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I visited the Thrifty Shopper in North Syracuse for the 50% off sale recently and scored big! For less than $9, I found two amazing shirts and one blazer! Mixing these new thrift finds into my existing (mostly thrifted) wardrobe, here are a few styles I settled on. My...

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Although I love classic preppy styles when I’m performing on the work stage, the weekend necessitates a wardrobe change. Yes, I’m referring to the one-act play I like to call “Every Saturday and Sunday”. I recently found some very basic and comfy clothing suitable for my weekend playbill. Enjoy...

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If major designers didn’t allow thrift stores to sell their garments, they would be doing a major disservice to their bottom line. I’ve often discovered designers at the thrift store and loved their pieces so much, I’ve looked to their retail store and/or website! This is especially true for...

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Dressed as a Greaser, Cayden has won the 4th Annual #iShopThrifty Costume Contest of 2017! Costumes that made it to Top Five included a nerd, a Leprachuan, and a squirrel girl. Check out the gallery below to see the rest of the ‘spooktacular’ costume entries. Whitney Mills, who created...

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While searching for darker colors for my autumn/winter wardrobe, I came across a brand new Burlington blazer! The patterned blue and white blazer, with original tags, was so cute. Check out how I styled this brand new find! I love how the sleeves aren’t too long, which is usually...

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So as you can see above, I’ve been a busy little shopper. Every week, you will find me at a thrift store at least 2 to 3 times throughout the week. Additionally, I visit nearby cities probably 1 to 2 times per month to broaden my inventory supply. This...

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Look what I found at the Binghamton Thrifty Shopper last week while hunting for an inexpensive costume. My dear friend Jennifer’s annual costume party came up quickly this year and oh what fun it was! All attendees agreed that despite the fun, eerie theme decided upon, we had a...

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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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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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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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