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Old 05-08-2008, 09:42 PM   #21
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pottted meat. i eat it shamelessly & so does my Grandfather. we love it. bring on those saltines!

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Old 05-09-2008, 05:34 AM   #22
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I buy plates and bowls for pot lucks. The last thing I purchased was pizza pans. They came in a package, 2-3 for a dollar. I used the pans for appetizers to take to a buffet.

I always have an eye out for wine glasses. A couple of times in the past guests have broken some nice glasses and felt miserable. Now if a glass breaks, I tell them truthfully, the glasses came from the dollar store and I buy them by the dozen.

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Old 05-09-2008, 05:59 AM   #23
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I haven't been to a dollar store in at least 15 years.
I bought my first kitchen towels there, so maybe thats my favorite item? I still have them, they are now my favorite floor rags. :)
Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
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Old 05-09-2008, 06:32 AM   #24
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gift bags- and dishes-
their dishes are nice when you have to take a dish somewhere, then just leave it, no worries to get it returned.
I brought 2 nice wine glasses to add to a gift basket.
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Old 05-10-2008, 12:03 PM   #25
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I love the Dollar Store. Maryjanes and Toosie Rolls. Silcone spatulas, throw away aluminum pans, tall kitchen garbage bags, dog food bowls, Halloween and Easter stuff, plain white candles for our many lightning caused power outages, cheep papertowel for window washing 2/$1!
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Old 05-10-2008, 02:56 PM   #26
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Gosh, it's one of my favorite places. I buy most of my gift bags, wrapping paper, tissue paper, gift boxes, cards, bows and silk flowers there. They always have great new decorations for all seasons.
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Old 11-06-2008, 12:25 AM   #27
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I have found some nice Holiday platters that I purchased at the Dollar Store. Great for serving desserts and appetizers. You can't beat it for cleaning supplies. I never buy them at the grocery store anymore.
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Old 11-06-2008, 04:24 AM   #28
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hairbrushes, cleaning supplies and rubber gloves
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Old 11-06-2008, 04:33 AM   #29
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I haven't gone thru all the threads so I'm sure there willl be repeats as to why I love Dollar Stores and why other people turn around in stores in KZ after I've just loudly gasped at the outragious prices......but moving on: gift bags by the tonloads, tissue paper, Halloween and Christmas decorations, vanilla scented carpet deorderizer powder which goes in the litter box, bathroom cleaning foam, containers (bought some really nice tall glass cannisters that I have in my bathroom with Q-tips in one and cotton balls in the other, plant containers, tea candles, spray cleaning bottles, towels and cleaning rags, etc................
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Old 11-06-2008, 05:31 AM   #30
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One of the best things I got at the dollar store was the toss away aluminum pans with holes in the bottom to use on the grill for grilling veggies that would normally fall thru the rack. I got them 2/1. I bought many of them, but haven't seen them lately.

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