The whole of the winter season this year has been pretty strange for us here in St. Louis. We had some really mild weather, and then one weekend where it was colder than the whole winter and snowed more in two days than we got this entire winter. And then Monday, we had a high… Continue reading Adventures in Thrifting: The Last Days of Winter
Hey, where did February come from so fast? January is already done and over with? What gives? It felt like recovering from the holidays this year took up most of the month of January, but I still managed to make it to the thrift store to snag some pieces. I realized that I haven’t done… Continue reading Vintage Haul – January Thrifting
In the vintage world, we call them unicorns. Maybe other collectors do as well. Each one of us has a list of amazing objects that we’d like to find in the wild some day: Princess coats, novelty skirts, matching dress sets, just to name a few. We hope that they’ll be in our size.… Continue reading Finding a Unicorn: A 40s/50s Princess Coat
So the Value Village near my house is increasingly becoming one of my favorite stores to shop in. They have such variety, and usually a good range of items! What’s more, they have massive half-off sales twice a month! They stock the floor extra for these sales and tons of people show up. My haul… Continue reading Half-off Hauls! August Thrifting Edition
I’ll be honest with you dear readers, it’s been a busy couple of weeks for me. Boxes have been piling up at my house for a couple of weeks now. My husband and I have driven around 52 hours to visit family in the last four weeks. Tuesday we signed the lease on our new(!)… Continue reading Antique Store Pretties
I know that I am not alone in being on a budget. That’s why I try to frequent estate sales and thrift stores as much as my meager free time will allow, in the hopes of finding some goodies to wear. A lot of my vintage appropriate modern clothing is found at thrift stores, but… Continue reading Thrift and Estate Sale Hauls – Accessory Edition!
Welcome to my two cardigan “collection!” I still haven’t had the right occasion to wear either of these, though I’m debating trying to sell the one made in hong kong, because it’s too short on me :(. I’m also super afraid of spilling something on them … But here they are!