I love thrift shopping so so SO much. Browsing the rows and racks of unique items and coming across beautiful, vintage, and straight up weird finds makes me euphoric. It's like a thrifting high. Today I went on a pretty fantastic thrift shopping excursion and have plenty of pictures to prove it. Are you ready to follow me on my super exciting, retro-tastic thrifting adventure? Yes?...more
Hi guys! So this post is going out to everyone and anyone who shops. So yes, basically this post is for YOU :)Just a brief description of the word Thrift, the quality of using money and other resources carefully and not wastefully.So there you have it! Pretty much sums up my post haha. Well no. I shall elaborate more....more
TataS ome people have weird hang ups about thrifts stores, but I don’t. I cannot tell you how many times people have looked at me bewildered when I’ve mentioned thrifting. I think they equate shopping at the thrift store with being poor and that’s not always the case. I shopped at the thrift store when I had nothing in college and I still shop there now. Here is a list of 8 things you should consider buying from the thrift store. ...more
All of my friends know me well, so when I call and say, "Hey, you want to go out tomorrow?" they know that equates to giddily perusing though several thrift stores, hitting yard sales, or picking up stuff from Freecycle. Some decline unless I include lunch; others are as game as I am.
This weekend I had a moment where I needed to escape the four walls of the house and venture out into the neighboring town of Madison, Georgia. Madison is a old Antebellum community filled with some of the most beautiful homes anyone has ever laid their eyes on. They have a thriving town square with great little restaurants and shops. Andersen and I had a wonderful afternoon shopping and enjoying lunch at a wonderful little Bistro called Perk Avenue....more
Fashion remixing is my jam. Repurposing an item not only drives down the cost-per-wear, but you get bonus style points for being able to wear the same piece at the office, casually on the weekend, and dressed up for a girl’s night. Anyone can take an outfit off a mannequin and look put-together; real style is breaking those looks apart and coming up with your own versions....more
“I’m a woman, Mary. I can be as contrary as I choose.”~Lady Grantham -Downton Abbey My guilty pleasure (along with Hagaan- Das, Anthropologie, and laying in the sun) is thrifting. One of my friends calls it junking and another calls it ‘antiquing’...more