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Grocery Shopping…. At the 99cents Store?

Sunday grocery shopping at the 99 cents store?? Usually I do my grocery shopping at the local Ralph’s or Vons or Trader Joe’s… you know, what we think of as the “normal” grocery stores, right?  I had no idea how great my neighborhood 99 … 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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Sunday Grocery Shopping. At the 99cents Store?

Sunday grocery shopping at the 99 cents store?? Usually I do my grocery shopping at the local Ralph’s or Vons or Trader Joe’s… you know, what we think of as the “normal” grocery stores, right?  I had no idea how great my neighborhood 99 … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Granola for $1.50

Good morning everyone and Happy Saturday!  I love granola with my yogurt and decided it was time to make my own simple version at home. Here’s the recipe I used: Peanut Butter Granola 2 tbsp creamy peanut butter 2 tbsp honey … Continue reading

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Thrift Trader. Everything $5.99 or 4/$20

Once again, I found myself rummaging thru stacks and racks of stuff at the Thrift Trader in Ocean Beach. This all happened the same afternoon sipping my Vanilla Latte. You can’t go wrong at this place with things priced 4/$20.  They have … Continue reading

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My Secret Thrifting Tips

Ever wonder why every time you go thrifting, you end up with a big pile of novelty items and some mom jeans? Check out my secret tips on finding your next major thrifting score. 1. Context:   It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the … Continue reading

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UCP Thrift Store – Pacific Beach

Fashion without limits for all people on a budget! I was thrilled when I stepped into the United Cerebral Palsy Thrift Store in the Pacific Beach neighborhood of San Diego.  Boots, jeans, cute shoes, jackets galore and awesome dresses.  They … Continue reading

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