Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Thrifty Thursday Nov 4.10


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I think I mentioned a few weeks ago that I've lost 15 lb over the past year. So, you know what that means: loose clothes! And you know what that means: thrifting!
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I've had a good week at my local thrift stores.
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I found this beautiful wool coat at Frenchies for $11.00; other than the lining in a side pocket needing to be sewn, it's in perfect condition.











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Every gardener needs a good pair of boots, but $40 is too rich for me. This week, Frenchies have received a truckload of boots and shoes; and I was there at the right time. I got this pair for $6! .
With working an office job, I often wear skirts. I was really pleased when I found these double packs of pantie hose for $2 each and the pair of navy for $0.50.
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And then just as a cute treat, I found this sweet little set of melamine measuring cups at The Daisy for just 50 cents.
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Happy Thrifting friends. And don't forget to check out Leigh at Tales From Bloggeritaville for more wonderful Thrifty Thursday finds.
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13 comments:

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Again congrats on the weight loss! I love that coat and such a great deal! Those measuring cups are very cute also. Great thrifting!!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Good finds!

Gail said...

Great finds...I want to know the secret of the weight loss.

Nezzy said...

Congrats on the weight loss, way to go! That means the cholesterol is in check and Dr. Whitecoat is overjoyed...right???

I can't believe ya got that coat for a steal! What a great find. Really, I have a list for Christmas...want to be my secret shopper? Heeehehehe!

Have a fun and marvelously blessed day girl!!!

Karen said...

I'm trying to lose alittle weight and GOOD GOD it ain't easy. Good for you.

Eva Gallant said...

I think I found what you lost! You are also the luckiest thrift shopper I know!

knitwit said...

What awesome finds! As I say just about every week, I MISS Frenchy's!!!

Ann Marie said...

Congrats on the weight loss!

I LOVE the boots and the vintage cups! They are adorable!!

Thanks for your comments on my post.
You said it perfectly! The magazines showed "perfect" things!

Grateful to know there are others out their that think their neat.

Have a good weekend!

wendy said...

You lost 15 lbs. Excalentee

cutes measuring cups for sure.

reasonably chubby said...

Oh, I LOVE the fall photograph you have for your header!! Good Lord, is that where you live?? It's so pretty! Good job thrifting-and losing 15 pounds! You go girl! :)

Beth Adams said...

Great finds. High five on the weight loss. I am trying to lose the weight I put on after having to have a hysterectomy because of cervical & uterine cancer. Love to hear of an achievement!
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ethelmaepotter! said...

I am seriously going on a hunting trip with you one day - you seem to have some sort of "great deal radar" or something!

That coat is amazing, and I adore the blouse/pants combo in your previous post. How does that look with the boots?

Jeannie B. said...

I am so, so sorry. Advice - having been there. Keep your foot elevated above your heart to heal faster. Love your measuring cups!!