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Round up: Thrifty vintage in the news

I love setting up news alerts because this means that my searches (from search engines, newspapers, databases) come to me on a regular basis.

I have alerts for thrift, Goodwill, vintage, and the like, and often I find interesting stories in my in box. Here are a few of this week’s interesting stories and posts.

Happy reading,
R.D.

Every thrifter’s dream is to find a piece of art or history worth a fortune. This Press Democrat feature highlights various art finds including American treasures and a Dali sketch. This story highlights a Redwood Forest area find. (Tuesday, Jan. 15)

Are you a cleverly stylish Washington-state thrifter? The Seattle Times is having a contest for creative, fashionable Washington state thrift shoppers. Three winners will receive $50 to spend at a Seattle thrift shop. Now that’s a lot of moolah in thrift terms! (Wednesday, Jan. 16)

Ever have to clean up a house and the associated mess when a loved one died? It’s not easy. WorthPoint starts a series on estate liquidation with a list of common mistakes made by newbies and non-professionals. (Monday, Jan. 14)

Oh, those mysterious clothing donation bins. Your town has them, my town has them. Lima, Ohio, may take a look at the issue of non-local donation collectors putting the bins in their town. (Monday, Jan. 14)

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