favorite finds

A Series of Fortunate Findings

I’m getting ready to take things to the next level with my blog and chronic crafting. I’m looking into starting a (very) small business, and here’s how I decided to embark on this endeavor. First I was born… Okay I’m not really gonna start back that far, but it’s all been a sort of chain […]

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Kids Consigment Sale

I’m gearing up for the JBF (Just Between Friends) sale tomorrow at Crossroads mall. With three kiddos this is a great place to find used clothes, toys, and more, all in excellent condition. Not only am I shopping tomorrow, but I also dropped off some no-longer needed items of our own to sell. I consigned […]

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Saturday in S.A.

Today was the annual King William neighborhood garage sale. We piled the kids up in the van and headed out in the chilly morning air. The kids did surprisingly well and we survived the morning and managed to grab a few deals. Here’s a photo of my favorites–a woven bag, $2, an old wooden potty […]

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My New Fabulous (Free) Suitcase

Okay, I have a confession to make. I am a sucker for free finds during bulk-pickup. Yes, those mounds of brush and miscellaneous household discards are one of my favorite places to scrounge for free finds. Here’s my strategy: I pack up the kids in the van and drop Skyler off by 8 a.m. at […]

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Free Books Find

Thanks to my wonderful husband Chris, we scored 11 boxes of free kids books from Craigslist today! The boxes were filled with a couple hundred old library books a woman was clearing out of her home. We almost didn’t have room for all of them in our van! We unloaded them all after the kids […]

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