Just Between Us

1983 was the second season of Cheers – the terrific sit-com that launched many a Hollywood career and eventually climbed to the number one spot over its eleven year run. Its tag line was “Where Everybody Knows Your Name,” which perfectly reflects the philosophy of another 1983 launch – Just Between Us – an Austin […]

Style Encore

Oh Style Encore, how do we love thee? Let the Thrifty Snicker count the ways! Your bright boutique of a store is an easy find off of Anderson Lane. Cheerful and knowledgeable sales staff is accessible without being pesky and you have the latest styles for the working woman up to size 3X. Plus you […]

Grand Opening – Style Encore

Oh Spring of ’14, we hunger for you We’ve had sleet around here and low temperatures too We’re tired of our sweaters and want to clean out Were it not for the bluebonnets we’d really have doubt That warmer spring temps are truly here to stay That we can pull on the shorts and go […]

The G-Spot

Dear Ones!  Your bargain blogger humbly apologizes for the delay in this review.  She so proudly posts on the 10th and 25th of each and every month and somehow the time just flew by!  Perhaps some of it can be blamed on the time she spent admiring her newest thrift acquisition – a fabulous silk […]

Design With Consignment

If your casa needs a little couture the Thrifty Snicker has the design down-low in this review.  Design With Consignment at Steck and MoPac in north, central Austin is a veritable paradise of gorgeous upscale furniture and accessories, affordable prices and a friendly, knowledgeable design staff. Now this is no “furniture on the run” outfit […]

Library Thrift Store – Marble Falls

It was so pretty last weekend that your Thriftstress decided to take a road trip! If there’s a more charming town of 6,000 friendly folks than Marble Falls, I’m sure Her Thriftiness’ head was down inside a box of promising looking accessories and she was too busy to notice. How can you resist a town […]

Thrift House

Although your favorite bargain blogger focuses almost exclusively on the Austin area, she loves thrift stores no matter their location. Two of Fort Worth’s finest – Hope’s Resale and Upscale Resale – not only are lovely thrift stores in their own right but the monies they generate support Community Restore, which works to keep northeast […]