Holy Canvas Bins Batman!

After 10 wonderful days of this:

and this:


and this:

and after going through this at the airport:

I really needed to indulge in some retail therapy.   I really never in my wildest dreams thought I would ever live so far from grandchildren.  I know I am luckier than a lot of women in that I have gotten to see her about every 3-4 months since she was born.  I had $30.00 Kohl’s bucks and a $10 off any $20.00 purchase, so basically $40.00 to spend.  I had given it to my daughter to buy some new shoes, but she did not find any she liked, so she remembered in the airport to give them back to me.  

So with heavy heart I drive the 15 miles to town to bury my wounded heart at the retail altar…. I walked into Kohls and immediately spotted 80% off canvas bins.  I immediately started feeling better.  I picked up a few, went onward to the clearance racks of clothes, both for Ally and myself.  Found good stuff, onward to the checkout.   I found some long sleeve shirts to put away for the fall and some Christmastime shirts for Ally for $1.20!

I thought 26 canvas bins was plenty and out I went after saving $666.70 and paying $152.64 for the bins and 16 items of clothing.  Pretty good shopping!

As I wheeled out to my Camry, I started thinking….did I get enough…what if I needed more and have to look back at this great price…what if I regret not getting more, after all my entire home needs to be organized…..I’m going back in…..

I went back to the display that obviously other people had noticed by then as there were an assortment of about 15 baskets left.  I took a few more and put them on the checkout area, waiting for the person in front of me to be finished with their transaction, I kept eyeing the display….mmmmmm…..Nope couldn’t stand it, I went over and cleaned out the rack.  Do you think I have a problem???

I have already started this project since today is Monday, Master Bedroom/Bath Day:

I have also  used a bin to get all the sippee cups out of my cupboards and into the garage shelves until Ally is back for another visit.   I figure I will keep more than a few empty for those times I need to clean quickly and can scoop a bunch into a bin and hide it!  I know I have committed an organizing sin in buying before knowing what I am doing with them, but if you could see my house and how disorganized it is, you would forgive me….hehe.

About Allysgrandma
Passionate homemaker after 40 years of working and raising daughters! Finally time for my first love (other than DH who I met when I was 12)....sewing and quilting.

6 Responses to Holy Canvas Bins Batman!

  1. Becky L. says:

    Oh you are bad but I am right with ya, my friend. I love baskets, my passion is the ones at Cost Plus World Market. I bought one awhile back that’s on my microwave cart. I know I could use more but am waiting for the right project! Glad you got home safe. I’m working on re-organizing my coffee table in living room. I started working on it last night while watching Army Wives but it was a repeat of last week. I couldn’t stand to see that one again. My daughter said the one that was supposed to play is on Lifetime.com so will watch it on computer so I will know what happens. So I did get some magazines pulled out that I don’t want and piled stuff back on table and will work more on it this week, maybe tonight when I watch American Pickers.
    It’s raining here today and chilly. I’d love to see some warm weather again. It was warm on Friday and now it’s raining buckets! Oh well, it will warm up soon enough I guess. Have a great day, my friend.

  2. Megan says:

    I LOVE it! I wish I would have stumbled on that great clearance rack. I love bins. I have too many but NONE of them are as cute as yours 😉

  3. Those look like great bins. What a fun deal! I have felt that way a time or two…. wondering at such a great price if I got enough.
    I’ll be anxious to see how you use them all. Laundry room shelves, closets etc…
    Thanks for linking up to my Organizing Mission link party!

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