Category Archives: Thrifting

DIY House Project Ideas

Life is busy as ever over here, but I do have some exciting news – we bought a house! We started looking a few months ago and happened upon one last month that is perfect for us. It’ s in … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: Turtle Love Co. Style Board

This past summer, I was lucky enough to be asked to join the Turtle Love Co. Vintage Style Council. Turtle Love is an online jewelry company based in Portland, Maine. They sell ecologically responsible and vintage jewelry, specializing in engagement … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Four Looks with Thrifted and Vintage Clothes

Twitter has connected me to many great and interesting people from all over. Thanks to this social media network, on a cold Saturday morning my friend @cristymaldonado and I headed up north to Portland, ME to meet @joppathoughts who I … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Swapaholics

Head on over to the Swapaholics blog to see a complete post about the ModCloth Swap hosted this week by Julia from Jeeze, Julia! More importantly, read Julia’s blog about how she organized the swap, chose the theme and pulled … Continue reading

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ModCloth Swap: Sneak Peek

Spring must be coming, because all I want to do is participate in and organize clothing swaps. It’s definitely that time of year – look for a guest post on the Swapaholics blog later this week about the lovely ModCloth … Continue reading

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Christmas Kitsch

I will be selling vintage jewelry for Goodwill at the Picnic Holiday Fair this Sunday at the Portland Company Complex (58 Fore Street, Portland). It takes places from 11 am to 6 pm and features 80 vendors selling handmade and … Continue reading

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Holiday Fun: Parties!

Are you attending any holiday parties this season? Parties this time of year are the best excuse to get dressed up and have a cocktail or two. In preparation for a party this week and a guest feature over at … Continue reading

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1980s Faux Fur: The Mysterious Origin of the Donnybrook Coat

For those of you who came out to SWAPmaine Fall edition a few weeks ago – thank you! It was an incredible event with over 300 attendees – the SWAPmaine girls, volunteers and vendors made it an incredibly special event … Continue reading

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Winter Coats & My Spiewak Secret

One fateful day last Spring, I just *happened* to be at the Dover, NH Goodwill store. While there on *business* I mindlessly flipped through the winter coats, not really looking, but feeling like since I was in a thrift store, … Continue reading

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SWAPmaine: Fall Edition 2011

This coming Saturday, October 29, is the Fall edition of SWAPmaine. SWAPmaine is a project I have been involved with in the past year through my work with Goodwill. In early 2011, a group of Portland fashion bloggers got together … Continue reading

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