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Thrifty Finds: Spring & Summer Clothes

Family Balance Sheet

With my list, I went to my favorite thrift store to see what I could find. What I’m still looking for at the thrift stores: shorts. I’m very particular about what I buy at the thrift stores. As soon as I walk into a thrift store, I head straight to the shoe racks. Thrifting'

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Thrifty Finds: a New (to her) Dresser, Valentine’s Day

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I checked some local furniture stores to check the prices of new dressers. While I LOVE to shop at thrift stores, the thought of going to a stranger’s home was a bit scary to me– a former 24/7 news junkie. Next stop was my favorite thrift store where everything is 50% off on Wednesdays.

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Do You Save Wrapping? – Thrifty Ways to Wrap Christmas Gifts

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She also scarfed up any other gift wrap that looked usable, and she stored it carefully away for use the next year. While I am not that thrifty, and I love prettily wrapped gifts, I don’t like to spend a bunch on wrappings. Shop garage sales and thrift stores and estate sales. Use paper drop cloth to wrap.

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Thrifty Finds: Snow Gear

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So instead of heading to a retail store, I hit my favorite thrift store (on a Wednesday for their 50% off sale) to see if I would have any luck. This year, my older daughter outgrew last year’s snow boots and my younger daughter outgrew her snow pants and there’s snow in our upcoming weekend forecast.

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Thrifty Finds: Brand Names, Dirt Cheap

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I stopped by my two favorite thrift stores last week: Salvation Army & Community Aid, a local store. I only go on Wednesdays, because both stores offer an additional 50% off on almost everything. Finally, spring has arrived in central PA, so I carved out some time last Wednesday to hit the thrift stores.

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My Week: Gentle Leader and Thrifty Sneakers

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We found the best price for the Gentle Leader Headcollar at Amazon (that is my affiliate link) at around $8 less than the big box pet store. The girls and I hit my favorite thrift store this week. Ruby isn’t a big fan of the new collar, but she LOVES her walks more, so it’s staying!

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How We Frugal-ed in February 2020

Family Balance Sheet

Thrifty Finds in February: I try to hit up my favorite thrift store at least once a month. I have saved so much over the years by looking at thrift stores or yard sales first before trying a regular retail store for our needs. I keep a list of things to look when thrifting.

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