Category Archives: News

Happy Hour with the Hubby

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

As the warmer weather approaches, so do thoughts of sitting outside and enjoying said weather. Which in turn makes me realize I have nothing to wear…so I head off to my local Thrift Town in Albuquerque, New Mexico located at 3900 Menaul Blvd. Read More →

Floral Festival Robe

It’s music festival season again, and now it’s easier than ever to make your own cute outfits! I made a super cute kimono-inspired robe out of a cute floral house coat; it will be perfect for outdoor events.  Floral Festival Robe Step 1: Read More →

Graduation Day!

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

My baby is graduating from High School tomorrow! Where did all the time go? #sadface Of course, for this momentous occasion, I wanted something ‘new’ to wear so I headed off to Thrift Town Albuquerque to see what I could find. When I’m Read More →

Miss Matching

I’ve noticed that shirts and matching skater skirts are becoming more popular. I thought making my own from skater dresses would be a fun project! Miss Matching Skater Skirt Step 1: Choose a dress with a repeated pattern or design. Skater dresses work Read More →

Birthday Treat

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

My husband just had a birthday…and every year on his birthday he buys ME a present. I know! How can one girl be so lucky! This year, I decided to take it easy on him and shop for my gift at Thrift Town. Read More →

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 →