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Turning Yard Sale Items Into Store Credit
By     |    Jul 25, 2009
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Turning Yard Sale Items Into Store Credit

I spent the last couple of hours of tonight working on a dragon costume for Benjamin (it’s even more bizarre than you think…he wanted a Chinese dragon costume–technically a Chinese lion dance costume–not an easy thing to whip together) so I need to write about something that won’t fry my brain any further than it is. I’ll write a separate post about the costume (and will include pictures, as they […]

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Slightly Worn Jane Austin Novel for a Quarter? Done.
By     |    Jul 10, 2009
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Slightly Worn Jane Austin Novel for a Quarter? Done.

One of the hardest things about No Spend Month is how it cuts into one of our family’s most cherished activities, Saturday morning yard sale mania. In theory, these outings shouldn’t be affected by limited spending, since they are already so cheap by nature. But the problem is that we don’t want cheap stuff for even cheaper prices. We aren’t the type to snatch up the bagful-of-pulp-novels for a quarter, or […]

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