Thrifty Things Friday #78

Hi everyone!
So, are you all ready for Fall? One of my favorite things about  the Autumn season approaching is……..Summer clearance sales! LOL Yup, I love the end of seasons because I can stock up on fun items I otherwise couldn’t afford or justify spending the money on.
And one of my favorite places to check out the end of the season sales are at grocery stores. That’s right, grocery stores. The other day I stopped by Kroger to pick up a couple of things and as I was heading to the checkout I saw all the tables of Summer clearance items.
I picked up a couple of Christmas gifts and Easter Bunny gifts for the princess. I love to find summer things for Easter basket stuffers because at that time we are looking forward to upcoming warm months.
But, I also snatched up some fun flatware.
I love to have different flatware for tablescaping but, I can’t afford to just go and buy some of the gorgeous sets out there. I would love to be able to do that but, it just isn’t part of my reality. LOL So, I watch for them while thrifting.
IMG_4294 Just some fun colors. Each set of 3 pieces were marked down to .25 cents. So, for $1.00 I was able to buy complete sets for 4.
I also bought some interesting design acrylic plates. These are great for a fun accent plate anytime of the year. They were also .25 cents each.
And the thriftiest part? Having a 4 & 1/2 year old who loves to peel off stickers!

Here are the top 3 most viewed posts from last week’s party. they also happen to be the first three posts that linked up.
Penny’s IMAG2068
fall vignette 7
pheasant 13
Thank you ladies!
Oh with the show!


  1. Hi Diann,
    Wow! You got quite the deal on flatware. Nice to have a little helper too. Wonderful features today! Looks like I'm the first to link up today! Thanks for hosting and have a lovely weekend.


  2. LOL about your little helper / loved that! :)

  3. I love all the colors of flatware and what a great deal! When my Grandson gets old enough to take off tags I will be glad! Hugs, Linda

  4. Amazing score on the silverware1 You're ready for any color scheme tablescape. Lucky you, your very own sticker peeler, sweet! Thanks for hosting Diann! Pam

  5. Thanks for hosting your weekly party Diann!

  6. I really like your new items! Great buys. Thanks for hosting!

  7. oh my gosh, that flatwear is so fun! thanks for hosting!

  8. Hi Diann! What great buys. The Kroger(s) here in the Cincinnati area didn't have those silverware sets 8( I don't shop Kroger often, but I do watch their housewares for sales.
    Thanks for hosting another fun Friday party!

  9. Thanks so much for hosting each week!!
    Love that flatware!!


  10. Thank you so much for hosting! I have a 5yr old and he's a good helper too.


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