1. I bought and flipped a stuffed Snoopy
A few weeks back, I saw a news article about how a Snoopy plush from CVS was going viral on TikTok, to the point where they were getting sold out everywhere.
Snoopy is wearing a light blue puffer jacket, and for some strange reason, this particular $13.99 Snoopy is the one everyone wants at the moment.
I went to CVS to look for something completely different and lo and behold, there were 3-4 puffer jacket Snoopys on the bottom shelf!
I bought one for me (!) and also one to sell on eBay.
I listed it at noon yesterday, had several offers come in over the course of the afternoon, and sold it for $39.99 before dinner.
So, I more than paid for my little Snoopy. 🙂
This is definitely the fastest any of my eBay listings have sold!
(Of course, I will be packaging Snoopy up in packing materials I have saved from my own purchases.)
2. I got a free Panera bagel
On Saturday after my assisted living clinical shift, I went to Panera to work on some homework. I got my free drink, since I’m an unlimited sip club member, and the cashier told me I had a free bagel on my account too.
So, I got a cinnamon crunch bagel and brought it home for Zoe.
3. I got my shoes repaired
On one of the days last week when I got dressed up, I wore a pair of heels and as I was walking back to the parking garage, the rubber heel tip disintegrated and fell off.
(Thank goodness it happened when I was almost to my car!)
So, I dropped the shoes off at the mall shoe repair shop and paid $15 to have new heel tips put on.
I suppose I could have found a pair of second-hand shoes for less than that, but I already know these fit me and that they are the right height for the pants I recently bought.
Also: getting my shoes repaired was faster than shoe-shopping, let’s be honest!
4. I got a free Auntie Anne’s pretzel
At the shoe repair shop, they had coupons available for a free pretzel if you downloaded the app.
So while I waited for my shoes to be fixed, I walked down to Auntie Anne’s, downloaded the app, and got my free pretzel, which I brought home to share with Zoe.
5. I got a free Jimmy John’s peppermint cookie
The morning I went to get my shoe repaired, I had gotten an email from Jimmy John’s, letting me know that it was National Cookie Day and that they were giving away free cookies.
Since I was super near there for my shoe repair, I popped in and got a peppermint chocolate cookie.
This Five Frugal Things is full of food freebies…you’d almost think it was my birthday month again! 🙂