Posts Tagged: thrift stores

Popping Tags With Macklemore

I’ll admit I’m officially obsessed with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis; local Seattle boys made good.  Their hit song ‘Thrift Shop” practically sent me over the edge!  Even though I’m old enough to be their mother, I feel a strong solidarity with their frugal ways and thrift shopping adventures.  Seeing Ben Haggerty (Macklemore) making an entrance… Read more »

Secondhand Kate: The Duchess Goes Thrifting!

My heart was warmed, once again, by the fabulous Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.  Of course, I think she is just marvelous and genuine and real, so there is really little about her that doesn’t warm my heart!  Her completely sensible and stunning sartorial taste is to be admired. I positively glowed hearing that the coat… Read more »

A Vintage Knitting Treasure Chest

Today while poking around one of my favorite thrift stores, I came across an interesting vintage-y looking pink box with graphics of lingerie.  It was quite large, long and banded with two rubber bands.    Part of the fun of thrift store shopping is never knowing what you’re going to come across. I opened the noisy… Read more »

My So-Called Pre-Owned Life

I relish living a ‘Pre-Owned’ life, as it were.  For those of you not familiar with the term, it’s another way to say ‘second-hand’ on eBay when listing a formerly-worn-by-someone-else clothing item for sale.  It used to be a free-for-all in Item Specifics when describing condition….’excellent’, ‘great’, ‘okay’, ‘poor’ and so on were some of… Read more »