In Chicago: Doing Good While Looking Good

In Chicago: Doing Good While Looking Good

Good things can come in small packages and in small spaces. In Chicago’s interesting Old Town neighborhood there’s a terrific resale shop tucked into the ground floor of one of the many stone townhouses that line Wells Street. Here's Peggy's report:  Mercy Beaucoup! Resale Boutique comes across its cute name honestly, as the proceeds from [...]

A ‘ThriftStyle’ Flames Desire – mylittlebird.com Review

A ‘ThriftStyle’ Flames Desire – mylittlebird.com Review

When Annie Groer, a "Washington journalist who writes widely about design, culture and politics" in addition to being a seasoned thrifter, starts a review of your book on thrifting with a CV that lays out her amazing thrift store cred, one is bound to be a bit nervous about what is going to come next: [...]

Rockin’ Time at Ticktocker Thrift!

Rockin’ Time at Ticktocker Thrift!

Friday night, Reise and Allison discovered Ticktocker Thrift Shop in San Pedro, CA -- about six decades late. Yes, the downtown store has been in business for an astounding 60 years, run entirely by volunteers from the Peninsula chapter of National Charity League, a mother-daughter national philanthropy.  We were there to give an after-hours presentation [...]