We went to Woody’s Wood Fire Pizza for the first time on Saturday and it was so good. It was some of the best pizza I’ve ever had but honestly, I’ve probably not had amazing pizza very often. As we were leaving, the lady told us they a buffet during the week and I wanted to go yesterday but Vince wanted to wait til today because it’s $4 at the pallet store and it’s near the pizza place. I said . . ok . . if we can go eat pizza for lunch, I’ll go with you to the pallet store.
I found some great bargains and, as much as I detest digging through a lot of cluttered piles, I think what I found today makes it worth while.
Each item, unless it was all packaged together, was $4.
What I consider to be my greatest find was Nature’s Path Organic Old Fashioned Oats.
I got all six of those containers for a total of $4. That’s such a bargain. This size container is $4 to $5 each. The expiration date is in April, 2023 but I vacuum sealed all of it except one jar that I kept out to use. All that’s vacuum sealed went into the freezer.
I use rolled oats for cookies, oatmeal cake and sometimes in meatloaf. We can always eat it for breakfast too.
These are ice cube trays but I love them for pesto and herbs. This summer when I have plenty of oregano, basil, parsley, cilantro – whatever I have growing, I can chop it and mix it with just a bit of water, pour it into trays and freeze it, then just drop it into whatever I’m making. Four trays and four lids were $4 and that same package is $12 at Amazon.
I’ll give this to Nicole. I didn’t see the same exact set anywhere online but the sets with one 4 oz. bottle of day and night is about $10 at Walmart. This one has two of the day version.
I love thin metal mini spatulas for using with cast iron and especially for cookies. This one is Pampered Chef and on their website for $10. Got it for $4.
This one was funny because I always like having smaller tubes of toothpaste for when we travel. Also, these would be good to put in little bags with a toothbrush, dental floss, a small thing of hand sanitizer and give to people who might need it. This is $19 at Amazon. Got it for $4.
This is something I can make for Vince and Addie. These are about $1.25 each at Walmart so that would be $7.50 for the six. Not a huge bargain compared to other things but still almost half price.
This was the first thing I found when we walked in. A small (8.5 oz.) can of lima beans. I LOVE lima beans. Vince will eat them but they aren’t his favorite. They’re $1.18 per can at Walmart, or about $14 for 12 cans. I paid .33 per can or, $4 for the 12 of them. I will cook these down with a little butter and cream, fresh black pepper . . yum!
This one is a “Best Seller” and $10 at Amazon. Of course . . it was $4 at the pallet store. I love this recipe, though I leave out the cumin seeds and go light on the ground cumin since Vince doesn’t like it. Black mustard seeds are something I don’t keep all the time so this will be a treat.
I was happy to find regular mouth canning lids and bands. The box had been opened so I took them all out and counted them. There were 12 bands and 13 lids so I’m assuming there had been more than one box of these, another one got opened and somehow an extra lid was placed in this box. These are $9 to $10 at Walmart so $4 was a nice buy for this.
This was a nice, plain daily planner I can use for next year. Those things can be so expensive. I like this one because it has plenty of room for writing.
I will use this one for cooking/canning/preserving because of the way it’s set up. I like that it doesn’t have dates . . I add those myself.
That was quite a haul for me. I think Vince said we bought 38 items. I bought 11 so that means he bought 27. He found the 365 coffee, Italian Roast, and he likes that so he bought probably 5 or 6 bags. We’re going to vacuum seal it and freeze it since they had a lot of coffee last week and he stocked up because he had never seen much coffee in there before. I found a can of Cafe’ du Monde’ chickory coffee and he wanted that. It’s about $7 or $8 at Amazon so $4 was a good deal.
When we left, the guy working there said “See you next week!” I said “Not me . . maybe him!” It is kinda fun when I’m finding good deals on stuff I know we’ll use but I’m pretty happy to dig through the three or four food bins and be done where Vince wants to go through every bin and there are probably over 100 bins. It also eats up a chunk of the day. I asked Vince before we got there “How long are we going to stay”” He said “one hour!” After about an hour and 20 minutes, I said “Can we be done now?” and he looked a little more and we left. I don’t mind him going and staying 2 or 3 hours (or more) but that’s just not something I want to do.
Happy with what I got but I’ll be happy to stay home the next couple of times Vince wants to go.