Sparkle Like Lynzie- Upcycling with Vintage Jewelry

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My sister Lynzie Norquist was a guest blogger back in 2013. She LOVED to make things sparkle just like she did. To honor her, I’m reposting a few of her beautiful handcrafted items and I’m linking back to a couple of her “how Read More →

Thrift Town is an AMAZING Source for White Elephant Gifts

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A Brief, but Very Interesting History…  From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A White Elephant Gift Exchange, Yankee Swap or Dirty Santa is a party game where amusing, impractical gifts are exchanged during festivities. Usually, the goal of a white elephant gift exchange is to entertain party-goers rather Read More →

Vanity & Jade’s Thrift Town Challenge

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We’d like to give a huge shout out to the very talented Vanity and Jade for creating an awesome “Thrift With Us” fashion video at our San Antonio Thrift Town Store. We challenged them each to purchase a full outfit for under $25. Check Read More →

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes – Time Saver!

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Mashed potatoes are a little scoop of heaven. For me, they are the star of the holiday table. The holiday food I love most. They’re fluffy, smooth, buttery, salty, and savory. If you can’t tell, I HEART mashed potatoes. They are also tricky Read More →

10 Thanksgiving Hosting Tips & One Table Two Ways- Under $100

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Some people get stressed out and unnecessarily worked up over hosting Thanksgiving. I like to approach it with an everything will turn out great attitude. Aside from a fried turkey fire, not much can go wrong. On Thanksgiving the food is clearly the star, Read More →

Got Game? Secondhand Sporting Clothing and Equipment Can Help You WIN BIG by Saving Money

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Sports are so incredibly good for us humans- old and young alike. Sports and athletics have many health benefits; they build health and fitness, both physical and mental. Keep at it and these benefits will see you throughout your lifetime. Sports teach us Read More →

Weird Science. Silver Polishing Experiment and Results.

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Happy holidays! I hope this helps you get your table holiday ready! Speaking of tables, click our handy dandy link to learn how to set a formal table for the holidays. Thrift stores have all sorts of silver and silver plate items for Read More →

Think Pink! Thrift Town Helps to Raise Awareness for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October

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“National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM), is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected Read More →

EASY DIY STRANGER THINGS COSTUMES

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CRANK IT UP TO *ELEVEN* You may have heard about this little hit show called Stranger Things that took Netflix by storm… I ended up binge-watching this rad show set in the 80’s along with the rest of America, and when I got done Read More →

Dress Up Your Space for Halloween!

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Delight (or fright) your neighbors this year with spooktacular decor! Take it one step further and decorate inside too! I love this low-pressure holiday. It’s not about perfection, it’s  about having fun and decorating to entertain, or possibly scare your neighbors. A little effort can go a Read More →