Saturday, April 25, 2009

First Sunday Shopping Secrets

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I stopped at a local thrift store and found these 2 tablecloths – for 3 and 5 bucks….not bad..The one with the green scrolls you can turn over and use the other side which is all creams.blogg stuff 005

I went to Marshalls….one of my favorite stores. I love the quality and they have very good prices, especially the clearance. The frame on the left side is actually a shadow box, letter is scribed in the glass is M – which is for my youngest daughters room – it will stay cream but, I will add a different cloth to the inside – this was only 15 bucks – I had eyed it a few weeks ago but didn’t buy it.The organizer in the middle is going in my studio and it will become black. The two frames were only three bucks a piece and I may paint the silver one, but not for sure yet….(I am a woman and I am allowed to change my mind any given time – that’s the rule ! ) It pays to go to the same store week after week. Marshalls marks down stuff all the time,they also get in new stuff a couple of times a week. I found out that one of the days the store re stocks the shelves is Thursday –right before the weekend. If you can shop on Thursday night, you will catch all the deals first. This is my insider tip LOL. blogg stuff 007

The Dollar Store – need I say more ???? I really get a kick out of the store, especially when they post signs like “ 12” pot for $1.) I really wanted to ask the clerk “why how much is the 14” pot ??) Anyway –those huge heavy glass mugs are because my 20 year old son always complains when visiting our kitchen that we don’t have any big glasses….well here ya go ! The large votive square glasses are really cool..I think they are too big for a votive candle – but you can add stuff with it to pretty it up. The stars I love – I am thinking Christmas time or Memorial Day, Fourth of July and even Labor day. Use them for desserts, candles, and kinds of stuff. All the glass is made from Anchor Hocking which is a nice brand. I love the Buck Store (So does my wallet !)blogg stuff 009

Spode Blue Italian….I am starting to collect – all on clearance and 2 different Marshalls –thirteen bucks,seven bucks and three bucks..pretty good I think. Another tip is when visiting other towns,find out where Marshalls, TJ Maxx , etc are because they all get different things !

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See the sweet frame – three bucks, oh and the two frames in picture number 1 were three bucks ! Now I got to get some pictures. The blue crab bar and grill platter and bowl thing was on clearance, Oh Yeah Baby – I love them and would not pay the normal marked down price – I got them both for ten bucks !blogg stuff 012

I have been wanted one of these... to display perfectly useless stuff, but I am cheap and did not want to spend more then ten bucks…this one had my name on it for $5.50 – a steal ! It even came with the sand and shells – I really did quite well today. I am the professional shopper, ya know…..

Hope this gave someone some ideas….I have many more secrets and will wait till another time to disclose…..SundayShopping_SecretsBlog

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Hugs ~ Kammy


marty39 said...

Wow, you really did good!!! I love all your finds. I have started to collect a few blue and white also, but your Spode is just gorgeous. Great treasures. Hugs, Marty

"Blossom" said...

Wow when you got shopping, you really go shopping. Great bargains you got there. The frames
and the office items is something I will be looking for in my office.
The blue and white dishes and spode? how beautiful. Great shopping secrets and thank you for showing us what was in your bag.

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

WOW!! You did great. I love the spode. And the glass items.

xinex said...

Wow! You've been really busy today! Great items at great prices Can't get any better than that! I love Marshall's too!..Christine

Paula said...

I'm a little jealous of your glass apothecary jar. I have been wanting one too, but am too cheap to buy the ones I have seen so far! Hopefully I will luck into one on sale! :)

Anonymous said...

Kammy you are on a roll! I have so many apothecary jars, and I love them. Thanks for the tip about the days these stores stock. It is probably the same here. I have to drive a few miles to get to Marshalls and TJ Maxx, but it sure is worth it by the look of your great deals this week.



Carrie said...

Great shopping ideas. I go to all the Marshalls and TJ Maxx stores where my sisters live in Maryland and in southern Massachusetts. They do have different things!

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Chari said...

Hi Kammy...

Just read the sweet note that you left on my Sunday Favorites glad that you came by and thank you for the nice compliments! Of course, I would love for you to join in with us...whenever you can!!!

Girl...good gosh almighty!!! really went shopping this week!!! Hehe! got some fabulous things and at great bargain prices too!!! You ARE a great shopper!!! Ohhh, wished there was a Marshalls close to me! Although, I'm pretty sure that my honey is pretty happy there isn't one close! Hehe!!! Love all of the pretty frames! Oooh, I would definitely have picked that pretty shadow box with the initial! Love that!!! Love all of the blue Spode...and that darling blue crab plate!!! Don't you just love the dollar store? You found some great items there!

You made a deal on the pretty tablecloths! You know, that pretty cloth with the green scrolls would be soooo pretty with my olive green transferware! Hehe! Thanks for sharing all of your shopping treasures with us, my friend! You really got some great buys!!!

Warmest wishes,
PS...just left you a note on your Bistro tablescape!

Chandy said...

Ok, Kammy, you are taking me shopping next weekend! LOL

I read and re-read this post so I didn't miss anything! I love Marshall's, but the closest one is about 10-12 mins away so sometime, we can't go due to our busy calendar. But I will so remember your inside tip and heart ya much for sharing that!

Great shopping trip! I've been watching out for an apothecary jar, too!