I love a bargain!!

I thought I'd introduce a new series on my blog about my finds of new cool and discounted things that I feel will enhance my attempt to lead a vintag-y life :)

I say new because we can often find used deals at Goodwill or thrifting, but shopping new and finding good clearance is getting harder and harder to unearth. Especially when clearance is quickly becoming to go to place to shop. I mean really, who needs retail pricing, am I right!!

For fun, I occasionally roam around Bed Bath and Beyond to marvel over all their completely useless crap, wonder who would ever buy it, and how long it would be before the novelty of them actually buying it wore off. On this jaunt, I came a cross a clearance shelf in their baking section. I had just had a tough battle with a 'dough kneader', and decided not to invest in the $8 gadget.

I scanned the shelf and saw two Pyrex baking trays. I turned them over and discovered they were part of a set. This set. I would have never used the lids, as I was going to fill in my gap of needing two small glass trays for layer cakes and one more for the bread. The square one was $5 and the bread one was $4. SOLD. As I was collecting them, I saw a bowl sitting all by itself. I need a new cereal bowl, and this would save me a dreaded trip to Cost Plus to get another bowl to match the one I broke some weeks ago when it slipped out of my hands during washing.

All total pieces were $11. I was thrilled. I filled gaps in my baking arsenal, and I did it with a quality product. That's a bargain!!

My next bargin came just last night. I was stopping in the grocery to grab some much, much need catlitter for Brasco, when I decided first to stop up at the shoe place. I do love me a good pair of shoes.
I hate their skank ho heels and their boots all look so Beyond Thunderdome, so I tend to gravitate toward the sneakers. Well, as luck would have it, they were having a sale on Keds.


I had just looked a few days earlier for Keds on Zappos. They wanted $45 for their basic canvas kicks. Ouch, Zappos. These were priced at $40 and 50% off. What!? $20 Keds!? That's a bargain!

Out of the pairs they had that I thought were classic enough, I decided to get a black velvet pair and a plaid pair. These will be great kick around shoes, replacing a pair of old sneaks I should have retired a long time ago. Mmmm, bargains.

So that's it. Good shoes and good glass bake wear. I'm a simple girl.

Have a great day!!

3 comments:

  1. Shelly, You are so funny. I love reading your posts. I think the same thing when I go into Bed, Bath and Beyond. Who needs this crap.

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  2. Love the Keds - velvet and tartan are wonderful.

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  3. I have 2 pairs and I've been wearing them dancing for about 10 years. Love them.

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