Category Archives: Thrift Store Tips

Spenders get thrifty for holiday shopping

Spenders get thrifty for holiday shopping.

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How to be thrifty & not spendy & look fabulous

I like mixing my thift store finds creatively with my usual wardrobe. Here are a few key tips to do that: New shoes, old clothes: If you’re wearing a thrift store skirt that’s getting a bit threadbare, distract the eye with … Continue reading

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DSW designer shoes- La Jolla store

DSW 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive La Jolla, CA 92037 Ph# (858)657-0314 http://www.dswshoes.com Tonite I stopped by the DSW store in my neighborhood. I had a $20 rewards coupon from them that was on the verge of expiring– my plan … Continue reading

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How to “Let Go”… and Really Purge Your Closet!

We’ve all done it– standing in front of the closet in a trance wondering what to wear or wondering where that favorite fuchsia scarf could be hiding. It’s usually not so much a matter of nothing to wear but a … Continue reading

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How to Buy a Waterproof Jacket

How to Buy a Waterproof Jacket from wikiHow – The How to Manual That You Can Edit If you intend to participate in outdoor activities frequently, then it is a good idea to invest in a waterproof jacket. When you’re … Continue reading

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Make Money Selling to Consignment Stores

1 Make a list of all of the consignment stores in your neighborhood and what types of items they specialize in. If you have more than two or three shops in your area, it  is best to keep track of this information … Continue reading

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Tips to avoid bed bugs when shopping at thrift stores

Bed bugs are back with a vengeance and they don’t care of you drive a Mercedes or a Corvette.  Bring home bed bugs and you get thousands in extermination fees, anxiety and isolation. Not to mention the stigma associated with these … Continue reading

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Get your swap on- host a clothing swap to decrease clutter in your closet

Clothing swaps are a great way to spend an afternoon with friends and enhance your wardrobe at the same time. I’ve heard these parties also referred to as “naked lady parties”, but men can play along, too. I’ve attended swaps that were just for … Continue reading

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Cashmere Quality Control

If you find yourself doing some pre-Fall prowling for cashmere in the local thrift store here are a few tips to make sure you spend your money wisely. Carefully stretch the body of the sweater to see if it snaps … Continue reading

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i Phone Apps for Thrifty Shopping

I found some fabulous Smartphone apps to help with thrift shopping!! iLocate is a comprehensive searchable database for all the charity and thrift stores wherever you are with contact info,directions and more.  View by list or by map for easy decision-making.  One … Continue reading

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