|May not look like much but my 25¢ cent cheese slicer|
is exactly what I needed. (okay, wanted.)
|Egg slicer bought at yard sale ages ago still turns the trick!|
I tried to shave some Parmesan over pasta not too long ago and was not please with the way my slicer worked. And the vegetable peeler that I then tried didn't turn the trick either. So, I was ultra thrilled to find this antique cheese slicer/grater at a garage sale for 25¢. Works like a charm!
Hubby's weed eater went kaput yesterday. Needed a new fly wheel (I think that's what he called it). Anyway, online the new whatchamacallit part costs $70 bucks, so he wondered if he was going to have to break down and buy a new weed trimmer. A few calls around town and he found the part for $50 bucks...cheaper than buying a new trimmer, since his trimmer is heavy duty, well made and would cost much more to replace.
But when we got to the parts shop, the owner went out and came back with a used part and offered to sell it to Hubby for $20. Evidently it didn't take Hubby long to replace the part, 'cause I hear the distinctive whine of a weed whacker out in the yard now. Yea!
Anyone else brake for yard sales? I think they call 'em boot sales in Scotland. What do they call them in your neck of the woods?
|Sifter handed down when Mom bought a new one.|
I don't mind rust as long as it doesn't affect the food.