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When shopping thrift stores, you can find name brand fashions at ridiculously low prices. The best part: you can experiment with styles and colors without spending a fortune. Here’s a list of items that you should pick up the next time you’re at a thrift store. Sweatshirts Sweatshirts will...

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My fiancé and I went on a thrift hunt for housewares this week. Visiting Thrifty Shopper stores in Cicero and North Syracuse, we found a great selection of tableware. We scored BIG with matching dinner plates, salad plates, bowls, a big salad bowl and mugs. As a young couple...

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Dresses were the theme of this week’s thrift haul. Visiting the Cicero Thrifty Shopper, I could not believe how many amazing dresses I found! Let’s start with my fancy, new little black dresses: a Macy’s find with original tags and an Ann Taylor LBD. You can never have too...

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My rule of thumb post-personal finance epiphany: wait for a sale to buy casual clothing at the thrift store. I try to only pay full price when investing in key pieces for office attire. Investing in higher end work wear is when the savings are most significant. However, being...

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We have a dinner invite this evening and yours truly is the dessert guru. While planning, I remembered that I had a tube full of peanut butter frosting to use up. So, I whipped up some chocolate deliciousness to frost. When you’ve committed to the journey to financial peace,...

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The major gift-giving holidays are now behind us. Traveling is next on my calendar, which means I’m still searching Thrifty Shoppers for gifts. Hostess gifts, that is. When visiting out-of-state friends, I like to bring a little part of Syracuse with me to share. Of course, I don’t want...

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Creativity often comes into play when you are designing a home work space without breaking the bank. Check out the thrifted items I have found to be both fun and functional for my home office nook. The mirror was originally brass colored, so I painted it a neutral white....

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Warm clothing finds are needed for these chilly months. After visiting the Cicero Thrifty Shopper, I have new elements to add to my warm winter wardrobe. A chunky H&M cardigan marked $6.99 is great for when I need a pop of color in my outfit. I found two pairs...

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Greetings lovers of all things thrifted! I would like to share several holiday gift ideas to help you stay on budget this holiday season. Throughout my thrifting travels, I search for like-new holiday “vehicles” in which to transport gifts with a festive vibe. After finding items in original packaging...

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Did you know there is usually a section in Thrifty Shopper where you can find fabric? Upon my recent visit to the Cicero Thrifty Shopper, I found this beautiful fabric for only $0.99! I’m planning to make a skirt using this pattern. I also found this cute snowman tablecloth...

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As someone whose wardrobe consists mostly of thrifted items, it is important to me to have stylish, quality clothing. Loft has high-quality clothing so I am always looking for this brand. This week, I found a Loft sweater for $6.99 at the North Syracuse Thrifty Shopper. During this trip,...

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The holiday season is indeed the most wonderful time of the year, as families get together to celebrate. Decorating your home helps inspire festive cheer whether you’re doing it by yourself or with help from loved ones. In a previous post, we also highlighted Christmas décor as gifts to give...

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