Thoughtful Shopping-Small, Local and Vintage

It's almost the end of November and time to think about holiday gifts. Some of you, who are on top of your shopping game, have been picking  up gifts all during the year - the rest of us ...


Progress Update: Closet Transformation

old houses are full with memories and that is why they resist to collapse - Mehmet Murat Ildan

Dark and dreary to bright and clean When you live in a house while you're renovating, it can be hard to stay motivated. At times, the daily reminders of all the projects that need to be tackled, in ...


York Flea – Street Fair Flea Market

York Flea Cherry Lane Court

After a successful start in 2015 the York Flea continues to be a vibrant street fair, flea market held in historic downtown York, PA. The York Flea is held in the charming tree-lined Cherry Lane ...


Before & After: Bathroom Transformation

bathroom with windsor chair and geometric rug

When we first walked through our house the upstairs main bathroom had broken pipes, a hole in the floor that looked down into the kitchen below and was dark and sad, and yet we saw potential. One ...


Goodwill Thrift Stores Offer Unique Shopping Experiences

Goodwill buy the pound sign

Thrift store shopping is often an adventure and recently I had three unique shopping experiences at 3 different Goodwill thrift shops in my local area. Although, these Goodwill stores are all ...


Second Street Thrift Store – It’s Worth Repeating

second street thrift store street sign

  Two Thrifty Locations  Recently, I came across Second Street Thrift Store on Instagram, and finally had the chance to visit the two locations. Second Street Thrift Store has a location ...


Meet the Shopkeepers: Mercantile Home

Ron Morris and Ken Jones Jr. of Mercantile Home in Easton, PA

Ron Morris and Ken Jones, Jr. from Mercantile Home are the latest shopkeepers in our "Meet the Shopkeeper" series here on Tour de Thrift, where we go behind the scenes and interview folks we meet ...


5 Tips for Finding Vintage Home Decor

wooden mid-century wall unit with shelves and drawers

Decorating our homes can be a rewarding way of expressing our creativity. It can also be a frustrating, annoying, long journey till we find the perfect vintage home decor. Many of us don't have big ...


Progress Update: One Year Later

Bringing it Home one year later

December 2015 - December 2016 It’s hard to believe that we’ve been in our house for one year! So much has happened and I’ve struggled to keep this blog up to date….so, sorry about ...