Final Thoughts On Thrifting

This week we’ve been discussing thrift store shopping and I admitted my recent tendency to purchase pretty items without much thought simply because they were a good price and I knew if I didn’t use it, I could sell it.  I’ve decided to stop that cycle.  The best part of the posts is always in […]

Your Thoughts on Thrifting-itis

There’s gold in yesterday’s comments.  Thank you all so much for pouring your heart out, sharing your tips, talking honestly about the lure of the good deal. Here are a few of my favorite comments.  And if you don’t have time to read them all, please scroll down to the very end.  There’s a link […]

How to Cure Thrift Store Shopping, I Hate to Pass Up a Great Deal-itis Disease Syndrome

About a year ago I realized that I had an abundance of stuff.  An abundance of cute stuff.  An abundance of cute stuff that I liked that I found for a super great price while thrifting.  Since then I’ve had a huge indoor outdoor yardsale, sold stuff on ebay, taken castoffs to the Goodwill, written […]

Browsing for a Coffee Table

For months I’ve been on the prowl for a round coffee table.  It wasn’t a desperate prowl, we had a big chunky rectangular coffee table that I still love but, it was taking up a lot of precious room that could be freed up with a circle. There are times when we need something and […]

Master Bedroom

so far before Our bedroom had been neglected for far too long.  I was ready for change and my requirements were: neutral colors a pretty bed drapes masculine and feminine feel places to sit an 8 x 10 rug surfaces to place books and tums and snoring medicine and my other old lady paraphernalia better […]

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Using Second Hand Finds In Your Home

Our $20 thrift store chair sits comfortably in front of our $18 yard sale dresser.  When we pulled into the parking lot of the Goodwill the other day, I told my husband how I never find anything good anymore at that particular store. I was dreading going in. Then I saw the chair.  I remembered […]