Sunday, September 12, 2010

Next to Newsletter- Monday September 13, 2010

Don't you just love that little nip of fall in the morning air? Get ready for all-out Autumn!
Come on in to N2N for sweaters, hoodies, jeans...everything you need to be outfitted for brisk weather.
The Coke Lady Returns!

Great news! Many of you know about the Coke Lady (so nicknamed because of her employer)- she brings wonderful plus size fashions and size 9-9.5-10 shoes.

She brought us a car load of magnificent name brand fashions on Saturday, September 4.

There's everything- tops, bottoms, shoes, jackets, purses, night wear. Many still have the retail tags attached!

There's still lots to choose from so come check it out.

Wish List

Outerwear for everyone
Costume Jewelry
Shoes and Bags

What's on Sale?

Let's do the wild card sale again...with a whole new deck of cards! This time we'll be adding categories like "30% off anything blue" and "30% off anything that starts with the first letter of your name."

We're still coming up with categories. Any suggestions?

As always, there will be one card with 30% off your entire purchase!

Latest Columns

My husband, Arthur, and I each write twice-a-month columns for The Times here in Gainesville. His deal with computing and technology issues. Mine deal with whatever strikes my fancy.

Arthur's latest was published on September 4. Click
here to read his thoughts on whether or not to purchase an extended warranty.

My September 3rd column is about the origins of Labor Day.
Click here to read it.

Etiquette Hell

Etiquette Hell is the Internet’s largest repository of over 6,000 firsthand bad etiquette stories submitted by ordinary people who are tired of the selfish, rude antics of their fellow man...and the stories make for hilarious reading because, of course, WE would never act like that!

Etiquette Hell is a unique collection of what people find most offensive in their interactions with friends, family and co-workers but are too courteous to actually say it to their faces. Click here to take a look.

Make a Donation for FREE!

The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia (their Facebook page still has their old name, the Humane Society of Hall County) is running a $5.00 Facebook Challenge. They're asking all of their Facebook friends (over 1500 at last count) to give $5.00 or more. There's a donate button on their FB page. The funds will go to buy new food and water bowls for their animals.

Here's the deal. If you haven't already, please click "like" on the
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia FB page. Then donate $5.00 (or more) by clicking on the arrow next to the Links button and scroll down to "Support our..." Print out your PayPal confirmation (or you can just run a contribution by the shelter on Ridge Road and get a receipt.) Bring it with you the next time you come to N2N. We'll give you a $5.00 store credit--and maybe throw a little confetti.

That's like making a donation for FREE!

Please share this with all your Facebook friends...I'll keep you posted on how it's going. As of today, they've raised $110.00.


Click here to see a sweet video of a dog and his best friend, a dolphin.

Coupon Workshop

Learn how to use coupons to reduce expenses at the Coupon Cents and More Workshop. It's at 1 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Hall County Library's Gainesville Branch (127 Main St. NW.) Call 770-532-3311, ext. 114 to preregister or email

Pick a card...

Like card tricks? Click here to see the best card trick ever.

Rachel, I dare you to figure this one out!

What's for Dinner?

Dutch Apple Dessert

5 medium all purpose apples, pared, cored and sliced
1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups biscuit baking mix, divided
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons cold butter, divided
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped nuts

HEAT oven to 325°F. Spray 9-inch square baking pan with no-stick cooking spray.

COMBINE apples, sweetened condensed milk and cinnamon in medium bowl.

PLACE 1 cup biscuit mix in large bowl; cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in apple mixture. Pour into prepared pan.

COMBINE remaining 1/2 cup biscuit mix and brown sugar in small bowl; cut in remaining 2 tablespoons butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix in nuts. Sprinkle evenly over apple mixture.

BAKE 1 hour or until golden. Serve warm with ice cream, if desired.

Wise Words on a Bumper

Weekly this 'n' that

N2N wants you to like us...on Facebook! Click here to go to our fan page and click "like" to join up. We post great deals when we find them during the week and link to other great frugal sites. We have the Deal of the Day and Hot sure don't want to miss out on that!

We'll be doing more drawings for credits and other goodies on a regular basis, so be sure to get in on the action!

Remember to bring in your plastic grocery bags to recycle and register to win a $25.00 store credit.

Get a $5.00 store credit 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 to use on your next visit.

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

...and don't forget Senior Discount Day- each Monday, everyone 55 and over gets 30% off their cash purchases.

We're still collecting goodies to send to Eric Roper in Iraq. We've sent two boxes so far- the latest one went out last week. Thanks to Ellen and Debbie for all the wonderful snacks and grooming aids!

Please remember this brave young man when you're shopping and drop off some contributions for the next box!

Computer Problems?

Arthur can fix your computer, rid it of viruses and malware or tune it up for you. He'll make it run faster than it did when you first bought it. You can drop it off at N2N or he can do a house call. He writes a column on computer care for The Times every other Saturday. You can visit his blog at to see an archive of columns, searchable by keywords.

Most times he will have your computer back to you within two days and his rates include a free follow-up phone consultation.

Call Computer House Calls at 770-540-5100 or email him at Your computer will thank you.

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
Monday- Saturday 10-6
Sunday 1-6

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