“I Never Find Anything at My Thrift Store!” Here’s Why & How to Instantly Change That

Posted On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores


I recently posted a photo on Instagram and someone commented, “I never find anything at my thrift store.”

I’ve heard this countless times. No really, I hear this at least every other day via a comment on the blog or on social media. If you never {ever ever!} find anything at your thrift shop, there’s really just one solution.

Check out below how you can remedy never hitting thrift store gold.

What’s in Store: Strawberry Cheap Chic Style {When to Pay, When to Pass}

Posted On Monday, February 9th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Style Guide

Last week I had a few minutes of down time so I did something I haven’t done in about a year and a half. I went to Strawberry. If you don’t know what Strawberry is or totally forgot they existed, Strawberry is an affordable retailer in the northeast that’s comparable to Forever 21 and Wet Seal. The pieces are trendy and wallet friendly. And I used to always {and I do mean always!} shop there when I first moved to NYC.

Fast forward a few years and the pieces are still trendy and the prices are affordable for the most part. Check out what I found, including the most adorable, ladylike skirt and how to know when to walk away from a cheap chic find.

5 Items You Can Always Find at a Thrift Shop

Posted On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Thrift Stores
You never know what you’ll get when you go thrift shopping. I love that, but others hate how unpredictable the inventory can be.
However, in my years of thrifting I’ve repeatedly found a few garments wherever I go. Check out the 5 garments you can always find at any thrift shop.

January Favorites – Target, Sears & More!

Posted On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping


Last year I promised you I’d get back to making more YouTube videos and as promised, I’m delivering.

I just uploaded my first vid of the year and it’s all about my favorite pieces I scored in January. Now that Thrifty Threads 365 has come to an end, I can finally shop at department stores. Here’s what I found…

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Denim Guide: 5 Fitting Room Tips to Find the Best Jeans

Posted On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Style Guide
While I love a good black skinny jean, I absolutely hate shopping for jeans. Well, I’m not a fan of shopping for pants, in general. I always have the issue with them being too long and the waist always gaps. *sigh*
However, I have found a few brands I love {Forever 21, Hudson and Rock & Republic for Kohl’s!}, and if you’re still struggling, here are a few tips to use when shopping for jeans. These are the fitting room do’s and don’ts of denim shopping.