Category Archives: great finds!

Men, Beer, and Yard Sale Shopping!

This post was first published in January 2013.  With excitement over the season of yard sales and backyard socializing, I wanted to reshare.  At first I thought it was a simple potting bench. But then the female yard saler pointed … Continue reading

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Thrifty Is….. As Thrifty Does

From a young age, my kids have been taught to appreciate a bargain. And Josh, who is twenty now, seems to understand the value of a buck more than he ever did. On Sunday afternoon, he spent almost thirty minutes … Continue reading

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History Education and the Princeton Record Exchange

The sign said Princeton Record Exchange, with an arrow pointing down a small side street. My 20 year old son, Josh, raised his eyebrows and said, “Hey Mom, what’s a record exchange? Like a used CD store?” He had a … Continue reading

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“Tree-Cycling”…While Avoiding a Neighborhood Feud!!

At my RoofTop Creations shop, I pride myself on the fact that I make coasters only from fallen or discarded wood…or “tree-cycling!”  Logs come to me serendipidously and intermittently.  When a friend loses a tree in a storm or has a tree taken … Continue reading

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Men, Beer, and Yard Sale Shopping!

At first I thought it was a simple potting bench. But then the female yard saler pointed out that the narrow wooden table also came with two wooden benches. “It’s a picnic table,” she said. “We bought it from Germany … Continue reading

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