Tag Archives: Goodwill

Yarn for a Summer Sweater

I just found this spruce green Aeropostale hoodie at Goodwill. It was $5.99, but I got it for half-price, because the little plastic tag, noted by the big arrow, was yellow, the sale color for that day! It’s made from … Continue reading

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A Box of Yarn on My Porch

Look what DH found on our porch Monday! It’s here; it’s here!! (jumping up and down) We left for an evening out shortly afterward, so I had to wait until the next day to open it and take photos. Sorry … Continue reading

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Easter Eggs in June?

Every year a local charity sponsors an Easter basket program for young foster children and every year it sends out plea after plea for more empty baskets and more plastic eggs. I think I may have solved their egg supply … Continue reading

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Freshly Baked Crayons

Back in February I got a huge amount of crayons from the Goodwill outlet with plans to make molded crayons for Easter baskets. Right away, I removed all their paper labels, sorted them by color and broke them into little … Continue reading

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An Icelandic Birthday Treat

After DH’s birthday dinner on Wednesday, we took his car to have its oil changed. There’s a GoodWill store right across the street, so we spent a few minutes looking for suits and overcoats. That was so unsatisfying we headed … Continue reading

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A Thrift Fest

I read about several people’s experiences at Goodwill Outlet Stores within the Thrifty Knitters group of Ravelry, but because the closest one is over an hour’s drive from me, I’d never been there, until DH had a business appointment near … Continue reading

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