I have to say, I love getting a bargain. In fact, as my children have learned, I rarely buy clothes or bedding until it hits the 75% off mark. Here's the girl's bedding we scored for 75% off at Target the other day. The quilts were $16, down from $64 and the coordinating striped sheets underneath were $4.50 down from $18. The big boys (James and Ben) got comforter sets that included sheets for only $15.
While we are on bargains, Tori's bottom bed is "new" from our renter that moved out. She sold me the bed with a new mattress for $20.
We very, very rarely buy new furniture; the only new things I can remember buying for children are Gabriel and James new dressers at an unfinished furniture store about eight years ago and Alei a new dresser at Ikea's scratch and dent section. Craigslist is an awesome furniture resource!
On one last bargain.....We got Buzz Lightyear, Superman, Batman, truck and dinosaur like-new pajamas at the base thrift store for a dollar a pair. That makes for a happy mom and boy.
They aren't going to look almost new when he's done with them because they double as a costume in Elijah's mind.