Friday, September 17, 2010

goodwill finds this week

Our AC died Wednesday.  It will be fixed today (Friday).  It's HOT!  Florida HOT!  Enough of my complaining - I'm too hot to complain anymore.
Jillian from Catch My Party made me forget ALL about the heat - my Rosh Hashanah dinner is one of the parties of the day!!  I could not be more excited!


Catch My Party



The ladybug and I have gotten in the habit of checking out our local Goodwill Store.  These are the goodies I found the previous trip.
I wasn't really looking for anything specific.  Maybe something to use for the Halloween Carnival I'm planning...or some fun things to revamp. 
I think I got some great things this week.


Dollar Tree candle sticks (.39 each) and 5 glass plates (.99 for all) ) = cute cake stands


Cute little apple dish (the ladybug grabbed this one)  .69 = too cute to pass.


Toss across game (like tic-tac-toe using bean bags).  $1.99.  
Remove the sticker to add Halloween themed ones = 
a fun game to use at my Halloween Carnival.


Little spider tea light holders ($ 3.99 for 6) = cute decorations for Halloween



Total for the trip ~ $9
Not too shabby!

8 comments:

CupKate's And Parties said...

Ohhh, I love a successful trip to Good Will! If those spider holders are big enough, you could even use them as cupcake holders. I just posted about this myself over on my blog. : )

Brittany said...

I LOVEEEEE goodwill!

Kelli @ RTSM said...

Those spider candel holders are adorable! What a great find!

Kim @ Frost Me! said...

awesome finds!!! Can't wait to see what you do with the candlesticks!

hugs! Kim @ http://frostmeblog.blogspot.com
party inspiration

ANKH said...

WOW! Such nice finds! I always seem to go on the wrong days! LOL

He & Me + 3 said...

You did find some great deals. I love the spider tealight holders. CUTE

Tauni said...

I have never developed the skill to really thrift store shop very well...

Loving the little spider candle holders. Pottery Barn had a similar piece two years ago.

Have fun making your cupcake stands. I used similar candlesticks from the dollar store to make apothecary jars last week. You'll have to stop by and see them.

Bella said...

Ok just kidding, link this up, this is PERFECT for the party I am planning for my sweet daughter, the day before Halloween. Thats why Im looking all over for the cutest ideas, and practically begging people to link up, that way I have my own personal awesome ideas collection, he he. Just love it, and WHAT A BARGAIN, holy cow. Gotta get my butt in the dollar tree. :)

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