Thrifty Tuesdays: The Early Bird Gets the Worm


Thrift and estate shopping for vintage goodies is really like a job that I’ve come to warm up to. It’s about waking up before the tot and hubby are up, before breakfast is even made, and many times before the sun is even up. You would think that because it’s so early, that there wouldn’t be a bustle of shoppers. Apparently, others are seasoned to catching their treasures early and you are met with a crowd of like-minded vultures. Vultures in a good way. These people have eyes like hawks and snatch a potentially worthy item before your sleepy self can realize that that piece of glass is worth more than its handwritten tag of fifty cents. They are skilled and impulsive. They are business minded and have no mercy. Those are my competitors and I’ve come to know their ways very well. A word of advice to myself after…

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