Consignment Flips

To follow up all the goodies I found on my Value Village half price day in Ottawa that I show in this video I wanted to show you the reality of flipping second hand goods. Its a gamble… like I’ve […]

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Elka Three

I would like to talk a little bit about my awkward excursion to Value Village last week where I discovered this enchanting work of art, a print if you will by Michelle Armas. I was actually looking for boots which […]

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Boot Lust

Any clothing lover like myself gets beyond excited when they come across a great pair of boots. Recently I have stumbled into three pairs of amazing boots, unique in their own way. Now in the summer I caved and spent […]

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Ottawa Thrift Trip

I have skipped plenty of Value Village half price weekends this year as sometimes thrifting loses its thrill when the price points start creeping up and I don’t see the value in it. Last weekend I decided to spontaneously treat […]

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How Consignment Works

I am often asked about how I can afford to thrift as much as I do, they suggest my wardrobe is massive and bursting at the seams. I buy a lot of clothes, that we will admit up front. But […]

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Tips for Thrift Shopping

If you cannot view the video above, please check it out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwYxutG-jJg The number one question a thrift-lover is asked on a regular basis is: “How do you ever find anything?!” The thing about thrifters is we don’t […]

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Affordable Jewellery

I know my claim to fame is thrift and all things second hand, but on the rare occasion, sometimes finding a bargain can be found in “real” stores, or in this case online. I am above all else bound by […]

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March Thrifting Trip

The beauty of being just a two hour drive from a major city is a lot more options for a half price day shopping excursion! This time I was accompanied by my mother (and assistant photographer!) Value Village’s half price […]

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February Faves

February is a difficult month in Canada, hence the nickname: the winter blues. Freezing temperatures, high utility bills and dark dreary days. Fortunately there is no law against dressing in such a way that it combats the grey blah’s that […]

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January 50% Sale

I had to readjust my parameters for the challenge after I received an email from Value Village notifying me of the upcoming 50% off day. I hadn’t remembered that half price sales can be either Sunday or Monday. But with […]

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