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Thrift Haul

Helping Hands isn’t far from my home but its not along my regularly traveled route so I seldom shop there. Recently I had to pass it so I stopped in for a look around. I’m glad I did. I like … 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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Failed Refashion

After being inspired by a post I saw on E How I went searching for a sweater to refashion into a skirt. I found this cashmere sweater at Deseret Industries.  Although I love the soft texture and the subtle earth tones, (the … Continue reading

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Thrifty Haul

Until 1964 Highway 99 was the North-South corridor through the pacific coast states. Unlike California and Oregon, much of the former route of U.S. Highway 99 in Washington still exists as local roads and regular city streets. In my area … Continue reading

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Frugal Gift Giving

  My friend Tara loves horseback riding. She volunteers at a stable. She takes riding lessons. She loves horses (and just about anything related to horses) She also loves to bake and cook. My friend Fred and his wife are … Continue reading

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Frugal and Generous

Doris posted an Offer: polar fleece scrap fabric on Freecycle recently. I responded that I’d love to have her scraps to make hats to donate to people on the streets. I quickly got to work and her scraps became an … Continue reading

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Thrifty fix and Great Blue Herons

I have a friend who teaches fourth grade. Each year she takes her class to visit a Great Blue Heron colony. I have joined her for this outing the past few years. After my first trip I realized that the children … Continue reading

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