I love finding a great deal on something I need (or want)! I get real pleasure wearing an outfit that looks and feels great and not feeling “guilty” about it because it cost $10 instead of $50 or more! I think that even if we were millionaires, I’d still be hitting the thrift stores and derive a greater thrill from a bargain” find” than shopping at “exclusive” stores. (Of course that’s never going to be a decision I have to make! ha!)
The “thrill of the bargain” aside, if you’re not accustomed to shopping in these types of stores, it can seem overwhelming and even disappointing if you don’t find that “great deal” the first time you go. It can take some time and patience but you can also have an amazing wardrobe or find a fabulous household something for next to nothing.
Here are some tips to help make your shopping experiences better–and I say “experiences” because once you snag your first really great bargain, you’re going to get hooked and keep going back!