Tag Archives: goodwill

Thrift Store Score – Bose and Apple Edition

It’s been a great week for thrifting! I found a 2nd generation Apple TV with remote for $5, a Bose rechargeable iPod Sound Dock for $7 including power supply, and a great straw cowboy hat for hot outdoor days for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Attracting Kids to the Van with Ice Cream

This past weekend I continued profiling my appliances by using child labor. My partner’s kids wanted to hang out with me more, so I looked for some structured activity to hide behind. Making ice cream inside the crazy electrical maze … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thrift Store Scores: Let There Be Light!

I save money and reduce my carbon footprint by buying as much of my stuff as possible second hand. White Intertek Clamp Lamp $3.99 Stainless Translucent-Shade Clamp Lamp $4.99 Stainless Intertek Clamp Lamp, $3.99 These are great for task lighting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thrift Store Scores: Blowing Glass Edition

A major way I save money, help the disadvantaged, and keep things out of the landfill is thifting! Look what I scored while waiting for Junior’s 2017 inspection today! Nutless First Act Ukulele $4.99 Ryobi 18V fan, runs from the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“IT LIVES!!!!”

I modded this $4 Goodwill shaver to use rechargeable AA batteries instead of futzing around with plug-in chargers! It has twice the power it had before, works great, and looks substantially less like a bomb than my last Frankenshaver. Other … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment