Frugalicious Week ……Day 2 @ Carly’z Corner

I know that second-hand or goodwill shopping is not for everyone.  I recently started back to school shopping for my girls as they begin school….next week on August 12th! …… Whew! The summer went by so fast.

Well, I went to one of my favorite second-hand stores – Value World.  To show you the value of shopping second hand…let me tell you the items that I was able to purchase for $24.81:  5 school shirts, two plaid jumpers, 1 plaid skirt, 3 pairs of shoes, 3 pairs of basketball shorts, two headbands, a doll and an outfit for the doll along with shoes!

My bill totaled $46.06…but using the 50% off coupon (that came in the flyer in my junk mail) my total was reduced to $23.03 plus $1.78 in tax.

Tell me where can you find deals like that! The plaid uniform jumpers alone at School Belles uniform store, are $30 each!

So please, do not sleep on second-hand stores …like Value World or Goodwill Industries because you can find great values that don’t break the bank!

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Now it seems that Value World has multiple locations in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan.  I have listed the addresses for the locations in Northeastern Ohio. However, if you go to their website you can look-up  locations in your neighborhood and save, save, save!

10964 Lorain Ave., Cleveland OH -located in Westown Square

6858 Pearl Rd., Middleburgh Hts.  – across from Southland Shopping Center

4639 Northfield Rd., North Randall OH – just south of Burger King

Happy Frreeeee Hunting!

PSST!  Goodwill Industries have locations across the country.  Both second-hand stores offer frequent shopper cards where you spend so much money and you are given a stamp.  Once the card is filled up, you can receive a discount off of your purchase.  I have two cards filled up for Value World and am able to get 50% off of my shopping total.  Yeah!!!


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