|May 14, 2012|
Archive for the ‘Dumpster Scores’ Category
|April 16, 2012|
She got stung by a bee (while trying to eat it):
We’ve been dumpstering Petco and Centinela. Along with some highly bizarre pet products (such as a perfume flask-like container of “cat pheromone”), we’ve picked up six or seven 30-lb bags of dry dog food. We’ve also found cat food, tug toys, stuffed animals, extraordinarily large dog beds, and various kinds of treats and rawhide.
The view under the bed:
|February 27, 2012|
|January 14, 2012|
|December 11, 2011|
Hospice Thrift Store: tiny wood box perfect for modpodging, stained glass kitties, galoshes, vinyl records (Elton John, Rickie Lee, Allman Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell), sushi mat, AC drill, play dough
Marmot Outdoor Gear: 12 zippers, fabric scraps
Alvarado Street Bakery: 2 sprouted multi-grain loaves, 1 flax seed loaf
Trader Joe’s (4 stores total): 4 chocolate chip cookies, pine cat litter (for the wood stove), plain yogurt, chicken fried rice, 2 tins of coffee, walnuts, Mirepoix mix (celery, carrots, onion), sunflower seeds, jasmine rice, pastrami, grapes, baby carrots, brie log, bag of apples, snow peas, grape tomatoes, smoked sockeye salmon, Pound Plus dark chocolate, sun dried tomato pesto, beef tamales, Lavender Salt Scrub, pinenuts, powdered sugar, avocado, mini milk chocolate peanut butter cups, strawberries, chocolate orange, 5 dark chocolate bars, salty creamy PB, Cotswold Double Gloucester with onions and chives (that’s fancy cheese), 5 flower bouquets, 2 potted plants, Prosciutto, 2 jars sweet pickle relish, 3 sticks butter, 4 big apples, 5 bags lemons, mac and cheese, chicken-less stuffed cutlet, turkey bacon, bag sweet potatoes, almond snowmen cookies, 12 pints coconut oil, 7 jars curry simmer sauce
|October 10, 2011|
|October 1, 2011|
Goat Cheese Factory on Q and 13th: more cheese than two cheese-lovers could eat in WEEKS
Murphy’s: several muffins, 2 small milk cartons
Northcoast Co-op: several packages of pre-cooked mussels and clams
Desserts On Us Inc.: 1 box delicious Trader Joe’s chocolate toffy cookies
|September 30, 2011|
This just might be Arcata’s best kept secret… but we can’t eat all this cheese by ourselves, so we’re spreading the word!
Wildberries Marketplace: several boxes of various deli food, inc. sushi
Murphy’s: deli sandwich, slice of Butterfinger cheesecake, 2 boxes of blueberry muffins
|September 4, 2011|
So this is probably about a weeks worth of late night runs to various spots around town.
Market of Choice: On 2 or 3 occasions–buckets full of tomatoes, avocados, onions, lots of bell peppers, various tasty pastries, apples, pears, plums, peaches, melons, bananas, potatoes, cookies, croissant muffins, bread, carrots, cucumbers, grapefruit, shittake mushrooms
Trader Joes: Parmesan crisps, whole wheat sliced bread, granola-y cereal, clementines, 2 pkgs green beans, 2 pkgs yellow squash, a very pretty bell pepper, 2 pkgs raisin bran, carton tofu, edamame, carton eggs, feta cheese, 2 1/2 gallon containers of rice milk, bottle of sweet white wine.
_____ Market: Lots of little cups of blueberry and mango yogurt. A dozen bags of vegan pirate booty (nooch puffs), 2 bottles of kefir, 2 large containers of greek yogurt, bananas, half a bottle of pinot grigio white wine
|August 25, 2011|
Trader Joe’s: chocolate hazelnut biscotti, box blueberries, peach, bag walnuts, 2 lemon marionberry muffins, lemon raspberry zinger cake, 2 sugar chocolate coffee bean grinders, Rainbow’s End trailmix, pita chips with cinnamon sugar, red grapefruit, potato chips, brown rice spaghetti, 2 boxes mini heirloom tomatoes, bag apples, large tomato, 2 red bell peppers, corn tortillas, manzanilla olives