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

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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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Road Trip!

Let’s hit the road!! Feeling a little antsy this summer?    How does a road trip sound?    Ahhhhh… 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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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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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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