Category Archives: Thrift Stores

Take me back to Tulsa…PLEASE.

Hello, dear friends. It’s been a while. And the gaps in posting might continue because… I have a job. Like, a real job, that requires me to go to a real office. Sob.  I guess it had to happen at some point; the kids went to school, officially, this year — not this twice-a-week-for-four-hours pre-school, […]

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January Doldrums.

Instagram has made me a terrible blogger. It’s just so easy to snap a picture with my phone and throw it up on Instagram with a pithy comment, and then I feel as though I’ve blogged about it, but I really haven’t. Also, as I tell Shara, I have imaginary conversations with you guys all […]

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Cautionary Tale: in which I buy a Salvation Army pallet so you don’t have to.

Just put a big ol’ SUCKER sticker across my forehead. When I went back to the Springdale Salvation Army and they had not only one but TWO mystery pallets for sale, I knew I was going to be hauling a bunch of junk home. I just couldn’t resist. Here was my thought process, in a […]

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Back to School.

I try to buzz around my local Habitat for Humanity Restore at least once ever two weeks or so, mainly for the odd hardware item like stain, paint, hooks, or actual wood to use for projects. Every now and then they’ll have a cool piece of furniture but it is generally pretty pricey as thrift […]

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Various and Sundry.

Load the kids into the car. Take them to the thrift store. Avoid the toy aisle and still end up fighting over whether they need more books or not. Find something spectacular that won’t fit in the cart so allow the nice thrift store employee to take it up to the counter. Worry for the […]

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