Category Archives: Entertaining & Holidays

Watermelon Madness!

July in Central Texas means WATERMELON!  Watermelon festivals, watermelon-inspired fashions, watermelons at every farmer’s market and delicious, refreshing watermelon to eat. Before we get to Thrift Town and watermelons, let me give you the recipe for the most delicious summer salad you can imagine.  Read More →

Secondhand Fourth of July!

Get in the patriotic spirit by decking out your house, yard, table and outfit with great red, white & blue items from Thrift Town! Read More →

Save Some Dough & Celebrate World Baking Day – Thrift Style!

World Baking Day is May 17th! I’m no celebrity chef, but I have a feeling your treats and your family won’t know (or care) they were baked with thrifted spatulas, bowls and baking sheets. Mine don’t! Strap on your favorite apron. Pre-heat the Read More →

Are You in the Know About Cinco de Mayo?

Posted on by Ashley | entertaining-and-holidays

First, some interesting history compliments of Wikipedia… “Cinco de Mayo (Siŋko ðe Maʝo “Fifth of May”) is an annual celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862” Wikipedia “A 2007 Read More →

Hoppin Easter Baskets!

These aren’t your grandma’s Easter baskets… Read More →

Thrift Town LOVES “Lady Bird”

We’re proud as punch of “Lady Bird” and Greta Girwig! We so enjoyed being part of this “Lady Bird” journey with Greta, movie-goers, the Academy Awards and Sacramento locals. “Lady Bird” won Best Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globes and Read More →

February is National Wedding Month!

February is the month of romance, Valentine’s Day… and National Wedding Month. There are more couples who get engaged during this time of year. So while it’s not a popular time to be actually getting married, lots of planning starts this month! “The Read More →

Thrifty Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it is one of my most favorite holidays. What can I say, I’m a fan of LOVE. Valentine’s isn’t just a day spent with a significant other, but it’s also a day to show all Read More →

Chalk Painted Holiday Trays

REPEAT AFTER ME. PRIME BEFORE CHALK PAINTING SILVER. Chalk paint is a darling of crafters and makers because it’s generally self priming. With chalk paint you can USUALLY skip the step of priming which is glorious! However, when painting silver plate, you NEED Read More →

Give the Gift of Thrift – 10 “Thriftmas” Shopping Tips

Give the Gift of Thrift! Finding something fun and unique (and thrifted) is a very clever, responsible and smart way to give! And to make the presentation fabulous, Thrift Town offers FREE downloadable-printable “Gift of Thrift” gift tags  (Vintage Christmas Tree was from Thrift Read More →