Harry’s Seafood: Word of Mouth Recently, the husband and I took a little weekend getaway down to St. Augustine, Florida where we stayed at a bed and breakfast (b&b). On the advice of one of my co-workers, we decided to go eat dinner at Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille. They did not disappoint. Thanks for looking … Continue Reading

A Coachable Moment These are a few items that recently sold on my online thrift store. These Coach Factory shoes took four months to sell. In the eBay world, that feels like an eternity. I got a few low-ball offers on them, but I held out. Item: Coach Factory Leather Adelle Stilettos Purchased at: Goodwill’s Online Auction … Continue Reading

Just What the Doctor Ordered After a hard day at work, I decided that a little retail therapy was in order. It’s a good thing that the Goodwill is literally the next block over from where I teach. The Goodwill did not disappoint today. I was able to walk away with this small thrift store haul. … Continue Reading

These Curls Ain’t Loyal When asked about the products that I use on my hair, I start to comb the recesses of my brain. Why, because I am not brand loyal. Right now under the sinks in my bathroom I have the following brands: Shea Moisture (pronounced “shay”), Joico, Carol’s Daughter, and CHI to name a few. … Continue Reading

Poses Inspired by High Fashion I got the idea to start doing my take on high-fashion, couture model poses from The Spirited Thrifter, who is a fellow thrift enthusiast. I had seen the concept done before, but this time, I was inspired to action. So, I thought that maybe other thrift addicts would enjoy a … Continue Reading

St. Augustine, Florida: First Time for Everything My hubby and I share a birth month. Our birthdays fall within one week of one another. This year he took the reigns and planned a weekend getaway to St. Augustine, Florida for us. We stayed at the Casa de Solana Bed & Breakfast. It was our first … Continue Reading

How a Cheap Frugal Girl Tries Out a New Product I ran into Tarjay (Target) today for one item, some Alaway eye drops for my pollen-abused eyes. Well, that was the plan. True to form, I talked myself into stopping by a few clearance end-caps since I didn’t have the kids, and that’s when I stumbled upon … Continue Reading

Talbots Sells Well Talbots has proven to be a consistent seller for me. I didn’t have to hang on to this sweater too long before it sold on my online thrift store. I am still in the experimental stage as an eBay seller, and I wanted to see if I could sell Talbots without doing … Continue Reading

Mac Cosmetics for the Low I’m not a big makeup wearer. Give me some lipstick and mascara, and I’m good. I love lipstick! When I do opt to wear and purchase makeup, most of the time it’s Mac cosmetics. A while back I signed up for Mac’s emailing list, and I was rewarded with a … Continue Reading

Dallas, Texas Mini Thrift Haul Recently, I went to a conference in Dallas, Texas. True to form, I  scouted out a Goodwill thrift store and paid them a visit. The Goodwill retail that I visited was located on 3020 N. Westmoreland Rd. The store was a nice size with a good layout. The selection was so-so. … Continue Reading