No, I didn't steal anything this week, nor do I plan to. Some the bargains I brought home seemed like a steal though. Yes, I do hit the thrift shops too often, but I don't always buy something and I am getting better at not buying things for other people. Although I have to keep my eyes open for little gifts for the grands: whether it is for the upcoming Easter egg hunt, a little something to pop in the mail, a prize for a treasure hunt or my 'prize box', etc. Every now and then I have a bag of goodies to drop off for a donation. I am happy because I have been able to sell a few baby items we didn't need anymore, I made a few $ and those things are not taking up space in my house anymore.
I try to read the Walgreen's ad for bargains and this week they had toothpaste for $3 with a $3 off coupon on your next visit.....so it's really free??? As I was wandering around and perusing the clearance shelves I found.....the hair color I use. Of course I had to buy all they had, all 3 boxes. That's good news and bad....I got a great deal, but that also means they are not carrying that color or it is being discontinued. I really have a difficult time finding the right color, this is the second time I will be experimenting with color. The next day I stopped at Walgreen's in the city where I work and purchased some more toothpaste, clearance gum (for the egg hunt), and 3 more boxes of hair color
At the thrift store I was looking for some boys water shoes.....Viola! I found a pair in size 4, but wait....one shoe is a 5 and one a 4. Hmmmm????? Aha! on the opposite side of the rack I find the matching pair....Oh no! Both of those are size 5. What do do? The 5's are too big so I just move on. On a different rack I find some brand new water shoes, and both are the same size. :-) I got those, a small scissors, and one other thing for $1.68. I'm on a roll so stop at the other thrift store in town and find: an Easter basket, new package of 6 erasers (for the Easter egg hunt), and 2 unmounted stamps or also about $1.00. I can't complain about that!
More good news! I took my computer in on Tuesday and Josh found a boot sector virus. He cleaned it up, removed Ad-Aware (not as good as it once was), and added a new, better, free anti-virus program. My laptop is up and running!!! Yay for me!