Showing posts from December, 2011


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