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Making Outdoor Cushion Covers Cheaply

It was hot outside today.  My thermometer read 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 C), which is warm for February in Texas.  However, I’m not complaining.  The dry, sunny weather allowed me to work outside in the garden for most of the day, which also helped me to avoid cleaning the house.  467 more words

Haulin' Home the Thrift Store, Dec. 2016

Hello, everyone! With 2017 well underway, it is time to play catch-up (yet again, sigh). This is the last—and very belated—Haulin’ Home the Thrift Store of 2016, and I don’t know about you, but I’d say I had a pretty good year of thrifting, over all. 269 more words


Something exciting happened at ALI!

Gray skies and a light drizzle couldn’t dampen the spirits at Assistance League of Irvine on Monday, Feb. 20th.

A flatbed truck carrying the components of our much-anticipated (and much-needed) steel mezzanine pulled into our back parking lot. 184 more words

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The stuff, Day 13

The past is fun, a bore, and a bitch.

Three things today, all quite cool and fully useless.

A sign stolen from a hotel room. I vaguely remember doing it b/c it was funny at the time. 151 more words


Welcome to Irvine, aka 'Little Seattle'

Irvine is having so much rain right now I’m starting to think we should re-name Irvine “Little Seattle.”  Here in Southern California, we’re not used to entertaining ourselves on days when it’s too stormy to even drive to the mall.  264 more words

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Thrift Treasures 111: Best Wishes ... who?!

As far as thrifting goes, Sunday nights are probably the worst time to head out and look for collectibles. Why? Well, basically most of the good stuff has already been snapped up by the “weekend warriors” who get after it every weekend at the crack of dawn and keep going all weekend. 437 more words


Recent Digs #1: Thrift Finds and Reflection

Much like halloween’s post-trick-or-treat candy sorting extravaganza, one must admire their finds individually after arriving home. This is best done with someone else, but can definitely be managed alone as well. 533 more words

Natalie Jane