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Spent a lot of money in 2011? Dreading the credit card bills? Here are 2 quick tips to help you start the New Year out in thrifty flea market style. 1. COUPONS - Super Couponer Jill Cataldo conducted a workshop at Wolff's Flea Market in July 2011 and shared a lot of information and techniques to lower grocery bills. While it may be challenging to cut a $400 grocery bill down to $15, it is feasible to regularly save 25-30% by using coupons and understanding store sale cycles. READ MORE HERE 2. BUY SECONDHAND - My motto? "Why Buy New When You Can Renew?" Living in a flea market world, most every piece of wood furniture in the Wolff home is secondhand.  See examples below.  According to the Money Crashers article, 10 Things You Should Always Buy Secondhand,  " Thrift shops,  garage sales....  dollar stores  (AND OF COURSE FLEA MARKETS!)  are great sources of savings, because there are some things that you just never need to buy new, not even in good times."

Think Outside the Box This Holiday Season: Shop at a Flea Market!

SHOPPING › From the community Think Outside the Box This Holiday Season By  Sharon Wolff - Wolff's Flea Market   December 2, 2011 at 7:28 a.m. Print Email                                                   Holiday Shopping at its Best Lowest prices of the season, store coupons, early bird specials, free shipping, 1-day sales, and 20% off… These phrases lure us into department stores with the mindset that we will get the best possible deal on gifts and other holiday fare. We feel pretty smart after saving money on the items we want and need. Now that Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday have passed, where else can consumers turn to for the best of the rest of their shopping? We vote for shopping at flea markets, and give you four reasons to shop at Palatine’s only flea market-Wolff’s at 1775 N. Rand Rd. Number 1: New Merchandise. Think outside the box! Did you realize that our over 300 vendors are able to offer you quality bran

December 1, 2011 Newsletter

From: Wolff's Flea Market <> Subject: Special Offers From our Vendors Dec. 3 & 4 Reply: Having trouble viewing this email?  Click here Buy This at Wolff's Flea Market! HAPPY HOWLIDAYS! Save the date for Sunday, December 11.  Santa Claus is coming to Wolff's Flea Market! 11am-2pm Kids make your own ornament! Adults, bring a pair of gloves or a hat for donation to  PATH  Palatine and get in FREE on December 11.  SEE YOU AT THE FLEA! 1775 N. Rand Rd. Palatine, IL 60074 847-524-9590 WEEKLY VENDOR SPECIALS What can you get for 1 dollar? What's free this week? Click here for full list of specials                HOLIDAY HOURS December 3-4 - Open 8am-4pm December 10 - Open 8am-4pm December 11 - Wolff's Howliday, Santa, Kids Fun - OPEN 8-4 ***December 23-Friday Special Hours-Open 8am-4pm Vendor spaces $15*** ***December 24-Saturday - Open 8am-4pm December 25 - Christmas CLOSE

Vendor Deals 12/3-12/4

D5  SPYCE GIRL’S GOURMET FOODS BRUSCETTAS 2 for $5 Most spices $4, 4 for $15  16 x 22 baking sheet reg. $10, Special $8    E2 AVON 54 PIECE MAKE-UP TRAIN CASE WAS $40, NOW $15             F10    FREE stuffed animal to a child---while they last! H7  Home Sweet Home: 5-piece picture frame set. Includes: 8x10, 5x7, 4x6, 2-3 1/2x 5  Retail $19.95, Your price $10 H8  JADED UNICORN: ALL ITEMS ON SPECIAL! ANTIQUE, NATIVE AMERICAN, WHAT NOT           K1     ALL TOYS ½ PRICE K6-8, L7-8 FREE Crest 6.4oz toothpaste when you spend $15 on health & beauty FREE puzzle when you spend $20 on toys NEW name brand toys up to 60% off retail                L5-L6       2 Tables, 2 Lamps, 1 Wall Mirror- $50 Snug Bunny Boys & Girls $3.50 each Tootsie Miniature Cars- $3 each or 3 for $8             M6-M7    ALL ITEMS $1.00 SHOES, BOOTS, COATS, CLOTHES, ETC! UPSTAIRS AA 2-3 Mystery Boxes of craft items. Whole box for $10 Mostly new from moms craft room                                   


Remember that flea markets are 100's of businesses under 1 roof! Deals for Saturday November 26 & Sunday November 27 MAIN FLOOR D5 Bruschetta & MOST gourmet foods $3 each or 2 for $5 D11            1. Brand new, any style umbrella $3 ($9-$12 retail) 2. Brand new Pfaltzgraff 16-pc dinnerware sets $30 ($79.99 retail) 3. Multi-Tool with pouch & bits $13 ($22 retail) E2            AVON:  Holiday gift mugs with hand cream-makes a great teacher gift! E5-E6            20% off jewelry F8-F9            Liquid Bargain: 512 mb flash drive pens in giftbox - $5 or 5 for $20 G4            US Gold Exchange: Sterling silver rings (in the black boxes) $12 each or 2 for $20 H5-H6            Bracelets & necklaces H7            Home Sweet Home Products” $5 off purchase of $50-$99 $10 off purchase of $100 or more I9            Bamboo 20% off Swords 15% off J10            2 double 15” speakers $299 K1            All glass & ceramic ½ price K6-8 & L7            1. Buy any

11/1/11 Newsletter: Grand Re-Opening Palatine-Something for Everyone!

PALATINE GRAND RE-OPENING SUNDAY NOVEMBER 6  Something for Everyone! $ RAFFLE $ $$$$$$$$$$$ We're giving back to Palatine, and we are giving right back to you! Enter to win one of many raffle prizes: Jewel  giftcards, Wolff's Howlers, Thanksgiving themed giftbag, Vendor passes, Customer passes, Wolff's Flea Market T-shirts More... VENDOR SPECIALS Many sellers will be offering special Grand Re-Opening Deals! Look for signs at their booths. FOOD DRIVE November 6-13 Bring an unexpired, nonperisable food item for the  Palatine Township Food Pantry  and get in FREE! Needed : Instant mashed potatoes, spaghetti sauce, peanut butter, jelly, crackers, cold cereal, tuna, Hamburger Helper, dry soup and toilet paper. FORMER NEGRO LEAGUE LEGENDS  10am-2pm Meet: Hank Presswood Lou Clarizio Johnny Washington Ray Knox Nathan Weston More info  HERE  NUMISMATIST  Jeff Byer will demonstrate his knowledge of coins for children and adults. EVERYTHING ELSE! Holiday, art,

Recipe Form

WOLFF’S FLEA MARKET COOKBOOK RECIPE FORM       Questions? Call 847-524-9590 Please write out the details of your recipe. Include details & write clearly. Special gold star recognition if you include and label ingredients purchased at Wolff’s Flea Market! Submit forms to the front desk in Palatine by December 4 or email to COOKBOOK NAME________________________________________________________________ YOUR NAME: _____________________________________________________________________ PHONE# ___________________________________________  EMAIL_____________________________________________                 (required if we have questions) Check one: VENDOR____________________ CUSTOMER___________________ NAME OF RECIPE__________________________________________________________________ RECIPE HISTORY: Family recipe? Cultural? Did you make it up? _____________________________ ______________________________________________