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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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Necklaces were on my thrift list this week. After realizing I was rotating the same necklaces into my wardrobe, I decided to expand my collection. On a trip to the North Syracuse Thrifty Shopper, I stopped to check out the jewelry section. I was so happy I looked because...

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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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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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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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During the Fall Into Savings sale, I found so many amazing tops for half-off! That’s right – I scored shirts featured for $2.50 and the sweater for $3.50. You cannot find better deals than that. On top of those finds, I found a Loft jacket for $5 when it...

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Oftentimes, it’s easy to identify donated sweaters. How? Because they tend to have “pills” (small fuzzy fabric bumps) on them. In the past, I have passed by many cozy cardigans at Thrifty Shopper because of the pilling. That perspective changed after I purchased a sweater shaver. It happened when...

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I recently moved into a bigger apartment and needed some new décor to enhance my larger space. While I have never been that great with interior design, I thought I’d give it a try. Of course, Thrifty Shopper was my first stop! I browsed not just one, but two...

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As the air gets colder, it’s time to update your autumn wardrobe. The time for wearing our favorite maxi dress is gone, but there is no need to be down. Now is the time for bonfires, toffee apples, fancy costumes and everybody’s guilty pleasure: pumpkin spiced lattes! Warm clothing...

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