Category Archives: Thrift store

Thrifty Thursday

I have had so many excellent finds lately I feel I need to start my Thrifty Thursday posts again.  First up, yarn!  Bet you thought I was going to say Pyrex right? I bought 3 cakes of Valley Yarns Northfield … Continue reading

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How to dye yarn with Kool-Aid Lesson Two A tutorial

Your yarn is ready right?  All soaked through, shouldn’t be any dry spots. The next step is to heat some water.  For this skein ( which was only 50 gms of wool) I just filled my tea kettle and heated … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

This week I’ll tell you about the yarn I didn’t buy.  You save when you don’t spend right?  There are those who believe I have no willpower, there are those who believe I will buy any yarn or Pyrex I … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

I was totally shocked and excited to find a yarn bowl at Goodwill. I’m lucky it caught my eye, as I generally don’t look for pottery pieces.  It’s already been gifted to a deserving person.  I already have an awesome … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

You can’t really beat a booklet of Lopi patterns for 39 cents can you!  Found at Savers. And speaking of Lopi, my very last sweater that was on the needles has been completed.  This one took over 2 years to … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

I was a big spender at Goodwill this week, I spent a whole $7.00.  I usually walk out having spent around $2.00.  I found two  Pyrex fridgies in Amish Butterprint with lids and a Spring Daisies casserole with no lid. … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday, It’s Yarn!

I found yarn this week at Goodwill!  Finding yarn is not all that unusual.  Finding yarn I want to buy is the unusual part.   This is Bazic wool an aran weight superwash 100% wool by Classic Elite.  It is … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

A recent day at Savers had me bringing home these items. I had a 30% off entire purchase coupon so all this only cost $14. How did I get such a coupon? Several times a year Savers has a promotion, … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Sauce

So what did I do this weekend? Among other things ( which did not include the Webs tent sale) I made sausage spaghetti sauce. My fingers still smell like garlic…  This recipe told you to cook your sausages with the … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

I’ve had some Pyrex luck lately. Three, yes three fridgies in the same day! One at Savers and two at Goodwill, and one even had a cover! I have actually never seen a red fridgie in good shape before, and … Continue reading

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