Ready to see some of my latest thrift store finds?   First up we have a little table that you may recognize from a previous post.  I bought it for $4! Next is a vase, also from the aforementioned previous post, which was purchased for 50 cents. I picked up this cute portable record player for my husband for $10.  He’s been pouting ever since the kids broke his record player 6 years ago, so he’s pretty excited to dust… Read more »

Lola, our new puppy is growing like a weed!  She now weighs a whopping 40 lbs, and is only 5 months old!  Since we brought Lola home, a strange thing has happened to me.   I’ve turned into “The Crazy Dog Lady”. (via) Every time I see my sweet puppy’s face I melt into a gooey puddle of love.  When I’m away from her, I can’t wait to get home to see her.  In the evening, I cuddle on the… Read more »

It was a fantastic weekend for treasure hunting at all my favourite thrift shops! Check out what I bought: White Ceramic Bamboo Canister Set Cost: $7.99 White Leaf Dessert Dishes (6) Cost: $1.99 ea Colourful Crocheted Chevron Throw Cost: $6.99 (Ruby approves) Flower Pot Cost: $3.00 Desk Lamp Cost: $7.00 (the red part is actually stained wood – it just looks like plastic in the picture) Huge antique mirror Cost: $15.00 And now for the pièce de résistance: My cow… Read more »

Hi, my name is Chrystal, and I am a thriftaholic. I cannot make it through a week without at least one visit to a thrift store. I don’t always buy something, but I almost always want to. And if I don’t find anything interesting or exciting, I leave feeling sad and let-down. Here are a few of my recent finds for my fellow thriftaholics. Vintage Desk Set Cost: $10 Two Small Vases Cost: $1 each Framed Print Cost $3 Small… Read more »