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.

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Posted On Friday, November 7th, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Thrift Stores

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The Best NYC Life Hacks {Time Out New York}

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Alexander Wang for H&M: A Quick Review {The Budget Babe}

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Tune In: Thrift Style Chat with Sammy D TV

Posted On Monday, August 4th, 2014
Filed Under: Thrift Stores

looking-fly-on-a-dime-thrift-style-chat-sammy-d-tv Today’s the big day! Well, actually tonight.

I’ll be the co-host of tonight’s SammyD TV and we’re talking about all things thrift. From the mistakes new thrift shoppers make to common misconceptions about thrifting, we’ll be talking about it all. I’ll even share some info on my upcoming e-book that’s an in-depth guide on how to thrift shop.

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Spring Cleaning: Signs It’s Time to Toss Your Clothes

Posted On Monday, March 31st, 2014
Filed Under: How To, shopping, Style Guide

5 Signs It's Time to Toss Your Clothes

I have close to 20 pairs of jeans but I tend to wear the same five or six pairs over and over. Also, even when I have a closet full of clothes, I feel I have nothing to wear. You know what this means? I have way too many clothes {gasp!} that I don’t wear, need and/or want.

This turns out to be pretty common. Last year, an article in the Wall Street Journal stated most people only wear 20 percent of their wardrobe regularly.

It can be tough tossing the clothes you no longer wear, but here are a few tips to determine when it’s time to just let them go.

Helpful Tips for Buying on Craigslist

Posted On Monday, February 17th, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, How To, shopping

How to Shop on Craigslist

As much as I love thrifting, I’m not always up for the process of it all.  Some days I don’t feel like digging through stuff for hours or driving across town to check out my favorite store’s new inventory. Thank God for sites like Craigslist. Over the years, I’ve alternated between buyer and seller and have learned a lot from both roles.

Here are some tips that may help the next time you’re in search of a secondhand treasure, but don’t feel like leaving the comfort of your home.

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