I thought I’d start a weekly posting of interesting finds from the thrift store. Lots of interesting things have been coming in lately.
The shop got a large donation of costume jewelry. There were over 200 pieces. Here are a few I thought it was interesting.
Did you know in Japanese folklore, frogs (Kaeru) bring you good fortune.
We also got a donation of incense and incense holders. The incense was from Japan, India, and Bhutan.
The packaging on the inside was so bold and colorful. There was an inset with an illustration of a boat with Japanese written around it. I don’t know what was written.
This one was from Bhutan. The packaging was the complete opposite. Simple reed or grass wrapper with the ends sealed with paper. And black and white label with a line drawing incense urn. It looks like the label was hand stamped.
Just one more thing I wanted to share. Have you heard of these shrimp chips. My girlfriends and I got the crazies for these chips. Perfectly bite size, flavored with butter and garlic, so very addicting. It came back in stock at our local Costco. My friend who has been raving about it, also works at Costco, and sent out a text the other day asking if we wanted her to pick up a bag for us. Well, nine bags later, in the Starbucks parking lot, we picked up our bag. I ended up picking up five more bags on my weekly Costco run. One for our house, two for Auntie M, and two for Auntie J. If you can find it at your local Costco, give it a try. It’s worth it.