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My mom and I stopped at our neighborhood Thrifty Shopper after a quick grocery and coffee stop. I walked my usual path to discover items on my wish list. Home: I admired the mirrors but they weren’t quite what I’ve been wishing for. Onward: I found a bench that...

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My petite frame requires extra effort when building a wardrobe. Finding the perfect fit is a challenge. In addition, having a unique body type can mean more expensive clothing. Specialty sizes rarely go on sale at retail stores. Paying a seamstress to fit my petite frame got really old....

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Hello Sunshine – Ha! Wishful thinking with the super soggy and somber spring we’ve had! Weather aside, check out my cool (no pun intended) swimsuit cover ups. I discovered these finds during the recent 50% off sale while visiting Thrifty Shoppers in my region. Considering our short summers, the...

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Unless you’re a seasoned thrifter, you are bound to make some rookie mistakes while thrifting. Pointers are needed when it comes to shopping a store with hundreds of oddly priced hand-me-downs, especially for newbies. As a rookie thrifter, keep an open mind and don’t be weary. Thrift store items...

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I found a Vera Bradley jackpot during the last Thrifty Shopper 50% off sale! It was a perfect time to spruce up my warmer weather tote and handbag collection. I visited three Thrifty Shoppers during the May 13th sale and found these beautiful, functional totes. Very Bradley, in my...

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I scored big time at 3fifteen this week! Whenever I visit 3fifteen, I always find a bunch of new clothing with tags on. On this visit, I purchased four new clothing items with original tags. My finds included: cute tribal-print shorts from Target; whale-print shorts from Marshall’s; and two...

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Planning for my summer wardrobe, I found a boho vest during a recent Thrifty Shopper trip. Talk about my find of the week!! I wore it right away styling it with a midi skirt I had and some summer wedges. This trip also scored me three pairs of shorts....

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Thrifty Shopper stores have an amazing selection of dresses including name brands like Vera Wang. I stopped by the Thrifty Shopper in North Syracuse and found seven great dresses. The Vera Wang dress was interesting. I needed to try it on to understand the structure of it. However, once...

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It is race season again, which means I’m on the road checking out new Thrifty Shopper stores. This trip included a visit to the Ithaca Thrifty Shopper. Since my son’s accident has not deterred him from ATV adventures, we are on the move across the state. My goal is to...

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The fashion-savvy know that retro style was all over the New York Fashion Week runways this spring. Many of the most current trends are actually inspired by the ‘70s and ‘80s. That’s great news for us thrifty shoppers. Why pay more for designer pieces when thrift stores have amazing...

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Find of the week – a Lily Pulitzer top, which is a much sought after brand for thrifters! Lily Pulitzer has a very distinctive floral pattern. As soon as I flipped to it on the racks, I knew I had found gold! During this week’s thrift haul, I found...

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Hope you enjoyed your spring holidays. I thought you would enjoy seeing some of our Easter serve ware and decor – all thrifted of course! Check out this adorable metal rabbit shaped candle holder ($2.99) that appeared quite Pottery Barn-ish. I paired it with a cake stand (.99) that...

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This week’s thrift haul included not one, but TWO Victorias Secret dresses. One of the dresses still had the original tags on it, too. What a steal! I love Victoria’s Secret finds because they make their clothes so well and they are always flattering. In addition to the dresses...

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The Thrifty Shopper had so many cute spring tops this week at the North Syracuse store. I am absolutely obsessed with this vintage sailboat tee I found. It makes me so happy! I also found two cute Loft tees that are very soft. Many people are loving LuLaRoe right...

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