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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

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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

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Still Hypermiling (Or, Trying to Anyway)

I have noticed a lot of news reports on TV and in the newspaper recently about hypermiling. Jump on the bandwagon, save some gas money, stretch that $ a little further, sign up a whole bunch more hypermilers. Works for me. My dream commute would be instead of having HOT Lanes (High Occupancy Toll Lanes … Continue reading

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Thrifty Finds – Today’s Haul

I dropped off 8 big bags and two bins of linens, books, glassware, tchotchkes, and yardsale leftovers to My Favorite Thrift Store on Saturday morning. I love that store. They have lots of good stuff, they run it like a business with very little “picking over” by the staff, and things are priced to move … Continue reading

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Extreme Hypermiling, Illegal?

I’ve always thought that anything taken to the extreme is probably not good. Apparently the police think this way too. In my opinion, common sense is probably the first step in saving gas and boosting gas mileage. Courtesy of the CBS Morning Show: posted with vodpod Continue reading