Friday, September 26, 2008

YES, i shop at the D.I.

...but only to find the real treasure’s , not junk.

D.I. can be an exciting adventure. I know there are some who automatically think,

"Ewe. Gross. Dirty. Used."

But in my mind I think some other person's junk really could be my treasure! And lately I have had some good luck. I think finding a good bargain is on my top ten of happy moments. Honestly, it gives me a rush of adrenaline. So, because I have enjoyed what I've found these past couple of weeks, I'm going to give you viewers the honor of discovering just what great things can appear at our local thrift store. It's not only great for finding costumes for different eras...there are also real bargains for the era we currently live in!

See for yourself...

This is my absolute favorite find. A homemade red jumper dress perfect for winter time. The big black buttons are the best! And like I said, luck was on my side and I found this perfect shirt to go with it. The little scotty dog adds the perfect touch! (total $4)

Anyone been to Oneity? This dress was originally from there. It's the perfect fit for Taryn just in time for fall. All it needs is a little pink ribbon around the waist and some pink tights to match and wahla, church here we come. $3

My mom spotted these. She has been keeping her eye out for some overalls. I guess it is a must for Taryn to have some overalls. Gymboree brand. Girly ruffles. Little flowers. Awesome. $2

A pink sweater for valentines :) $2

Toys can be a scary isle, but it's the best in my opinion to get a lot for a little. Clorox is my best friend when it comes to used toys. Afterwards, they look sparkling new! (total $7)

I scored on a couple of items for myself! These jeans ($4) looked and felt brand new. Old Navy brand in my size and LONGS! - never something I find at Old Navy itself. Then there was this cozy teal pea coat. $5 bucks people.

And of course I had to throw a picture in of the Tarbug.
She's so awesome I can't stand it!
(and yes I did finally chop my hair, good good change)

BTW, Robbie came in wondering why I am blogging about the D.I. and I said, "you can blog about anything you want to so that's why." Then I felt him roll his eyes behind me.

He just doesn't get it.


D-Crew said...

That just made my day! I love your finds! And I'm SO glad you blogged about it. I have found some fun deals too! I just barely started going a few weeks ago! Way to go girl!
PS I love your hair! Super gorgeous!!

Scott and Natalie said...

I love your short hair! Ya I am all about finding great stuff like that. I found a peg perego high chair at a garage sale last week for twenty bucks! It is almost new! People out here only have one kid and they're super rich, so us poor people reap the benefits.

Anonymous said...

That is the most cute photo I have ever seen of the two of you!! Could both of you be cuter?? love you guys!!

Aunt B

Anonymous said...

Hi Shawna,

I love to see what you got at the DI in the pictures. I am glad that you blogged these pictures of what you got at the DI. These clothes are cute and will look good on Taryn! She is always cute in her clothes all the times. Shawna, I am so proud of you as you know what is best for your little cute kid! I love you guys!

Love, Aunt Liz :)

Taryn and the boys said...

Your blog is darling. I can't believe Taryn is getting so big. I'm glad you found us it is so fun to be able to see what everyone is up to, especially now that we are so far away.

For the Home said...

I loved this post. When I was pregnant we were on our way to Todd's company Christmas party and I coughed too hard and had an accident. We stopped at a D.I. and I got some cute jeans for $6. I still wear them.

Todd and Jenn said...

Oops! I just posted under my other blog name.

Meredith said...

Cute hair Shawna--it always looks so perfect!

Jeanette said...

I didn't know you loved the DI! I am so happy, let's go bargin shoppin together sometime!! I love your blog!

Em said...


I found your blog from Ali Mays blog, and I think it is so cute! You and your daughter are gorgeous little twins. and p.s. I love the D.I., I can get lost there for hours.