My last super awesome thrift store find was this treasure chest for $50 that now houses my 1940–1960 Reader’s Digest collection which was also purchased in a thrift store for $13.
As far as the electric bill, we spent the weekend researching was to reduce it. We also spoke to our neighbors who’s bill is equally as high. At least I know we’re not being careless with our usage. So far we’ve sealed off and cut the electric to non-essential rooms, and have determined wine and naps will keep us equally as warm as the heat.