A Catholic Rummage Sale: Part II

Last 4th of July, I hit the Homewood Catholic Rummage sale and found some great things, so this year I hit it again on Saturday a.m.  And since I have been on hiatus for 2 weeks from yardsaling, my thrifting mojo was on once more and I found some great stuff.

First thing on the way to the rummage sale, I stopped in at The Narrows, which has always been a good stop for me, I’ve found a lot of good things in this small neighborhood.  The lady had some awesome clothes at only $1 each, so I went through the racks to see what I could find.  Brand names all over the place.  I’m SO spoiled on shopping retail, since I find so many great things shopping like this.  I could never go back to shopping the regular ole’ way now.  I love the deals too much!

Studio Max adorable tank top, in turquoise and brown.  I’ve got some cropped brown linen pants that will be perfect for this.  Add my flip-flops and it’s a cute summer outfit.

J. Jill coral tank top with linen jacket.

The Limited hand knit creamy white cotton sleeveless sweater.

Ann Taylor Loft crisp white cotton sleeveless blouse, with tucks and a flounce on the bottom.

White House Black Market cream knit tank top.  ALL of these were $1.00 each, 5 measly dollars for 5 new tops.  Now how can you beat those prices?? You can’t, not even with a stick!! 🙂

Now, for the rummage sale stuff…

I have been wanting another vacuum cleaner that is lightweight that I can keep upstairs and pull out when needed.  This Eureka is SO light compared to my heavier one and is also bagless.  Works great too, I tried it out before I bought it for $10.  YAY, I’m excited to find this and Ronald McDonald would be so proud for me! 🙂

Cute old suitcase was $1.

And it says Amelia Earhart on the tag, how cute is that?  I’ll stack this up with another one I have.Little wooden shelf was $1.  I’ll probably paint it white and use it with a grouping of plates and platters I have planned.

Moss basket was $1, with a plastic liner inside, it will be perfect for some live plant.Pretty old creamy white planter pottery was $2, to add to my white collection.3 books for $1.00 each. You can see I found classics, Gone with the Wind and Dr. Zhivago (which I’ve never read).  The black one is called My Life in Court, but I got it for the colors. 🙂

And last but not least, this oh so cute old bench was $10.  Part of the veneer is missing, but I can take the rest off and sand it down, since I’ll be repainting it anyway.  You can see why I fell in love with it, right?

Yep, it’s her purdy old legs that got me.  I’ll probably paint this creamy white and add it to the end of the bed in my upstairs guestroom.  Of course, it will get new fabric too.  So, there’s another project for me.

That’s my haul for the week!

Oh, and before I forget, the winner of the Custom Roman shade is Erin, from No Money Will Decorate.  Congrats, Erin, hope you enjoy your prize.

Now it’s YOUR turn!  What have YOU found lately. Add your link to the Linky list and remember our guidelines for the party:

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- Rhoda


  1. I would have paid a lot for that suitcase. I cannot believe it was only $1.00! Amazing finds!

  2. I love the bench and it only cost $10.00. What a great deal! I am doing a CSN stores giveaway on my blog. Stop by when you get a chance!

  3. Brava! (She types, whilst sitting at work in her $5 Calvin Klein yard sale skirt. 🙂 I just love that suitcase!! Love it more with the Amelia Earhart tag.

  4. What a great load of goodies! What a score of bargains.
    Carol in GA

  5. Rhoda! What great finds! I missed this post the other day, so it’s been fun reading it today. 5 tops for $5? Jeepers, you make me want to get up early on Saturday mornings! But I think the Amelia Earhart suitcase is my favorite of all your finds. It’s adorable.

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