Thursday, April 28, 2011

I ♥ Goodwill 4.28.11

I’ve hit a Goodwill dry spell. This is pretty normal. I will find lots of goodies one week and then not find anything for the next. With all of the Pottery Barn finds I had a couple of weeks ago it was bound to happen. 

Sooo, I’ve decided to share with you some of the other things around my house that I have found at Goodwill in the past. I was surprised myself at my Goodwill inventory. It makes me smile though because I think of all of the moola I’ve saved!

I found this mini Radio Flyer wagon a while back for my little guy’s room. Think it was like 3 or 4 bucks. (Monkey sold separately.)

This little traffic light lights up and changes colors. It was $3.99.

I saw this little car pillow at Target a few years ago…think it was around $10, so this was a steal at Goodwill for only 99¢.
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This copper tin is going to get a fresh coat of white paint. I’m thinking about putting it in our Master Bathroom with some hydrangeas in it. It was also 99¢.

This piece of coral I got for $2.99 is actually a tea light candle holder from Party Lite.
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I love the color of this basket I found for $1.99. I’m using in our bathroom as a magazine holder.

This basket was $3.99. Right now it sits in our pantry and holds all of our excess shopping bags.  (I’m always forgetting my reusable bags.)
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We found these Target beanbags at two different Goodwill stores but they were both new and each were $7.99. (I think they are about $20 at Target.)

Hopefully my luck turns around soon…but that’s part of the fun. You never know what you’re going to find and when it’s going to be a good day.
Happy Goodwill hunting! :)

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  1. I've hit a thrifting dry spell too! eep! I even went on a road trip and stopped by a few just to see if I could have a bit of luck and I toooootally struck out! Maybe too many of us thrift now? haha

    Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

  2. I love Goodwill too! Great finds.

  3. It must be the season. I haven't found any good deals at GW for the past couple of weeks. I love the pics of your little ones in their beanbag chairs. I especially love those bare feet. :)

  4. I did make it to Goodwill today...I was on the hunt for maternity pants...score!! Two pairs of Liz Lange for $4.29...ahhh now momma can be comfortable...well I'm not sure if comfortable and pregnancy really go together!

  5. I know what you's hit or miss :) But its so much fun when you find a treasure!!

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  7. Those are some good finds - I know what you mean about a dry spell though! I went yesterday and got a cute clock that I want to hang as part of a gallery wall, a picnic basket for $3.00 (for some reason, I've been wanting an old-fashioned picnic basket lately...why? I don't know? I don't go on picnics?), and a white ceramic decorative piece. Love Goodwill!


  8. Great finds! I need to hit our Goodwill, I haven't been there in a while.

  9. A girl after my own heart! I love Goodwill!! I am actually headed there today. That monkey looks like he has on a Colts jersey? I love that wagon! Great finds! Kassandra from Coffee and their Kisses

  10. Your youngsters are so cute! You've got great finds there :)

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  11. Wow-you've scored some great deals! I've got my wish list ready and will be hitting a few Goodwills this weekend! Hope I get lucky too!! Enjoy your vacation!! So jealous-smile!

  12. Well, I'm awfully jealous of your finds. Your blog inspired me to go to Goodwill today and all I found was a lot of broken and/or overpriced crap. My daughter fell in love with a keyboard missing a key for $6 which I showed them the broken part and they took $1 off. And my son got an old soccer ball for $2.99. I feel ripped off actually. I'll stick to Craigslist and the roadside for my bargains.

  13. I've noticed at my local Goodwill always has some brand new Target-brand Circo things with the price tags still on them. I believe Target donates their clearance items that they can't sell in-store to Goodwill. That's fine with me!