Tag Archives: Thrift Store

The Last Christmas-Free Post This Year, Probably

Why does Christmas HAVE to start the day after Thanksgiving? In my mind, it should be like college where we had a dead week before finals, just to catch your breath and make sure your loins are girded. But, the … Continue reading

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Post Thanksgiving Stupor

We figure you are hung over from all the tryptophan from you turkey dinner yesterday, and are well into the shopping frenzy, by the time you read this. So, we will make it a bit shorter than usual, that is, … Continue reading

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Gratitude is Wine for the Soul …

Go on. Get drunk. Rumi, the 13th century Persian poet, was a smart guy. I’m sure he never thought that his words, “Go on. Get drunk” would also be the best way to deal with this Thanksgiving post—I’m grateful to … Continue reading

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More Cowbell

I made a mistake. I bought my cat to work, and I decided to write the blog post while I am here. I do not type well with a cat hanging on my arm. Thank goodness Deb and her hubby … Continue reading

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Oh, We’re in For it Now

It’s snowing right now, so you might be thinking that weather is what I’m referring to with the title, and maybe it is, a bit. But, you know that we are rushing headlong into the holiday season, willy-nilly, and there’s … Continue reading

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Boo to You!

Well, it’s that time of year. I managed to get the outside of the house decorated, but the inside is sadly lacking. This working a full-time job really gets in the way of my fun. I have tried to prioritize, … Continue reading

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Book Report: Vintage Fashion Accessories

This is the time of the year that we typically start writing our Halloween posts, but I say, “Not so fast, my friends!” We don’t have a ton of Halloween pics this year, so there will only be one post. … Continue reading

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Falling for Junk

Fall is definitely in the air. We had a nip of frost last week that took out the most tender plants, but the mums and asters are still going strong. Feeling the need to start getting out the Halloween decorations, … Continue reading

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We Had an Art Attack

I don’t know if this happens to any other shoppers, but when we start seeing weird things, we keep seeing the same kind of things over and over. It may be because someone has redecorated so they changed all of … Continue reading

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Deja Vu All Over Again

It’s been a weird week. I had to get a new roof, because my old one had a leak. I’m not great at calling and getting bids—it’s pretty stressful for me. Not to mention that I had an old solar … Continue reading

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