Over spring break Christie, Kristen and I went on our 2nd annual thrifting excursion in the mission. Our first time was back in August 2008 and it was pretty successful for all of us. I bought this purple skirt from Thrift Town that I hemmed which I love and should wear more than I do and some belts at Goodwill for $2-$3 that I still use on a daily basis. Christie got black oxfords for only $5 and Kristen scored a couple of Ferragamo’s there too. Photos from that day seem to be part of the lot that was wiped out when my old laptop crashed.
This time we first met up at Pancho Villa Taqueria to fuel up for our thrifting. I had the super nachos with carne asada & a watermelon agua fresca which was very generous and I really liked the melted cheese. Kristen got the vegetarian super nachos & Christie – the super burrito. We knew the rest of the day would be super. (Just had to.)
Our first glass knob sighting of the day
and that is why they call it Thrift Town
for my own amusement
Kristen found a real Dooney & Burke bag for about $7! We have now crown this Goodwill a magical place.
As you can see I was very excited about this find. I saw the gloves in the display case of Buffalo Exchage right as we were about to head out, tried them on and fell in love.
I really adore my friends.
Chile & Cilantro Uttapam! Not bad but a little pricey for my taste. I lovvved the chips! Very light and the spice -which I asked the waitress what is was but now have forgotten- was really interesting.
Above: I totally thought that looked like Kevin from The Office but on closer inspection it was not – very curious.
I finally got a chance to cross off my first item on the 7×7 Big Eat List (2009, 2010) : #35 Salted Caramel Ice Cream from Bi-Rite Creamery. I paired it with a scoop of Orange Cardamom & brownie bits (which was overpowering – I shall eat sans toppings next time). The salted caramel was really rich and the first time I ever heard of the flavor but now I’m starting to notice it at other creameries. I wish I was the kind of person who would take their time tasting every single flavor but I’ll just have to make multiple trips then. Maybe lounge on the lawn of Dolores Park.
Above are my final purchases: a picture frame from Thrift Town for $3 that I needed to finally give Neil for our one year anniversary gift, desert rose suede gloves from the magical Goodwill $3 & brown leather gloves from Buffalo Exchange for $9 which I desperately needed especially biking around Davis.
Below is a map of almost all the places we went to save for a few stores we popped in. Check em out for yourselves! All and all a successful thrift day
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