Field of Thrifty Finds

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Goodwill and eBay

Posted by [email protected] on September 6, 2011 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

First, my business cards finally arrived in the mail.  I bought a postal scale off eBay a few weeks ago and paid for it entirely with the money I earned off  Honestly, I have never sold anything on eBay; I've only been a buyer.  I used to sell on Yahoo! auctions, but never on eBay.  I posted the Smurfs lunchbox for sale on eBay this weekend.  My son and I went to Goodwill on Labor Day and came away with an armful.  He picked out a $0.59 Backyardi...

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More August 2011 thrifty finds

Posted by [email protected] on August 30, 2011 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)

My son and I hit many garage sales a few weekends ago and I went to Savers alone.  He scored more toy cars and a VERY large stuffed catepillar...and a pretty awesome Kelly Playground (Barbie's kid sister).  But, I also scored a few things.  I found a Care Bear to resell as well as a Smurfs lunch box and a Get Along Gang metal cake pan.  I also found a brown wool hat that I will use towards the halloween costume this year.  Here's a picture of a few of my favorite find...

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Hitting the flea market again

Posted by [email protected] on August 17, 2011 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (1)

It had been years since I visited the Flea Market at the Fairgrounds on Central.  My 4-year old son enjoys garage sales and I decided to introduce him to the flea market.  On our way through Rio Rancho, we stopped at a large sale in a bank parking lot.  DS picked out a toy train and a toy microphone for a quarter each.  I found a camelbak for $10 and a GREAT purse for $1.  We stopped for breakfast and unfortunately finally made it out to the flea market once it w...

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