Thrift Town is an AMAZING Source for White Elephant Gifts

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A Brief, but Very Interesting History…  From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A White Elephant Gift Exchange, Yankee Swap or Dirty Santa is a party game where amusing, impractical gifts are exchanged during festivities. Usually, the goal of a white elephant gift exchange is to entertain party-goers rather Read More →

Weird Science. Silver Polishing Experiment and Results.

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Happy holidays! I hope this helps you get your table holiday ready! Speaking of tables, click our handy dandy link to learn how to set a formal table for the holidays. Thrift stores have all sorts of silver and silver plate items for Read More →

10 Thanksgiving Hosting Tips & One Table Two Ways- Under $100

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Some people get stressed out and unnecessarily worked up over hosting Thanksgiving. I like to approach it with an everything will turn out great attitude. Aside from a fried turkey fire, not much can go wrong. On Thanksgiving the food is clearly the star, Read More →

10 TIPS on Creating GREAT and Affordable Halloween Costumes:

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Nearly 179 million Americans will dress up for Halloween, that’s just about half of us. (Last year we Americans spent a staggering 9 billion on Halloween.) SO, MOST LIKELY IF YOU ARE READING THIS, YOU ARE PROBABLY IN SERIOUS NEED OF A GREAT COSTUME. Read More →

Beach on a Budget!

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Insie weensie tiny bikinis can be expensive, but not at Thrift Town. Outfit the entire family for the cost of a new swimsuit!    7 BEACH/POOL READY TIPS Look for signs of wear on that “new-to-you” suit to make sure it will last for Read More →

20-30 Kids’ Clothing Items for Under $30!  Best Back-2-School Shopping Ever!

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  It may still feel like Summer, but Back to School shopping is already in full swing in most mainstream retailers. According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend $80.7 billion dollars this year for back to school items for kids in Read More →

Are You in the Know About Cinco de Mayo?

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First, some interesting history compliments of Wikipedia… “Cinco de Mayo (Siŋko ðe Maʝo “Fifth of May”) is an annual celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862” Wikipedia “A 2007 Read More →

Thrift Town’s 10 Favorite Tips for Green Living

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Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 around the world to demonstrate support for protecting our environment. It’s a great time to reflect on your own impact. If you shop Thrift Town (or thrift) then YOU my friend, are a Read More →

Think Outside the Basket! Easter “Basket” Creations Under Twenty Bucks

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Thrift Town’s seasonal department has you covered with basic Easter baskets, furry friends, Easter books, plastic eggs, and basket grass. Shopping secondhand first for your Easter supplies is a win-win. It saves you money and it’s good for the planet! If you’re ready Read More →

Hello Pantone, It’s Not Your Grandma’s Spring Pallette

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Back in the day, Pantone created ink colors for the printing press. They still do, but with the invent of digital printing, Pantone press colors are a little less needed than they used to be. Pantone branched out into the paint biz and Read More →