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  • Buffalo Exchange Philly Store
    Buffalo Exchange: a Philly fashion hotspot
    Shopping on a budget (without having to sacrifice on style and quality) requires a high level of shopping proficiency. It’s not enough to shop sales at bigger name stores, because they are often still much more expensive than most people...
  • garage sale money
    Garage sales are the antidote for holiday stress
    Few people ask, beg or pray for stress. Few intentionally solicit or invite it into their daily lives and routine. Chances are a paltry number of folks would welcome an extra helping of pressure, worry or anxiety, or consider it a bonus.And yet,...
  • Creative eco conscious gift wrap alternatives
    Creative eco conscious gift wrap alternatives
    This year, consider wrapping gifts with recycled, up-cycled, and environmentally conscious choices? This gives you a chance to be creative, save money and resources and perhaps wrap a gift within a gift.Some ideas are:Wrapping the gift in a scarf,...
  • Thrift Shopping
    Shop local
    As you probably know shopping at consignment and second hand stores is the best way to shop when you are on a tight budget. You are able to get so much more for your dollar. This is especially helpful when you have children. Here are a few local...
  • stuff to buy for Halloween and more
    Garage sale shopping includes Halloween
    According to the National Retail Federation, 158 million people will celebrate Halloween this year. The celebration translates to a wickedly ghoulish amount of money. Frankly, that is the really, truly scary part for the thrifty among us,...
  • The Mustard Seed
    Take advantage of great deals while helping a local charity
    The Mustard Seed of Central Florida is hosting its last Thrift Store Yard Sale on October 12 starting at 9:00 am and running through 1:00 pm. After this event, the store is going to close to the community but will remain open to clothing and...
  • Thrift Stores Around Raleigh
    Getting the most out of thrift store visits
    Thrift stores can be a frugalite's greatest source for upgrading wardrobes, finding that perfect fit coffee table, or picking up a great read. Not only can inexpensive, top quality items be found gracing their isles, but it's quite fun...
  • The Cleveland Flea
    Shop the Cleveland Flea, Saturday May 11th
    Shop the Flea will take place from 10 AM - 4 PM at 6202 St. Clair Avenue. This event takes place every second Saturday of the month rain or shine. Come and experience a journey of epic finds, serious treasure hunting and lots of great food!Take...
  • Kiwanis bike stockpile
    Kiwanis Thrift Sale offers affordable cameras, clothes, and even bike repairs
    The Kiwanis Activity Building opens once a week on Saturday 8 a.m.–12 p.m. for theAnn Arbor Kiwanis Thrift Sale. During those four hours, shoppers swarm thethrift storeforaffordable products(ten cent t-shirts) and services. Here, it'...
  • Junk
    How to Fix your Shabby Rooms
    Many people like the idea and budget friendly approach of the Shabby Chic look, but what they end up with in their rooms is a whole lot of shabby and very little chic. You can't just collect bits off the street, from thrift stores and garage...
  • Vogue Vintage
    Spice up your home with anything vintage
    I’ll admit it. I am often fascinated by everything vintage. There’s just something about an item that’s either out of style or no longer produced that adds its own unique flare to a room or as a gift.Locally off Woodward in...
  • Skirt
    Top 10 ways for budget clothes shopping
    1. Social media. Twitter, Facebook, etc keep you up to the minute. Sometimes you get bigger discounts for signing up friends. 2. Preferred or valued customer cards. Swipe them at the register for bonus points and extra discounts. Ask for them from...
  • ACS Bus Tours
    Atlanta Consignment Stores bus tours
    For the fall season, there will be two more bus tours that focus on fashion. Consignment enthusiasts will be chauffered to 6 different stores in the Atlanta area. You can choose between two different routes. Each location on the tour will offer...
  • Goodwill
    Thrifting for Tax-Free Back to School Clothes
    Shoppers turned out in droves to Missouri’s tax-free holiday, a once a year sale for back to school shopping held in early August. But did you know you can shop tax-free at St. Louis thrift shops all year round?Thrift stores that are run by...
  • Teen Wearing Distressed Blue Jeans
    Distressing Denim: How-To for Holey Jeans
    My mother is astounded by how much money people will pay for jeans with holes in them. I try to explain to her that it started with rock in the 80s and went further with Saved by the Bell in the 90s, and nowadays a strategic amount of distressing...