Saturday, July 12, 2014

Rummage Sale Haul: 63 Items For $4

I was thrilled when I learned that the church is having another rummage sale this month because they are wanting to get rid of all their summer clothing and restock for more winter items. Therefore, they had A Dollar A Sack sale. And this is kind of dangerous for me because I could blow up my budget thinking everything that goes in a bag is a dollar and that's dirt cheap. But, I am glad I didn't do such a big damage and I came home with four grocery bags full junk. I mean treasures! 

I got up so early and I think I was the very first customer that showed up. If there was some kind of an award that says the most punctual customer, it could have been me. (LOL) But I like being early though, so I don't have to fight with the crowd and I can take my time going through racks and racks of clothing. It is peaceful that way. 

Anyway, let's move on with my rummage sale shopping outfit, which is just very casual with a shirt, polka dot skirt, and my new favorite ever so comfy Esprit shoes. And my brown bag that I also got from the rummage sale. I wore a skirt because it allows me to try on some of the pants while shopping because they don't have a fitting room in there. That is one of my tricks when you go thrift shopping. 

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Shirt: Men's Hanes shirt (Walmart)
Vintage Polka Dot Skirt: thrift find and altered
Shoes: Esprit via 6pm
Bag: Vintage and thrift find

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I am so glad that this time I found quite a few clothes for my kids and not just for me. I even got a few items for my husband. It is kind of hard to find something for my husband because a lot of the clothes are way too big for him. 

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Florals are what's happening right now and I was thrilled when I found this Vintage dress at the rummage sale. I am even more thrilled that I didn't pay a lot of money for it. I actually found a dress online that is similar to my Vintage dress and it is from ASOS except the other dress is a V-Neck, but still of the same style. 

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Did I say I like my stripes or my Nautical Inspired shirts? I found these two Vintage shirts (below) at the rummage sale and even though it is a size Medium, I didn't care. Because when it comes to thrift shopping, you have to consider that these clothes are pre-loved and pre-owned (fancy word for USED), which means they have already shrunk. 

I didn't really care for what size the tag says, I just picked up whatever interests me, and I figured if it is too big, I can always alter it myself. That's a wonderful thing when you know how to sew. Even if you know just the basic of sewing. 

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How about you, have you been thrift shopping lately? 


  1. I love rummage sales and thrift shops! It's how I furnished my entire house! Great deals!

  2. Great find. I need to find something like this for back to school shopping. I have been putting it off sigh. I love thrift stores and rummage sales as well.

  3. Wow! What a great find. Being frugal and finding deals is the way to go. Congrats!

  4. I have a ball shopping at garage sales, rummage sales and thrift stores. You can always put an outfit or two together for a couple bucks usually. The best I have found is the church rummage sales as you were saying. Fill a bag for a buck. Gotta love it. You did really well. Cute outfit too I must say.

  5. Whoa! Wow! So amazing, I need to check out these sales more often!

  6. WOW You got an amazing sale there! for $4 bucks that's just Awesome!

  7. Holy cow - you hit the jackpot! You really did good for yourself.

  8. Wow...that was a lot of clothes:)

  9. omg $4 bucks i wish that in 8 $:p

  10. I super love getting huge deals like that! You did awesome!

  11. Wow! That is super amazing! I would love to attend a rummage sale such as this!

  12. Yikes-that is some haul you got there! I can't sew so I would have to be very careful. What a great idea to wear a skirt so you can try on the pants.

  13. Super duper great deals you got momi. Those are nice clothes for your little ones. I wish we have that kind of rummage sale over here.

  14. Wow! That's pretty good haul for $4. I need to start going to rummage sales.

  15. $4.00!!!!!!! And you know how to make the most out of your 64 items. Good job.


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