Thursday, May 10, 2012

The woes and joys of being thrifty


Top:  Merona  /  Skirt:  Talbots  /  Shoes:  XAppeal
all thrifted

You will never guess what happen to these shoes about half way through the day.  They.  Broke.  Broke!  My awesome retro, strappy, thrifted wedges broke while I was wearing them.

Luckily, as I noticed that they were, indeed, broken, I was stepping out of my car at the Goodwill.  "Perfect!" I thought.  "I can only hope that while the shoe gods were not gracing me with any sort of shoe luck today, that maybe the thrifty gods would shine down on me so I can find some shoes and get back to work before my lunch hour ends ... in 10 minutes."

And so it goes, I went straight into the Goodwill, rifled through the shoe shelves and walked away with a very nice, barely worn-looking pair of flat sandals.  Truly a fairy tale ending, in my book.

Please excuse that washed out photo up there.  I took the second picture so you could see the awesomeness of this blouse.

10 comments:

  1. haha! great story. and i love the blouse.

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    1. Thanks! I was so glad it was one of those great thrifting days.

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  2. The awesomeness of the blouse AND the necklace!

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  4. Haha! I love that you went thrifting on your lunch hour! Best use of time EVER! So sad those shoes broke, they were beautiful.

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    1. It was so, so sad. :(

      I love thrifting on my lunch hour! It kind of makes me feel rushed, but it also keeps me from hemming and hawing over things.

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  5. Love your necklace! So glad the thrifting gods were on your side!!

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