I am a:
  • Mom to C & N, my "big guys."
  • Wife to D, my spreadsheet lovin', sport watchin', dance floor rockin', husband 
  • Graphic Designer 
  • Thrifting Addict
  • DIY novice 
My Favorite Things:
  • Garage Sales / Estate Sales / Thrift Stores / Clearance Racks / Trash Day
  • Flavored Coffee Creamer
  • Going out for breakfast. Not too picky I just prefer Firstwatch for the coffee (and flavored creamer), or Bob Evans for the biscuits, or Panera for a cinnamon crunch bagel with hazelnut cream cheese or Amy Joy for sour cream donuts. But no, we can go wherever. 
  • Naps
  • Sleeping on car rides (or bus rides, or plane rides... even boat rides.)
  • Exclamation points!!
  • Having a tan (which is, um, never!)
  • Boggle
  • The colors turquoise and yellow
  •  iPhone Apps for Pinterest, Craiglist, and Estate Sales
  • Singing in the car - Fave song; Jason Mraz, 0% Interest. This would totally be my American Idol tryout song. 
  • Real Housewives of – Beverly Hills, Orange County and New York.
  • Seeing a package on our front porch. 
If I worked at a carnival I could:
  • Guess the sex of people's unborn children by applying my (very accurate and scientific) theory 
  • Tell people who their celebrity look-alike is
Celebrities and characters that make me LOL:
  • Kristen Wiig (SNL, Bridesmaids)
  • Ross (Friends)
  • Andy (Office)
  • Schmidt (New Girl)
  • Ellen Degeneres

I Keep A Thrifty Eye Out For:

  • Vintage housewares
  • Vintage t-shirts that are extra thin and cozy
  • Vintage Sports Equipment and Pennants
  • Milk Glass for things like this
  • Readers Digest Condensed Books (with pretty covers)
  • Vintage Aprons
  • Bottle Brush Christmas Trees


  1. Hi I saw your milk glass lamps, great find. I am actually looking for some exactly like it, do you have any tips on finding some? thanks.

  2. Hi, very interesting post thanks for sharing. Can I contact your through your email. Thanks!

    randydavis387 at gmail.com