Category Archives: Re-Use Stuff

Recycled Handbags. “New” to me!

Are you feeling a little short on money? Feeling bored with what you see in your closet every morning? Tired of carrying that same boring handbag? Hello Everyone! Believe me, I was feeling the exact same way– completely tired of … Continue reading

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Humble Hippie- new on Newport Ave in Ocean Beach

Happy Monday! The good news 1 day down and 4 to go until Friday.  Just wanted to let you all know about the fabulous shop I visited in Ocean Beach this weekend.  I know…. more shopping… feels like I’ve been … Continue reading

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From Trash to Treasure… to my living room…

Look what I found sitting in the alley recently– this cute table!  I really felt like it had potential to become a “treasure” and couldn’t resist the urge to rescue it. Plus, I found a recipe for chalk paint and … Continue reading

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$7 Jeans–yessss!!

What could be better than a pair of fantastic $7 jeans? Maybe the good karma of knowing that I am “re-purposing” a perfectly good pair of jeans?? One less item in the landfill, right? And I thought $9 jeans were … Continue reading

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Guess how much??

Can you believe I found a super cute handbag for a mere $9.99 this weekend??!  In need of a little retail therapy, I stopped by my favorite thrift store “Like New” in San Diego’s Clairemont neighborhood.  I tried on a few jeans … Continue reading

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Time for Summer Retail Therapy at My Sisters Closet

Hello Everyone!  As far as I’m concerned, there’s no therapy like retail therapy. What better way to beat the heat than in an air-conditioned store, right?! Why not unwind with a little retail therapy at My Sister’s Closet located in the … Continue reading

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Thrift Shopping for Men… Look what $5 gets you!

Hey, check it out! I found another place where you can find quality thrift items for the man in your life.  Jeans, belts, button down shirts… all good finds and in decent condition. Better yet everything in the Thrift Trader is … Continue reading

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$9 Jeans… Fantasy turned into reality for this bargain-hunter!

I thought finding cute jeans for $9 was something like finding a unicorn on my patio. Probably not going to happen. I kept hope alive and last Saturday was my lucky day at My Sister’s Closet here in San Diego. … Continue reading

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DIY – How to Rip Your Own Jeans… on a budget

Happy Saturday everyone! This weekend I’m going thrift shopping for jeans.  I’m planning to hit up my favorite “everything $2” store in the hopes they will have jeans I can be creative with.  (I have my supplies all ready…)  Cheers! How to Rip Your Own … Continue reading

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Thrift Shopping for Men?!

Polo shirts for $10 and nice looking suits. Wow, I was shocked when I browsed thru the men’s section at My Sister’s Closet. Typically the selection for men is meager at best when I’m out and about at the thrift … Continue reading

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