Thriftanista in the City

New Body New Clothes Thrift Haul

I spent $54 in this month's thrift haul but it was worth it. Summer is coming and I need so many things. Since I've reduced, a sizable portion of my clothes no longer fit. This haul is all about comfort and basics. I'm really feeling uncomplicated - no fuss - easy on easy off clothes for summer. Georgia is about to get hot.

thrift haul may


Family Fun, Food, and Fashion: 10 To See & Do In St. Louis

This is the last week of school for Violet so I'm in planning mode for our summer family adventure. I would love for us to take a road trip and explore St. Louis. I want a trip that we can all enjoy with activities for Violet and maybe squeeze in some me time too. After all, I made it through kindergartener drama and homework too!

family fun, food, and fashion must see sights in st. louis


Dress to Skirt Set DIY

Did you buy an ugly dress at the thrift store? Think it needs a little tweaking? I was able to turn a dated floral print dress into a modern two piece skirt set. No sewing required.

I bought this thrift store dress originally because I liked the the nipped waist and back buttons. I wasn't really a fan of the print though. The length wasn't flattering either. I normally just wear it around the house. I decided to give the dress a quick refashion to see if breaking up the print will make it look less dated. 

thrift store dress to skirt set diy



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