Friday, April 29, 2011

Thrifty deals

 A Neighboring town is having its yearly festival and the whole town is one giant garage sale. I went to get some kids clothes for the little ones. But I didn't find many clothes in my price range.

Board Books
1,2,3 to the Zoo by Eric Carle for $0.50
Colors $0.25
Peek-A-Boo Alaska by Bernd and Susan Richter $0.25 Little-man calls the moose a cow.

Childrens Books
The Silver Nutmeg by Palmer Brown $1.00
Tomie's Little Mother Goose by Tomie dePaola $0.10
The Little Penguin by A.J. Wood $0.10

Creatures of the Night by David Cutts $1.00
Abe Lincoln Remembers by Ann Turner $0.25

The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss $0.10 Yes a FIAR book for $0.10!
The Growing Story by Ruth Krauss $0.10
Terry and the Caterpillars by Millicent E. Selsam
A Child's Garden of Verses Illustrated by Tasha Tudor for only a $1.00
The Amazing Pop-Up-Geography Book by Kate Petty &Jennie Maizels
Sunset of the Sabertooth Magic Tree house #7 by Mary Pope Osborne $0.50
Ghost Town at Sundown Magic Tree house #10 by Mary Pope Osborne $0.50
Good Morning Gorillas  Magic Tree house #26 by Mary Pope Osborne $0.50
Blizzard of the Blue Moon Magic Tree house #26 by Mary Pope Osborne $1.00

Mom's Books
Leather bound Harvard's Classics copy of Shakespeare  $0.10 (Yes ten cents!) in mint condition

Basket shaped and decorated like a chicken $2.00
Small Nantucket wood and woven basket $0.50
Watermelon shaped basket $0.50
Tiny watermelon basket $0.50

Magnetix  (several sets at three sales) $20.00 total Tippy-toe spent an hour playing alone with the robot ones
Baby doll, bed, stroller $2.00 Pitty-pat picked them out for herself
Step two tool bench $2.00
Set of wooden nuts and bolts (for a Montessori tray) $0.50
6 wooden train pieces $0.75--that match our wooden train the boys got for christmas

I need to make a list of all the books we own because I have several duplicates-but I couldn't resist the FIAR book for $0.10 That's a bargain!

Art Supplies
Almost new set of pastel chalks for drawing $0.50 (new they were $3.47-- perfect for Cam and for some Waldorf influence in our home school nature center.)


  1. Oh, I *love* finding those kinds of deals! Hurray for all those books!

  2. Sounds like a successful shopping trip!

  3. Looks like you found some fantastic deals!

  4. Wow! Great deals!! You should link up to the Garage Sale Treasures linky on My Life on a Taffy Pull