Hazel Atlas Pink Crinoline

These Hazel Atlas mid- century Pink Crinoline dishes were quite a find at $1 per plate. I cant wait to put them on display with my green Pyrex.  

This week’s thrift report

This thrift report will actually cover the best of the best for the past three weeks that I have been painfully absent from telling you about my finds. Unfortunately this is the time of year that work ramps up and my drive to do anything else goes way down. I have had to cut my…

My #pinterestwin

I am seeing Jadeite everywhere on Pinterest lately. I am giving it my stamp of approval as the color of early spring 2018.   I have never found any REAL Jadite on my many trips to the thrift shop, and that’s ok, according to Pinterest making my own upcycled “jadeite” was easy-peasy with a things…

This week’s thrift report

  I took a vacation day Thursday, and boy oh boy it was fantastic. Not only did I sleep in (yay, the boys cooperated!!!) but also I did a ton of thrifting. A TON! And it was good thrifting. I hit some hot finds. Here are a few highlights. I found this beautiful strand of…

What did I do with my spare time before I had a Cricut?   I recently received an original Cricut cutting machine. Don’t ask me which model- I just know it’s old. My mother’s friend passed it to her when she upgraded and my mother passed it to me when she finally upgraded. It sat…

This week’s thrift store update!

After a one week dry spell of thrifting – I couldn’t find ANYTHING worth purchasing- I hit the jackpot last weekend! While I was doing my weekly runs through the local stores I was thrilled to find that one location had wares UP TO 50% OFF and another favorite stop had a manager’s special for…

Thrift Early and Often

The Importance of Thrifting Early and Often   When you are thrifting for profit it is important to thrift early and often. I work outside of the home over forty hours a week already so sometimes going often is not a possibility for me. So when I do go on the weekends I hit multiple…

Hello, and a little bit about me…

My name is Maureen, I am a wife to my husband David, a mother to three spirited little boys, and a dog mom to a sweet black and tan coonhound. I work full time outside the home as a plant buyer for a chain of retail garden centers in Ohio and I absolutely adore the…

Goodwill flipping For Profit

In October of 2017 I started flipping Goodwill and Estate Sale items for profit, I needed the extra money and I didn’t want to get a part time job away from the home, and since I already work over forty hours a week any more time away from my children wasn’t an option for me….