Tag Archives: second hand stores

Five Frugal Fails

I don’t want you to think that all my attempts at frugality work out as planned. So instead of a 5 Frugal Things post, today I’m doing a 5 Frugal Fails. 1.I was looking through my collection of thrifted patterns to … Continue reading

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April Thrift Report 5

The toaster oven and microwave are important tools in my kitchen. I use them daily to reheat my meals from the stockpile in the freezer. Recently the on-off knob on my toaster oven developed a short. At first I was able to make it work by … Continue reading

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April Thrift Report 3

On April 17th 1957 I became big sister to boy/girl baby twins. This year my brother and his wife were celebrating in Hawaii. I treated my sister to a day of thrifting. I didn’t tell her what I had planned … Continue reading

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April Thrift Report 2

I couldn’t resist this pretty tote bag. It was New With Tags and only cost me $2. I’ve been using it as a shopping bag. Every summer I enjoy spending my evenings on the back porch. Mosquitos also enjoy the … Continue reading

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April Thrift Report

I’m a little late with my April report since its the middle of May already. Even so I’m eager to show what I bought. I found some REAL deals.   April 5th -Deseret Industries -$4.38 April 6th – Goodwill                  -$17.47 April … Continue reading

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March Thrift Report

I didn’t do as much thrifting as I usually do in March. Here’s what I DID buy. Because I don’t already have enough white dishes. (I have “Thriftitis”, I can’t help myself)I’ve been wanting to replace my cracked crock before … Continue reading

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February Thrift Report

February 1- Helping Hands $2.08 I’ve heard/read others that say; undergarments are where they draw the line when it comes to second hand clothes. I’m satisfied that once I’ve washed any garment it is ready for me to wear. I have purchased … Continue reading

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