I went in looking for a glass goldfish bowl to make a second terrarium but didn’t find one.
Law of Thrift Shopping no. 1 states: if you’re looking for something specific, you won’t ever find it.
But I did find some good stuff (photos to come!) including a black rain coat, formerly from Old Navy. It is perfect, exactly [...]
It’s SPRING. And it’s garbage day. As I walked the girls to school I couldn’t help seeing what people were all throwing out. It seems a lot of us get the spring cleanout bug. I have caught it myself. I brought a stuffed garbage bag, a smaller bag and a box full of family castoffs to the [...]
I picked up this book for about a quarter at a local thrift shop. If I had stopped at the cover I would have given it a pass.
It’s called “My Clock Book” and the cover illustration is an uninspired 1970’s sketch of children gathered around a pile of clocks.
“Originally entititled WHAT TIME IS IT?” is [...]
Last week Mark helped his friend Grant lug an almost-new mattress to a local Salvation Army store. It was actually one I hadn’t been to, but as soon as Mark returned and I heard the words “Pyrex” and “books” I was chomping to go.
A couple days later I nonchalantly gathered a bag of old goods* [...]