Thrifty Treasures: Tools

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We (my friends, Debbie and Tiffany), hit a big church sale this week, as well as a few other yardsales along the way. She found some great things for herself (an upholstered rocking chair)and her son (2 end tables, lamp, and misc. stuff), who just bought a house. Now we really will have to look out for some furniture for him.  I didn’t take pics of her haul, but she did great this week.

I love finding a good tool at a yardsale.  This is the only thing I picked up this week, but I’m excited to find it, as I don’t have one of these power screw drivers/drills.  This one is cordless with a charger and I made sure it is working before I bought it for $9.  Great deal and I will definitely put this to good use.  I even got a small pack of drill bits and can always add more later.

I’m very happy to share that I will be a Contributor for Matthew Mead’s new Holiday magazine, along with several other talented bloggers and I’m very excited about that!


And, head over to Holiday with Matthew Mead to find out how you can win the opportunity to have your blog or online shop mentioned in the magazine. Holiday with Matthew Mead is a “book-azine” celebrating and offering inspiration for the Christmas holiday season. To be released in October 2010, Holiday is offered via online orders only – in limited quantities – and will not be sold on newsstands. But, by simply following the BUY HOLIDAY MAGAZINE link below their banner, you can reserve your own copy of this beautiful magazine, with guaranteed delivery of the magazine straight to your mailbox! Holiday with Matthew Mead is 144 pages of holiday inspiration with well-known and admired designers, bloggers and top-notch features, printed on beautiful paper and not drowning in ads!

I’m definitely going to reserve a copy for myself, how about you?

Now, head on over to Holiday for your chance to win!


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  1. Thanks for hosting! I’m excited to get back into the groove of thrifty shopping. Although I need to have a yard sale of my own very soon. The house is getting a bit full! Have a blessed week.

  2. I love this drill! What a great buy! I would love to have one! I use hubby’s big drill, this would be so handy! He did buy me a small hammer and I am loving it!

  3. New to your blog….love the thrifty shopping and making of usable pretty house is full of it lol
    Thanks for sharing a great blog
    Suz x


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