Friday, July 27, 2012

Half Price Clothing Sale @ Sally Ann

Today is "summer clothes blow-out day" at the Salvation Army Thrift Store.  I know you're thinking "ewww, used clothes from the Sally Ann". I know it because I used to think that way too. Until I started getting hand-me-downs for Auz and realized that once you wash used clothing, it's no different than your own washed clothing. And of course, let's not forget the whole eco reduce-reuse-recycle and reducing our Wal-Mart waste.

I got over that ick-factor and that the shopping in a Thrift Store is a bit of a treasure hunt where some days you're digging alongside other label-oriented folks with the Champagne Taste philosophy, and some days the shopper next to you has been into the sauce and just digging. But that's part of the fun - you never know what you'll find. And the employees are always really sweet, happy, nice people.  But I digress.

50% off of already cheap is just plain fun. For Auz, I scored a pair of Buffalo jeans and a pair of Old Navy shorts. Lauren got the lion's share with a Children's Place top, an Old Navy blouse, some random "Nice Kitty" top, 2 pairs of Gymboree pants, a pair of Children's Place pants, and a cute pair of pink leopard cords. I got a pair of Old Navy shorts for myself because I don't know where all my shorts have disappeared to at home, maybe in the hamper, who knows.

I can't imagine what this stuff would retail for new, and that's a pointless exercise because let's face it, this stuff isn't new. That gets me out of doing math! Ha! Regular price at the Sally Ann was $24.90 and my final half-price off bill was....$12.45.  Aside from being dirt cheap, this means I've saved enough for a basic $12 bottle of wine. For tonight. Not too shabby!
Here's my purchase receipt:
And here's pic of the haul:

Thankfully my kids are too young to be mortified by this, Cameron thinks it's funny, and me, I just wonder what kind of wine to crack open tonight. Cheers.

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