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Happy 2017 Everyone!

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty excited to kiss 2016 goodbye! I feel like the New Year will bring new opportunities and adventures, and I hope you’ll be part of mine. I’m excited to be planning a thrift trip to beautiful Palm Springs, so I’ll be sure to tell you all about that […]

Have a little faith and mercy…

It’s finally happened: I’ve opened an Etsy store! I’ve called it Faith and Mercy, named after two of my Welsh ancestors who were lacemakers and upholsterers – true “makers” of the 19th Century who were named Faith and Mercy Markwick.  I’m offering items from my previous life as the owner of a vintage Bridal boutique, […]

Happy Homemade Holiday!

I’m starting to have a Happy Homemade Holiday.  If you’re like me, you’ve still got a little last minute holiday shopping left on your list. Here’s a thrifty gift idea that is not only unique, but fun and oh-so-aromatic to make. And, let’s face it, we all love it when someone makes something for us. […]

Have Yourself A Thrifty Little Christmas!

Have yourself a thrifty little Christmas this year. While it’s true that this can be an expensive time of the year, I’m here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be.  Why?  You can find fabulous Christmas gifts at your local thrift store.  All it takes is a little imagination, some vision and a […]

You are now entering…the Gluten Free Zone

How did I enter the gluten-free zone? So, about one year ago this week, I embarked upon a three-week cleanse.  I was NOT looking forward to it.  I would be eliminating all dairy, wheat, caffeine, sugar, alcohol and basically anything else that provided comfort and satiation. I hemmed and hawed.  I looked for excuses not […]

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