Monthly Archives: May 2013

Baby Shower Show & Tell Sunday

It seems that the latest thing in baby designs is owls. There are of course other themes too

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Cheese -Sliced and Shredded for a frugal price

As my tag line “ Thoughts on living a frugal life as a single” indicates one of the purposes I had in mind when I began blogging was to share what frugality looks like for a single person. Somehow I … Continue reading

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I’ve heard lots of stories of people finding treasure at second hand stores and flipping it for big profit. I have tried this a few times with less than stellar results. I saw this 1950’s wagon wheel chair.   Value … Continue reading

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What is it?

Its time for another “What Is It? Challenge. Last time I found an item at a thrift store that I didn’t recognize, I posted a picture here and one of my readers solved the mystery.Chopstick rests . This is today’s … Continue reading

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Swim Shoes

Sometimes second hand shopping can be a S-L-O-W process. It can take months to find what you want, in good condition, for a price you’re willing to pay. Last Friday my sister told me one of her foster girls needed … Continue reading

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Animal Themed Cakes

I’m sorry, some of these may be repeats, if so, I hope you enjoy them again.

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Show and Tell Sunday

Following on my rant  last Sunday I am pleased to see that not everyone is buying into the brand loyalty-commercial ideas when it comes to children’s birthday cakes. Little girls can have a generic princess party rather than a Disney one. … Continue reading

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