• Meet Me at the Alamo Drafthouse! 1
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    Meet Me at the Alamo Drafthouse!

    On the last day of my trip, I was exhausted.  The heat had completely gotten to me (I thought SC was bad).  Dan kept trying to talk me into leaving the comfort of our air conditioned room, and out into the pizza oven that is Austin in the summertime. You already know how I’ve fallen deeply in love with Austin, TX thrift stores, especially Texas Thrift Store.  You also know that I chose to pack my sewing machine rather than actual clothes for my trip to Austin.  I needed something extremely light & airy to get me through the day! I chose this find right here: It only ended up…

  • Manmosa Dress 5
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    Manmosa Dress

    Ack!  I was a “before” shot failure on this one my friends!  :/ You’re looking at a wraparound skirt from my FAVORITE Austin thrift shop, Top Drawer Thrift! I found the following pieces to make the day’s outfit! This was a completely No-Sew refash.  For breakfast, I wore it tied in the front with the sash around my waist and Dan’s stylin’ Brewgrass hat.  Our friend Randy came up for a visit from Houston!  🙂 After a bit of reflection, I decided to move the knot to the side. I wore my new frock to Banger’s, where I encounter the formidable and delicious Manmosa! Ladybird enjoyed it too!  😉 I…

  • Welcome to Austin! 9
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    Welcome to Austin!

    After Dan and I arrived in Austin post-plane nap,  we immediately hit up a few thrift shops.  You see…I intentionally packed quite light. The only change of clothes I had was a little black dress.  So, unless I wanted to look like a bedraggled Audrey Hepburn all weekend, I needed to get some not-so-new duds! I found a couple of terrific frocks at Treasure City Thrift! Then, Dan and I stumbled upon the BIGGEST thrift store I’ve ever seen! Apparently everything really IS bigger in Texas, as this place is flippin’ HUGE!!!! While I was looking through the endless racks,  Dan ran up to me with this! We made a…