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How to Get the Best Deals at Thrift Stores

I have to admit that I really enjoy looking for treasure in what other people consider junk. I love to rummage around places looking for weird and unusual items, whether it be at flea markets, garage sales or thrift stores. … Continue reading

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Alternative Furnishings: Strange Ways to Save Money

Furniture is expensive. Even “cheap” furniture is expensive, and if you want high quality furniture prepare for sticker shock. While many people have an ultimate goal of having a nicely furnished home, some people don’t share that desire or have … Continue reading

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Ten Great Reasons to Buy Something Used

My mother grew up during the Depression as the youngest of four children and, as a result, she quickly grew tired of using well-worn items. Seventy years later, she still wants to buy almost everything new. When I was a … Continue reading

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