To celebrate Thrift Shop Day, August 17, we sorted through heaps of still perfectly good articles to find these vintage gems.
Minimalist Max. Student Max Birkner describes his minimalistic life—so perfect for the starving student! “It took me an hour to move into this place (it was furnished). The move was completed when my girlfriend brought over a knife and fork from her place.” Broad Minds Think Small, Part 1 — Cluttered to the Bone, April 13, 2012.
The gap between cheap and frugal. Writer Janice Behrens points out the benefits of frugality and offers tips to achieve it. “Spending money wisely and mindfully is one of the most important skills one can possess in our wealth-driven society, a skill that can greatly contribute to the enjoyment of life.” The Good Life — A Better Life through Being Frugal, June 2, 2006.