Thrift Chic!

Hi Comrades! A little inspiration to start your week off right; I pulled together all of these little outfits in less than half an hour at Goodwill to show you what’s possible if you open your mind (and walk into a thrift store)!   More of these type of posts to come! In the meantime, … Continue reading

The Savvy Gal’s Guide to Downsizing

Psh. Make fashion work for you! Hi Comrades! As the economy slowly begins to show signs of life, hundreds of thousands of us are left having taken on the chin an enormous financial hit.  Talk shows and websites are alive with advice on how to roll over your 401k, how to prepare a proper budget, … Continue reading

Housing Works “Bride on a Buck” NYC Event Tomorrow (10/20)

Well, my darling geniuses at Housing Works are upping the ante once again with a terrific event. I’m under the wire here with posting this, but you’ve just got to know about it.  If you live in or are visiting the NYC area, you’re just going to fall head over heels with the deals on … Continue reading

Salvation Army Coat Sale Haul & How-To Guide!

An Insider’s Guide to the Salvation Army Coat Sale Next Sale November 6, 2010! Let me begin by saying that I’m still satisfying my shopping cravings while maintaining a somewhat monastic closet. This year, I’ve gotten rid of literally three carloads of stuff by either donating, giving to friends or selling on eBay – but … Continue reading

The Best Coat Sale in NYC and Cure Fall Home & Fashion Event – October 9, 2010 NYC

TSC Comrade Sale Alert!  Two AMAZING thrifty events this Saturday, October 9, 2010, NYC Salvation Army 2010 Winter Coat Sale and The Cure Thrift Shop Fall Home & Fashion Event First – the sale we’ve been waiting for!  The Salvation Army’s 2010 Winter Coat Sale Line up early, kids!  I go “blow by blow” with … Continue reading

Fall Fashion Survival Guide Chapter 1 – How Do I Stay Current on a Budget?

I will always feel a sense of promise from the Fall, maybe harkening back to my youth when it was time to go back to school; meeting new friends and learning new things.  Fall can also, if I’m honest, be a time of dread when it comes to wardrobe.  Shop windows literally purr at me … Continue reading

SALVATION ARMY COAT SALE!!!

Update! The next Salvation Army Coat Sale will be Saturday, October 9th, 2010! We’ll rally the troops for a full report closer to the date, but for those of you searching for information as to what to expect, this is it! ————————- Hello, Comrades, and welcome to the Salvation Army Coat Sale Survival Guide! Coming … Continue reading

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