Monday, March 21, 2011

Thrift Share Giveaway and Project Simplify Hot Spot #3

I'm excited to start off the week by planning how I will attack hot spot #3 in the Project Simplify challenge.  This week, along with other Simple Mom readers, I will be focusing on organizing and cleaning out the kids', clothes, the whole nine yards.  Here's the tricky part, I will be doing it with their assistance as much as possible.

And lucky me was the big winner this past week over at Simple Mom.  Everyone who links up to Tsh's Project Simplify results post with before and after pictures for that week's hot spot is automatically entered in a fabulous giveaway.  I've won a combo pack of organizational tools from Jennifer at I Heart Organizing and I look forward to sharing more details with you soon.

Congratulations to The Joyful Thrifter at Joyful Treasure Hunting and Gina over at Lime Kiln for winning last week's Thrift Share Pyrex giveaway!  They will be receiving the Shenandoah casserole dish and divided snowflake dish respectively.  My little ones were quite enthusiastic about being able to draw the winners from the ice bucket in our hotel and I know that they'll be thrilled to help with round two.

In keeping with my theme of loving to thrift, but also trying to purge things from around the house, I will be hosting another Thrift Share giveaway this week.  Without further delay, here are the thrifted goodies awaiting a new home...vintage paper games "for travel & leisure" made in 1974 by the Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company (more commonly known as 3M).  All but one of the games appear to be unopened, and the one game that is open appears to have been unused.  Each game is for two players and promises to be:

  • Quick & easy to play.
  • Stimulating for teens through adults.
  • Fun & challenging.
And check out those graphics - aren't they a hoot?  These would make funky discussion pieces on your coffee table, great raw material for altered art, or fun to actually play.

Hex, Naval Battle, and Tic Tac Toe

Thorns, Snare, and Plasm

Check out the combined household income levels on this business reply card (not to be returned after January 1, 1975).

If you would like to be entered into the drawing for these vintage paper games, please leave a comment on this post by Friday night at midnight EDT.  I will draw and notify two winners - one for each lot - on Saturday.  I'm linking up to Apron Thrift Girl's Thrift Share Monday - stop on by to see what thrifted treasures have been found this past week.

"Whatever we possess becomes of double value when we have the opportunity of sharing it with others."  ~Jean-Nicolas Bouilly

1 comment:

  1. Would love to win a bit of the 70s. :D Lucky Finds!

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