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This Week - 30/01/2022

The more you know, the less you need.

Preparations for the new business kicked up a gear this week. We started the mammoth task of photographing stock (so. much. stock) and brainstorming ideas for the kind of miniatures we want to make ourselves. Between us we've been collecting 50+ years and yet there is so much stuff I have still never seen done in miniature. And plenty more I've never seen done affordably. I've put together a few prototypes and plan to get some serious crafting done next week once payday finally - finally - arrives and I can buy some material.

I'm still hoping to get the shop up and running for a soft launch by the end of February.

The other big thing this week was finishing my new and improved 2022 version of the refer and earn schemes guide. I couldn't be bothered to update the pinnable image but there are actually over 300 offers in that post and I intend to keep adding it as I come across new schemes / set up accounts with others! Even if I only make a few quid out of it, it's still a few quid I'd never have had other wise.

On the blog I also posted about Mattel's new Cutie Reveal Barbie, the 1905 canal death of Charles Hinwood, a cover guide to Penny magazine, and a review of 1977's Glitterball.



Deal of the Week -

Get a £10 Amazon voucher at Vintage Cash Cow with referral promo code / link - https://mention-me.com/m/ol/ey7fe-jessica-powell

Vintage Cash Cow is a new trade in service that specialises in, well, vintage stuff. Think coins, cutlery, decor, electronics, memorabilia, etc, etc. You gather your stuff, stick it in a box, and send it off to them for free. They then assess it and give you an offer; you can either accept, or have your stuff returned. Use my referral code to sign-up and they'll also give you a £10 Amazon voucher: https://mention-me.com/m/ol/ey7fe-jessica-powell.



Song of the Week -


H.A.P.P.Y. Radio - Edwin Starr (1979)





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