Half Price Day in Ottawa

As you know, Value Village over the years has moved lower and lower on my list of places I enjoy thrifting at. Unfortunately they have ultimately taken over the market in most places. However the silver lining is I have […]

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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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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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Monthly Consignment Update

Thrift Spending: April 14th – $15 April 24th – $20 Total purchases: $35 Consignment Income: April 1 through 10th – $206 April 11 through 17th – $195 April 18 through 24th – $349 April 25 through 30th – $94 Total income: […]

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Hurry Up Spring!

Working in a retail setting that doesn’t follow the mall’s idea of “seasons” where they bring in the summer stock in March and Christmas stock in August… we operate based on the weather so naturally mall shoppers will walk in […]

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Vlog: Value Village Half Price Day Thrift Haul

If you cannot view the video above please check it out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjUk-RFWINA I consider this thrifting trip to be quite successful however as always some things are better left on the hanger or for another body shape. I […]

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Vlog: Half Price Day in Belleville!

If you cannot view the video above please check it out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElwgeP6HbMQ On Sunday January 10th during the all-day down pour my sister and I ventured off to nearby town Belleville, Ontario to check out the Value Village […]

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Double the Excitement

Now this is a story. When you think, yeah I probably shouldn’t go thrifting because I was just there and odds are there is nothing new and definitely nothing I need. Well it was a long day and I needed […]

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Vintage Redesign

My greatest regret with this dress is that it did not occur to me almost 4 years ago to take a “before” photograph. Although in my mind the original dress I can see clear as day. Big boxy style, long […]

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Recovered Wingback Chair

It has been decided that my home is a source of work to my family, not often do they come by for a nice visit with a cup of tea and relaxation. It seems to always been that there is […]

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