You could say moving is one of my specialties: Over the past decade, I’ve lived in more than 25 different apartments. Because I don’t move with much, I’ve had to get creative when it comes to stocking my kitchen on a budget.
The thrift store is almost always my first stop, although they don’t always have what I need. Not to mention, there are certain items I generally can’t (or don’t want to) buy used.
So where do I go next? The dollar store.
As I learned from my late grandfather, these stores have pretty much everything you need — for cheap. If you’re setting up a new kitchen, or just looking to replace or stock up on some things, grab one (or 12) of the following items.