Moving to the US has been a learning a process, and no doubt will continue to be so for the next 6 months to a year or longer, or so the Internet tells me. For example, I have already learned that my beloved Canadian Value Villages are just not as prevalent in the US, that Goodwill is the major thrift chain of choice. I have
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Since I started thrifting back in 2012, I have followed a lot of thrifters worldwide on social media including several from Houston and Texas. I’ve always been blown away by the low prices of some of their thrift finds, wondering how and where they find such amazing deals… I finally get it… I ventured out last Friday in my “new” wheels with my “friend” Siri
It finally happened. I was FINALLY able to go for a proper thrifting trip and it was exactly what I needed! Though I am very blessed with a beautiful home and a pool here in Texas, there are tons of logistics to deal with every. single. day. Today, I learned I could not get a library card until I have ID with my name and address on it.
This isn’t going to be a thrifted fashion post. There will be plenty of that soon, I promise. Now that my family has arrived in Texas, I’m learning the hard way about the ins and outs of making such a big move. I did dig around before the move to try and find some practical information to no avail. Hence, here are some of my observations
I can’t even write one word without welling up… As you can tell by the absence of posts over the past few months, my world has been consumed with The Big Move to Texas. This whole journey started just after Christmas as a remote possibility and here we are on the cusp of moving. My son cried on our last night in the house and