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Reuse Day

It’s been a busy year of going places, enjoying activities, and accumulating stuff. Now that Labor Day has come and gone, it’s time to shift gears and start thinking about what to do about the extra stuff. I’m all about … Continue reading

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Fun With Finds …Floral Friday

If I ever change the name of Floral Friday, it should become Fun with Finds.  I say that, because nearly all of the elements used in my little creations are special “finds”.  That is, I rarely purchase the vases, mechanicals, and … Continue reading

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Feathered …Floral Friday

Checking out garage sales is something I do less often these days than in the past.  About the only times this happens is when I’m with one of my friends who is doing so.  I was with a new acquaintance, … Continue reading

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We Love Bargains

“A good or service acquired at a price advantage to the buyer.”  I remember this definition of the noun “bargain” from a marketing seminar I attended a few years ago. At first, it seemed quite obvious.  After a little thought, … Continue reading

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Some Birds …Floral Friday

I’m barely trying to cut back on the number of vintage vases and planters I bring home, but  I don’t criticize myself when another one comes home with me.  My ready excuse is, at least my hobby is much cheaper … Continue reading

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Secondhand Wardrobe Week

As the first-born in my family, I was given brand new clothing. As I continued to grow,  my brother often received my hand-me -downs.  Of course, he got new shoes, undergarments, and a few new shirts.  Mark was the secondhand … Continue reading

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Thrifty Recycled …Floral Friday

I emptied the three containers of past beauty. They were too nice to throw away, but none of them were of much resale value.  In fact, they would only take up valuable shelf space.  Why not use them for quick … Continue reading

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