Tags » Thrift Shops

My Vinyl Addiction: Feeding the Beast

Times have changed in the vinyl record business.  When CD’s became ubiquitous in the the late 80’s early 90’s, the the demand for compact discs soared due to their ease of play and portability.  1,366 more words

Swapping Clothes, Saving Forests, and More!

Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon

Credit jarO at Flickr

OO Tropical Forests Play Huge Role in Inhaling Greenhouse Emissions… 418 more words

A whole pile of treasures from the thrift shops

You know, much as I love you readers and appreciate the time you spend here at Meanwhile, at the Manse, I really shouldn’t be telling you what I’m about to tell you. 1,062 more words


Trash to Treasure 1900's to 1800's

Ready, Set, Redingote!

Welcome to the second installment of my “Trash to Treasure” series. Lots of fun comments on my re-vamped sheath dress. The over-whelming consensus was my efforts made it… 853 more words


(THREADS & STORIES) Thrift and Poetry with Agustina Woodgate

Agustina Woodgate is a multi-media artist that prints short poems  on clothing labels and then sews them into second-hand clothes while inside different Thrift shops. 55 more words

Pokemon Swag

To start out my week I visited, Game Over Video Games, the official sponsor of the biggest retro video game convention in Texas. This place is amazing, it houses some of the most beloved classics from Atari to Xbox. 76 more words


Thrifty B**ch - Microblog & Collectable Store

Thrifty B**ch is a collection of reviews, posts, and merchandise with added links to the best thrift shops found in the Austin, Texas area.

This microblog will shed light on the uniquely modern and vintage items found in tiny gift shops and street venders throughout the city. 44 more words