Tag Archives: shoes

Fluevog Find!

I love Fluevog shoes. If you’re unfamiliar with John Fluevog and you love shoes, you need to acquaint yourself with this artist. He creates the most amazing shoes: unique, quirky, statement pieces that you can spot a mile away. This … Continue reading

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White Rock Win!

A couple of weeks ago I had a chance to visit an area of White Rock to which I had never been and wouldn’t you know it, there was a really cute little thrift shop right across the street from … Continue reading

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Two Boot

A long time ago, we established that I have a shoe problem. I may also have a boot problem. I love them. At present time I have 5 pairs: winter boots that are ugly but keep my feet super warm, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Soles

My sister and I are both avid thrift shoppers. Last week, we both bought shoes – me at Value Village in Abbotsford and she in Salvation Army in Kelowna. Here’s Benita’s shoes: Merrell in mint condition. Here’s mine: Josef Seibel, … Continue reading

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Back to School – the Thrift Way

Do you remember being a kid and shopping for back-to-school stuff? I don’t know that I loved school per se: I love learning, I had favourite teachers and subjects and school is where I made some of my best friends. … Continue reading

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Practical Proms – Meet Mike Warkentin

Mike and his family live in Oyama, BC, part of the beautiful Okanagan. When Mike graduated from high school, he chose to purchase his suit at a thrift shop – shoes and tie too. I had a chance to have … Continue reading

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Shoes: a Cinderella Story

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Once upon a time in the kingdom of Abbotsford, there lived a thrift-conscious girl named Angelika with a love for shoes. Had she been to-the-manor-born, she may have gone down in history like Imelda Marcos with tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Picked up these sweet Vans for $3 at the Salvation Army in Abbotsford this week – just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. I’ll have a “real” post tomorrow, ‘til then, here’s an Irish Blessing for you all:  May those … Continue reading

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