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MCC Recycling Centre Thrifting

A sample of what we found

There is an end of the line thrift store in our area where you ignore the thrift store price because you pay by the pound – the MCC Recycling Centre.

There are bin everywhere and you need to take your time sorting through all of the things that did not sell at the regular MCC thrift stores.

Frames are gone images ready to be reused

There were bins upon bins of frames from which I a rescued two pieces of hand work that someone lovingly made and hung in their home.  I will use them as covers or art pieces in the journals that I make.

The two book will also be used in journals over the next year.

Vintage wedding dress


The head piece belongs to this wedding dress.  I will wash the dress and then pick apart the lace pieces again to use in journals or other sewing projects.

I also found three full balls of eye lash yarn, a piece of cross stitch cloth and a bag of lace all of which I will use in journals, or for Happy Mail.

yarns and lace
The price for all this goodness was $10.00 

What and where is your favourite thrift store?

Grandma Snyder
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5 Minutes Of My Day – Out walking in the park

September 24, 2018
Today we toured Beacon Hill Park.  The image for today is the Sleeping Moss Lady and before we read the sign she reminded me of the the Never Ending Story.

The park is free and an amazing place to spend a day.

September 24, 2017

2017 Enjoying our trip to Saskatchewan
September 24, 2016
2016 Walking towards Temple Square 
September 24, 2015
2015 Stopping to wonder at the beauty of this scene
September 24, 2014
2014 Relaxing for a moment at work

Grandma Snyder

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5 Minutes Of My Day – Noticing the beauty all around us

September 23, 2018
Taking the time to stop and notice with small and beautiful things all around us.
September 23, 2017
2017 Celebrating the wedding of our niece and our anniversary 
September 23, 2016
2016 Traveling in Utah such a beautiful place
September 23, 2015
2015 Out for a walk on this the first day of fall
September 23, 2014
2014 Getting flowers from my beloved.
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5 Minutes Of My Day – Sitting in small rooms

September 11, 2018
Sitting is described as the new danger to our health and today I can believe that.  Sitting in small rooms with no opportunity to walk around is soul crushing.

Government waiting room or break out rooms were never meant to spend to spend a day in.  No pictures, no reading material, no window!

This is one part of my job I will not miss when I retire.
September 11, 2017
2017 Just enjoying a a chocolate bar with no guilt
September 11, 2016
2016 Watching the girls receive bibles from the Sunday School teachers
September 11, 2015
2015 Beauty in the sunset
September 11, 2014
2014 Watching a storm move over the landscape

Grandma Snyder
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