Tag Archives: thrift

The Value of Clothing

I cleaned our master closet this weekend.  Everything in its place, floors and baseboards cleaned.  The hubs got to go through all his clothing and edit out what he doesn’t wear anymore – I was not so lucky.  Your third … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Worry About the Economy

Recently Timothy Geithner, the Treasury Secretary of the United States, gave a speech about, among other things, what he believes caused the recent financial crisis: You can’t legislate away stupidity and risk-taking and greed and recklessness. What you can do … Continue reading

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The Incredible Power of Frugality

Sometimes, all this thrifty stuff, frugality, and general tightwaddery (probably not a real word) can wear on you.  Sometimes, you think, “Hey, can the 75 cents I save on electricity by air drying my laundry really help?”  If you think … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Thursday – The Return!

Each Thursday I will share with you one of my fabulous thrift store finds, in the hopes that more people will see the benefit in buying used items.  Buying used allows me to spend money in other places that are … Continue reading

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