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How to be a Savvy Secondhand Shopper

How to be a Savvy Secondhand Shopper: Thrifting Tips from a Self-Proclaimed Professional

The week before I started kindergarten, I had one outfit to my name. ONE. My father had been laid off from his job, and whatever hand-me-downs I had from my older brother, no longer fit. Somewhat miraculously, my mother discovered a thrift store that had recently opened in the basement of someone’s home, and she […]

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Buying for Baby Without Breaking the Budget: How to Do This Mom Thing Cheaply

Over a decade ago, I met a young woman in Ukraine literally due at any minute with her first baby. Her parents and husband bubbled over with enthusiasm for the forthcoming child. She asked if I wanted to see ‘the room,’ so I followed her up the stairs, where she showed me a small bassinet […]

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Tales of a Thrift Store Mom

My love affair with thrift store shopping has been burning deep inside since I realized I could buy weird, soft, old t-shirts from Goodwill instead of “borrowing” them from friends or finding them in the lost and found. I’ve been in love with a vintage, quirky t-shirt since the late 1990s, and I would probably […]

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Chattanooga Save the Date - Spring 2016

Top 10 Reasons to Consign with Rhea Lana’s of Chattanooga

Rhea Lana’s of Chattanooga Spring Children’s Consignment event is right around the corner! Mark your calendars for April 17-23. Rhea Lana’s is a community event specializing in high quality, gently used children’s items (clothing, shoes, toys, books, furniture, equipment, etc.), maternity clothes and much more! They strive to provide the highest quality consignment experience possible […]

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