ThiriftDee is an adorable suburban housewife and blogger with the uncommon gift for thrift

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08/02

Save for Back to School with Savers!

  Some of us have little ones starting pre-school, some elementary, and others like myself have some going off to college!  I sent my son’s girlfriend off with some great thrifted things for her apartment!!  My son got some too but he could care less about adorable. This was the look that I was going […]

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07/30

Blueberry Muffin Top Cookies

I accidentally made the BEST cookies ever.  To be honest they are more like the famous Muffin Tops from the Seinfeld episode. Just like every famous invention, I was busy making chocolate chip cookies, and blueberry muffins in the same day.  I grabbed a bowl of dough out of the refrigerator and started making cookies […]

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07/24

Thrift Fail or Simple Repair?

All seasoned thrifters have had this little problem. You find something adorable, and you give it a quick once over for stains or tears.  Then when you get it home you notice a tear that you missed.  Dang it!! I once thrifted the most adorable dress from the Gap, washed it and when I was […]

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07/16

Road Trip!

Let’s hit the road!! Feeling a little antsy this summer?    How does a road trip sound?    Ahhhhh…..no time or money? Travel Souvenir Glasses are your answer!  I found a collection at Goodwill and picked them up for less than a gallon of gas each! I could not believe that the collection was just right for […]

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07/02

Flag Sneakers DIY

Katie the Intern has been busy this week getting ready for the 4th of July. Look how cute!! Here is how she did it.  (Watch the Video!)

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06/28

How to Stain Concrete

  A few years ago the city was tearing up a section of sidewalks in our neighborhood.  I asked the guys if I could have the leftover pieces for my garden.  They happily set them in place for me.  Nice workmen!! The “raw” concrete looked fine but I wanted them to look more like flagstone. […]

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