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Value Village Haul

A few days ago was Halloween and every Halloween we (husband and I ) try to figure out a theme for our family. This year was Mortal Kombat (on another blog). 246 more words

Halloween Season


Diaper in my hand
Baby in a hand-me-down
Smiles at windowsill

Guest Blog: Michael Rybak

As a young lad of this ever-changing fashion world, one of the most important things to me is my fashion, and how I present myself. Whether I am going out on the town, or just simply grabbing a bite to eat, I ALWAYS have to be serving looks. 426 more words

Old Things Made New

There is something so satisfying about taking sandpaper and rubbing away an old finish.  One that is scratched, or worn, speckled with years of use and a hard life, and then exposing the beautiful raw wood that is hiding beneath.   457 more words


Hand Me Down by Melanie Thorne

Title: Hand Me Down
Author: Melanie Thorne
Pages: 336
Year: 2013
Publisher: Plume (Penguin)
Time taken to read: 1 week
Rating: 5/5

Goodreads synopsis: Fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Reid has spent her life protecting her sister, Jaime, from their parents’ cruel mistakes and broken promises. 267 more words

Book Review

Upcycling?... Huh?

Do you remember the days your big brother or sister’s outfitted clothes were naturally handed down to you? Somehow, the same school uniform circulated its way around the extended family, family friends or neighbours. 255 more words

This or That? #75

This or That? #75

This week Bookmark Chronicles would like to know:

Do you buy most of your books brand new or used?

I have to say and I am kind of ashamed to say this, but most of mine are new, then I probably have a lot of hand me down types of books. 17 more words

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