Some of my very best Thrift Store Finds…

I am a very big fan of Thrift Store shopping. Over the years, I have been very lucky to have found some amazing deals. I realize that “thrifting” as Christine and I call it is not for everyone. Some people have qualms and concerns about pre-owned items. In my thinking, once an item goes through …

An odd way to meet someone, but…

I have been in Pennsylvania for over two weeks now. Despite the cold weather and the nasty, disgusting snow I have loved every moment of it. A great part of this visit was spending time with my friend, Ellie. How did we meet? Well, it was…odd. Somehow, someway we met through this man we were …

Saved money, but maybe I didn’t want to?

This is an unusual statement from me – the ultimate bargain shopper. The one who always wants a deal, and wants to pay the least amount possible. I was shocked by what happened recently. My cousin (who is exactly my age) and I went out to dinner with a friend, and with Laura’s son and …

I’m hungry – Comfort Food, here I come…

It’s still nasty, cold and snowing in Pennsylvania. There’s not much to do besides scroll around on the Internet while my sister is working (she works from home). I said I would make dinner, so when she is done with work we can eat right away. But what to make? I have so many “go …

That awful, nasty, horrible four-letter word…SNOW

As I’ve said in a post from the other day, I have spent more than two weeks in Pennsylvania. I have seen most of the friends I wanted, and spent a lot of time with my kids. I watched my youngest graduate from college. I stayed with my sister and nephew. I dealt with that …

We were SUPPOSED to check out the wedding venue, but…

My son, future daughter-in-law and I had a nice lunch out, and afterwards decided to do one of my favorite activities – thrift store shopping.  All of us did well – being the pre-planner that I am, I found Christmas Stocking items for next year, as well as a few random gifts.  As usual, I was …