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What is a Habitat for Humanity Restore?

It’s the ULTIMATE toy store for DIYers and Crafters!!!

Okay, have you ever passed a sign like this?

Next time you better TURN AROUND and go back IMMEDIATELY!

You will be sooooo happy that you did!

I’m finding all sorts of new goodies living up here in North Carolina!  I have never experienced a Habitat for Humanity Restore before and now I NEVER want to go back to a place that doesn’t have them.  They have just about EVERYTHING a DIY girl could dream about!

Okay, I keep gushing but this is how AWESOME this place is…..
When you walk in it seems like a typical thrift store at first.  Until you see all the “EXTRAS”
they have towards the back.  It was like walking into Lowe’s or Home Depot’s Super Clearance Center (if those exists…. but this place does and that’s what counts).  There were rows and rows of all sorts of hardware store finds.

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There were tiles (for as little as .25 each).

There were appliances. (how about an over the range microwave for $25?!)
There were fixtures galore!

(Yeah- this chandelier was $30….if only we didn’t live in an apartment!)
They had all sorts of tools. And paint brushes. And drill bits. And drawer knobs. And sealant. And paint. Oh, you get my drift.  All for a RIDICULOUSLY LOW PRICE!  My husband about fell over when he saw a $30 drill bit set for $4!

Oh, and you know all those adorable shutter projects you see on Pinterest? Where, Oh Where do they get those shutters?

Yep, at the Habitat for Humanity Restore.

And those super cute door projects? Yep, they come from the Habitat for Humanity Restore too—as low as $5 a door!  If only I had the room to do all these projects dancing in my head!  Once we get a house- watch out!

In addition to all these awesome deals they also have new cabinets that you can buy at a fraction of the price. They have granite counter tops.  There’s even a section outside that had sinks, toilets, grills, etc.

And…. that’s not all!  They also have the regular thrift store finds too!  There’s furniture, holiday décor, knick knacks, and books.

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It is a glorious place.  So, if you see this sign:

You better hit your brakes and TURN AROUND IMMEDIATELY!
You’ll be so glad you did (although I can’t guarantee your spouse will be when you return home with a carload of FABULOUS FINDS!

Disclosure: This post has not been endorsed and is in no way affiliated with the Habitat for Humanity Restore.  No compensation was received…I’m simply sharing my finds with you!

Bye for now! Where I Shop- (1)
Thrive Market - It's like the Costco of organics...this is where I get all of my sugar, flour, baking supplies, kids snacks, etc.
Zaycon Foods- This is where I buy most of my meat products in bulk.  The quality is amazing and the prices just can't be beat!  I mean, $1.89 a pound for boneless all-natural chicken breasts!!  It is bulk but you can always split with a friend or make up a bunch of freezer meals like I do!
Melissa Llado
Melissa is a busy mom trying to survive the preschool years. She loves a good Pinot Grigio and cuddling up on the couch for the latest super hero movie. Her kids enjoy getting in the kitchen and helping make a mess trying new recipes! Even though she's constantly creating new and delicious treats she usually winds up buying grocery store treats when it's time for her to take snacks for school-- at all of the teachers' dismay.
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