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!


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Thrift Store Wardrobe for Contest Winner!

We were so thrilled to meet this month’s “Shop with Jen and Pippa” contest winner, Michele.  Michele’s contest entry really touched our hearts and we knew that we definitely couldn’t...

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Massive Longchamp Le Pliage Thrift Store Haul! Plus, Fake vs. Real Tips

In our latest thrift haul, we discovered seven Longchamp bags . . .  yes seven!  This is a first! (Oh, and BTW, they were only $2.00 each at a Family...

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Thrift or Splurge …

Thrift or splurge … you decide! Here is some outfit inspiration from one of our favorite bloggers Rachel Parcell of Pink Peonies. Thrift Shop: JCREW blouse                     $2.00 Ebay bubble necklace          $7.99...

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And the Winner of the Thrift Contest is …

It was a VERY tough decision, but we’ve chosen our winner for this week’s Family Thrift Center Outlet shopping trip … “jimandmichele2”.  We read each and every one of your entries and...

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Too Cheap Blondes Together with Neighborhood Ministries and Family Thrift Outlet

  During our trip to Phoenix to preview Family Thrift Store ($2 outlet), we partnered with them to help dress a group of young women from Neighborhood Ministries’ (“NM”) Education for Life...

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Thrift Contest: Win a Private Shopping Day (all New Inventory!) in Houston with Jen and Pippa

How would you like a chance to win a Private Thrift Shopping Trip with Jen and Pippa? We would love for one of our special readers to join us on a private shopping trip!  ...

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50 Local Houston Boutiques Offer post-Christmas Closeouts in One Location! THE SALE!

Imagine driving all over Houston, spending hours going to all of your favorite boutique stores .. OR shopping in one location for all of the fabulous post-Christmas Closeouts deals!  No, these are...

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Imagine creating an outfit from InStyle “your LOOK” for only $8 at a thrift store!

Imagine creating a complete outfit from InStyle magazine’s “your LOOK” section for only $8 by shopping at a thrift store! This month InStyle Magazine featured oversize sweaters paired with dressy flats.  They...

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San Antonio Girls Shopping Trip and a Thrift Store

While on a recent weekend getaway to San Antonio, TX, I stayed in a charming Bed & Breakfast in a historic area (O’Casey’s Bed and Breakfast, 225 W Craig Pl, San...

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Our Thrift Adventure!

The phone rings, “What are you doing?”  This is code for, “Do you want to shop?”   Wanting to change up our thrifting routine this week, we decided to follow our...