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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ARC Thrift Grand Opening in Louisville

Yesterday I had the opportunity to explore the Brand New ARC Thrift in Louisville.  You are greeted by a beautifully displayed collection of 4th of July decor and well stocked shelves. Katie the Intern and I were delighted to find great fashions at very reasonable prices. Katie the Intern even learned the term “Dickie”. I […]

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Apple Pie in a Cute Jar

Want an adorable mini apple pie recipe?  Well, today is your lucky day!  Just grab a glass jar.  This one is a Bonne Maman jar. I used a biscuit cutter slightly smaller than the jar.  I could have gone one size larger it turns out.  But that is neither here nor there. Now cut some […]

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Lime Green Nylons in the Garden

Did you get pick up any treasures this past weekend at the 50% sales in ThriftLand? I did!!  I hit the GDub and the ARC Thrift. I bought myself some PantyHose!  New in the package pantyhose and no I didn’t plan on actually wearing them on my body.  Not that there is anything wrong with […]

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Longchamps for Everyday Tote

One of the things I love about Thrift Store Shopping is that you can find things that you would never pay full price for.  Take for example these faux Longchamps bags.  First of all, I wouldn’t want to pay $125 for a simple tote.   These bags aren’t truly Longchamps, but I don’t care about […]

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Favorite Thrifted Find this Week: Vintage Camera

Vintage Cameras are my favorite.  I have been collecting them for a few years, and have quite a few in my collection.  I cam across this one at Goodwill this week.   Luckily for me it was half off purple tags, so it was $9.99. I love the leather case, and I wish I could […]

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Wardian Case Terrariums and Greenhouse

I found this Wardian Case at ARC Thrift for $4.99. A Wardian Case is basically a terrarium that was created to move specimens of plants from one continent to another.  Martha Stewart did a lovely segment about them, you can watch it HERE   I miss The Martha Stewart show.   I don’t care that haters […]

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Aqua Fresca

  I just got back from Mexico and my favorite drink there was a basil-lime aqua fresca.  It is so delicious and refreshing that I thought I would replicate it at home. If you’re going to make them you might as well make a party out of it!  I pulled up my thrifted metal cart […]

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Gatsby Style

This is how you do Gatsby Style on a Stock Market Crash budget. I found the headband at Savers for $3.99 Beautiful and right on trend.  When doing Gatsby style is important to make the 20’s trends feel modern.  You don’t want to look like you’re going to a costume party.  Savers is a great […]

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