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Next to Newsletter- Monday October 5, 2009

Next to Newsletter
The thrill of shopping without the guilt!
Monday- October 5, 2009
A weekly publication of Next to New Resale Boutique

Thanks so much to all of you who made our First Friday Sale the best to date! The next sale will be on November 6 so mark your calendars. Now that we have some extra space on the racks, we're hard at work stocking our winter inventory. There'll be lots to choose from so come on by!

What's on Sale?

This week, we're marking down tags left and right...

30% OFF GREEN tags

75% OFF PURPLE tags

Lots of $.50 and $1.00 CLEARANCE and a whole new sidewalk rack!

New Columns

My husband, Arthur, and I each write twice-a-month columns for The Gainesville Times. His deal with computing and technology issues. Mine deal with whatever strikes my fancy. His latest was published on September 26th. Click
here to read Arthur's piece on the pitfalls of home computer repair. My October 2nd column is about guilty pleasures on the Internet. Click here to read it.

Coming Soon...

Gainesville High School's drama department presents"West Side Story," on Oct. 6-8 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $5.00. E-mail or get tickets at GHS the days of the show.

McKenzie Eller and her aunt were shopping for costumes this weekend and gave us the word on what sounds like a wonderful show. Stephens County Middle School in Toccoa will present "Songs of America" on November 19 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $3.00. McKenzie says there will be over 200 kids performing musical numbers from throughout U.S. history...sounds inspiring- and fun!

Toy Story

There are now a lot of new Toy coupons available
that will make things much easier on the budget for holiday shopping! The coupons don't expire until next January 15th. That means that you can even use them for after-Christmas sales and Black Friday sales. Keep in mind, though--just because they don't expire until January, doesn't mean that these coupons will be available for very long. So be sure to print yours HERE before they are gone. Remember, you can print 2 of each per computer.Toy coupons include:

-$10 off Sit & Spin

-$5 off Playskool Activity Ball toy

-$5 off Playskool Dino Roars Hatchling toy

-$10 off Playskool Dino Roars Stompers toy

-$5 off Playskool Tumble & Twirl top

-$5 off Playskool Swing & Score Baseball set

-$10 off Hasbro Dance Cam

-$5 off Playskool Step Start Walk & Ride toy

-$3 off Playskool Lullaby Glo Worm

-$5 off Playskool Busy Ball Popper

-$2 off Mr. Potato Head or Mrs. Potato Head

-$5 off Mr. Potato Head Silly Suitcase

-$5 off Mr. Potato Head Spud Buds

N2N Family News

Eli LoCicero, Rob Brooksher, Rachel Glazer, Luke Tucker (front)

More good news from the debate front! North Hall High School's debate team had a great showing at Saturday's tournament at Sequoia High School in Canton. N2N's Rachel Glazer placed first in Dramatic Interpretation. Rachel and Eli LoCicero placed second in Duo Interpretation. Luke Tucker, in his first tournament ever, placed third in Humorous Interpretation. Rob Brooksher was awarded the third place speaker's trophy for student congress.

Even more impressive, these kids began their day at 5 a.m., traveling to Canton for the meet, competed all day and then returned to Gainesville in time to perform for a nearly full house in North Hall's production of "Almost, Maine." Way to go, Trojans!

Heartbreak Alert!

Looking for love online? That's where more and more people are turning to find companionship and, hopefully, love everlasting. Sometimes it works- that's where Arthur and I met 17 years ago. Other times you can meet slick operators who can woo you out of your money before you know what hit you. Click
here to go to It has everything you need to know about online romance scams. And we all know knowledge is power!

National Food Bank Week

Since 1987, a week has been set aside to promote food banks across America. This year it's from October 11-17. Food banks are of vital importance to needy individuals...and right now there are more needy individuals than ever. N2N's Cheryl Hughes volunteers with the food bank at Oakwood United Methodist Church. We'd like to do something to help support her work there. So here's the deal: bring in a bag of non-perishable food items (three items or more) and receive 20% off your N2N cash purchase or get a coupon good for 20% off of a purchase later in the week (the coupons will expire on October 18th.) And how's this for easy? If you forget to bring anything, you can just step next door to Family Dollar Store and pick up some canned goods!

Give a Day. Get a Disney Day

Beginning January 1, 2010, when you sign up to volunteer a day of service with a participating organization (and your service is completed and verified) you'll get one day admission to a Walt Disney World or Disneyland theme park, free! Disney wants to inspire one million people to volunteer a day of service. Up to 8 people per household can participate. Click
here for details.

Fix It!

The Fix-It Club helps you discover the fun and the function of fixing things around your home -- from air conditioners to zippers! They offer ten good reasons to fix or recycle things that break. Then they give you over 175 fix-it guides with illustrated steps to guide you in troubleshooting and repairing or recycling anything around your home and household.

Lemon Yogurt Poppyseed Muffins

Yoplait Yogurt is on sale at Ingles this week- 10/ $5.00. That makes it a good time to try these Lemon Yogurt Poppyseed Muffins made with Yoplait's Lemon Burst Yogurt. Click
here to see the recipe.

Even better, click here to print a coupon good for $.50 off of 6 cartons of Yoplait...and Ingles doubles coupons, so it's actually $1.00 off!

Last Word

Weekly this 'n' that

Remember to bring in your plastic grocery bags to recycle and register to win a $25.00 store credit. September's winner is JANET MORLEY.

If you'd like to be added to the N2N Hot Flash list and receive freebie and bargain alerts during the week, just email me at

Each week, we'll be doing cash buying for one area in the shop that really needs inventory. This week, it's SHOES.

We'll be buying shoes for cash all week- through Thursday, October 8th. Check next week's newsletter to see what the next buy-for-cash department will be.

Get a $5.00 store credit to you any time you bring us a new shopper. It's easy. Just bring in your friends who've never tried N2N shopping. When they check out at the register, we'll give YOU a $5.00 credit on the spot.

THEN- at the end of the month we'll hold a drawing of names of everyone who brought us new shoppers. That winner gets a $50.00 store credit. Also, if you brought us the MOST new shoppers, you'll get a $50.00 store credit.

The winner of September's random drawing is APRIL WHITE- there's a $50.00 store credit waiting for you, April!

September's winner for bringing us the most new shoppers is...drumroll, please...JOYCE JONES! Come on by to get your $50.00 credit, Joyce!

Let's work to get the word out: friends don't let friends shop retail!

Computer Problems?

Don't hesitate to call Arthur if your computer has a virus or isn't running as fast as it should. He will come to you or you can drop off your PC at Next to New. His rates put the Geeks to shame and your satisfaction is guaranteed. One-on-one instruction available or get some friends together for an even better rate. He can fix software problems through remote access if necessary, so no matter where you are, give him a call - your computer will thank you. You can click
here to go to his website.
(770) 540-5100

That's it for now. Remember-email goes both ways...

If you run across any exceptional bargains or impressive new products, let us know. We'll put the word out! Have a remarkable week!

Teressa and the Next2New Crew

Next to New Resale Boutique

1705 Cleveland Hwy.

Gainesville, GA 30501


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