I wasn't planning on hitting up the garage sales this weekend but then realizing that I do actually want a pack'n'play for camping (next weekend!) I headed out to test my luck. I did not actually come across a pack'n'play but I found a few other things:
I've been going back and forth as to whether or not I want a carpet steamer and finally settled on this one for $8. I figured I can rent one for a few hours at about 3 times that price so I bought it. Plus, it has the attachments so I'm crossing my fingers that I'll be able to use it on our car seats!
A [classic] Halloween costume for my assistant (pictured in first photo). I was thinking about making a costume for him but when I saw this for a buck I decided to chunk that idea. For this year anyways. Someday I'd like to make a Halloween costume but I'll have to start it in January.
It's so hard to pass up books. The baby books were 10 cents, that sure beats the store price! I really enjoyed the Harry Potter books, I'm slowly collecting the series in hardcover. I mean s-l-o-w-l-y. This is the second one I have. I bought one full-price but hopefully I'll be able to find the rest at garage sales.
When I was downstate the other week I was really hoping to find clothes for Adrian. I think one sale had them but nothing that I wanted. Luckily, I'm not desperate right now so it's fine but I did manage to find a few things on Friday. I especially love the cream and brown striped zip-up. I really need to go through his clothes again and see what specific items he needs in what sizes. I know he doesn't have very many blue jeans and sweatshirts (if any at all...) but that's about as knowledgeable as I am about his clothing supply right now. (Not pictured: a baby blue lightweight knit vest. It's still sitting in the dirty clothes pile so I forgot about it!)
Lastly, I found this covered dish for 50 cents. I'm on the look-out for glass and ceramic containers and dishes with lids. I have a glass dish that is close to this size and I have really been wanting another!
It says "Fire-King" on the bottom. This doesn't mean much to me but, it sounds vaguely familiar. Maybe that means something to you?
Not pictured: I also found a [possibly brand-new] wooden baby gate for Jeff's mom and dad's house which has an open stairway to the basement. It's tucked away in the closet until we see them again so I didn't pull it out to photograph but I'm sure you've all seen one of those!
I thought it would be fun to share my finds, it's kind of interesting to know what other people look for! I would say this is going to be a weekly thing--even if I only find one item for a quarter--but given my track record...I'll just take it one day at a time!
Happy SUNday! :)