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Goodies from the Spare Parts Studio

I recently had the honor of visiting my friend Mary Cantú, founder and director of the local organization Spare Parts, to check out her giant collection of recycled materials that will eventually become supplies for local art teachers and educators. Spare Parts is currently housed in the Henry Ford Academy here in San Antonio, and […]

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Thrift Store Party Plates

You wanna see my plates? C’mon, you know you want to! I found this set of eight octagonal dessert and dinner plates all in great condition. I guess they’re ceramic, so they’re pretty lightweight. On the back I noticed “France” faintly imprinted on all the dishes. So, this is my classy French party ware. Très […]

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4 Reasons to Choose Resale Over Retail

I recently visited my long-time friend Jessica for a weekend in Ft. Worth. Thrifting has long been one of our favorite things to do together, and we couldn’t pass up another opportunity! I had saved some extra spending money just for the trip so I came away with quite a haul, and I thought I’d […]

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Spring Greening Recap

The Spring Greening Series wrapped up yesterday with a look at what motivates us to live a greener life. I’m definitely excited to continue making changes in our home and I hope you’ve been inspired, too! Thanks to all of you for reading along and for all of your great feedback in the comments–you really […]

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