Friday, June 22, 2012

Garage Sale finds





I spent yesterday and today shopping at garage sales.......probably four hours worth of driving and stopping. I LOVE it! My children watch cartoons in the morning, so I just let them watch in the van. It's peaceful and really fun for me, even if I don't find what I am looking for. But, when I do find what I am looking for it makes my day.....like today!!

I have been looking for a world globe and after yesterday I didn't think I would ever find one at a garage sale. I went out this morning and I was at this really large yard sale and while walking around the tables something caught my eye, it was right under my nose...... a GLOBE! I said......ALOUD......"oh my gosh, I have been looking for one of these, yay!" Then I realized I said that aloud and was kinda embarrassed, but still so giddy!

I found some other great items too:
Globe $2.00
Red suitcase $1.00
Blue suitcase $1.00
Brown suitcase $0.25
Teal necklace $3.00
Magnifying glass $0.25
Tin can $0.25
Metal cross stitch hoops 4 for $0.50
Glass jar $0.25
Vintage ornaments $0.50
Map paper $1.00
Forth of July windmill $0.50
Quilt $5.00
Elmo book and two new boxes of crayons $0.75

My grand total:

$16.25






4 comments:

  1. I love that quilt! Gotta love a good find...and good deals!

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  2. Yea!!! Good job do thrilled for you!!

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  3. Yay Caroline! I'm so excited for you - that's a great feeling, when you realize how much you got for such a small amount of money. If you would have retailed this stuff, it would have cost you oodles and gobs! Great work!

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  4. What cute finds, Caroline. Love the brown suitcase, quilt and your globe is so pretty!! Isn't garage saling just the greatest fun??? Linda

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