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YellowRose
True Blue Farmgirl

4137 Posts

Sara
Paris TX
USA
4137 Posts

Posted - Dec 18 2014 :  11:04:09 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Went to the Salvation Army this morning and all Christmas items were 50% off. Got a large potted white silk poinsettia for $4 that looks really good on my front porch.

Sara
Walk in Peace - Live with Joy
FarmGirl Sister #6034 Aug 25, 2014
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Cozynana
True Blue Farmgirl

1123 Posts

Kem

1123 Posts

Posted - Dec 23 2014 :  12:36:22 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Our thrift store put all Christmas items on sale for a quarter. I scored a beautiful centerpiece and some cute metal gift pails. Also found a lavendar zip up Land's End zip up fleece vest. Also found three clear glass trees I have been seeing in the magazines. I am going to group them together with Christmas candy in them. I also picked up 5 or 6 nice pair of jeans for my grandsons at a quarter a piece. Good day for bargains.
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Cozynana
True Blue Farmgirl

1123 Posts

Kem

1123 Posts

Posted - Jan 30 2015 :  11:29:57 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I found 9 fluted metal jello molds (I think they are jello molds) at the thrift store on quarter days. I am hoping maybe I can use them to make my lotion bars. Going to try spraying them with olive oil and see how they pop out of the mold. Bought a scale to measure weight for salves, lotions, etc for a quarter. Picked up a piece of really pretty green with a hint of blue shimmery fabric to make an infiniti scarf for St Patricks day. I wish you all could live close to me and take advantage of quarter days at our little thrift store. It is amazing what they have donated.
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Tapestry
True Blue Farmgirl

1223 Posts

Cheryl
Wisconsin
USA
1223 Posts

Posted - Jun 27 2015 :  5:38:26 PM  Show Profile  Send Tapestry a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
My latest find was @ www.shopgoodwill.com. I bid on some auctions in hopes of winning an xbox 360, a kinect sensor and some games that would help me exercise like I had while doing physical therapy at a nursing home after fracturing my right ankle. I won the auction and got an xbox 360, kinect sensor and 4 games for $65.00 plus s&h. Retail price would have been over #300 for all of that. I hooked it all up and it works like a charm! I feel so blessed.

Happy farmgirl sister #353


Look for rainbows instead of mud puddles

http://pinterest.com/ctapestry/



http://tapestrysimaginings.blogspot.com/
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13311 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13311 Posts

Posted - Aug 03 2015 :  4:21:37 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
This beautiful afghan, in perfect condition with no holes, tears, stains, or faded spots. Paid $3.00 for it at a thrift store.
It measurex 88"x 72". Great for display in my house and for cozy-ing!
CJ



..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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Denise Ann
True Blue Farmgirl

831 Posts

Denise
Shoreview MN
USA
831 Posts

Posted - Aug 03 2015 :  6:05:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thats really cute and a great size.

Denise Ann
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mbenton16
True Blue Farmgirl

206 Posts

Maryellen
Stanfield North Carolina
USA
206 Posts

Posted - Aug 03 2015 :  6:36:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
CJ I love the colors! All that hard work that went into it. I am glad someone got it that will appreciate it! Great find, Maryellen

Maryellen Benton
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13311 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13311 Posts

Posted - Aug 03 2015 :  7:57:40 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
The colors make me think summer, even though one doesn't usually need to "cozy up" in the summer. However, in our part of the world, evenings out on the deck can be "cozy up" cool sometimes!
CJ

..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

3045 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
3045 Posts

Posted - Aug 04 2015 :  12:13:58 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Some maintenance guys were at an apartment building in my neighborhood with 2 pickup loads of stuff they were cleaning out. It all belonged to a woman who had lived there for decades and no one wanted the stuff. I had just a few minutes to take a quick look and found this beautiful little dish.





There were numerous German tea sets. I am so sad I couldn't have gotten more.

This is a little bowl I found at Savers for $.99. It is exactly what I wanted.



DH thought the bowl was ugly so he bought this doll for himself. He said she would be his personal goddess. The costume looks very much like the ones worn in Kyrgyzstan.



Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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Ozark Farmgirl
True Blue Farmgirl

130 Posts



130 Posts

Posted - Aug 04 2015 :  2:16:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That flowered dish is beautiful. Is Antiques Roadshow coming your way anytime soon?

Steph

Farmgirl #6511
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

3045 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
3045 Posts

Posted - Aug 12 2015 :  06:40:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This dish looks as if it was made in Berlin in the late 1050' or early 1960's. After World War II, Berlin was split into 3 zones each controlled by the Americans, British and Russians. The marking of "US ZONE" shows that it was made in that time period. Fascinating.

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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Marilyn Hartman Sullivan
True Blue Farmgirl

1134 Posts

Marilyn
Oxford PA
USA
1134 Posts

Posted - Aug 12 2015 :  07:07:57 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You are all inspirational!

