The Thrill of The Hunt

JammyGirl reminded me in her comment last week that I had not shown any pictures of the bargains hunted and captured at The GoodFella’s in Florida. Then Capri Deb asked if I had found anything when I stopped in at The Value World after out regular Thursday lunch after BSF. She actually asked if I scored some sleep pants, how well does she know me?

I found these three things on Thursday, and mercifully, there were no sleep pants to be had. I did hunt for a pj top to go with a lonely pair of capri jammy bottoms that have been patiently waiting for a mate for a while now. No luck, but I will resume the mission at another date. It’s good to have goals.

I used my second to last 50% off coo-pin. Black and white J.Crew, $1.90. Peachy twin set $2.30 from Eddie Bauer. I really only wanted the outside sweater, I don’t know if I can use the under one. It seems a little matchy matchy, and I am unsure how I feel about that. We shall see. And finally, a very functional navy blue sweater from Crystal Kobe, whom I have never heard of, for $1.90.

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Now back to the Florida’s spoils. Goodfella prices are all set, like tops $3.49. pants $3.99, jeans $5.99 and jammie pants $1.99. Or such. It’s hard to remember exactly. The half off tag color that week was yellow. I think I had a few yellows, but I don’t recall which ones.

I like this Rafaella sweater because it has blue in it and I always think that looks nice with jeans. Green Charter Club, and the last two are Merona from Target. I have one of these already and it is SO soft and nice!

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Back up to the purple and grey Merona. It reminds me of a book I had when I was young. I hope it doesn’t cause a problem, because Harry did not like his sweater.

 

I think the Chico skirt in the middle might have been a yellow tag. What I do know is I love that print. The sweater on the left was Liz Claiborne and it had the sweetest little diamond buttons on the cuff. It also has a smidge of cashmere. I have always avoided that because it seems like it could have a high itch factor, so I remain guarded about its wearability. I have no qualms about the darling cotton Old Navy on the left. It looks SO cute on.

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I love this American Eagle top and I hope I can talk myself into wearing it. The neckline is a little blingy for me and I am hoping I can wear it unselfconsciously. I was just sure that spell check was going to tell me that was not a word! Mia seems to like it, bling and all. Now spell check is trying to tell me bling is not a word. It is SO a word spell check.

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An assortment of tops not photographed particularly well. All will be cute and serviceable for summer wear. And most have my new favorite feature, flowing away from the torso.

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There were other odds and ends, along with a couple purchases from non thrift stores. I have to say that there was not the plethora of bargains that I usually find at the Goodfella’s in the Naples area, but I certainly did all right.

As I have said before, it is the thrill of the hunt!

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7 Comments

  1. caprilis said,

    April 21, 2012 at 11:50 AM

    That A.E. top doesn’t have too much bling at all, that one and the Rafaella sweater are my favorites.

    • Capri K said,

      April 21, 2012 at 1:17 PM

      Thank you Schmenk-Ann, perhaps I will wear them when you are here NEXT WEEK!! Squeal!

  2. jammygal said,

    April 21, 2012 at 4:41 PM

    Ah such beautiful finds. I am, as always, inspired. I like the one with bling and you can wear it-it’s just a little bling. Yes, spell check does not like bling, but it likes bong because I accidentally hit the wrong letters and THAT was okay. Thanks for the fashion show!
    I went to Salvation Army a week ago and I got some very wearable fashions and one pair of capri sleep pants the week before and a t-shirt to go with them. That made me happy.
    A lady in line behind me got the most colorful BIG vase I would have loved to own. I was hoping I did not walk past it and miss it only to leave it to her.

  3. Laurie said,

    April 21, 2012 at 8:19 PM

    I’m kinda partial to that orange top — it looks comfy.
    As I am an “older lady”, I try to avoid the sleeveless look due to the upper arm jiggles !!! (At least in public)

  4. Wendy said,

    April 23, 2012 at 11:51 AM

    I just read to update your wardrobe, split up your matchy twin sets! You could wear the coral tank under the navy cardigan!
    You ARE a good shopper!!

  5. April 23, 2012 at 5:16 PM

    You always get the greatest stuff! All of your tops are the kind I look for-sleeveless, but no danger of showing bra straps. Lovely. The sweaters are darling too. I think that is your next obsession. How many of those do you have? About as many as the pj pants I’m thinking.

  6. Vickie said,

    May 2, 2012 at 12:10 AM

    My favorite too, tops that flow away from the torso!


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