Category Archives: Thrifting

Family Game Night – The Amazing Labyrinth

I know it’s been a while, but I thought I’d start blogging here again.  My daughters are 10, 8 and 7 now, and while we don’t to preschool or kindergarten things here, we are still always looking for interesting things … Continue reading

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New transferring activities

Transferring beads – I found that great two section tray with pretty glass bowls at my local thrift shop for $2. Transferring and sorting pom-poms I found the apple bowl somewhere a long time ago, and the 3 section divided … Continue reading

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Thrift store treasure makes good practical life material.

I found a very sturdy and large glass citrus juicer from the consignment store today. I didn’t realize until today how very practical having one of these on hand is. This one is large enough to accommodate a grapefruit, yet … Continue reading

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Wooden play kitchen, improvised.

We’ve gone through a few play kitchens over the past few years. Our first play kitchen was a plastic Little Tikes Family kitchen garage sale find that served it’s purpose, was big and bulky and was, well, plastic. Then I … Continue reading

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