhand????
I have seen some of that at second hand stores too though when it comes to top or designer brands. Sometimes I have found that I can get things cheaper new off the discount rack at my local children's boutique or on eBay.

For middle of the road brands though, you can't beat second hand stores. I have bought so many nice things for my daughter at the ones around my house.
post #71 of 91
OK, I'm a hs mom so maybe these finds won't impress you as much as they did me. The last yard sale I went to had a crazy ammount of books. I've packed some away in the not this year box and there were so many I can't even remember them all. Some of the titles were Prima Latina, Usborne Book of World History, Children's Homer, Drawing with the Left Side of the Brain etc.. Anyway - when I totalled it up it came to $350 if I paid retail. I spent $10. I might not use them all, but can certainly sell them on ebay for more than the 10 cents or so that I payed for them.
post #72 of 91
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Originally Posted by skellbelle
Holy crap, where the heck are you shopping? Beverly Hills Secondhand????
The Quad cities in Iowa:
post #73 of 91
I got a fleece hoodie pullover for $2 for dd, also a nearly new pair of jeans and velour pants for $2 each. A lightweight jacket for older DD, $1 and a pair of Express dress pants for me for $2 that look brand new.
post #74 of 91
Thread Starter 
Good grief, andi!

I thrift once a week and stick to the dollar-an-item options at Salvation Army. I'd be happy to keep my eyes open for things you need, if you'd like. Ann Arbor's got a lot of money and it shows in the kid clothes at the thrift stores. Lots of EUC stuff, nearly all of it name brand, and everything gets rotated into the 5/$5 weekly deals, including Gymbo and Hanna.
post #75 of 91
Okay, I just remembered this one that I found last fall.....
an original Bonnie Cashin (one of the original Coach designers
http://www.library.ucla.edu/special/...nniecashin.htm ) jacket, with bright red wool lining, in brand new perfect condition. Whoever owned it, must have treasured it enough to store it well for 40 years, and probably her estate left it for the thrift store. My mom currently uses it .
post #76 of 91
I had been wanting a backpack that doesn't look like the typical sporty style book bag. And I found an Eddie Bauer leather backpack for $8.99, yesterday . Also found some gap jeans for ds, gymboree shirt, and window fan for good prices.
post #77 of 91
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Originally Posted by frog View Post
Good grief, andi!

I thrift once a week and stick to the dollar-an-item options at Salvation Army. I'd be happy to keep my eyes open for things you need, if you'd like. Ann Arbor's got a lot of money and it shows in the kid clothes at the thrift stores. Lots of EUC stuff, nearly all of it name brand, and everything gets rotated into the 5/$5 weekly deals, including Gymbo and Hanna.
pm'ing you
post #78 of 91
I bought a beautiful lined satin Indigo Moon jacket with sequined butterflies and asian style frog closures for $25..

Did I really mess up? I love it and it looks new, but is far more than I usually spend at a thrift shop, kwim?
post #79 of 91
If you like it and it's recycled it's all good!
post #80 of 91
$25 for a 'signature item' seems like good money spent. I have a blouse/jacket that I bought for $30 from Dillards' clearance center several years ago. Even then it was a lot of money for me to spend on a 'shirt.' But it's versatile and I always get comments when I wear it.
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