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Vintage Suitcase Makeover

A Second Tour for a Classic American Tourister Hello Friends! I just returned from another awesome thrift store adventure.  I love vintage suitcases and discovering how people have turned them into really interesting things.  I found this American Tourister Tri-Taper train case at a thrift store for $3.13. I loved the blue exterior, but the […]

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How to prevent dark jeans from fading

Dark denim jeans are a wardrobe staple.  I don’t treat myself to new jeans very often, so I really want to make them last as long as possible.  The indigo dye used in the denim making process can fade quickly or transfer onto other objects.  It is a bummer when you discover your new jeans […]

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DIY Cleaning Spray

Allegedly, ancient civilizations in Babylonia used vinegar as a cleaning agent. Vinegar is natural, inexpensive and probably already taking up space in your cabinet.  I am not going to pretend that I am one of those “I always use healthy and green products” type of people, because that would be a lie.  I have been […]

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The Art of Thrifting

The Art of Thrifting The items above cost around $1.00, and I heart them. If you want something with real character then there is no better place to look than a thrift store.  My husband and I love to go thrift store shopping.   We almost look at it as a competitive sport for who can […]

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