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How do you spruce up your wardrobe without spending much money? Thrifting, of course. The great thing about thrift stores is you can add a few key pieces without breaking the bank! You can also commit to just buying accessories for variation. Check out this trio of necklaces I’ve...

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In this video, Deb offers creative ways to fix your holey T-shirts – creating unique designs – or use the fabric to create something entirely new! About the Author This vlog was produced by Deborah Fernando. As a full-time mom and wife, Deb frequents Thrifty Shopper for comfy yet fashionable...

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Deb Fernando demonstrates how to reuse worn out leggings to create hand warmers, headbands and bracelets in this creative video. Think of all the combinations you could create with different patterns! The hand warmers are a great idea for the impending cold weather – even though it has yet...

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It is finally feeling more like fall in Central New York. This is my favorite time of year to put together outfits. Mixing warmer elements with older summer items provides seemingly endless combinations! This week I went to the Cicero Thrifty Shopper to find three items for fall styles....

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Walking into a thrift store with only 20 minutes to thrift quality items can be overwhelming.  You don’t know where to start and your 20 minutes quickly disappears. It is really important to enter this situation with a plan. Otherwise, you are just wasting precious shopping time. Here are...

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This week’s finds include a romper, sweater and short sleeve turtleneck. Styling these items and others from my wardrobe, I like to think outside the box. With this crazy weather, you need to make items work for all types of temperatures. This week’s finds were scored at the North...

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The Rescue Mission is again partnering with 93Q to offer CNY’s Largest Indoor Garage Sale on Saturday, Sept. 23. And it just keeps growing! This event is so big, it has moved to the Horticultural Building at the New York State Fairgrounds. In addition to garage sale vendors, there...

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As summer winds up, we’re confronted with September temperatures ranging from near freezing to the mid-80s. This requires a wide range in our wardrobe, as well. We could be donning swimsuits enjoying the last few dips in the pool during the day. Then, as the evening approaches, we need...

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Aside from being excited about fresh merchandise daily, I believe thrifting is a hobby for everyone! Every time I walk in a thrift store, I get a plethora of ideas to share regarding thrift shopping. Here are the reasons thrifting could be your new hobby: Try styles and fabrics...

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Congratulations to iShopThrifty.org contributors Deb and Priyantha Fernando on their newest addition – Eliana Adelle born June 25, 2017! In this vlog, Deb talks about the clothing phase between pregnancy and post pregnancy. Deb’s advice: “First, come to peace with your body type. The Bible says we are wonderfully...

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Finding jeans that are my size and length is a challenge as I am 4’11”. That didn’t stop me from finding the PERFECT pair ($7.99) at Cicero Thrifty Shopper! Size petite and “ankle length”, these pants fit me perfectly for actual jeans length. I couldn’t be happier! Paired with...

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My loyal readers have witnessed me run the gamut of items that can be found at Thrifty Shopper for unbelievable prices. Clothing, housewares, furniture, appliances, exercise equipment, CDs and DVDs have all been part of the thrifty mix thus far. But, over the past several months I’ve stumbled upon...

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