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Budget Savers, Thrifting

How to Add Thrift Store Finds to Your Home – Without Buyer’s Regret!

Do you love hunting through thrifts stores, flea markets, garage sales and estate sales for good used items to add to your home? Do you sometimes find yourself buying items that catch your eye in the moment but then once you get them home, you have no idea what to do with them? In this post, I’ll be sharing how…

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Budget Savers, Thrifting

How to Set Up a Kitchen on the Cheap Without It Looking Cheap

After living and working in Shanghai for 6 years, our oldest daughter and her partner decided it was time to return to Canada to pursue new careers and educational opportunities. They each had only a few boxes of personal items that had been stored at our place and his parent’s place. Setting up their apartment kitchen could have been prohibitively…

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Gift Ideas, Knitting and Crochet, Thrifting

DIY Wooden Yarn Bowl Tutorial

Welcome! Whether you’ve arrived from Facebook, Pinterest, Total Tutorials or another of the wonderful sites that have linked to my DIY Wooden Yarn Bowl… I’m so glad you’re here! DIY Tutorials are the most rewarding posts that I create for Super Mom – No Cape! Does your yarn keep rolling away when you’re knitting or crocheting?   A yarn bowl is…

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Budget Savers, Embroidery, Thrifting

WIP Wednesday and Some Thrift Store Finds

I’ve been working away on my Sampler Table Runner and should have it completed by later tomorrow.  I sure hope so anyway because it’s my April ALYofF Goal and at midnight tomorrow I run out of April! I have finished quilting the Sampler blocks using my walking foot and now it’s time to drop the feed dogs and practice fmqing…

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