Category Archives: thrift store shopping

Book Report #4

The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey In 1984 I purchased a brand new car. I took out a 60 month loan. An aversion to debt was instilled in me from childhood. I wanted to pay the loan off as soon … Continue reading

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Thrifted Cleaning Supplies

I recently bought toilet bowl cleaner at the thrift store. It may be a lifetime supply for me but at $5.99 for three bottles it was just 50 cents more than I usually pay for one bottle. As I put my new … Continue reading

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Mega- Thrifting

I took advantage of the MLK day sales and spent the whole day thrifting. In 6 hours I traveled 35 mile, visited 10 stores and spent $49.06. So what did I purchase? I bought 4- 99 cent sweaters at Goodwill. 2 of … Continue reading

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New Recipe #3 &4

Both of these bread recipes are from a book I picked up years ago at a thrift store. How Cooking Works is a wealth of helpful information (but I’m not going to try anymore recipes from it). Recipe #3 Toasted Oat … Continue reading

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Thrift Report

Just before Lou’s passing ( Thank you to all who posted condolence messages for me) I spent the day thrifting and came home with some timely purchases. The hanging basket will replace this one. I harvested the knobs off the … Continue reading

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Same shopping trip, different project

You may have noticed in the picture of things from  Deseret Industries were some drapery hold backs. When I began line drying my clothes I learned an important lesson. The sun will bleach the clothes. This will work to your advantage … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

For cheap An outing to a major league Baseball game can be very expensive. Here’s how I did it for $5.75 First of all everyone I know, knows I am Mariner’s fan. A friend, John’s company sponcered day at the ballpark. But John had … Continue reading

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