Birthday Shopping at Goodwill

I spoiled myself yesterday by taking a birthday (57) visit to the local Goodwill store in search of cheap ties to bolster my minimalist wardrobe, as well as a small glass goblet to hold my spare change and a nice ceramic to act as an “ashtray” for my Blu E-cigarettes.  Just a little something to brighten up my ‘home office’.  Two ties and the items shown below?  Five and a half bucks total, (there’s not even any tax because it’s a non-profit purchase!).

Spare Change

You have to catch me in person to see the ties I got for two bucks apiece and even then you won’t be able to tell if they are the Goodwill ties or the expensive ones I got at the Crossroads Mall.  Only my Goodwill checkout girl knows for sure.

Courteous and engaging staff pointed out Xmas sale items!

Courteous and engaging staff pointed out Xmas sale items!

While I was wandering about the aisles of Goodwill, I couldn’t help but notice all manner of inexpensive and interesting gift possibilities.  With the exception of the framed picture of the Indian and Horse and the girl’s bicycle, I don’t think there’s anything in this photoset over five bucks and most are under three bucks!  Slideshow after the jump.

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Flower Power

Flowers for sale at the store today:

Flowers for free at the stables: