My Memorial Weekend Shopping Haul Part 1

Happy Memorial Day!

I hope everyone is enjoyed their weekend. I most certainly did. We cleaned our backyard, getting it ready for the summer, (which is my favorite season). I love hosting cookouts and spending time with my family and friends.

I also love shopping Memorial weekend. I find the most incredible sales. This is when I do most of my stocking up on my supplies for my jewelry designing business.

I would like to share my shopping haul from Joann’s. This is my most favorite craft store. I like Hobby Lobby and Michael’s but I prefer Joann’s. I love the Wheaton location here in Maryland most of all. I have been to Joann’s in Cockeysville, (which is in Baltimore, 62 miles one way for me), Gaithersburg, MD (35 miles one way) and Dunkirk, MD (45 miles one way).

I purchased 16 strands of beads, with store 60% off and a 20% off of the total purchase coupon. I also bought some buttons for my button earrings and some ear hooks. My total after saving $21.10 which without coupons and sale would have cost nearly $40.00.

Here is just one photo but I will be adding more later. Normally, I would take my photos outside  but it’s raining.

Thanks for stopping by.
Update: photos are uploaded.



Balling on a Budget

Balling on a budget. Going Thrifty Diving

Back in 2000 I stumbled upon a small thrift store in Gaitherburg, Maryland. I found myself going back every week just to see new inventory.  I started looking for other thrift stores in and around the area. I  wanted to find any little piece valuable jewel to make me happy. Okay, I was hooked.

I went to a thrift store in Silver Spring, Maryland today and I found three cute gems I want to share. I have found buried treasures before but three in one day? It must be my birthday!

Oh, did I mention I paid only $21.00 for these cuties? Thanks for stopping by.