Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Summer Shopping Deals and a Garden Stool

I've been sharing lots of deals on Instagram and wanted to share them here too. I've gotten some really good deals lately. :)

I love a good end-of-season sale and Big Lots didn't disappoint. I picked up these blue plastic hobnail glasses for $1.25! (I bought 6) The little bird tray was only $3.50. I love anything hobnail. 

blue hobnail glasses

This little caddy was at Homegoods for only $6.99. I love using it for forks and napkins when we have people over. 

white ceramic silverware caddy

I've mentioned this before, but did y'all know that Party City has a great selection of guest napkins? Most of them are $2.95 for a 16 pack. I've seen some good ones at Tuesday Morning too. I like to stock up on them for the guest bathroom. (I have a little tray they fit into perfectly.) That way, people have a disposable napkin to dry their hands with instead of a communal towel. :)



They have such a wide selection. These are the ones I picked out this time...



I've had my eye on these cute ruffle bowls at Michael's for a couple of years now. I just happened to notice they were on sale the other day. I got the large green one for $2 and the small red one for only $1. Perfect for Christmas chips and dips!


michael's ruffle bowls

I can't tell you how many times I've passed up this little crown trinket box in the dollar section at Michael's. I even had it in my cart a few times, then put it back because I wasn't sure what I'd use it for. Well, this time, I told myself to just reach into the bin with all the trinket boxes (they have lots of different ones) and if I happened to pull out the crown one, then I'd buy it. It was kismet, I tell ya. ;) And bonus...it was marked $2, but rang up only $1. Totally meant to be. :)


crown stamped trinket box

Speaking of Michael's, I kept noticing how several people on IG got these awesome deals on garden stools at Michael's. They were picking them up on clearance for something crazy like $16! I decided I "needed" one, but my Michael's didn't have any and I wasn't about to spend $129 like some stores were asking. So I went to Homegoods looking specifically for a white one and BAM! There it was! And you know what? It was only $39. Not the $16 that some people got, but still a lot less than $129. 


And you know what else? It looks exactly like the $129 ones. :)

white garden stool in decor



I think it adds a nice touch to my living room and can even be used as a little table. 

white garden stool

Well, that's all the deals for now. Have y'all gotten any awesome end-of-season deals?

~Lisa


12 comments:

  1. You have found some wonderful deals!!!!
    I love,love,love your new garden stool....what a bargain too.
    ~Des

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  2. I've seen a lot of your steals on IG and I'm jealous! Wish there was a homegoods close by! Enjoy!

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  3. Those are some great deals! I love the garden stool you got. It looks perfect next to your sofa. Perfect to set a drink on too. Your family room looks so pretty with all the changes you made in there.

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  4. You always find such cool things and great deals! The garden stool looks so nice in your living room.

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    1. Thank you, Kim! I've really been on a roll lately with finding good deals! :) I'm so glad I found that garden stool at such a good price. Someone said they have them at Sam's Club for the same price, but I never thought to look there.

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  5. Oh, we would have so much fun shopping together my friend!

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  6. Oh....and I think your garden stool is fabulous!!! I've been eyeing those too!

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  7. I have to check out the napkins. My daughter gets a little embarrassed when her boyfriend is over and we use real napkins...as if it's too formal! lol!

    Those garden stools are so neat. I'm afraid I haven't seen any of the cheaper ones anywhere.

    Jane xx

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  8. I am such a napkin hoarder. I love your idea of putting them out for guests to use, So, so clever. The design in the napkin you purchased is a similar pattern to a flower pot I have. I think that's the approval I needed to go to Party City.

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  9. You're a smart shopper! That's what I like to do...find things on clearance or marked down. And it's nice to compare shop, too. I looked at a few stores today but didn't buy much. Sometimes I need to think about it first! You did GREAT!!! Hugs!

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  10. You are my kind of shopper, Lisa! So wish we could hunt for deals together! The napkins in the guest bath is such a great idea! And I loove your garden stool! I'll have to show you my stool when we get home (still camping)! It was a fabulous deal as well!
    Kendra @ www.joyinouhome.com

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    1. We would definitely make for a great shopping team!! Now I can't wait to see your garden stool! Love, love, love fabulous deals!! Happy weekend, friend!

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