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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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Thrift Thursday Sad News

This was my favorite Goodwill.  It was on the same street as my library.  Horrible news-they closed it last month.  It has seriously thrown off my thrifting mojo.  Now there are plenty  other thrift stores nearby… but it’s just not … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday Pyrex Sightings

Pyrex I left behind.  Yes it does happen! This pattern is Gold Acorn, I do have one piece in this pattern, I don’t know the name of this pattern.  Does anyone?  I do have the bottom of the sugar bowl … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday It’s Yarn!

  Despite the recent post about the New England Fiber Fest, overall I have been very restrained about yarn purchases throughout the whole year. My “yarn out” yardage is greater than my “yarn in” yardage for 2014. The three boxes … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

  It’s that time of year. Grocery stores have flour and sugar at a significant discount to get you in the store to buy all your other holiday items. So I bought 45 pounds of flour and 20 pounds of … 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, The Big E

So this week I’ll tell you how the Big E, also known as the Eastern States Exposition was a thrifty event for me.  It’s a large fair, this year 1,498,605 people attended!  Holy traffic nightmare right?  My sister and I … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday Late again

I like to dye yarn.  It’s fun, if a little messy.  I use food safe dyes so I can use all my regular kitchen equipment and not have to have separate dyeing equipment.  I prefer to use Wilton’s Icing Color’s … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

This week I found 2 skeins of Lamb’s Pride for $1.00 each!  Retail that’s about $18.00.  You all know how I love my Lamb’s Pride. In other purchases, I decided I needed another pair or 11 DPN’s in metal.  I … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

Yes, I know it’s Friday. This week was puzzle week.  I see puzzles all the time.  For me to buy them they need to be either new and relatively inexpensive or of  high quality , like Ravensburger Puzzles.  Do I … Continue reading

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