I stopped in my favorite thrift store on Monday on my way home from the dentist. (Bad news, as always. They have to remove a crown because there appears to be something going on under it. Even my dental work needs dental work! *sigh*) A little random wandering around the thrift store relaxed me.
I wound up finding this for only $1.19:
It replaces my ancient cassette tape of the music from West Side Story, which incidentally is one of the best musicals ever. Yes, when I upgrade my music collection, I revert to the technology that came before my previous copy. Really, though, it'll sound great on my super-cool, retro-style record player.
I also found this:
Now before anyone accuses me of losing my personal challenge, please note that I do not knit, crochet, or otherwise do any sort of craft that involves yarn. The bag of yarn, which was a mere $2.19, is for the cat. Because Doogie likes to do this to his yarn balls:
He enjoys ripping his balls of yarn to shreds. He manages to tangle them up and weaken the strands, so we go through a lot of yarn with him. The cheaper I can find the yarn, the better!
Now, if only my dental work could be done as inexpensively as some of my shopping...