black labs / christmas gifts / Dogs / labrador retriever / Labrador Retrievers / puppy / puppy mills

Wanna Puppy, Little Girl? My Public Service Announcement (Reminder)

Originally posted 12/2/2008. I spoke with my mom last night. She said one of her neighbors young daughter was out walking an “adorable” black lab puppy yesterday afternoon. My mom stopped to talk with the girl, and to ooh and ahhh over the puppy. The young girl (12 or 13) was not enjoying the walk, … Continue reading

christmas gifts / cooking / cooking challenge / crafts / Life / random / recipes / saving money / thrift shopping / Thrifting / Yard Sales

Thrifty Finds & Treasures *8/10/8*

Can someone explain to me the cookbook phenomenon? I have sold or donated about 50 cookbooks in the last couple of weeks. Yesterday, I bought 9 to help fill up the gap in the bookcase. Its a sickness I tell ‘ya. I only stopped at one yard sale yesterday sort of by accident on the … Continue reading

bargain hunting / christmas gifts / retail therapy / saving money / thrift shopping / Thrifting / Yard Sales

Thrifty Finds – Today’s Treasures *8/2/8*

I took 7 big bags of “stuff” to the favorite thrift this morning to donate, and as usual, I left with two (much smaller) bags of goodies. I then visited my 2nd favorite thrift and found something that I’ve been looking for since forever – a Salt Pig! Woohoo! It doesn’t make up for the … Continue reading