Updates: June 5 – 11

Another light week here on The Outlier Model, but with good reason. CF is wrapping up her first term of summer classes which has resulted in a succession of midterms, projects and a final all coming due in a two week period. She is currently out trying to get PHP and SQL to work together. I’m not a computer guy but I’m told this can be quite tricky! I have been thoroughly engrossed in the...

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First yard sale of the year

First yard sale, yard sale, thrifty, thrift shop, discounts, great deals
I’m a big fan of yard sales. I’ve picked up a lot of stuff for next to nothing and even more stuff for absolutely nothing. Brian and I went to the first sale of the year (that we knew about) this morning and. Walked away with a free deep frying “spider” skimmer. (PS – I had to look up what they were called.  If you didn’t know either, check it out.) Its awesome because I like to make...

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Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality

Getting rid of the backup rug

the backup rug, carpet, rug
Up until 2 weeks ago, I had a rug propped up against a corner in my living room.  I bought it 2 years ago when I lived in an apartment with hardwood floors.  I ended up vacating that apartment rather unexpectedly due to a fire, and aside from a brief appearance in my condo, I haven’t used the rug since then.I kept it for a while because I liked the colours.  It had taken a long time for the...

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Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality, Philosophy

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