Thrifty Thursday : Mollies New Toy Box..

On Sunday my husband has a rare day off work. What to do on a lazy sunny morning, when the shops are not open?

We decided to go and visit our local car boot sale. I have been asking him for a while to take me as I wanted to buy Mollie one of those cute little kids pop up tunnels. I fancy my hand at a spot of sheepdog agility training!

I thought I might be able to pick a few good things up from the boot sale and cheaper than the shops. 

First stall I came to had this medium round bag for sale, that just looked like the shape of a tunnel inside.

“How much is this?!” I asked

“What is it?” She replied?

I looked puzzled, thinking well it is you who is selling it!!

“Oh I know; it’s one of those tunnel things, Β£2.00” she replied

Perfect I thought, paid her and walked off. What a bargain I boosted to the hubby, no need to look any more!

When we got home, hubby rushed outside to show Mollie what I had brought her.

What is this he shouted?

I got outside to find out it was not a tunnel what I was told it was…

It was a ball pool pit!!

Oh well, Mollie loved it and it Keeps all her toys tidy on the garden!!

My eldest son hates it though, “I will pay you Β£2.00 to chuck it” he told me, haha…

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  1. Margarett Murphy
    20th August 2015 / 9:09 pm

    Arr she looks so she enjoys that …

    • Clairejustine oxox
      24th August 2015 / 6:46 am

      Thanks, she loves getting inside and playing with her toys πŸ™‚

  2. DIY Crush Blog
    21st August 2015 / 1:22 am

    Seriously, your dog is the CUTEST pup around with this standing up ears!! I am sure he will enjoy the toy pool no matter if it's not a tunnel! πŸ˜‰

    • Clairejustine oxox
      24th August 2015 / 6:48 am

      Aww thanks :)Yes she loves it now πŸ™‚

  3. DIY Crush Blog
    21st August 2015 / 1:22 am

    I'm sorry….SHE will enjoy it!! πŸ˜‰

    • Clairejustine oxox
      24th August 2015 / 6:49 am

      I need to buy her a pink collar as everywhere she goes people say aww he is lovely πŸ˜‰

  4. Mary
    21st August 2015 / 4:56 am

    So funny Claire! I think it looks fabulous for keeping toys in! πŸ™‚

    • Clairejustine oxox
      24th August 2015 / 6:49 am

      Thanks Mary πŸ™‚ it keeps them tidy now and she can find them easier πŸ™‚

  5. Mrs Average
    21st August 2015 / 6:25 am

    Haha! I remember buying a pop up tent from a car boot sale. It conveniently 'popped up' while I was battling back up the hill in the wind, with a pushchair and toddler in tow πŸ™‚ I hope much fun is had with the ball pool pit. #PoCoLo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      24th August 2015 / 6:51 am

      Oh no, just when you don't want it to!! I had fun trying to put a pop up basket down the other day, oh my!!

  6. Rebecca Roversi
    21st August 2015 / 7:14 am

    Aw cute dog and a great story #PoCoLo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25th August 2015 / 3:23 pm

      Thank you Rebecca πŸ™‚

  7. Mother of Mad Cats & Babies
    21st August 2015 / 9:56 am

    lol, I'm glad she likes it, for the price you paid, I think you got a good deal! ☺️ Thanks for linking up to #PoCoLo today too!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25th August 2015 / 3:24 pm

      Yes, it was worth it for a few weeks before she chews it πŸ™‚

  8. Silly Mummy
    21st August 2015 / 12:58 pm

    Haha – what an amenable dog! Promised a tunnel, gets a ball pool, not a strop in sight! #PoCoLo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25th August 2015 / 3:25 pm

      Haha, yes she loved seeing something new..

  9. Kim Carberry
    21st August 2015 / 8:46 pm

    Who needs a tunnel anyway….hehehe What a bargain. She looks very happy with it πŸ˜€

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25th August 2015 / 3:25 pm

      Haha, so true!! thanks Kim πŸ™‚

  10. Lisa1970
    22nd August 2015 / 9:30 am

    Looks a perfect idea to me πŸ™‚ You're so lucky Mollie's not a demented chewer, Stella would have ripped it to shreds in seconds! #pocolo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25th August 2015 / 3:26 pm

      Thanks Lisa, I am so surprised she has not chewed it yet, anything else in site has been !!

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