My philosophy is to never pay retail for anything - if I can help it! I get such a thrill over finding a bargain! If I can create a beautiful home by shopping wisely then I have double the satisfaction! Lately I've been spending a lot of Saturdays going to yard sales and thrift shops! This is something that I enjoy doing with my family - my mom is my favorite companion. Occasionally the menfolk join us too, but they have a much shorter attention span! Mom and I understand how to shop!
Everything in the picture above is from a thrift store, clearance price or yard sale! These items have a home in our sunroom keeping in line with my garden theme. I love the bright colors and, of course, the birds!
To me that's truly living "The Good Life" - to not be wasteful by paying too much. Shopping smart and having a blast doing it! Saving money makes me giggle!