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Arthritis Victoria Opportunity Shop on High Street

Arthritis Victoria Opportunity Shop on High Street

Please note: this store has unfortunately now closed down. I finally got a chance to visit a new op-shop today though. I didn’t actually know this store existed until recently. It’s the Arthritis Victoria Opportunity Shop in Malvern. The store is staffed by volunteers, and all proceeds go towards people with arthritis, osteoporosis and other musculoskeletal conditions.    (…)

Salvos in Cheltenham

Salvos in Cheltenham

  What an amazing store. I have to say, my head was turned when I visited the Salvos in Cheltenham. There was just a big assortment of everything, and it all seemed to be in great condition. And surprisingly, my head was most turned in the books, toys, home wares and furniture sections.    (…)

Op shop rules apply to eBay too

Op shop rules apply to eBay too

I am getting complacent and forgetting my own rules! One of the first rules of op-shopping is: If you see something you like, either pick it up or buy it straight away because if you don’t some one else will! I was browsing Balenciaga bags on eBay to see if anything nice was around (at a(…)

Apparently baby things are dangerous

Apparently baby things are dangerous

I recently wrote a post about Mixing Business with Op-Shops, where I had a very interesting chat with the acting manager. What I didn’t mention at the time was that I was also quite enraged by another conversation I overheard this manager having on the phone. Some one called to ask if they could donate(…)

Op-Shop Luck

Op-Shop Luck

I am beginning to believe that I have a limited monthly amount of luck to use in op-shops. Generally, I don’t believe in op-shop luck. I think that a lot of the time it is through sheer perseverance that I manage to find so many amazing things. Allow me to illustrate my point. I would(…)

Competition: Luxuriate with L’Occitane

Competition: Luxuriate with L’Occitane

I have approximately $200 worth of L’Occitane products to give away, so I thought it was time for another competition. This competition is in thanks to Melb Girl (who I also blog for) and a Christmas event that L’Occitane held last year. I attended to write a post for Melb Girl, and you can read more(…)

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Roll out 2012 and bring on 2013. I hope everyone has had a fabulous holiday season! A lot of people seem to be glad 2012 is over though. I know my Twitter feed was full of messages last night saying ‘thank God this year is over’. I have had a pretty interesting year though so I disagree.(…)

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