Category Archives: Thrift

This is Why I Thrift

My daughter was in serious need of some play clothes.  So we headed around the corner to the local thrift store and picked up all this stuff for… $7.18. This may have gotten, what, maybe one pair of shorts at … Continue reading

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Sometimes a Not-So-Thrifty Purchase is Still Thrifty

I am a thrift store good luck charm – for others and for myself.  For some reason, if you go thrifting with me you are bound to find something you love.  I buy nearly all my clothes this way, with … Continue reading

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To Repair or Replace

Disclaimer: I wrote this article over 2 months ago, and didn’t post it simply because I was too lazy to take a picture and upload it.  My crawling 9 month old is now a walking 11 month old, but the … Continue reading

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The Lure of the Barcode Scanner: Part II – The Aftermath

In Part I of this story, I lamented discussed my options in registering for baby gifts. My goal was to make sure that my daughter had everything she needed to thrive without too much extra “stuff”.  Well, all 6 baby … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday – Clean Slate

Every Friday, Kristen over at the The Frugal Girl posts a picture of her food waste. She invites other bloggers to join in her effort to save money and reduce the amount of food that gets thrown away in our … Continue reading

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Good to the Last…

A few weeks ago, I was the matron of honor in a friend’s wedding. At the salon, we were putting on our make-up, and I pulled out my charcoal eyeliner to give my eyes that POW! effect. I have one … Continue reading

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More Dresses than I’ve Ever Owned

There’s something growing inside of me. With the nefarious intent of… …making my pants not fit. Okay, so maybe that’s a little dramatic, I’m sure she doesn’t intend to render my wardrobe useless, but nevertheless… Going on 5 months now, … Continue reading

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