Lifestyle

Thrift Addiction & Minimalism

January. That time of the year when people start panicking when they see the credit card statements arriving, rummaging through their home trying to rid themselves from extra clutter gained over the course of the previous year and wondering what sort of goals they can achieve this time around. I asked Jeff on New Year’s …

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Lifestyle

Why I don’t shop at Value Village anymore

This has been a long time coming and for many of you, not surprising. I no longer shop at Value Village. Yes I loved the thrill of driving from store to store in Ottawa hunting down the neatest items for the cheapest dollar, but more and more you begin to look at the receipts and …

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Fashion

Transitioning into Fall

Fall is my favourite times of the year in regards to temperature, scenery and of course, lots and lots of layers! I have plenty of light jackets that I never seem to be able to wear, except as an inside blazer left open. Its often quite challenging to get dressed in Kingston as the weather …

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Lifestyle

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 see these shops as gross, we look past the scent lingering in the air from …

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Lifestyle

Thrift Life

I have done a lot of reading in the past year about finances, budget lifestyle and ways women have reshaped their spending habits. I find myself disheartened at each one because of the way most regard being thrifty. Some call it being cheap, others being financially savvy. Maybe I am money conscious, or perhaps a …

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Lifestyle

Dress For The Job You Want

Over the past month I have been doing a lot of interviews to fill a part time position at the store. I am very disheartened in how the public simply does not care about how they present themselves. I am saying this in the most broad sense of the phrase. People in general do not …

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