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Monthly Archive for August, 2011

Mint Green Chair

This chair was on eBay for $35 in excellent condition but unfortunately it had been painted in a cream gloss paint. With a light sand I was able to paint over it in a matt colour. The colour was changed with a small amount of work.

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Running a busy household trying to schedule things is a challenge. You know what it is like. Kids have after school sport, excursions, friends parties and other school functions, doctors appointments, dentist appointments, hairdresser appointments, physio appointments and the list goes on. You have your own social and business schedules to uphold. Add on top […]

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“Expat Moving Overseas” = Bargains

Whenever I come across garage sale’s or the like because an Expat is moving overseas I know there will be bargains to be found. Expat’s have limited timeframes to complete a number of moving activities including selling off household goods that won’t be shipped to their new destination. ¬†Furniture is high on the list of […]

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Seek Great Value at Salvo’s Stores

Many of us don’t think that Salvation Army stores would have any quality merchandise. I regularly browse Salvo’s and occasionally come across real bargins. At a Salvo store near where I live they typically receive shipments of new product each Tuesday. By late Tuesday morning I’m checking out to see what has come in before […]

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