One of my favorite stores is the ARC thrift store. Especially since I'm both trying to embrace being more sustainable and limiting my clothing shopping habit. On Tuesdays they have a senior day when almost all the tag "colors" are fifty percent off. Since I rarely do errands on Saturday, I was surprised (in a good way) when I realized that everything in the store was-again-fifty percent off.
Let me tell ya, I would have spent hours there. But since I had places to go and people to see, I limited myself to half an hour or so of browsing. And ended up with five tops, plus a fall centerpiece. For much less than twenty dollars. The bright green one is, well, bright, but it;s really really soft. And the red Christmas top which was not on sale but five dollars will mean I finally have something red to wear to those Christmas events (I had a green, but not a red).
As if that wasn't enough, I had been checking out my favorite store's online sales every couple days or so because I wanted to get some fall colored clothing but preferred thrift shop or clearance prices. I ended up with the two tops below, for ten dollars each! I'm pretty much done clothing shopping until sometime in October unless I find a really good price on a cardigan sweater or a nice purse at the thrift shop (I have a big tote and a little bag but nothing medium sized these days). Aside from the jewelry needed for the MOB dress.
My last adventure of the day was to pick up strips of fabric for that landscape quilt. All of which were on sale, and there was a twenty percent of coupon on my purchase. All in all a pretty good day for a last minute Saturday of shopping.
Today I need to get those sale items from the grocery and my son has asked him to go with him while he is re-measured for a suit. Hopefully we will find some sale deals on the latter to complete the happiness.
Oh, and in the interest of continuing the capsule idea and limiting my wardrobe to stuff I love, I did remove tops as I put tops in the closet. Perhaps not one to one, but nevertheless.
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