In my younger days, I spent a lot of money on nothing. Then I met the cheap frugal Ben and my spending habits changed. It’s a good thing, Martha. Rather than buying something because I liked it, I began waiting for a sale. Then I realized Target wasn’t the only place to shop. I ventured next door to TJ Maxx and found a lot of great things, for 1/2 the price!
I recently found two of these beauties for only $29.99 each, including the shades!
Surprisingly, I didn’t buy them right away. I didn’t know where they should go because I didn’t NEED lamps. I went home wondering if I could find them a good home. Then it dawned on me. We will need lamps for our newly finished basement! So, I went back to TJ Maxx. If they were still there, they were meant to be mine. And there they were!! Sweet!
I also found a variety of awesome silver frames which now display some of my favorite photos and prints on our entertainment center. The most expensive frame was $7.99.
I really love some of the items you can find at Michael’s, too. Like this little tealight for $3.99.
And this 50% off apothecary jar for a mere $5.99. Now I need moss (and to learn how to make a terrarium).
After Michael’s I ventured across the street to Ross. I found this king bedding set for $24.99.
Again, I didn’t buy it right away. If it is meant to be, it will call my name the next time I go back. And it was there, waiting for me. The set included a comforter, bedskirt and 2 king shams, but I don’t like matchy-matchy things. I also got the black candle wall sconces from Bed, Bath & Beyond for $9.99 for a set of two, originally $19.99.
I still rarely walk out of Target empty-handed, although my trips are less frequent now that I have two kids in tow. Speaking of my boys, I got Ev this adorable Owl Bank (only $9.99!!). V already has a pig.
So, there you have my latest and greatest finds. If I could only find some cheap, good-looking double curtain rods…