Farmgirl #6318
"Where there's a will -- there's probably a family fight."
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13311 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13311 Posts

Posted - Sep 24 2015 :  7:17:13 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Two small square tablecloths, ecru with cutwork on the corners. They are about 3 ft. square and just perfect. $3.00 total for both of them.
No stains, tears, holes, etc. Just my kind of thing!
CJ

..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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Calicogirl
True Blue Farmgirl

5180 Posts

Sharon
Bruce Crossing Michigan
USA
5180 Posts

Posted - Sep 26 2015 :  3:36:15 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great deal CJ!!! I love cutwork!

Farmgirl Sister #5392

By His Grace, For His Glory
~Sharon

http://amerryheartjournal.blogspot.com/
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13311 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13311 Posts

Posted - Dec 03 2015 :  12:09:54 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Had to be in another city yesterday for my hubby's cataract surgery. After he was released and before a followup appt. at the eye clinic we went for lunch and a stop in the animal shelter thrift store. EVERYTHING was 50% off . . YAY!
I found a complete set of sheets with pillowcases for our KING sized bed . . paid $4.00 and they are in excellent condition. King sized sheets are pretty pricey so I was tickled all shades of pink to make this score!

Hubby and I both found one pair of jeans each, in great condition, for $1.50 each. YAY!
CJ

..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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Dapple Grey Lady
True Blue Farmgirl

626 Posts

Betty
Goodrich Texas
USA
626 Posts

Posted - Dec 03 2015 :  8:46:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great finds!!!!

~ Betty ~
Farmgirl Sister # 5589
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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3582 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3582 Posts

Posted - Dec 04 2015 :  10:49:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow! You are all so lucky and busy! I'm sure missing my thrift store shopping!!!

Farmgirl sister #3926

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but the belief that something is more important than fear." Ambrose Red Moon
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Cozynana
True Blue Farmgirl

1123 Posts

Kem

1123 Posts

Posted - Dec 20 2015 :  8:11:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Went to the local thrift store, they were having a $3 bag sale, or everything a quarter. I bought a tiered black and white long skirt. I carefully tore it a apart and now have 5 round circles that are about 8 inches wide and a couple of yard long. They already had a finished edge on both sides. I am wearing one of the pieces as an infiniti scarf tomorrow. You can't tell that I didn't buy the scarf. It is so cute. I have done this before with other pieces of clothing. I have a beautiful black, fuchsia, and purple scarf I wear and get tons of compliments on. I also purchased a couple of lambs wool sweaters I want to try to take apart of the yarn. One was a lovey pink and the other is a olive green. I want to try to make some felted round bowls with the green. I don't know what the pink is going to be. Anyway, thrift store rock and love the treasures I find.
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KristiW
Moderator/Farmgirl True

639 Posts

Kristine
MaryJanesFarm
USA
639 Posts

Posted - Dec 21 2015 :  08:54:49 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Kem, I also love thrifting. I'm curious to see what you end up making with your unraveled yarn, what a great idea!

Kristine
Farmgirl Sister #6

Not all who wander are lost.
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13311 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13311 Posts

Posted - Dec 21 2015 :  6:18:29 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Found a sweet, soft, small cozy afghan to put in my kitty's "apartment" for her bed. She loves to "knead" that kind of stuff and it's nic for these chilly winter nights. Paid $2.00 for it, it's perfect size and she loves it!
CJ

..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

12031 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
12031 Posts

Posted - Dec 26 2015 :  5:02:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am having "Junktiquing withdrawals'!!!!
I so need a good Junking fest... anybody want to some visit and go junktiquing with me,,, providing the snow and rain doesn't stop us...lol!

>^..^<
Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

www.katmom4.blogspot.com & http://graciesvictorianrose.blogspot.com

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Bonnie Ellis
True Blue Farmgirl

2388 Posts

Bonnie
Minneapolis Minnesota
USA
2388 Posts

Posted - Dec 27 2015 :  02:09:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh Grace, you're a hoot. I live in Minnesota, rain or snow doesn't stop us, just if there is ice...then we go ice fishing. Lol

grandmother and orphan farmgirl
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13311 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13311 Posts

Posted - Dec 27 2015 :  1:22:33 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Gracie, I'd love to come and join you . . . but it's too far away and we have LOTS of snow to get through!
CJ

..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com

Edited by - ceejay48 on Dec 27 2015 2:55:51 PM
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atkinst2
True Blue Farmgirl

542 Posts

Theresa
Canal Winchester OH
USA
542 Posts

Posted - Dec 28 2015 :  2:44:25 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ice fishing!!!! Love ice fishing
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coaloha
True Blue Farmgirl

485 Posts

Pam

USA
485 Posts

Posted - Jan 01 2016 :  9:45:50 PM  Show Profile  Send coaloha an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Hi there,

I went to Good Will yesterday and found two custom framed lace crochet pieces in the pineapple design. I am redoing my son't bedroom (he moved out this summer and we are now empty-nesters) into a guest room and these pieces are perfect.

Pam
Farmgirl #1075
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