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Sunday, August 30, 2009

♥ Grand Forks U.S.A. Goodies ♥


Wow - I need way more time to get on here to post stuff...... here is my most recent haul of goodies when I visited Grand Forks North Dakota - I have always found cool stuff at the Family Dollar and Dollar Tree = Just going to those two stores is worth it to travel down (2 hours ). I also (thankfully) found Pure Ice polish's.... oooooooh MYYYY GOOOOOOODNEEEESSSSSS , oh my goodness, those polish's are friggen awesome, for 2 bucks!!! Next time I go down on a Bizznezz trip - I am totally buying one of each! One of each of every color - I am serious, every single one that I looked at ( there was like, 50 of them ) were really, really beautiful. AND they are square bottles - how awesome! I could not locate Sinful polish though...... I believe they can be bought at Walgreen? ( right ? ) So next time I visit the U.S.A. I will be on the hunt for those.

I am extra lazy on this lovely Sunny Sunday - but I will get some swatches going and take more photos-Most of these have already been covered on the nail blogs. Right now I have some exciting home improvement projects I want to get started on - hope my nails survive it!


I ended up buying my stainless steel B.B's at Walmart Here in Canada - but I wanted to find a lesser quantity, instead of 2500 of them, with no luck. There is a few things missing from my photos, as I had to leave a few things at my MOm's house. Just mostly house-hold stuff and my mini soft drinks that they don't make in Canada.

!!! I got my friggen Root Beer !!!


Any hoo- first up - My Walmart polish haul -
Love My nails - $1.00 each USD
Pure Ice - $2.00 each USD
Wet n' Wild $0.93 each USD
The Cutex pump bottle was on clearance for $3.00USD

The B.B.'s were $6.00 Canadian..... 2500 count ( sheesh )






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Dollar Tree Goodies... Ahhhhh - I love that store - Seriously I had to hold back and not buy doubles of things, If I had more room I would have bought way, way more extra nail polish - those minis are actually pretty good - surprising. I picked up 3 Loreal loose eye shadows, that are very nice, and very pigmented duo-chromes, ( crappy pic - it was late ) I was happy to find those older Revlon's, I liked the brush on those and wish most nail polish ( all brands ) came in bottels like this for easier storage.


I will be swatching these cute minis asap - just in case they show up at a Dollar tree near you -

Did I mention that all these lovely things pictured here were a dollar? = AWESOME!!!!!!




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Family Dollar = another awesome store - lots of nail polish for $1.00/ $2.00 USD and some gum for my DH.


Arissa'a - $2.00 each USD
L.A. Nails - $1.00 each USD
Glitter minis' - $1.00 each USD






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I popped in a Sally Beauty Supply and found 2 cute minis for $0.49 cents each - "Mellow" and "Chill", and some grinding stones (.99cents) and a brush for my battery operated nail thing.



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Here is some small amounts of glitter that I took form my moms huuuuuge glitter stash - she gotz glittah! I am slowly weeding out my craft stash and am trying to only purchase and or acquire what I really, really need. I will be making a donation to her soon of the glitter that I have hanging around here......


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And an awesome jewelry pliers set that I got for $9.99 USD - I have been looking for pretty girly color jewelery pliers for a long time - here in Canada they are either super-duper expensive or just above a reasonable/realistic price=but poorly made (expensive CRAP) So I was happy to find these for 10 bucks.



And I found some other awesome things at T.J. Maxx - fancy sheet sets for $ 20.00 U.SD each, and some delicious smelling hair conditioner - We also ate amazing meals, and pizza - but I will not torture people with Food Porn - that's cruel.

7 comments:

Mary said...

Major haulage! Well worth the drive. You'll have lots to post about for a while :)

gildedangel said...

Wow, what a haul! And yes, Sinful Colors is sold at Walgreens for $2 USD a bottle! :)

kittyluvscolor said...

wow your gonna be very busy with all this cool stuff!

Halifax said...

Great hauls. These dollar stores would be on my list to check out once I make it across the border :-)

Lucy said...

You did some great shopping. You are going to be very busy. Nice that you found so many things. Also for you new place. How are things working out at your new home?

beautyjudy said...

Oooooo!! I love your haul, so much fun is in store for you...can't wait to see your swatches!! Thanks for sharing your excitement with us :) BTW We're on the same brain wave with the Arissas, L.A. Colors, Pure Ice and Love My Nails...I spied some colors in your new collection that I have LOL!

Miss Yaya said...

lol you make me want to run to my dollar tree - wish mine was as plentifully stocked as your trip seemed to have

i got that blue glitter pure ice at walmart meself this summer :)