Category Archives: Thrifty

Polishing Silver

I love silver. Silver jewelry. Silver candle holders. Silver flatware. LOVE!! I am always searching Salvation Army, thrift stores, garage sales or freecycle for cheap silver pieces. I use my silver finds for everyday use. Sugar spoons and soap dish … Continue reading

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The Label is DONE!

I really hope my Nanny doesn’t read my blog. 😀 Otherwise the surprise will be ruined! :0 I finally finished putting on the label at midnight last night. My fingers are so sore from using the needle. I probably should … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

I recently told you about my thrilling teacup find. (Thrilling tale here) 🙂 That got me to thinking. People are dropping these treasures off at Salvation Army because they don’t want them any longer. What if I reached out and … Continue reading

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New Pressing Board

My father in law gifted me with the pieces to make a new pressing board for my quilting. (For those of you who don’t quilt, it is a real pain in the patootie to iron on a regular board. Things … Continue reading

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Teacups, Grandmas and such a DEAL!

My Grandma has a wonderful teacup collection. None of the cups match. They are all Fine Bone China. I ADORE my Grandmas collection. She brings them out when she has her church ladies over for dessert. All the granddaughters love … Continue reading

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Suprise Windfall!! And a Question.

Every time my family goes to the eye doctor we complain about the smell. Now that is not a statement usually associated with eye doctors, true. However, our eye doctor is right next door to a store that sells cigars … Continue reading

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Such a DEAL!! I love a good rummage sale.

Our old church has a rummage sale every year. This year we couldn’t make it until the last couple of hours on the last day. But MAN! What a great couple of hours! We were camping and I told hubby … Continue reading

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To Paint or Not to Paint…that is the question.

So I really like rocking chairs. Really. I could sit in them for hours and just contemplate life. Depending on the season a nice cup of hot tea or a nice cold glass of iced tea. Mmmm. I am on … Continue reading

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