From my closet to yours…

by mssinglemama on July 8, 2012

I found another purse for one of you thrift shopping this week.

Isn’t it cute? It’s a mustard brown. Yum. Yum. So soft and cushy.

Not real leather, but sure looks like it. The price tag? A whopping $2.99. And my gift to you.

This time, leave a comment and you’ll be entered. Just comment. That’s it. Deadline to enter 7/15/12 at 8:00PM EST.

I read all of the entries to the first thrift giveaway and couldn’t bear choosing. I appreciate all of your comments, but who am I to judge who deserves a prize the most. So… I totally copped out and used Random.org. The winners are:

1. A super cute vintage turquoise wallet. Lovie Arthur. (Love your name, lady)
2. A black and white scarf. Will go perfectly with this season’s brights and patterns. Jacy. Randomly drawn, but so deserving. Her blog is here.
3. A pair of genuine snake skin vintage heels. Size 8, they run small. These are the real deal. Beautiful! Heidi. I think you were one of the only ones who wanted the shoes, so you just get them and clearly you have earned them.

I thrift shop on a weekly basis. It keeps me out of trouble and I can get my shopping fix. There will be more of these contests. Do you like?

 

 

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July 8, 2012 at 9:33 pm

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Johany Ariza July 8, 2012 at 9:49 pm

love my life a Ms.single mom

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kelley smith July 8, 2012 at 9:49 pm

from your closet to mine

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lovie arthur July 8, 2012 at 9:51 pm

THANKS!!!!

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Kim Metcalf July 8, 2012 at 9:52 pm

Super cute purse!

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Jacy July 8, 2012 at 10:01 pm

This isn’t to enter the giveaway (even though the purse is soooo great)… this is to say YAYAYAY! I never, never, NEVER win anything! I can’t even tell you just how excited I am to add this new eclectic piece to my wardrobe.

THANK YOU! I totally love this idea of yours… who doesn’t love vintage finds? Glad you get your fix this way Ms.Single Mama :)

I’ll be emailing you…. thank you again!

XO

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mssinglemama July 8, 2012 at 10:16 pm

Congratulations! Will look for your email. Super excited to send it your way. It is absolutely beautiful and will go with everything.

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Sara July 8, 2012 at 10:06 pm

Love it!! You are amazing!

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Kim July 8, 2012 at 10:23 pm

Super cute find!

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Michelle July 8, 2012 at 10:26 pm

I’ve been looking for a cute new purse for months now and this one is exactly what I’ve been looking for! Love it!

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Kindra July 8, 2012 at 10:32 pm

Just love that color!!!!!

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Melissa July 8, 2012 at 10:39 pm

That purse is too cute. I recently finished school and need to start dressing like a grown up so I can find a teaching position. Purses are always a great addition to an outfit to make it more “grown up”. I wish I had access to great thrift store finds.

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Jen July 8, 2012 at 10:43 pm

Single mom for 4 months now! Learning, living, and growing with my LO every day!

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Rachel July 8, 2012 at 10:57 pm

Your energy, and the honesty with which you write your blog are an inspiration to me as I parent as a single mother of two. (And date when I can)
Thanks for the fun contests!

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Erica July 8, 2012 at 11:02 pm

Cute!!!! Love the color… What a great find!

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Stacia July 8, 2012 at 11:09 pm

Doesn’t matter if I win or not, Just love popping in every now and then for a little “fix” of my own.

xoxo

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Jen July 8, 2012 at 11:39 pm

Congrats to the winners and love the new purse & giveaway idea. Giveaways are so fun! I am a little bit motivated to check out my local thrift stores now!

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Megan July 9, 2012 at 1:06 am

Super cute :) I’m with Jen… I’m going to check out some thrift shops, too :)

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Momma Sunshine July 9, 2012 at 5:51 am

What a lovely purse! I love thrift store shopping as well….like you said, it’s a good way to get your shopping fix without breaking the bank. I’ve made some lovely finds myself over the years.

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Hollie Barnes July 9, 2012 at 9:06 am

I LOVE the look of this purse! I just bought a lovely brown dress…which I throughout was black until I got it home and my husband mentioned my new brown dress “WHAT????” Anyway – I still love the dress but struggle with purse and shoe options – this lovely mustardy shade would go perfect!!!! I would love it!

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Ann July 9, 2012 at 10:53 am

I need it! :)

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Michelle July 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Love the purse. And love the contests.

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Emily Patterson July 9, 2012 at 5:54 pm

Too cute!

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karla kehman July 9, 2012 at 6:37 pm

Ive never spent more then $25.00 on a purse… and this is the perfect example why!!! Great find!

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April July 9, 2012 at 10:06 pm

Super cute & chic!

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Chris R July 9, 2012 at 11:14 pm

Very nice! So being one of the few single dad followers, does seth have anything???

Just checking..
Chris

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MommaMary July 9, 2012 at 11:25 pm

I love thrift shopping! I would love to win that lovely purse, it’s just my style!

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Sheila July 9, 2012 at 11:35 pm

Oooh, count me in! :)

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Mary Thompson July 10, 2012 at 9:34 am

What an adorable purse! Im currently in the hunt for a new purse due to the fact that my husbands cat ruined my brand new one by peeing in it!!!! :( I must go to thrift stores from now on!

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Kimberly at Rubber Chicken Madness July 10, 2012 at 11:12 am

I love these contests. They fulfill my need for potentially mixing up my wardrobe while keeping consumerism at bay and reusing things :) LOVE it.

And love that purse!

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Amy H. July 10, 2012 at 11:19 am

Love it! I just moved to NYC and feel like I need to step up my style…

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SavoredLife July 10, 2012 at 11:22 am

Now that’s fab! I love thrifting, however where I live in FL (mostly seasonal residents) the selection is less than desirable. It’s either tacky juvenile crap or gaudy grandma vogue. Chic vintage finds are few and far between…

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April July 11, 2012 at 7:29 am

I love this purse and thrifting too!

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christina July 11, 2012 at 6:26 pm

This purse is exactly what I’ve been looking for this summer, to be used into the fall!

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Amy July 12, 2012 at 7:50 am

I also love getting my “fix” from thrift stores and garage sales. It gives me an extra bounce in my step that I can look just as great as women in my life who don’t have kids and can spend $$ on themselves. I want to tell the whole world ‘Look at these jeans! They only cost $3!”

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Kristin July 12, 2012 at 10:44 am

I LOVE that purse! So chic and pretty…perfect for summer!

Thanks for all the giveaways – you have great finds!

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Jenifer July 13, 2012 at 11:18 am

Super cute purse! Fun giveaways! Thank you!! <3

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Jami July 15, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Thank you! It would be wonderful to win this! :)

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Sherri July 15, 2012 at 8:12 pm

I never win anything. :) Love the blog!

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stephanie puerta July 15, 2012 at 8:13 pm

sweet purse:)

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Lea July 15, 2012 at 8:25 pm

nice purse!

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Liz July 15, 2012 at 8:25 pm

I been thinking all day due to soreness that I should get a darn Father’s Day present too. I took my 6 yr old daughter to see Marinda Crosgrove in concert last night and had to put her on my shoulders so she could see. We had a blast and well worth the pain today:-).

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Kim July 15, 2012 at 8:39 pm

Cute!!

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Rhonda July 15, 2012 at 8:58 pm

ADORABLE!!

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Carly Moore July 15, 2012 at 11:45 pm

Too cute. Hope I’m not too late to enter.

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Ms. Single Mama July 18, 2012 at 4:33 pm

Thank you all for entering! Picking my winner soon…

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