Category Archives: Gift of Thrift

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Think Outside the Basket! Easter “Basket” Creations Under Twenty Bucks

Thrift Town’s seasonal department has you covered with basic Easter baskets, furry friends, Easter books, plastic eggs, and basket grass. Shopping secondhand first for your Easter supplies is a win-win. It saves you money and it’s good for the planet! If you’re ready Read More →

BOOKS! BOOKS! AND MORE BOOKS!

Thrift Town has so many fabulous books, and we frequently celebrate reading in a BIG way with  Huge 50% Off ALL Books Sales. Check out our Sales and Pomos page to see if we’re having a book sale anytime soon! Read Across America Read More →

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Hundreds of Children’s Books are Bound for Paradise School Library

This week we have a sweet story about giving back. We have two amazingly generous and thoughtful employees at our Thrift Town Support office named Desi and Jennifer. Desi set out to help her niece with her school’s (McKinley Elementary School in Tracy, Read More →

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Sparkle Like Lynzie- Upcycling with Vintage Jewelry

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 →

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Give the Gift of Reading ~ Children’s Book Baskets from Thrift Town

There is just something about children’s books that makes my heart happy! Maybe it is their beautiful illustrations and colors? Maybe it is the heart-warming stories? Or maybe it is just knowing how much children’s souls and minds are nourished with reading? Well, Read More →

BOOKS! BOOKS! AND MORE BOOKS!

Thrift Town has so many fabulous books, and this Summer we are celebrating reading in a BIG way with THREE Huge 50% Off ALL Books Sales: June 22nd – Summer Reads Sale July 13th – Mid Summer Book Sale August 9th – Book Read More →

Easy DIY Dip Dyed and Tribal Baskets

  Baskets have been a popular and useful household item, probably since people became people. “The earliest known baskets were made about 27,000 BC in eastern Europe. But people probably made baskets much earlier. They just don’t last very well, because they rot.” https://quatr.us/africa/history-baskets-invented-baskets.htm Flash Read More →

Hoppin Easter Baskets!

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

Holiday Shopping at Thrift Town!

Katie from Thrift Your Heart Out recently searched our Sacramento store for the perfect holiday gifts and decor. Take a look at what she found in her latest video! Click the picture below to watch.