This Halloween, I decided to dress up as the Morton Salt Girl. Not just any Morton Salt Girl, but the 1956 version. I had a pretty easy time putting together most of the costume, except for the yellow dress. I searched and searched for a dress. The one I finally found wasn’t exactly what I … Continue reading
I was driving down Lee St. yesterday and noticed that there is a new Goodwill. It opens February 10, 2012. You can find details about the grand opening on the Goodwill site.
Over the last couple years I have found lots of useful items at resale and thrift stores in the Northwest Suburbs. I love the thrill of finding something interesting and affordable. I put together this thrift store guide. It covers the near Northwest Suburbs, complete with a mapped route. The thrift shops are in Arlington Heights, … Continue reading
On the way back from breakfast on Sunday, Billy and I checked out Savers in Downers Grove. It’s a for profit thrift store that also funds local causes and charities. I had never been to a Savers before. It was one of the more expensive thrift stores that I have been to. Buried among racks … Continue reading
Yesterday, I visited the Frisbee Resale shop and Salvation Army. I didn’t find anything I was looking for (lampshades, ribbon for hanging paintings). On my way home I stopped at Goodwill. I was hesitant to stop at Goodwill since I haven’t had good luck there lately. I ended up finding two purses and a 2010 travel guide … Continue reading