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A Lovely Goodwill Find

Many DIY bloggers I follow have a common thread- shopping at thrift stores. Everyone gets a great thrill when they find that one item that needs just a little bit of love.  And then to be able to show it off and say “I got it at Goodwill!” I had that great thrill when I found this lovely thing.  Insert Irene Cara singing the theme song to Flashdance..."What a feeling!"  And then insert a split leap in the air.  Yep, that was me.  Okay, maybe I'm overdoing it a bit ya get my drift.  There are so many treasures to be found at your local thrift store.

So one Saturday afternoon after the hubby and I took the kids to Mickey D’s, we decided to go across the street to Half Priced Books. Goodwill was right next door and I told my hubby that I was going to peek in and see if I could find anything good for the house. As I made my way to the back of the store in the Home Goods section, I came across some pots and planters in the middle of the floor. And there she was, an oh-so-pret…

Let’s Get This Blog Started (Again)

Okay, so I started this blog well over three months ago and I never finished starting it.It was a half-arse start.Not because I was being lazy but my ever so busy life interrupted comes first and my home computer goes wacko every now and again.Gotta get that thing looked at.Of course I can’t blog from work because well I’m working and like so many at-work-restrictions, my Blogger page is one of them (yet not others, weird!). So why am I blogging?Why am I now part of the ever so growing blogging community?Why read my blog?Well I decided to jot all my thoughts, opinions (okay, not all of ‘em), random thoughts, aspirations, wishful thinking, ideas or lack thereof and confessions with my friends and family and I guess strangers too.I am on Twitter but sometimes a gal needs more than 140 characters to say what’s on her mind.I also have a FaceBook account but I don’t consider FB the place to post long, detailed status updates.I don’t think my FB community wants to see all that bidness on the…