Tag Archives: volunteers

Thrifty Theatre

One of my  passions – other than thrift shopping – is theatre. I LOVE going to the theatre. I love musicals, comedies, Shakespeare, drama, farce. There is something magical about being transported for a couple of hours to another place … 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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April is Volunteer Appreciation Month – Volunteers Rock.

It’s been two years, three months, 8 days since I made my New Year’s Resolution to volunteer at the MCC Abby East Thrift Shop in Abbotsford. It is probably the only resolution that I’ve kept, certainly the only one I’ve … Continue reading

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The ABC Thrift Shop Adventure – a thrift activity for Spring Break

When my parents were children, thrift wasn’t a luxurious option, it was reality. As immigrants to Canada, they had to work hard to make a better life for me and my sister. We were raised with an attitude of frugality … Continue reading

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