09/29/2011 02:23 pm ET Updated Nov 29, 2011

New Isn't Always Good: 6 Used Things to Love

Although I admit that new can sometimes be very nice, old or used can be just as good! Here are some examples of used goodies that are even better than new:

Books and magazines: Go to your neighborhood library and take out a book or flip through their magazines. You can also buy used books that look practically brand new from websites such as Amazon, or trade them on the web at Swap.com.

Animals: There are plenty of cute pets waiting to be loved at your local shelter. Remember adopting older dogs has its benefits too. For example, you won't need to bother with potty training, and most dogs calm down after they pass the rapscallion puppy stage.

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