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  1. Secondhand Shopping
    In my shopping spree goodwill style I said this. "now I'm on the look for khaki shorts (need) and maybe a gorgeous dress or skirt/shirt (want)." Today while dropping off donations at the Salvation Army ( kids outgrown toys and clothes and shoes) I decided to stop in to see what they had. They...
  2. Secondhand Shopping
    Today, I dropped off six trash bags full of clothes that no longer fit me. Some of them were so beautiful, but I kept telling dh that I would lose weight and fit into them again and that hasn't happened, so time to let them go to new homes. I also dropped off all of my jewelry and jewelry box...
  3. Sewing
    I MISS the sewing post so very much. Finally, I've said it & posted it. I would check it every day & read what everyone was doing & SO enjoyed it. Actually, it gave me the boost I needed to start & finish a project. So, if you would like to join me :flowers: thank you :flowers:
  4. General Chat
    I am feeling so lucky. I have the sweetest hubby. It seems like the last 21 years went by in the blink of an eye. We are celebrating 19 wedded years this weekend. A friend say I know marriage is hard work. I just smiled. Honestly with hubby it really isn't at all. I am feeling so blessed and...
  5. General Chat
    I got a nice surprise at the the check out today. I was buying the Harry Potter Deathly Hallow part 2 for a birthday present ( we have the rest of the movies and do not have and have not seen this one) I picked the one with special features ( we love those) and headed to the check out. The...
  6. General Chat
    We had several bags to go to the goodwill ( we had a major try everything on thin out day Saturday) but put of taking it straight to the Goodwill. So I get this idea on Sunday to make reusable bag from t shirts for Christmas presents ( for grandparents and great grandparents) It will be a fun...
  7. General Chat
    Little Miss lost her pocket puppy, a gumball sized brown puppy. :( She had taken it to girl scouts with her and when she returned home it was gone. She still had two of the three puppies but the brown was was gone. She panicked and cried. Hubby calmed her down and we looked everywhere we...
  8. Coupons
    There are 4 types of coupon codes(5%, 10%, 20% and 50%). The coupon code will expire Jun 30, 2011. The last chance to win a 50% off coupon!Good luck! Link
  9. General Chat
    First she won a drawing for a free book from the library. The one she received will finish off the series she is collecting. AND the movie she put on hold became available AND Her favorite lip balm was on sale at Walgreens - a three pack for like free. She found a three pack that had a...
  10. Secondhand Shopping
    I feel very very lucky to have found this but others I;m sure won't understand my excitement. Back story: Since I have lost weight I Needed a swimsuit. I have always been hard to fit into a suit as "I was endowed my my Creator" with large cup size. I have always wanted a larger cup size...
  11. Pets
    When I married DH he knew my 3 feline girls were my babies and coming with me. We now only have 1 of my girls left and she is in the geriatric years. The kids have been wanting a pet to love on and play with so DH and I started talking about kittens. We hate the shelters here because they...
  12. General Chat
    I'm so excited. I have to tell you guys....I was feeling kind of down today so I went out for lunch....Well, I stopped at kroger - they had huge bag of bananas on sale - marked down....So, I leave thinking pretty good for a lunch hour....well I'm driving back to work ....I see a thrift store...
  13. General Chat
    I live in military housing and our housing is run by a private company, who occasionally runs promotions and holds special events for the folks who live here. A few days ago, I saw a flyer at our mailbox saying that they were having a "summer fun fest" and that they'd be giving away a couple...
  14. Secondhand Shopping
    last sunday and yesterday we went around the neighborhood to see what we could find that people were trashing. last week we found some clothes and sheets (havent washed them yet but i will), a few days ago we got a tv that one of jason's customers gave us b/c supposedly it didnt work (it does...
  15. General Chat
    At my daughter's school they have good behavior tickets (earned for doing kind and good/positive things without being asked, one kid a each class earns one per week) They have small drawings all year. During the year she won a trail size Bath and Body Works lotion At the end of the year they...
  16. General Chat
    The other day I was in Hobby Lobby to buy two skeins of yarn I needed. And of course, picked up four more I did not need because, well, they were such a wonderful color and I'll use them sometime, right? (No answer required.) I had one of their 40% off coupons for one of the skeins. The check...
  17. For Sale or Trade
    I have a hardback copy of the new Nicholas Sparks book called The Lucky One. It retails for almost $18. In great condition since I'm the only one who has read it!:deal: Would make a great Christmas present. Will trade for GC's (partial amounts OK), items I can use for Christmas presents, or...
  18. Freebies
    In the June '08 Lucky magazine there's a card to complete and take to your nearest Lancome counter for a personalized skincare consultation and complimentary samples of High Resolution Collaser-5X Face & Eye Serums. No expiration date
  19. Homesteading and gardening
    While we were picking up reclaimed brick for a gardening project, we found wood! The redwood is in excellent shape and fairly new. The owners of the building tore down some walls while remodeling. All we have to do is remove nails and we have some amazing wood to repair our very long broken down...
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