Friday, August 1, 2014

Recent Yard Sale and Thrift Store Finds

Mantis 7225-15-02 2-Cycle Gas-Powered Tiller/Cultivator with Border Edger and Kickstand (CARB Compliant)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 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 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
~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!

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