January Challenge Reflection

With my first month of my thrift challenge complete, I am already amazed at the results. I budget the rest of my life for essentials but it had not occurred to me that I should be budgeting my entire life […]

Continue Reading

Thrift Finds

During tonight’s Thursday thrift adventure I found a couple unique items plus a nice Gaiam yoga mat I had been looking for (not pictured). The best yoga mat I’ve ever had was a cheap one from Value Village, so I […]

Continue Reading

Scarves for Spring

Value Village has both new and donated clothing. Their new section consists of a mass amount of cheap shoes, boots, accessories and leggings. I don’t tend to give it a second glance because I find more appeal in the hunt […]

Continue Reading

Smart Thrifting

Today we are experiencing the worst parts of a Canadian winter, ice followed by snow, strong winds and a plummeting temperature of -22. For no particular reason I decided today would be the first trip I make to the local […]

Continue Reading

The 2015 Thrift Challenge

As discussed in my post regarding Patrice’s Thrifty Threads 365 challenge, I would like to begin one of my own. In her version, she has a monthly budget of $50 and can only shop thrift for the year. Now where […]

Continue Reading