The Spirited Thrifter

My name is Nicole. I’m a 41-year-old wife and mother of three awesome kids, aged 9, 7 and 4. I started style blogging in August 2012 after my husband lost his job and I discovered thrifting as an avenue for affordable fashion and retail therapy! He found another awesome job soon after, but I continued with my adventure of shopping second hand for myself for a full year and I’m not planning to stop any time soon!

Recent Blog Posts

Sisters Thrift at PennyWise
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I love thrifting at the local PennyWise Resale Stores but had missed this particular location because it doesn’t show up on my map app when I search for PennyWise! Fortunately, I went straight to the source (the website) and found the NEAREST location to me for my sister and I to enjoy!! Pe...
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Sisters Thrift at the Charity Guild
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I have two more *little* thrift shop stops to tell you about in the Sisters Thrift series before I wrap up with a great big Goodwill recap! This post is all about the time Nicole, Mary and Shannon went and visited their friend Elisa at work like the teenaged girls we are – LOL! Okay [...] T...
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Sisters Thrift at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church Resale Shop
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During my sister’s annual January Houston trip, we visited familiar favourite stores and shopped at one new to both of us: St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church Resale Shop, conveniently located right across the street from MAM! There’s room in my thrifting heart for both – n...
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Sisters Thrift at MAM Resale Store & Boutique
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Y’all know MAM Resale Store & Boutique is one of my faves in Houston! I like the whole experience of shopping there and always find great things! My most recent visit with my sister Shannon was no exception! That’s it! That’s all I got and to be quite honest, I can’t r...
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Sisters Thrift at St. Vincent de Paul Resale Shop
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Whenever my sister Shannon visits from Canada, we spend most of our time engaged in our favourite therapeutic pasttime – THRIFTING, of course. You’d think I would have already taken her to all my fave thrift shops… but this one emerged as a top contender after her last visit. My...
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Sisters Thrift at Family Thrift Center
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Family Thrift Center is a Texas thrift institution. With the exception of a couple locations, they are only in Texas! They are renowned for excellent selection in their regular stores, and their outlet stores are *the* place to score amazing deals. My sis loves Family Thrift because of the pletho...
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Sisters Thrift at KCM Resale Store
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Y’all. It has been a whirlwind lately. I don’t know if I’m getting older and moving slower or just getting less done in my new trophy-wife pace of life. Either way, I’m behind in sharing my recent thrifts. My sister Shannon came in January and had a nice long visit and we ...
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One Dress Two Dress Old Dress New Dress
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I had not one but TWO dress wearing occasions this past weekend – a dinner party Saturday night and a Houston Moms Blog party Sunday afternoon. There were some things in common between both events – great people, great food, great conversation – and whether it was the old dress ...
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Diary of a Thrift Stop
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My kids went back to school on Tuesday after what felt like a very relaxing but very LONG break so part of my self care that day was to take an hour for a thrift stop, which I chronicled, just in case y’all might be interested in what goes through my mind while I’m thrifting! [...] Th...
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The Lazy Girl’s French 75
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I could call this the Lazy AND Cheap Girl’s French 75, or alternatively, What To Do With Bad Sweet Wine. When a girl is homebound by the dreaded four letter L-word (see my Insta stories for what I’m talking about, rhymes with ice and is representative of what moms endure for their dar...
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