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7 Reasons I’ll Pay High Prices at Thrift Stores

7 Reasons I’ll Pay High Prices at Thrift Stores

If there’s one thing we love, it’s cheap prices at thrift stores. I’m lucky that I’ve got the best thrift stores here in Maryland. But this week I stumbled upon an upscale thrift store that made me stop in my tracks. (See the other amazing stuff I found at the thrift store this week, too). I’d […]

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Look What I Found at Value Village Thrift Store: My Awesome Thrift Haul

Look What I Found at Value Village Thrift Store: My Awesome Thrift Haul

There’s nothing better than going to my favorite thrift store for what I call “a thrift diving throw down” (my favorite thrift store is Value Village!) and discovering that everything is 50% off! That’s what happened to me today [squeeeaaal]! My friend Jodi and I (both obsessed pickers) were meeting up there to find some good […]

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DIY Desk Makeover: A Thrift Store Makeover

DIY Desk Makeover: A Thrift Store Makeover

Every piece of thrift store furniture has a story to tell, especially this DIY desk makeover. I picked it up from my favorite thrift store about three years ago (that’s how long it’s been sitting in my garage!!!), and you won’t believe that it was just a mere $11.00. But when you see the BEFORE […]

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I’m Doing This Blog Thing All Wrong…

I’m Doing This Blog Thing All Wrong…

One of my favorite things about being a blogger is going to blogging conferences.  When I was a full-time employee in a “day job,” I loathed conferences!! I often sat in the back, peeking surreptitiously at my phone, wishing the time away until the end of the day. But at blogging conferences I’m like the teacher’s […]

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The June Room Makeover Challenge!

The June Room Makeover Challenge!

Anyone can say that they want to “get their house together,” but how many of us really make the time to get it done? Very few of us. Meet the brave souls readers who decided to take the 6-Week June Room Makeover Challenge with me!! For the month of June 2015 together we’re going to take […]

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10 Tips to Remember When Staining a Deck

10 Tips to Remember When Staining a Deck

Even as big of a yard as I have, I envy people with decks. I’d much rather have a good-sized deck than a yard filled with bugs, weeds, and whatever else is hiding in that jungle we call a “yard.” My friend Jodi from Glittered Barn blog wanted some help with her deck, and of course, […]

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The Home Depot’s Girls’ Night Out Recap + Power Tools WINNER

The Home Depot’s Girls’ Night Out Recap + Power Tools WINNER

When I had my “day job,” I counted down the hours until the end of the day when I could leave. Sometimes it couldn’t come quickly enough. This weekend, however, as the blogger spokesperson, I danced the night away in the parking lot of The Home Depot in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for their bi-annual Girls’ Night Out, stoked […]

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