ThriftStyle Book Wins National Recognition

ThriftStyle Book Wins National Recognition

ThriftStyle authors Reise Moore and Margaret Engel were in heady company in New York City last Friday. Their book was chosen as the best Service/Self-Help book for 2018 by the venerable American Society of Journalists and Authors, now celebrating its 70th year. Only seven books – from biography to young adult nonfiction—were honored at the annual award [...]

Philly AIDS Thrift Store

Philly AIDS Thrift Store

Across the country, health issues and thrift stores frequently are joined, with proceeds from the stores supporting hospitals and help for individual diseases. In many cities, AIDS charities are funded by thrifts, with many offering discreet rapid testing in the stores. The Philly AIDS Thrift Store in Philadelphia is a carnival of clothing, books, housewares [...]

A Crush on Canned Ham

A Crush on Canned Ham

While writing our book ThriftStyle, and continuing through today, we’ve visited several hundred resale stores from coast to coast. But every so often, we are completely overwhelmed by the offerings and style of a distinctive store. We had this experience in Sarasota, FL, at the remarkable Canned Ham Vintage & Loyal Modern in the downtown [...]