Tag Archives: thrifting

Any Excuse is a Good Excuse

The thrift store closest to where we live is, sadly, in the opposite direction from our usual driving routes, so whenever I have excuse reason to go that way I try to allow time for a visit. I’m so glad … Continue reading

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99 Cent Sale

It’s been years since there’s been a 99¢ sale at our local Salvation Army thrift store, but we recently happened to visit a Sal’s a couple of towns away when they were having one. Anything with a blue tag would … Continue reading

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A Sudden Downpour. . . of Yarn

I’ve been so busy working on and writing about all these new ripple patterns that I’m way behind on telling you about my thrift store finds! Around Veterans Day, Savers held a 50% off sale for their card-holding members. DH … Continue reading

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Reviving the Thrifty Granny Project

I kind of forgot about this afghan having stowed the poor thing in a box on a shelf high overhead. Out of sight, out of mind, I suppose. I shared this progress shot, with only three lengthwise joins and the … Continue reading

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‘Date Night’ Starts at Savers

While DH shopped for running shorts and pants – Savers gives a 20% Sr. discount on Tuesdays, yay – I went looking for yarn. There were no good yarn deals to be found in Savers craft supply area, but I … Continue reading

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Just Peachy!

I just got this 32-inch square Peach blanket at Sal’s, the Salvation Army thrift store, for only $1.50 (half-price)! It’s a single crochet ripple, which makes it heavy for such a small blanket, weighing almost one and a half pounds. … Continue reading

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Free-Range Yarn – Part 2

DH wanted to go to the local Savers with me for their card member 30% off sale on May 24th. He was still on the hunt for ‘new’ short-sleeved shirts for work since we hadn’t scored any at the little … Continue reading

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