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Hello Friends and Happy Monday, I trust you all had a wonderful weekend!

If you read my post on Saturday you know I went to Goodwill for their annual 50% off sale and it was like a department store’s Grand Opening.  The place was PACKED, there were long lines waiting for the dressing rooms, people pushing full carts of clothing, laughter and excitement when new items with tags were found and clerks rolling out full racks every 5 minutes, it was an amazing sight to see.  Although I had only planned to go to Middletown, I kinda sorta wished I had also driven down to Smyrna and Dover.

I did however go with the purpose of getting an “I Love Thrifting” t-shirt, which Goodwill introduced earlier this month for $12.00.  I have never ever purchased an item at Goodwill for that much, but the $12 cost for t-shirt is supporting a worthy cause and I am a proud Goodwill VIP who loves to thrift!

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I was also intent on finding clothing for the Fall because I have more than enough shorts, tanks and skirts for the summer season which is rapidly coming to an end.  I thrifted a dress, 2 tops, a pair of culottes and two maxi skirts all for under $14.00 – #winning

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I can’t wait for the next big sale and if you are not a Goodwill VIP, it’s free to sign up and you’ll receive emails with dates for these events.

Linking up today with Mommy Monday Blog – come on over and join in on the fun!

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Have a fantabulous day!

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Saturday was an overcast and cloudy day which put me in the mood to do a little thrifting.  With a dollar limit in mind and a $10 gift card I headed south to Goodwill in Smyrna.  Upon entering the store I grabbed a cart which was taken by an associate because it remained empty and idle for too long.  I was looking around in search of Cowboy boots and I hate pushing the cart in and out of the aisles during my search.  I didn’t find the boots but found a few other items along with another empty cart on the other side of the store.

Aqua Maxi Dress – $5.00 // Bold Spirit Reversible, Suede Jacket – $7.00//St. Johns Bay Green Denim Skirt – $3.75

Style co Polka Dot Top – $3.75// Mootsies Tootsies Faux Leather/Croc Loafers – $5.00

Atrium Collection Blue and White Houndstooth Jacket with Bow – $6.00

As I headed back north to Middletown, I stopped at a small yard sale on Route 13 and purchased a belt and small makeup bag spending $2.00, the ladies were grateful since they hadn’t had a sale all day.  Goodwill in Middletown is undergoing renovations, “to make it a more pleasant shopping experience” which is what the sales associate said – lol.  Once again, the hunt for Cowboy boots was futile however, I did find a few nice skirts for the fall and winter season.

Multi Color, long sleeve top – $3.75// GAP Tweed Skirt – $3.75// Le Suit Black and White Houndstooth Skirt – $3.75

Chaus Green Skirt – $3.75// Mossimo Bronze Peep Toe Shoes – $4.00

Small stain in the tweed skirt came out in the wash and I will be removing the bows on the jacket because it cuts tight across the chest.

My co-worker knows that I love thrifting, she and I have even gone to Goodwill together during a lunch break.  She knows there is no shame in my game when it comes to thrifting clothes especially for my sons.  Last week she had a bag of clothes in her car that her son had outgrown, and asked if I wanted them.  I could sense she was a little hesitant with the offer because she followed up with,  “if you can’t use them, you can donate them to Goodwill”.   Of course, I said, “yes”.  Later in the day she put the bag into my car so I didn’t see the contents until I got home that evening.  This bag contained some great stuff for my son who will be starting back to school next week!

The shopping bag was filled with shirts, pants, shorts and jeans, all in excellent condition and smelling freshly laundered.  The name brand items included Old Navy, Banana Republic, Tommy Hilfiger, Nautica, JC Penney’s and The Gap.  My sons were thrilled with the haul and each went through the items designating which ones they wanted.  The pants fit nicely around the waist, but hubby will need to alter the length because my co-worker’s son stands 6 ‘ 8″, taller than anyone in my house!   This was my first FREE thrifted haul ever!!!

Yesterday I hit up the Goodwill stores in Thorndale and Chadds Ford, PA.  The clerks were busily filling the racks with Spring and Summer wear and I was able to snag a few items to add to my wardrobe.  Today I am taking a box to the Goodwill in Middletown because for everything I bring home, I remove something from my closet and donate.

I’ve decided to take pictures while in the store even though other customers look at me like…”who is she and why is she taking pictures”, it makes me feel like Re’gine  in the episode of “Living Single” when she pulled together an outfit while working at “Le Rag Bin” for the soap opera “Palo Alto” – Smooches!

Goodwill at 3231 E. Lincoln Way, Thorndale, PA 19372

Racks filled with colorful dresses – $5.00 each

Black and white Rafaella Pants – $4.00

Clutch – $6.97

“All American” Red White and Blue Jones New York Shorts – $5.50

Fashion Bug Sleeveless Black and White Blouse – $3.50

Green and Black 77 kids by american eagle shirt – $3.50

Red and White Habard Shirt – $3.50. Might wear with Jones New York shorts – stay posted.

Pink Gap Pants – $4.00

Yellow and White Boat Shoes – $4.97

Goodwill-Concord, Route 202 (N. of DE/PA Border), 255 Wilmington West Chester Park, Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Talbots Black and Green Polka Dot Top – $3.75

I was going to get this black Kasper top but put it back – I may go back to get it on Monday – $3.75

Another item I picked up and put back – however, I like this skirt – may look for it on Monday.

How cute are these Gabriella Rocha shoes! – $4.00

Black stripped shorts – $3.75

Evan-Picone Red Gingham Shirt – $3.75

White Gloria Vanderbilt Jeans – $5.00

Black Valerie Stevens Vest – cleaner’s tag still attached – $3.75

George Blue Sweater – $3.75

Old Navy shirt for my son – $3.75

J. Crew Flip Flops – $1.50 I will clean and disinfect shoes with alcohol and/or diluted bleach


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