This Wednesday, in the pouring rain, the children and I went and donated three bags of clothes and toys to our local charity shop. We have all been having a good clear out and as well as selling lots on eBay it’s really nice to be able to give to a charity knowing the money they raise will help their cause.
Once we had passed our bags to the lovely lady who volunteers at the shop, I let the children have a quick look around whilst I checked there were no Val McDermid books that I haven’t already read (there wasn’t).
My son, however, did find a Star Wars Speeder Bike straight from the 1980’s that he was ‘desperate’ to own. When I saw it was only £2 I couldn’t say no.
Which, of course, meant that my daughter really wanted something too. She loves reading as much as me and was looking at their children’s books when she noticed a Diary of a Wimpy Kid book that she doesn’t own. I didn’t think it was possible as I thought she had all of them possible! I then noticed that they were having an amazing sale on children’s books – 8 for £1!!
So, we gave three bags of toys and clothes and came out with one new toy and eight books! And I only spent £3 so I think it was a bargain!
I love shopping in charity shops, you never know what you are going to find!
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