Category Archives: Thrift Stores

$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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Item of the day : Stella McCartney Falabella Fold-Over Bag

Okay, I agree this is more than a “little” expensive. But it’s so pretty I couldn’t stop myself from sharing. Now if I could only find a suitable substitute. Anyone have ideas how to make that happen? Cheers and Happy … Continue reading

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Lovely Lilac Dress – $9.95 – what a deal!

Looking for something pretty to wear for weekend brunch? I found a fabulous lilac dress at my fave shop My Sister’s Closet in San Diego’s UTC neighborhood earlier this week for the bargain price of $9.95. (perhaps I need to … Continue reading

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margarita round up

Originally posted on stuff steph does:
Margaritas are my favorite cocktail by far. There are endless variations and possibilities. The Margarita’s signature holiday is coming up this weekend, so its more than appropriate to link up a ton marg recipes…

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Originally posted on Oh, Courtney:
I’ve been watching way too much Cupcake Wars lately and have had the cupcake itch for days!¬†What cupcakes to bake?! Was the question. I figured, my favorite cake (vanilla), favorite frosting (cream cheese) and favorite…

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Who Doesn’t Love Helping Animals? And Shopping?

I just love the concept of this particular thrift shop– support the animals! http://www.APRL.org Tonite I stopped by the Animal Protection & Rescue League Thrift Store on Clairemont Mesa Blvd in San Diego. I was pleasantly surprised to see they … Continue reading

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Worlds Largest Eco-Friendly Department Store

The United States is one of the highest “consumer” countries. Yes, we use a lot of “stuff.” Which makes the task of recycling even more important. Tonite I visited EcoMart— a department store of sorts dedicated to helping all of … Continue reading

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The Thrill of the $2 Dress!

It was my lucky day on Sunday when I walked into 2Dollar Thrill in Ocean Beach… and walked out with a fabulous $2 dress! I was there mostly as a “looky-loo” and had a strict shopping list in mind– if … Continue reading

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Girls From The Park Resale Shop

Need a little sunshine in your life? Maybe some retail therapy on a rough Monday afternoon? I found myself in the Point Loma area and in serious need of some retail therapy recently– on a Monday afternoon! Girls from the … Continue reading

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$2 Dollar Thrill – Recycle It & Rock It!

Last weekend I found myself wondering– what can you get for a couple of bucks these days? Turns out $2 buys a whole lot of cool stuff at $2 Dollar Thrill in Ocean Beach. Everything from vinyl records to CD’s … Continue reading

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