Category Archives: News

College Edition: Thrifty Makeover…Samantha

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

I hope you guys are enjoying seeing these thrifty makeovers as much as I am enjoying doing them! This time around I am thrifting over a 20 year old!! Meet Samantha AKA Sami! She is the daughter of friends of mine. She was Read More →

Perfect Springtime Pants

Now that spring has sprung, it’s time for some cute jeans! I found two pairs of jeans that I loved and bought them together for under $10! I thought that they could use a little extra detail, so I made them my own! Read More →

Thrifting the Men’s Department

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

Meet my husband. My wonderful, supportive husband. My husband who sits in the car for HOURS, waiting for me while I shop. Don’t forget too, that he is my ticket to the 30% senior discount that Thrift Town offers to those age 60+ Read More →

Frolic In Fringe

I’ve noticed an increase in fringe skirts and dresses lately, and I love a great skirt. Rather than buy expensive fringe dresses and skirts for upwards of $99.00 retail, I thought it would be a rad idea to make my very own skirt Read More →

Bits and Pieces

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

Twice a month, I bring you head to toe looks that I have put together at the Thrift Town in Albuquerque, NM. I spend hours shopping, trying on, and then styling the look right at the store. Today, I am featuring bits and Read More →

Dresstival Season

With festival season approaching fast, every girl needs a good festival dress! I found my new favorite at Thrift Town for only $5.99! The only addition I made to this dress was the red ribbon on the back of the halter so that Read More →

A Thrift Town Thrifty Makeover…Rebekah

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

Guess what? I found another ‘willing participant’ for a thrifty makeover…YAY!!! So I headed off to Thrift Town at 3900 Menaul Blvd. in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Look at that beautiful blue sky and the Sandia Mountains in the background…but enough about the scenery, Read More →

Tapestry Inspired Pants

Posted on by Hailey | diy | news | thrifty-tweens-teens

As of late, I have been noticing that comfortably baggy pants are becoming more popular. I had been wanting to make my own, when I came across a cute sarong at Thrift Town for $4.99 that I thought would make a great pair Read More →

My Thrift Town Anniversary Super Sale Haul!

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

Last month Thrift Town had a huge, and I mean HUGE, week long anniversary sale. Each day they had something different on sale from 30-50% off. I went on Monday, President’s Day, when all women’s clothing was 50% off and jewelry was 30% Read More →

Overall Overhaul!

Posted on by Hailey | diy | news | thrifty-tweens-teens

I have noticed that overalls are making a fashion comeback as of late! I recently purchased a pair of Espree overalls ($4.99) at Thrift Town, that were just a tad too small, but realized how easy of a fix it would be to Read More →