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Tips and Tricks for Selling on Consignment

I’ve been busy recently down-sizing and trying to get rid of excess “stuff.” (Don’t we all have too much stuff anyway?)  I found a box in my closet filled with handbags– many of which I hadn’t carried in more than … Continue reading

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Under-consumption is More In-Style Than Ever!

Frugality is all about having choices, right?  With millions of people looking for ways to save money in tough times, a growing number of people have turned to resale shops and thrift stores to find their clothes, furniture and household goods.  Statistically … Continue reading

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Upcycling. Reuse and Recycle

Originally posted on thrift shopper for peace:
My tagline says “reuse, refresh, rethink, repeat.” Upcycling, I believe, is a great example of reusing, refreshing and rethinking. Today’s Vancouver Sun has an article titled “Upcycling hits the home show”, all about…

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Make Your Own Laundry Soap…and Save Money

Now that you’ve saved all kinds of money shopping at thrift stores and recycling your things– why not go the extra mile and try making your own laundry soap? It’s really quite easy and cost effective– coming in at just … Continue reading

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Spenders get thrifty for holiday shopping

Spenders get thrifty for holiday shopping.

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Cheapskate Guide: Tips for Frugal Living- Part 3

Just a few more tips I couldn’t help but pass along.  I promise… this is it!  Cheers everyone– have a good week ahead and remember all is takes is a few small steps to reach your goals. Alcohol in moderation. … Continue reading

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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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