I Love Thrift Shopping and Garage Sales

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    I think today I'll hit up some thrift stores

    and work on my bus after that.
    sacalley sacalley
    36-40, M
    Nov 8, 2014

    Trippy

    I can`t believe some of the stuff I find in these places! Some of the most amazing retro clothing, which I adore as it is, or else I pinch bits from them to make my own clothing. Old record covers are something  I`m always on the lookout for. I just love the artwork on some...
    tiggles tiggles
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jun 14, 2009

    Thriftymommasays

    Love, love, love thrifting, garage sales, discount outlets...I am always on the lookout for a great deal. One income family of four children, I have learned to stretch a buck. Check out my blog at http://thriftymommasays.blogspot.com/ to see pictures of great finds. I also sell...
    ThriftyMomma ThriftyMomma
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2009

    My Mum And I Love Looking At Vintage Furnature We Can Do Up

    sand, lacquer and re-cover the seats with fabric.  my mum have always hunted the 2nd hand furniture stores .. largely because we can not afford new furniture ... I don't own a credit card or job (being on a part  disability pension - but I still am forced to look for work by...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 18, 2012

    Thriftstore Shopping Such An Adventure

    Recently my friend and I went to a neighboring city for a short roadtrip and after going to an art museum we decided to hit any thrift stores we saw. He's really good at finding them in hidden spots throughout town.We go in with something in mind we may want or need but if we...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 30, 2012

    Its where I buy most of my

    clothes/books/CD/Games from. Just not under clothes of course. Everything I own is less than 10 dollars. It's a great place to go if you're looking for old fashion clothing.
    CherBliss CherBliss
    22-25, F
    Nov 21, 2015

    I Was Just At The Thrift Store Today

    Thrift stores can be a great place to shop but you have to be a smart shopper. Don't be impulsive. If you want something and don't want to pay full price just visit the local thrift once a week. Nearly everything circulates through them sooner of latter. Used book...
    titanis titanis
    51-55, M
    Jun 30, 2012

    Its where I buy most of my

    clothes/books/CD/Games from. Just not under clothes of course. Everything I own is less than 10 dollars. It's a great place to go if you're looking for old fashion clothing.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 26, 2015

    Personality

    One of the reasons I love thrift stores and yard sales is the weird and wonderful stuff you can find.  Big-box stores like Walmart are fine if you need something new, but I'd rather look for gifts in a thrift store.  There's no telling what you're going to find...but it's a...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Nov 30, 2011

    Why Buy New When Used Will Do

    Being that I am in a single income family, and that we have a young son, I am always on the lookout for a bargain. I have always loved rummaging through garage sales and weekend markets in search of collectables, books and music. In fact most Sunday mornings I buy up big on...
    musicmad musicmad
    41-45, M
    2 Responses May 7, 2009
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 16, 2015

    They Are The Best!

    Thrift stores and Garage sales are the best.I always find expensive things for very little money.Today i got a hollister shirt for a $1.00.lotion from Bath and Body works.3 bottles for $1.50.name brand sunglasses for $.50.I love shoppin like that,you save alot of money.I also got...
    demonicsangel2011 demonicsangel2011
    22-25, F
    Oct 8, 2011

    Thrift Shopper From Birth to Death!

    When i was 7 my mother would wake me up at 8 am on a satuday morning to drag me outside of the salvation army to wait for the doors to open at 8:30. There would be a line of other 'serious' thrif shoppers, many of witch were my mom's buddies. I always hated it. I felt that...
    KungPOWKitten KungPOWKitten
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 14, 2009
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