Monday, December 31, 2012

Thrift Finds: Teddy Bear Slippers

Teddy Bear Slippers: Family Thrift ($2)

When I saw these adorable slippers still in their original bag, I had to get them! While they are admittedly hard to walk in, they are so cute!

Moxie cat is especially fond of them- I think she thinks they are kitties, too. :)

Well, folks, it's New Year's Eve! I hope you have a great one. :) I'm off to work all day, but I have off tomorrow!


Sunday, December 30, 2012

Outfitted In: Pink + Blue

Shirt, Jeans, Bag: All Thrifted; Cat Pin: DIY; Shoes: Rugged Wearhouse; Sweater: Christmas Gift :)

I'm loving this new sweater that my mother-in-law got me for Christmas! It's super soft and comfy, and I love the color! Sweaters are my favorite thing about cold weather, for sure. :)

Also, I recently re-discovered this DIY cat pin from last year! I forgot how cool it was. :) It's always nice when a DIY project turns out like you planned. :)


Saturday, December 29, 2012

Detail Shot Saturday: G is for Gayle :)

Initial Pendant:

I really love my "G" pendant. :) It stands for my middle name, Gayle. I think my middle name is pretty much the best ever! (I'm named after my grandpa, which is awesome!)

You know what's also cool? I married into a family with multiple Gayle's! It's a pretty sweet name. :)

I'm off to work this morning, but I hope to hit up some thrifts after!


Friday, December 28, 2012

Thrifted Vintage: "Cat" Pin

Vintage Cat Pin: Heritage Antiques ($6)

I found this cute, functional cat pin in a booth at our favorite antique mall. I usually think the items in the booth are overpriced, but I just couldn't pass this kitty cat up. :)

I have one other pin like this, meant to hold glasses (or sunglasses), but this one is so much cooler! Awesome + functional= a perfect find. Love it!


Thursday, December 27, 2012

Insta-Thursday #27

This week was mostly filled with Christmas stuff! We spent the weekend at my in-laws doing our little Christmas, and then I spent Christmas day making chocolate pretzels, putting away decorations, and eating chili. :)

There was also: antique shop visiting, crown wearing, BSC book reading, board game playing, nail painting, ukulele jamming, and cat shoe wearing. I'd say that adds up to a pretty good week!


PS: Happy 4 year wedding anniversary to my hubby Josh! It has also been 13 years since he first asked me out. :) Awwwww!

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Thrift Find: Lisa Frank Unicorns!

Lisa Frank Binder: Goodwill Outlet (<$1)

So, I have had a bit of an obsession with unicorns lately. I've been seeing them all over the thrifts, and I just think they're cool. :)

Add that to a piece of '90s childhood nostalgia, and you've got this Lisa Frank binder! I'm planning on using it to keep together paperwork...just as it was intended for!

I hope everyone had a great Christmas. :) I spent my day cleaning, reading, and hanging out. Not bad, but I was missing my family a lot.


Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Merry Christmas!!!!

Merry Christmas, everyone! I'm spending the day reading books and chilling out- and thinking about our fun pre-Christmas at my in-laws. :) There were plenty of exciting gifts, including hair chalk (yay!), kitty shoes, and a blue ukulele! And of course, my hubby had to hang by the fire with Ace the cat. :)

I hope you are having a wonderful Christmas! Thank you for reading my little blog, and here's to another great year!


Monday, December 24, 2012

Thrifted Vintage: Pretty Pretty Pyrex :)

Vintage Pyrex Bowl: Family Thrift ($2)

Hey everyone! Merry Christmas Eve! I'm actually off to work this morning- wish me luck! We had a super great pre-Christmas at my in-laws yesterday, though, so it's all good. :)

I got some sequined kitty shoes, hair chalk, color-change lipstick, a ukulele.... so much fun stuff!

Anyway, this is an adorable little Pyrex mixing bowl I found this past weekend. I love the color- it's so cheery!

Have a great day!


Sunday, December 23, 2012

Outfitted In: Green and Blue and Leather, Too

Sweater, Jeans, Shoes, Vintage Coach Bag: All Thrifted; Pendant: Lawrence; Sunnies: Gift

Here was yesterday's thrifting outfit, for a morning of a couple fun finds before heading off to the in-laws. :)

We're having our little pre-Christmas today! It's nice to be around family during the holidays. I'm sure missing my Florida family, though!


Saturday, December 22, 2012

Detail Shot Saturday: Heart Kitty

Kitty Pin: Thrifted

Happy Saturday! I'm off to thrift a little bit before going to the in-laws for our pre-Christmas. :) We're celebrating early because the hubby has to work Christmas day. (Poor Josh!)

