Category Archives: News

Back to School…with Addie and Donna!

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

Here in New Mexico we are already back in school. I know, right! Most of you don’t go back until after Labor Day. Lucky!! I decided to enlist the help of one of my students from last year…Addie and her wonderful mom Donna. Read More →

Billowy Bell-Bottoms

I had a couple of pairs of pants that I felt would be more comfortable with a wider leg. I realized that everyone needs a good pair of bell-bottoms, so why not make my own with old scarves I had laying around? It Read More →

You’re Invited to…a Baby Shower!

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

It has been years since I’ve had to buy a baby shower gift. When I received the invitation I immediately thought…I bet I can find some cute NEW clothing at Thrift Town! So off I went to 3900 Menaul Blvd. to see what Read More →

Trend Alert: Florals

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

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that florals have been trending for awhile. Now, personally…I’m a stripes girl all the way. In fact, until a recent trip to my local Thrift Town here in Albuquerque, New Mexico, I didn’t Read More →

Cool Crochet Summer Shirts

Every time I visit Thrift Town, I buy more doilies than I know what to do with; but I found a few ways to put them to good use! The first way was fixing yet another of my shirts that had become too Read More →

Patriotic Style

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

Happy 4th of July everyone…and Happy 79th Birthday to my dad! I just got back from Ohio where I got to visit ‘the old firecracker’ and my sister too. Now, I hate to say it BUT…I’m not a big fan of the old Read More →

Sweet Summer Shirts

Posted on by Hailey | college-scene | diy | news | thrifty-teen-styles

Summer is here which means it’s time for some chic shirts! I found quite a few on my last trip to Thrift Town, and thought that a couple of them could use a little something. I bought this rad grey top at Thrift Read More →

Summer Style with Joni!

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

Meet Joni: She is THE most stylish person I know. I thought she would make the perfect ‘model’ to show you a cute summer outfit from my local Thrift Town located at 3900 Menual Blvd. in Albuquerque, New Mexico! We headed there on Read More →

Tee Transformation

I bought so many cool tee shirts during my last trip to Thrift Town! While I loved the designs on the front, I felt they were lacking something to make them more personalized. Here are two ways to transform your new tees! Low Read More →

Sweet Sixteen Edition: Thrifty Makeover…Angel

Welcome to another Thrift Town thrifty makeover! Meet Angel: I work with her mom, Jeanette. Our mission today was to find something for Angel to wear to a family friend’s wedding. Of course, while we were at it, she tried on and bought Read More →