Life Preloved

I live the thrift life. Blogging green beauty and preloved finds in all things home to fashion. Based in Edmonton, Canada.

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Thrift Haul – October 2017
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Thrift Haul – October 2017
Ahh October, I’m glad the month is over thrift-wise as it’s my least favourite time for the thrift shops being so packed with non-thrifters looking for their Halloween costumes. I have been frequenting other locations for thrifting rather than my usual location so it’s been nice...
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The Art of Slow – Life Pause and Reset
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I recently started blogging again after a long hiatus. In fact I had a bunch of blog posts in the works and just hit publish on a couple of them with their original date being mid February, it’s now August. My year started out so strong and inspiring, I was blogging up a storm and connectin...
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Thrift Haul – August 2017
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Thrift Haul – August 2017
I’ve been checking out a few different locations lately than my regular Value Village on Whyte Ave location, just for variety but my normal location will always be the home base. I ran into a friend while thrifting and they asked me ‘any good scores lately’? Everything I’v...
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What I’ve Thrifted in 2017 So Far
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What I’ve Thrifted in 2017 So Far
Even though I haven’t been blogging officially for majority of the year, I’ve still been doing lots of thrifting for myself and sourcing for my eBay shop. Most of these have been captured on my Instagram but let’s have a look back and put them together into one pretty post! H...
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EBay Tips From My First Year
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I’ve always been into reselling in various forms from consignment store to shop closet events and online forums such as Kijiji and the now obsolete Trend Trunk. But I always stayed away from eBay as it seemed very complex and scared me a little. It wasn’t until my Instagram feed start...
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The Art of Slow – Zapato Sanchez
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The Art of Slow – Zapato Sanchez
Our shoes are perhaps the most important item of our wardrobe if we consider how much we rely on them for support and for getting us through our day from work to drinks to nightlife or even for travel. Our outfits can be dressed to the nines and our shoes could equally be as complimentary but if ...
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The Lost Art of Slow – A Sensual Practice
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The Lost Art of Slow – A Sensual Practice
The lost art of slow is a theme I’ve been thinking about exploring and bringing into light for awhile. The inspiration for this post came to me from a few sources but also because I began to realize a few ways in which I incorporate slow living into my lifestyle but also ways in which I wan...
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Favourite Preloved Finds 2016
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Favourite Preloved Finds 2016
Another successful year of thrifting is in the books and I’m reflecting on the finds of 2016 and anticipating where this next year will take me. I’m still feeling the magic of the new year or perhaps it’s just my year of the Rooster energy brewing! I have no particular number or...
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Value Village – December 2016 Part III
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Thrifting post Christmas is a pleasant experience, I had never seen the store so clean and some sections were almost bare! But fret not, the staff were bringing out many items as I was there so it could be a good time to go, to get the fresh picks! Once the Christmas season is done, the thrift st...
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Value Village – December 2016 Part II
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Value Village – December 2016 Part II
Lately I’ve been thrifting about every two weeks as I not only enjoy it but also am putting more care into buying for sourcing so that everything I buy is especially curated. We all have our routines when thrifting and I’ll put everything I’m interested in into my basket and the...
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