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Ozzy’s Nearly Naked Vacation

What do you do if you’re traveling and you arrive at your destination only to discover that you forgot all your clothes at home? That’s exactly what happened to Ozzy Wagner. Well, actually, Ozzy didn’t forget his clothes, his parents … Continue reading

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Thrifting during the Lazy Days of Summer

I spent last week in Oliver, BC where we holiday each summer with my side of the family. The significance there is that I am holidaying with folks who are as excited about thrift shopping as I am. While most … Continue reading

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When it’s a bust

People often say to me “Well you find things in thrift shops all the time because you’re always there.” While there is truth to that – you’re more likely to find things in a thrift shop if you go often … Continue reading

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Richmond Thrifting Part Two

Last week I told you about two of four thrift shops I visited a couple of weeks ago while staying in Richmond  BC. Today, I’ll share the treasures I found at two more. Value Village The VV in Richmond is … Continue reading

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Thrifting in the Nation’s Capital

Happy New Year, everyone! I had the privilege of spending Christmas in Ottawa, Canada’s capital city, and home to my husband’s family. We had a wonderful time visiting with family, going for walks in the snow and, of course, thrift … Continue reading

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Scottish Thrift Genius

On our way down the west coast of Scotland we sloshed around Ullapool on a very soggy day. I visited two thrift shops here run by Blythswood Care . They separated their books and CDs into a separate shop at … Continue reading

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Scottish Thrift Lit

One of our stops in Scotland was the Holy Grail of Golf: St. Andrew’s. We visited the Royal and Ancient where John could only dream of actually golfing ; you have to have a proven handicap – and we don’t … Continue reading

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Scottish Thrift

Well I’m back from my wonderful trip to Scotland, celebrating 25 years of marriage to my sweetheart, reminded how much I love travelling with him. We explored a great deal of the land of his ancestry and saw so much: … Continue reading

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Lessons in Packing

So, after watching Jessi’s video (see my last blog) about traveling light, I remembered that I went to Cambodia/Laos for nearly 3 weeks and didn’t check any baggage. For my upcoming trip to Scotland, I won’t do exactly that but … Continue reading

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Could you travel like this?

In a very short while, I will be heading off on a dream holiday with my hubby to bonny Scotland. Packing for a long trip is always a challenge. You want to pack for every eventuality but you also want … Continue reading

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