Author Archives: kathy & deb

Crazy And Not-So-Crazy Christmas Crafts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, as the car advertisements sing.  To me, the craziness is just starting, but the wonderful doesn’t really kick in until right before Christmas.  One of my favorite months is January, when I … Continue reading

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No More Kvetching

We have been told by our grammarian (our resident proofreader) that we must stop complaining about the opening hours of the Goodwill bins.  Doesn’t he know that whining is one of our main raison d’être?  What will we complain about now?  … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Turkey

For our readers who don’t live in the U.S., to talk turkey means to discuss something honestly and directly.  Long-time readers already know that we do that; tact might not be our gift.  Thanksgiving is probably NOT the best time … Continue reading

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A Peevish Post

Yet again, last week, the bins were not open when we got there.  We toured a couple of thrifts, and went to lunch.  Then we drove back to the other side of town to find the bins finally open.  At … Continue reading

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Grumpy Kitties

We’ve had to change our shopping routine for the first time in many moons.  The Goodwill bins now open at 10am officially.  We showed up a few minutes before 10, and waited twenty minutes with no sign of life.  We … Continue reading

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Shades of Miss Havisham

The post is going to be short and sweet this week.  I had a lot going on, and here it is Thursday already, and no post!  At least I had the idea for it, and took the pictures, so you … Continue reading

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Not Scared? You Should Be!

It might not be the kind of scare you associate with Halloween, but our finds are so awful  that they should scare you.  We spend all year looking at Halloween stuff because it’s the most wonderful time of the year … Continue reading

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