Well, when I was in Texas, I found a GREAT store! It is called Berry Good Buys. All of the money goes to domestic violence victims in the Tarrant County area. They also provide a place for people who have escaped a bad situation to shop and replace items they may have had to leave behind. Who wouldn't want to support that???
So, I went in with high hopes- and found some great deals. All of their pants were on sale for $1.00- I bought two pairs of maternity pants to put away for someday (hopefully someday soon). Also grabbed a cute ivy planter/display for $4.00 (will post picture when I post pics of my kitchen redo), and the best part- my new kitty toy holder!!!! I had to stand outside for a few minutes before they opened, and it was love at first sight. It was a bit more than I usually spend ($5.00), but I knew I was supporting a great cause.
So, here is the container I found:
close up pic
I then spent about 20 minutes gathering up most of the toys in the house...
and found a new spot for them in the living room
To me, not bad for $5.00. I have debated brushing some brown glaze on the outside to where it will be less white and more creme, but I don't want to ruin it. In the days since, I have found more toys around and it is almost full. Yes, we need a 12 step program! Especially since they play with water bottle caps most of the time...