Day 830: Brand New and Pet Books

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  About twice a year, I’d get to go to the open sale at the Scholastic warehouse on the other side of the San Francisco Bay. I’d load the boys up and off we’d go early on a Saturday morning. It would be a big adventure. I would end up buying a lot of brand [...]

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Day 829: Kitchen Cupboard Contents

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I found these in a plastic tub, waaaaay at the back of a cupboard. Bottle pourers, meat temperature thingies, champagne stoppers. Donated.

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Day 828: Dictionaries

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Great big children’s dictionaries, while wonderful things, are impractical. How can a little kid use such a big heavy book? Consequently, both the one my kids were given as a gift and the one I bought from a rummage sale are like new. Donated.

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Day 827: Lobster Tools

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I thought these were for nuts so it shows you how often we eat lobster in our house. I’m never going to cook lobster so out these go. Donated.

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Day 826: Ripleys Books

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My boys loved Ripleys – we’ve been to the exhibition in San Francisco several times. Not surprisingly, my friend bit my hand off when I offered them to her for her boys.

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Day 825: Jacket and Sweater

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Carrying on with the spring cleaning theme, I cleared out the jacket box I keep in my van. These are too small. Pity, one of them was hardly used. Donated and gifted.

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Day 824: Books

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Quite an mismatched pair, don’t you think? Kids didn’t want to keep either. Donated and recycled.

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Day 823: Random Items

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I hate plastic measuring spoons! Plus the clutter from a drawer in my kitchen. Donated.

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Day 822: A Few Fiction Books

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Just a few to start with. Donated.

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Day 821: Homeschool Resources File

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I got rid of one of these a while back but kept the second because I thought it might “be useful”. Of course, I haven’t touched it. Donated.

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