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Thrift Trip: Montana thrift stores

It’s no lie that Montana is considered ‘Big Sky’ country.  There’s a lot of big, beautiful blue and sometimes moody sky in those parts. And, as it turns out, there’s also a lot of thrifting in the great Montana thrift stores.  Recently, my friend Liz and I flew into Bozeman, rented a car via Priceline […]

Thrift Trip: Nevada City

Here we go on a Thrift Trip: Nevada City.  There’s gold in them thar thrifts, I’ve discovered!  Our recent adventures took us to the sweet little town of Nevada City, California. Fortunately we have a great excuse to go thrifting in this neck o’ the woods, as we have relatives in the area. So, -a-thrifting-we-a-went! […]

Thrift Trip: New Mexico, Part Two: Santa Fe

Ah yes.  Thrifting in New Mexico.  When you think of “thrifting”, the first thing that comes to mind probably isn’t Santa Fe, New Mexico. But, if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that there are some amazing thrifting opportunities in The City Different.  Santa Fe is just an hour and one-half north of Albuquerque, […]

Thrifting in New Mexico, Part One: Burque

We’re thrifting in New Mexico.  I’ve long been a fan of the Land of Enchantment.  There’s something about this State: it’s beautiful, sacred mountains, the uniqueness of it’s architecture, it’s rich history, and yes – it’s blue corn tamales.   Greg and I have been thrifting (and eating) our way around New Mexico, so I […]

Thrift Trip: Cloverdale {Part Three}

Going Back for More Since we felt like we had just skimmed the surface of the charming Anderson Valley, we decided to go back for a little more wine tasting on our last day there, then take Highway 128 all the way west to the coast.  After our sumptuous breakfast at Auberge on the Vineyard […]

Thrift Trip: Cloverdale {Part Two}

Wine Tasting in the Anderson Valley On a recommendation from our charming B & B innkeeper, Roxanne from Auberge on the Vineyard, we mapped out our route for wine tasting in the less commercial, rustic Anderson Valley.  Maple Creek Winery  http://www.maplecreekwine.com, just outside of Yorkville, was our first tasting of the day.   It was […]

Thrift Trip: Cloverdale {Part One}

Cloverdale is the kind of place where you go away for the week-end and feel like you’ve been gone for a week.  That’s exactly how I feel coming back from our thrift trip to Cloverdale this past week-end.  With our Groupon voucher in hand, we headed up 101 to the town once voted “The Coolest” […]

Thrift Trip: Pacific Grove

One of my favorite Thrift Trips from the Bay Area is to the lovely seaside town of Pacific Grove in Monterey County.  A two-hour drive will find you amidst stunning Monterey Bay and Ocean views and scores of thrift stores.  There’s even the Red House Cafe http://www.redhousecafe.com on Lighthouse Avenue where you can enjoy a delicious […]

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