April 1, 2017

Mittens, Hat & Soap for OCC Shoebox Stockpile Saturday ~ 4/1/2017

I was able to hit some 70% off Dollar General clearance this week, got a number of gloves and mittens for our Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes
Dollar General gloves on clearance for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes.

I also got one last of the Dial soap deals...hopefully they'll be more coupons this month for them!

Dial soap deal from Dollar Tree.
My sister crocheted 1 Aunt Ida hats for our shoeboxes...she did some more for fillers.

Spent from shoebox packing budget: $8.33 

Added to stockpile:
  • 9  pairs mittens
  • 11 pairs gloves
  • 6 bars Dial soap
  • 1 hat

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Lin K said...

I picked up gloves on 70% off too!! And to backtrack -- early this month I posted that our local resale shops don't have good quality stuffed animals. Well, I just picked up a baggie filled with 7 new small 3" long stuffed animals for total of 75 cents! That made my day since we pack boxes for the older kids and those who are 14 yrs old can enjoy a small stuffie packed into a little spot which leaves more room for other things the older kids need.

Sarah said...

Glad you were able to find stuffed animals of the size you wanted at such a great price!

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