Category Archives: News

Out-of-This-World Tees!

  I found two unique tees on my last trip to Thrift Town in Fremont, Ca. and immediately knew what I wanted to use them for! Handkerchief Hemline Tee Step 1:  Fold the shirt in half and draw a diagonal line (in chalk) Read More →

It’s All in the Details!

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

Today’s post is all about the details. It’s the little things that mean a lot…a zipper here…a rhinestone there, that can turn an ordinary item of clothing into something extraordinary, or at least cuter. On one of my many trips to Thrift Town, Read More →

Versatile Ways to Wear a Tapestry

I bought this cute tapestry/sarong at Thrift Town for $9.99 and quickly realized all of the ways that it could be worn. The first way is to simply fold it in half lengthwise twice and wear it as a scarf. The second way was Read More →

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 →