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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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Spring has sprung, so naturally I needed to find some fun thrift fashions for this refreshing weather. On the hunt for cute tops, I discovered a birdie print Target tee ($3.99) at Cicero Thrifty Shopper. I also found a striped halter ($4.99) that would go beautifully with a midi...

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When you look at your glass as half-full rather than half-empty, you recognize the beauty and abundance around you. You gain perspective, see the bigger picture, and realize you are more fortunate than so many around the world. On that thought, my pantry comes to mind. How many people...

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Spring is a time for refreshing and updating home décor. What better way to brighten a room than by using thrifted lamps?! However, we needed some new wall accents and floor lamps to help make our space feel cozy and inviting. My living room is extremely shadowy, and we...

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Handbags and luggage were on my thrift list this week. Last time I visited the North Syracuse Thrifty Shopper, I noticed there were so many purses. I wanted to give them a closer look this week and I was not disappointed! Among my finds: a cute Vera Bradley bag,...

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To get a better understanding of how I resell thrifted and retail items, I am providing eBay tips as a follow-up to my recent blog. Naturally, I enjoyed the items. But, they no longer fit or have been purged in an effort to simplify. Instead of donating immediately, I select...

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I love wearing different prints, especially animal prints. When I find fashions with print seahorses, birds or puppies, I’m all over that article of clothing! During this week’s thrift haul, I fell in love with a lightweight dog printed sweater. But that was just one of my lovely spring...

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A dear friend of mine recently asked if I could blog about my small thrifting and eBay venture. Finishing lunch, I glanced at my phone and saw a notification of sale. Sold for $15, men’s lounge pants – I guess now is as good a time as any to...

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