Tag Archives: Goodwill finds

Finds and “Spring Cleaning”

While I have been lamenting that my neighborhood thrift store has been thin on the ground with the kinds of things I like to buy, I still do find stuff from time to time. A few days ago, I found this small brown Canyon Outback leather backpack. The leather is soft, strong and the backpack is clean…

Back in the Saddle

I’m back in the saddle again after my trip and it’s been good. As much as I love sourcing on the road, I always appreciate my favorite local haunts, which includes my neighborhood Goodwill where happily I’ve been finding a few good things. And right now finding “a few” is perfect as I am still…

A Purse Fit for a Queen and Other Finds

Queen Elizabeth II is known for carrying handbags, especially her black Launers. Besides using them to hold a few basics–a pair of glasses, mints, lipstick, a pen–the Queen uses them to send messages to her staff. Switching the purse from one arm to the other means she’s done talking to you! Setting it on the…

This Way Madness Lies

The other day started off great. I had yummy coffee before going to the gym, lots of camaraderie at the gym and later, on my way home, a bit of fun at Goodwill. So far so good. Then I got a few sales. Super!! But, alas, I discovered that one of the sold items wasn’t…

Finds in 15 Minutes

Typically after my workout class I run a few errands. I’m all sweaty and disheveled, but many of the places I frequent are on my route home, so it makes sense to take care of them when I’m already out and about. But today my youngest daughter (home from college for a month) had gone…