12/11

Merry Thriftmas!

Don’t you love going to the mailbox at this time of year?  I know I do!   It seems like more and more families are opting for on-line cards. (myself included this year)  I love seeing all of the families grow up and I get so excited when the mail man shows up! WHAT?!  I […]

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12/10

The Nutcracker

Oh did you think I meant the other Nutcracker? The one with the dancing mice?  Nope this is about nut-cracking squirrels.   Is this the cutest rodent that you have ever seen?  I was so excited when a little family of squirrels moved into my yard.  They are silly, playful and apparently enjoy using the […]

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11/21

Essentially

  Did you notice that when you are pregnant that you notice pregnant women  and babies everywhere?    Or if you get a new car you notice your car everywhere you go? Well this happened the other day when I noticed that I heard the word essentially everywhere I went.  Politicians, kids, store clerks, essentially […]

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11/07

ThriftDee Starbucks Coffee

Right now on Groupon.com you can get a $10.00 Starbucks card for $5.00!   You can only use this offer once so get on it!! If you use your Starbucks reusable cup you get an additional 10 cents off! Make sure you get the app too! For each drink or food item you order you […]

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11/07

The Perfect Holiday Cocktail Cranberry Ginger Sparkle

While browsing the aisles of my favorite thrift store I came upon some very sophisticated long stemmed champagne glasses.  I had visions of festive get-togethers with formal attire attire on chilly snowy evenings.   Here is the problem:  I don’t drink and everyone knows that  anything after 4 o’clock is “evening” to me.  But since […]

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10/07

Halloween Decor In Black and White

When you shop thrift you have to look past the current look of interesting items.  This cake plate is a weird color, and the fox figurine is a little boring.   You can solve both problems with a little spray paint. Take a look at the new BLACK cake plate, and the WHITE fox resting […]

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10/01

Bethenny Frankel and Hoda Kotb Hit The Thrift Shop

video platform Bethenny Frankel and Hoda Kotb hit the thrift store on her talk show today!  Not that I needed to be persuaded to thrift, but it is nice to see someone else embracing the love of your grandpa’s clothes!!  It is effing awesome! I love how shocked people are at what can be found […]

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10/01

Mini Pumpkin Doughnuts

I have been bitten by the pumpkin bug. Not so much the PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte) keep up!  I loved the PSL until one day I didn’t.   It happens at this time every year.  I decided to make pumpkin doughnuts for a little afternoon snack. I used my handy dandy Goodwill donut pans.  Yes […]

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09/27

I’m Falling for You

 I woke up this morning to fog.  If you grew up in the Central Valley of California fog means one thing: Fall! Well I’m no longer in the Valley but the fog made me think of all things cozy.  It is officially time to take out your Goodwill Fall decor! All thrift shop Halloween items. […]

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