Oh, and this kitty pin is one of my favorites. :) I just love the hearts on the little guy!


Friday, December 21, 2012

Thrifted Vintage: Leather and Wool

Vintage Gloves: Salvation Army ($1)

I'm loving these vintage gloves I thrifted last weekend! The leather makes them perfect for driving, and the wool is super warm. :)

Well, it's Friday! We're celebrating Christmas with my in-laws this weekend, and I can't wait! I've been missing my family this Christmas season, so I can't wait for a holiday weekend with my local family.

I hope you have a great weekend!!!


Thursday, December 20, 2012

Insta-Thursday #26

This week was filled with: Goodwill bins and baskets, vintage Christmas finds, homemade chocolate pretzels, more gifts under the tree, a little bit of Benadryl for allergies, an awesome new watch, and seeing the Hobbit movie after re-reading a vintage copy of the book. :)

A pretty decent week, I'd say! And now, Christmas! :)


Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Outfitted In: Red, Green and Leopard Print

Sweater, Jacket, Jeans, Vintage Coach Bag: All Thrifted; Shoes: Rugged Wearhouse

This was this past Sunday's outfit, for a day of unsuccessful estate sale shopping and seeing the Hobbit movie.

I really like the combo of red and green with leopard print. :) It doesn't seem like it would go together, but it does in its own weird way.

Happy Wednesday, everyone! :)


Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Thrifted Vintage: A Florida Orange

Vintage Florida Orange Toothpick Holder: Goodwill Outlet (<$1)

I am really missing my family, and Florida, this Christmas season. So of course, when I saw this cheery little orange, I snapped him up!

I have a little collection of tiny vintage Florida souvenirs that both reminds me of home and makes me smile. :) This little guy is a perfect addition!

Love Always,

Monday, December 17, 2012

Thrift Finds: A Cool Camera

Lomography Action Sampler: Salvation Army ($3)

I've looked at different cameras by Lomography at Urban Outfitters, but I've never purchased one. Why? They are usually more than $50 each! Yup, that places them firmly out of my silly camera price range.

But finding an action sampler one still in the package for three bucks? Perfect! I can't wait to see what strange pictures this little guy will take!


Sunday, December 16, 2012

Outfitted In: Army Green

Jacket, Shirt, Mocs, Bag, Pin: All Thrifted; Jeans: Burlington

So, I found this army green jacket at my local Goodwill the other night, and I love it! It cinches from both sides of the waist for a perfect fit, and I love the color. :)

The mocs and vintage Coach bag are newly thrifted, too. My awesome hubby thrifted the Coach bag for me as an early Christmas present!

Speaking of Christmas, it is getting so close! We are celebrating it early, too, because Josh has to work. But there's nothing wrong with an early Christmas, I say. :)


Saturday, December 15, 2012

Detail Shot Saturday: Sunshine and Sequins

Shirt, Sweater, Heart Clip: All Thrifted

Here's a detail shot from last Saturday's outfit. :) I got 'creative' and clipped hair clips on my collar. I kind of liked it. :)

Well, here's to another Saturday! I'm excited to spend the day doing what I love to do: thrift and shop for the people I love! It is last-minute Christmas gift time. :)


Friday, December 14, 2012

Outfitted In: Black + Green

Shirt, Mocs, Bag: All Thrifted; Jeans: Target; Pendant: Lawrence

This was Sunday's cookie-making outfit, which turned out to be a pretty silly outfit for messy cookies! Thankfully, I was able to borrow an apron, because I ended the day covered in all different colors of icing!

This shirt is newly thrifted, and I think it'll become a favorite. It is comfy and goes with everything, and I love how it looks with my green jeans. :)

I had yesterday off work, and I had such a great day! I made more chocolate-dipped pretzels while listening to the Amy Grant Christmas record, cleaned the apartment and my car, and went thrifting! It was a great day off, and after today, it'll be the weekend. :)


Thursday, December 13, 2012

Insta-Thursday #25

This week was spent: thrifting at old favorites and new haunts, baking Christmas cookies...sort of, admiring lights, hanging with my kitty, and sporting a new pendant with my middle initial. :)

Not too bad, but here's to a week ahead that's even better!


Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Thrifted Vintage: Scrabble Time!

Vintage Scrabble Game: Goodwill Outlet (<$1)

I love vintage games. They are so much fun to play, and the boxes are usually so retro-cool. :)

I'd never even seen this game before I found it this past weekend, but I can't wait to play it! I hope it isn't too hard...

How's everyone's week going so far? Mine has been pretty good, and I have off work tomorrow for a floating holiday! I'm planning on getting lots of things done. :)