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Saturday, August 15, 2009

Today's thrifty goodies!! Finally! LOL

It's been awhile since I've done any thrifty shopping! So, I was up early and ready to go when Heather got here!

We went to the Salvation Army, first off this morning. They had all of their kids clothes on special for 50 cents! Having 3 in school this year, Heather needs all of the help she can get! LOL She bought 16 pieces of clothing for the 2 youngest ones!

I bought everything shown below and a really nice long sleeved, John Deere shirt for my sister's stepson, for only $8.50! Score!

Isn't my lovely assistant just adorable! She's our youngest grandchild, Kamrie!
Both of these aprons are vintage and in perfect condition. All 3 of the grandkids love to wear aprons when they help me cook.

I am so excited about these 2 wood items! I am going to paint them both satin black. I am going to put the little shelf on the kitchen counter and the pedestal bowl on the coffee table in the living room. I have been trying to incorporate some black in the living room.

It's kind of hard to see this, but it's an antique spool turned into a little lamp!!
Little lampshade for the spool lamp.

6 handmade, woven placemats for fall,
6 rust colored napkins to go with the above placemats.

6 red napkins.

I am going to put a candle in this and put it on my dining room table. It is about 18 inches tall.

I love this little, fat jar! I am going to paint the lid and use it in my scraproom.

Gold and white embroidered square tablecloth.

We also stopped by a garage sale in Heather's neighborhood. I bought Jaiden an almost new pair of New Balance tennis shoes for $1.00 and a really cute pair of tan cordouroy carpenter pants. Also for a dollar. Jaiden has been saying that he wants a pair of heeleys for christmas. Well, this same sale had a nice pair for 75 cents. So, of course Heather bought those for him and also a new pair of Skechers. He was hilarious trying to use those skate shoes! OMGosh, I almost peed my pants watching him! I have some pics that I will post tomorrow!


Tracey said...

As usual, fantastic bargains! I love your little fat jar!! XXX

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

My first visit with you. I have been reading all of your post. I really like your style...m..

Tomatoe Creek Prims said...

Great finds and love your little model!

Sue said...

Hi Denise- What a cute spool lamp you found! I also like the placemats and the napkins. Okay, since I am new to your blog, please explain where Rocky came from! He IS cute, does he really hang out in your house? LOL
:-) Sue

Miss Gracie's House said...

Looks like you found lots of treasures...I like the little squatty jar the best!

Shelley said...

I love those aprons - they are so pretty! Another great day of treasure finds for you! :-)

Joan@anythinggoeshere said...

Looks like you do like your thrift shopping. Thanks for commenting and entering my giveaway.

Our salvation army just had the same sale and I saw many happy moms getting fab bargains for their back to school kids. Such a good idea and so much less expensive that regular stores.

Manuela@Pleasures of Homemaking said...

You did so good! What great bargains and it's always nice to find something the kids have been wanting!