So we decided to go thrift store shopping. We don't shop at thrift stores very regularly, mainly because of time constraints. We are usually only in Minot once or twice a week, and one of those days is Sunday for church. Most thrift stores around here are closed on Sundays.
The first shop we went to was our favorite. We've found a variety of different things there in the past, but Saturday we weren't really looking for anything specific. We looked around for a little while, but all we ended up buying were books and a pair of jeans for me. The jeans are in great condition, with no signs of wear. They were 25% off of $3.50. The books we bought for Elliott were $.50 and the book for me was $2. My sister was with us, and she ended up just buying a record.
Our next stop was Goodwill. It seems like there, we can either find a bunch of stuff, or we find nothing. Saturday we had pretty good luck. We found 2 CD's that are not pictured (Casting Crowns and Plus One) for $1.99 each. We also bought Scattergories Junior for $3, and several books, ranging from $.50 for most of the paperbacks for Elliott, up to $2 for the Dinosaur hard back book. The Lord of the Rings set was $10, and is in VERY good shape. It doesn't even look like 2 of them had ever been opened, let alone read.
|We've been working on adding more variety to our chapter book collection, and $.50 is the perfect price to try something new!|
|The Gus books were some of my very favorites when I was little. I remember reading them to my Grandma over and over and over again, so I just had to buy that one when I found it. :)|
|I didn't realize the picture was fuzzy until I added it here. Sorry! I read these books once a long time ago, but would like to read them again.|
My sister ended up finding several books for her classroom at Goodwill, and a couple of toys as well.