Yesterday I had some fall fun! Started the morning dropping the boi off for an Eagle Project for another scout in our troup!. . . then off for me time. . . .This week I discovered a new (its been open a year and I had no idea) scrap store. . . .Craft Fusion. . .http://craftfusionaz.com/?doing_wp_cron=1349021036.1879699230194091796875 - go check them out, some good classes.
So here is what I did . . . .yesterday morning
A soldering class. . .fun . . .fun
Mine is the one on the LEFT
Then from Chandler. . .I drove to Glendale to help with Cousins in the Kitchen . . . .to help cuz Dana, Auntie Bev and sis's Amy and Kelly can 20lbs of tomatoes. . .When I got there the last of the ?? number of jars were in the water bath and ran out of propane. . .had to bring those indoors and they had just put in the pressure cooker the first jars of Chili. . .they were very productive. . . .B'na was playing with the boi's; Jack, Andy and Eddy. . .they are sooo cute! Sorry no pics yet of the canning. . . I do have pics of last weeks adventure into canning apple butter
2 weeks before this we canned 25lbs of Hatch chili's
What is our next adventure into domestic divas?????
Ok, so I am off for a day of thrifting. Friend, Mindy, called and wanted to do something today - head out of town?? Wont work with my schedule, . . .Not with the Boi coming home tomorrow. . . so why not spend the whole day hitting as many Goodwills as possible?? Wanna see where we are going? http://www.goodwillaz.org/
It is 6:30am right now. . . I am going to head over to her house to head out. Both Glinda Blu and Ruby (our two Mini Coopers) will be parked and we are taking the SUBURBAN. . .more room!!!
I will keep you posted as to our progress. . . . .
Our start to the hunt. . .
We are ready to go!!!!
We are in Sun City for the first buys of the day. . .
Love the counter height stool
Next store. . . (atlas has already been "ripped" apart and used)
Mindy has been looking for a dress form. . YEAH
Scored 2 Longaberger baskets More Yeah
Look at the Huge Gumball machine - SMILE!
Wait till you see what Mindy does with the chair
What a nice haul for the day
This is my haul in the back of Glinda Blu
So our trek started with a drive from the Arcadia area to the first store in Sun City. . .we ended up in Fountain Hills and then back to Scottsdale area. . .all in all . . . .8 stores.
I cant wait to show you what we did with some of the buys! Lots of fun. Now we are planning our next excursion.
Today, Sis and I went shopping/couponing.We hit our normal 4 local stores, Frys,
Bashas, Albertsons and Safeway.This wasn’t
a huge shopping trip, just some good sales.
We got 8lbs ground beef, 6packs of cat treats, 3 lbs of
spreadable butter, 6 Grands biscuits, 4 boxes of 18ct Super Tampax, 4
Philadelphia cooking creams, 4 packages of bacon, 3 bottles of ketchup, 3
bottles of mustard, 1 glucose meter, 36 eggs, 2 jars pickle relish, 5 cans
beans, 4 bags of croutons, 5 ½ gallons milk, bag of Parmesan cheese, 4 packages of sausage links, 8 ears of corn and 2 bottles of laundry detergent.
The total sales was $233.20, we paid. . . $81.43.That’s a savings of 65% overall.Yeah!Who says coupons aren’t worth it??Not me. This wasn't the best of our shopping trips, but it was still a good one. Promise to post more!