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Thrift Store Shopping – Alteration Nation

Thrift Store Shopping – Alteration Nation

Just because something doesn’t fit you correctly when you are out thrift store shopping or has a slight imperfection, doesn’t mean you have to leave it. A few important things to keep in mind when thrifting; hems can be altered, buttons can be added,...

Local Thrift Stores and Why to Shop Arc

Local Thrift Stores and Why to Shop Arc

How often do you walk out of a store feeling like you’ve changed the world?How often do you discover treasures without spending a fortune? Synch the joy of friendship and frugality: visit the Arc of Acadiana Retail Store.  At the Arc of Acadiana, your...

Thrift Store Shopping –  5 Reasons To Start Today!

Thrift Store Shopping – 5 Reasons To Start Today!

Curious about thrift store shopping? Great 2nd hand items at a fraction of the cost…what’s not to love!  While there is, unfortunately,  a negative stigma associated with thrift store shopping, if you are fiscally or environmentally conscious, it...