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Vintage Prom Accessories!

Every girl dreams of a perfect prom, and it helps to have the right outfit, complete with affordable, chic accessories. I found so many cute additions to my prom dress at Thrift Town that I had to share! My vintage coat, (Wool with Read More →

Anything But Basic

Posted on by darlene | news | thrifty-over-50

  Last month, Thrift Town had ANOTHER one of their 50% off all clothing sales and of course I was there (along with my friend/thrifting buddy, Doris.) We had been thrifting all day, with a stop to celebrate our friend’s birthday, and didn’t Read More →

Hop into Spring

It doesn’t matter if you need spring decorations or an Easter outfit, Thrift Town has it all. They have lots of floral prints, pastel colors, and plenty of fluffy stuffed animals. I found this cute button-up floral print at Thrift Town in Fremont for Read More →

Easy Breezy DRESSing

Posted on by darlene | news | thrifty-over-50

On a recent trip to MY Thrift Town thrift store located in the beautiful Southwest that is Albuquerque, New Mexico…I saw this sign. That’s right, I get SPECIAL private parking because I’m a Thrift Town customer! Well, it’s parking for EVERY Thrift Town Read More →

Knotted Tee-Shirt Dress

As we all know, I’m a sucker for tee-shirts. I recently saw a cute tee-shirt dress with a knotted front  and fell in love with it immediately. I didn’t love the price tag however ($50!!). I found a long tee dress at Thrift Town Read More →

Spring 2015 Trend Alert!

Posted on by darlene | news | thrifty-over-50

  With the first day of spring just around the corner, I headed to Thrift Town with my list of Spring 2015 Trends to see what I could find. I found not one, not two, but THREE on trend items! That’s right…each of Read More →

Stripes…From Day to Night

Posted on by darlene | news | thrifty-over-50

    I’m a sucker for stripes. I have like, five striped shirts. OH-kay…six. Remember, this is a judgement free zone. 😉 On a recent trip to my beloved Thrift Town, located at 3900 Menual Blvd. just east of Carlisle here in Albuquerque, Read More →

Perfect Pocket Tee

I’ve noticed tee-shirts with pockets growing in popularity lately, and decided to make my own! Perfect Pocket Tee  Step 1: Find an old tee-shirt and cut out elongated pentagons to use as pockets. It’s easiest to use the bottom hem of the shirt as Read More →

Valentine’s Day…on a Budget

Posted on by darlene | news | thrifty-over-50

Once again, I headed to my local Albuquerque, NM Thrift Town to help me set the mood for a romantic evening at home this Valentine’s Day. The first stop inside Thrift Town was the sleepwear section, of course! They had quite a variety Read More →

Lacy Days

I love drapey flowy clothes, and the addition of lace to most clothes can help accomplish these whimsical qualities. Thrift Town has a great selection of window dressings, which often times are adorned with lace. I spotted two cute window valences on my Read More →