I spent some quality time thrifting this week and still didn't buy much. I think my limits have been in place so long that I can grab things up, carry them around, ask myself "do I need these?" and then put them back down. I did happen across a pair of jeans in my size, the style and everything for 5 dollars, what a score!
I found this gorgeous old mirror made by Revlon. It's nothing special, not antique or anything but I love the color. I didn't have one, it passed the test and came home with me.
This rooster tray I snatched up from in front of my sister, she didn't need it, I did. Or at least I convinced myself I did. I love old trays.
This funky old recipe box is one you have seen before!
Right here in this post about how we learned to sing the old songs for our children. I found another one, I can always find a use for a metal box, recipe cards, words to more songs, jewelry just about anything. My mom had one of these when I was little, I have found two of them in the last 20 years and bought them both. What is it about the things from our childhood that move us to replace them in our adult years? Not everything, just some pieces here and there have such fond memories for me.
I think I'll post my menu plan for the week, things go so much easier when I have a clue what I should be doing next.
Sunday-crock pot au gratin potatoes, pork chops on the grill, grilled broccoli
Monday-crock pot vegetarian red beans and rice, carrots and celery
Tuesday-homemade pasta, deviled eggs
Wednesday-red lentil dal, green salad
Thursday-mushroom barley soup, fresh bread
Friday-mini pizzas on the griddle
Almost a complete plan, but if the chickens keep laying like they are laying, we may just eat eggs everyday.
How do you live a thrifty life? Laundry on the line, meal plans, thrifty living tips, Etsy Shop, Ebay reseller, frugal living, creative outlets are ALL examples of living thrifty in this life. Please share a link to how you live and thrive in today's world.
Peace and Love--