I don't really like garage saleing. I look through other people's junk and never see anything that appeals to me. I have been itching the last few weeks to hit up a great sale and bargain! On Friday morning I was coming back from the store, and there was this sigh for a huge 7 family garage sale. Surely there will something I would like. I drove on up and my interest was sparked instantly. They had these little tykes boats, one a old fashioned tug boat and the other a speed boat. They are the imagination type toys that children can sit in and pretend the wind is blowing in they're hair and the waves are splashing up around them. They were marked $3.00 for one and $2.00 for other. What a great deal, they look old but in great shape, and you can't hardly find them anymore. Two things I look for in a bargain. I continued looking because I still didn't want to spend $5.00 on the boats. I found a great mid-size coleman cooler and a couple of old old childrens books this brought my purchase to $1.50 and as you remember I love to bargain. I politely asked the lady if she would take $3.00 for both of the boats together, and she said "YES"! Yeah I found all my favorites, old stuff that someone else may not be able to find, and a BARGAIN!
The Hubs was impressed with the purchase as were my Mister's.
Then on saturday morning I started to feel the itch again. I went to the first sale and found a few winter items for little Mister andthe second sale I found gap jeans, 3 old navy 2 pc pj's for little Mister and all for $5.00 a savings of at least $50.00 since everything looked like new.
Not too long ago I was in love with this popcorn bucket and bowl set. They were the heavy duty enamel ware and totally fun. I was outbid at an auction because I didn't want to go over $26.00. I was heartbroken! I had already envisioned my family using that popcorn bucket on sunday nights when we always seem to have popcorn, so I went on ebay and somehow managed to find the exact set with 8 bowls instead of 4 and won the item for $3.99 plus $9.89 shipping making the total savings of #$13.12.
I am now working on bargaining for the older style fisher price little people barn, i don't like the new one and the boys love playing with animals and such. I am currently in the running for $5.99 I will let you know how that goes.
I do feel like I may get another itch this weekend. So hopefully i will find a few more bargains I can be proud to tell you about.
Happy bargain hunting and have a great day!