I have vacation flexibility.  I enjoy everything from travelling to new cities and family vacations to camping to going off the grid into the true wild.

I was pretty happy to be driving in the truck when we saw this big guy about 20 feet away.
I was pretty happy to be driving in the truck when we saw this big guy about 20 feet away.

This year, my family spent some time camping in no-cell zone then moved on to beautiful British Columbia.  Naturally, one of the first things we did upon our return to civilization was go thrifting!  I have my children trained well and they LOOOVVVEE thrifting!  They love hunting for books, toys and other treasures which conveniently leaves me time to hunt for dresses and shoes.  #winwin  We went to a few other thrift stores during our trip!  Have a look!

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Little thrift stores are my favourite! The prices are usually better and you never know what you’ll find!
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My daughter can’t resist a fancy dress. I have no idea where she gets that from.
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Starting with the no’s, here is a floral blazer that I WISH fit me!
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I almost went for the yellow flower pattern on this one then decided it bordered on retirement home style.
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Striped vintage skirt… happy!!!! No where near doing up… sad. 🙁

I found the score of the vacation at this little thrift shop!!

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Salvatore Ferragamo flats for $7!!!! They are well worn on the bottom but who cares – would be worth re-soling. Unfortunately, there is no chance my post-surgery foot will squeeze into these for a long time and they’re a half size too big for me, so they’re going to my thrift blogging sistah, Adina from Blue Collar Red Lipstick. For me, seeing amazing finds going to a good home is just as rewarding as keeping them for myself!
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This lightweight top has scalloped edges on the sleeves and hem and lovely plaid colours – perfect for Fall! It is made in Canada by Montreal designer Maggy Evans and was $2!!
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AND it was a perfect match to the unworn burgundy patent loafers by Life Stride. I have a feeling once I can squeeze my still-swollen foot into shoes, I’m going to require good-quality flats – these fit the bill for $5 and they have a bit of personality!
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Little thrift can be a great source of unique accessories like these silver leaf earrings for $3!
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Or these little $3 bone leaf earrings!

In addition to all this, my kids found games, books and soccer cleats.  And were primed for the next stop!  (stay tuned…)

2 Comments

  1. Taylor Madge Reply

    Heading to the Okanagan on Saturday-can’t wait to go thrifting there!

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