Yesterday I had some time to kill for about 4 hours while my car underwent some work. I had the auto shop's courtesy shuttle drop me off at my favorite Salvation Army Family Store, where I proceeded to nab some really great deals before the shuttle came back to pick me up.
Glazed Murder, Jessica Beck
Simple French Desserts, Jill O'Connor
Murder Melts in Your Mouth, Nancy Martin
The Essential Pasta Cookbook, Whitecap Books
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Dog Care & Behavior, Bruce Fogle
Ultimate Cake, Barbara Maher
Altogether, I bought 21 items for $100.56 after taxes. Now that's a good shopping spree!
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My haul today ranged from cookbooks to dresses and included:
- 4 dresses: 1 blue & gray flowered Chadwick's dress for $5.99, 1 pink & green flowered Talbot's dress for $3.99, 1 black lace XXI mini-dress for $4.99, and 1 New York & Company blue & white polka-dotted dress with removable straps for $9.99
Compare at, respectively, $30+, $100+, $15+, and $60+.
- 3 tank tops: 1 fuschia New York & Company tank for $2.99, 1 black & white Jones New York tank for $2.99, and 1 fitted white New York & Company tank for $3.99
Compare at $25+ for New York & Company and $30+ for Jones New York.
- 1 shirt: 1 teal plaid button-down long-sleeve shirt from Warp and Weft for $3.99
Compare at $35+.
- 2 pairs of jeans: 1 pair of X2 "curvy" X31 jeans for $5.99 and 1 pair of J.Jill dark stretch jeans for $4.99
Compare at $50 to $200 for X2 (custom-fit brand of jeans from Express) and $79 to $89 for J.Jill.
- 1 pair of slacks: 1 pair of black Lee comfort waistband stretch slacks for $4.99
Compare at $54.
- 2 sweaters: 1 Ann Taylor black bolero-style 3/4-length sleeve sweater for $3.99 and 1 frenchi silver long-sleeve sweater for $3.99
Compare at $68 to $78 for Ann Taylor and $38 to $68 for frenchi.
- 1 pitcher: 1 multi-colored striped ceramic pitcher for $5.99
Compare at $9.99.
- 45 disposable plates: 3 brand new 15-plate sets of eco-friendly, biodegradable disposable plates made from corn syrup resin for $2.99/set
Compare at $5/set.
- Glazed Murder by Jessica Beck
#1 in the Donut Shop mystery series
MSRP: $7.99 | PP: $0.99 | Savings: 88% | Amazon.com or BN.com
- Simple French Desserts by Jill O'Connor
MSRP: $16.95 | PP: $3.99 | Savings: 77% | Chronicle Books
- Murder Melts in Your Mouth by Nancy Martin
#7 in the Blackbird Sisters mystery series
MSRP: $22.95 | PP: $1.99 | Savings: 91% | Amazon.com or BN.com
- The Essential Pasta Cookbook by Whitecap Books
List Price: $19.95 | PP: $3.99 | Savings: 80% | BN.com
- The Complete Illustrated Guide to Dog Care & Behavior by Bruce Fogle
List Price: $19.98 | PP: $3.99 | Savings: 80% | BN.com
- Ultimate Cake by Barbara Maher
List Price: $24.95 | PP: $3.99 | Savings: 84% | BN.com