Friday, August 1, 2014
Recent Yard Sale and Thrift Store Finds
Jeff and I have been having great luck lately finding things at yard sales that have been on our "wish list" lately. Our best score was a Mantis tiller that is very similar to this one (minus the kick stand). The one pictures above is on sale right now at Amazon.com for $336.92. We bought ours from one of my former students for $10. Major Score!!!
Bella rotating Waffle Iron $14.99 (retails for $69.99).
Brand new Toastmaster Bread Machine $7.50 (retails for $40.00 used at amazon.com marketplace)
Set of 2 Royal Kona Coffee mugs .49 each (retail $7.45 each), I had to buy these because they are from my home town. ;)
Lots of DVDs and CDs ranging from .90 , $1.00 and $2.00 each.
Some of the other items that we have scored lately:
~recliner chair for $10
~2 nice bar stools for a total of $3
~a KitchenAid pouring shield .75 for my 5 quart mixer (retails for $24.99)
~lots of books and toys for the grandkids
~books for me .10 to $2.00
~a huge old woven laundry basket for $3
~a vintage miniature Mickey Mouse tea set made in occupied Japan for $2.50
~lots of assorted jewelry .25 to $2.99
~a cute bedspread $2.00 and quilt $2.00
~purses .49 to $4.99
~scarves .99 each
~clothing (most new with tags still attached)
~dog gate that you put in your car to keep the dog in the back $14.99 (retails for $35.99 on sale at Amazon.com)
~old china plates .49 each
~lots of tempera paint, new sidewalk chalk, foam craft sheets .49 and .99 each
~storage containers and baskets .99 each
~another waffle iron that makes animal shapes brand new in box for $4.99 (we thought the grandkids would get a kick out of them)
I know there are many more things that we have bought. The items above are just a snippet of things that we have been blessed to find lately. If you are not shopping yard sales and thrift stores then you are missing out on some great bargains!