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Monday, June 18, 2007

We Shopped Almost 'Til We Dropped!

Today my friend Esther and I went shopping! We had coupons for 50% off any one non-sale item at Joann's Fabric Store, plus the store was having a collossal sale throughout! So off we went. We went down every single aisle in the store at least twice, and much more than that in the scrapbook section. We spent probably about 3-1/2 hours in the one store. Then it was off to Tall Mouse, sandwiching a short lunch break in between. We shopped all thru Tall Mouse, too, especially their scrapbook section.
Esther makes the most awesome cards, and so she was able to "clean up" in the paper department at Joann's. 12" x 12" papers on sale 6 for 96 cents. I got 18 sheets of paper, too, plus some silk flowers and silk flower petals for the wedding shower I'm planning, mini paper brads for scrapbooking, a pkg. of 2 large styrofoam balls for making floral topiaries, 12 yards of lace for napkins, a Fiskars paper tearing edger, including sales tax, for $21.19. Thought that was a pretty good deal! Over at the Tall Mouse, I got a package of white battery operated paper lanterns, plus some paint in the wedding color, including sales tax, for $10. All in all, I think I scored - especially at Joann's. There's another 50% coupon for next week there, so I must save my "pennies" so I can shop again!
Well, I guess that's about all for now. Maybe I'll take some pics later of the stuff I bought and post it...or not!

5 comments:

Rhoda said...

Hi, Brenda! So nice to meet you. Thanks for stopping by to visit me. I hope you'll come back often.

Rhoda
Southern Hospitality

Rhoda said...

I see you love estate sales & thrifting too..you got some great things at your sale!

Rhoda

Jean Knee said...

Hey have you seen the newly revamped wedding section at Walmart? The stuff is cheap and looks pretty good--you'd have to take it out of the wrap to see if its cheap or not.
I know some people don't like Walmart but hey they have havea whole pack of polka dots for $1.77

B said...

Here in CA the WalMarts are all remodeling their stores. As they do, they are either doing away with altogether or greatly reducing the size of their craft/fabric sections, so it's hard to find much there anymore. Bummer! But I still love to shop there - I get all sorts of random things there at great prices!

ShabbyInTheCity said...

Hello B! Thanks for your visit. Sounds like you and your friend Esther hit the jackpot! Lets see some pictures :)