Category Archives: Thrift Stores

Some thrift store success.

I have a bunch of pictures of finds from this past weekend to post but I’m skipping ahead of those to post some treasures from a trip to the Goodwill on the south side of town yesterday. I told Shara over at Monkeybox that I had gotten some good deals and she said she had […]

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Fun re-do.

I love the looks of tiny little chest of drawers, to use for corralling all kinds of little things like desk supplies. They’re hard to come by, though, unless you count those old, beat-up wooden jewelry boxes that you can always find in the thrift stores. Like this one, for example. I found this at […]

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The spoils of a Friday morning.

Last night I realized that there’s no reason why I couldn’t hit a few yard sales in town on Friday mornings, as long as they start by 7 am — Justin doesn’t need to leave for work until 7:40, plenty of time for me to buzz about like a little bee and hit two or […]

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Thrifty Returns.

So I’m slowly starting to get my sea legs back in the area of thrifting. In Chicago, I knew every thrift store like the back of my hand, and I had a whole routine for every one of them: what days I would visit, what part of the store I would go to first, what […]

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Thrifting breaks a dry spell.

I feel like I’m paying for that great yard sale day a month or so ago by having a slew of bad Saturdays. Like the Thrifting Gods thought I had had enough good luck. It’s either that or admitting that yard sale season is winding down and I refuse — REFUSE, I tell you — […]

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