About Jen & Pippa

We have a keen eye for locating the most amazing thrift shop treasures and we love to share our best tips and tricks! We are often consulted by such publications as Yahoo! for our thrift store expertise!

Tips

1. Shop often!! 2. Focus on high-quality fabrics. 3. Be patient. 4. Follow the 10% rule: never pay more than 10% of the retail price. 5. Pay it forward, donate often!

Press

Jen & Pippa are the official fashion bloggers for Goodwill Industries of Houston and Family Thrift Center. We can often be seen in Houston on Fox 26 Morning News and on KTRK Channel 13 News.

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Latest Blog Posts

Teacher style thrift wardrobe contest

Last Minute Build Your Teacher Wardrobe Thrift Store Contest with ” Too Cheap Blondes”, July 20, 2016

    In order to enter the contest, you will need to write a short paragraph letting us know why you would like to win.  We will choose one deserving...

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Mexico Vacation Summer Style on a Budget ~Shopping at a Thrift Store

After spending a few days in Mexico I had to share with you one of my favorite outfits that was 100% from thrift stores!  No, it did not happen in one...

thrift store wardrobe makeover

A Cheap, SIMPLE & EASY Summer Wardrobe Makeover for One of Our Fans!

A Cheap, SIMPLE & EASY Summer Wardrobe Makeover for One of Our Fans!   We received the following e-mail from one of our fans:  “I work in a middle school. ...

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Lost-and-Found! Help us find the Owner ~ Sterling Silver Amber Stone 2012 Class Ring Found at a Thrift Store

Lost-and-Found!  Help us find the Owner ~ Sterling Silver Amber Stone 2012 Class Ring Found at a Thrift Store We recently found this 2012 class ring at a Family Thrift Center.  ...

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Repurposing Tory Burch Buttons!

Check out this cute idea for repurposing Tory Burch buttons found on clothing that isn’t salvageable.  We found this Tory cardigan with a hole in the back for $2.00 at...

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Thrifting Trash to Treasure ~ Tory Burch Reva Shoes

Thrifting Trash to Treasure ~ Tory Burch Reva Shoes We recently found this pair of snakeskin Tory Burch Reva flats for only $2 at a Family Thrift OUTLET Store, they...

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Earth Day and Schoola

In honor of Earth Day this year, we’ve teamed up with Schoola.com to let our readers know that not only is thrifting good for your wallet, it’s also great for...

thrift store give away contest

24 Hour Flash Give-Away Snake Evening Clutch from Too Cheap Blondes!

This is a first time Flash Give-Away, from “Too Cheap Blondes”!   Please leave a comment in this blog post, Facebook or Instagram to enter your name in a drawing for...

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Time for Rodeo Houston! Cowboy Boots at Family Thrift Center Store This Friday!

Just in time for Rodeo Houston, Family Thrift Center will be releasing a huge selection of cowboy boots this Friday, February 26th! Where: Family Thrift Center, 7553 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX ...

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Thrift or Splurge …

Thrift or splurge … you decide! A lace tank adds texture and interest to any outfit! Thrift Shop: Anthropologie Lace Tank                       $2.00 TOTAL:                                                  $2.00 If you have any ideas...