Local South Florida Thrift Stores Give $1,500 in Cash to Customers

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Contact: Addys Guerra FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel.: (561) 766-0245 December 27th, 2017 Email: addys@pickupsforbreastcancer.org Website: http://www.ShopAmericanThrift.com Local South Florida Thrift Stores Give $1,500 in Cash to Customers LAUDERHILL, FL, DECEMBER 27– American Thrift Stores gave away $500 at each store location in South Florida to customers on Friday, December 22nd for a grand prize total of $1,500 in cash. The cash prizes concluded an Anniversary Holiday Sweepstakes Giveaway that the stores ran prior to the cash drawing. Customers were thrilled to receive this cash just in time for the holidays. Martha Corrales was just spending another day shopping at American … Continued

Hurricane Irma

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After a natural disaster like hurricane Irma, it is hard to assess the damage left behind. Not only are there physical damages to our person, property and utilities, there are also psychological damages that will take time to reconcile. Our neighborhoods are in disarray, with some houses and vegetation seeming “broken-into” and some neighbors just seeming “broken.” Some were fortunate enough to vacate the premises but they were unable to collect enough gas and were trapped in the midst of the bumper-to-bumper throngs of vehicles carrying generators and empty 1-gallon drum containers. At the time of the hurricane, as many … Continued

$250 Giveaway

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Hi Thriftsters! We are giving back to the best people out there, meaning our customers! We are so excited to launch our first giveaway that we are giving away quite the shopping spree. Two-hundred and fifty dollars can go a long way at our American Thrift Stores! Hurry and enter online for your chance to win. Sign up with your email address and like our Facebook page. Think of all the treasures you’ll find with the $250 in your pocket. We often sell brand-name items at half their regular price. You may have Zach Norris’ luck, who spotted a 1959 Jaeger-Lecoultre watch … Continued

American Thrift Store Memorial Day

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We are coming up on one of the most important American Holidays, Memorial Day, a touching holiday that marks the day when we remember all of those who passed while serving the country. Even though it is a sad ritual, we still carry on the tradition as a way to honor the lives lost. It is a day of remembrance. A day of respect. It all started with the first American Civil War, when the Union veterans decided to decorate the graves of the Union soldiers with flowers on Decoration Day. By the 20th century, this practice carried on with … Continued

Recondition Antique Furniture Pieces

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Antique Bookcase as a Bar Find a bookcase you like? Repaint the piece to effectively cover any stains or minor discolorations. Always apply two coats of paint for the best effect. Finish off the job with some wood polish and you have yourself a brand-new bar. That’s right, bar. Check it out above. Side Tables as Stools Some of our American Thrift Side Tables have the great makings of a stool. A side table has all the advantages of a chair except you don’t have to pull out the backrest in order to recondition it as a stool. A side … Continued

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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It’s that time of the year again, the time to celebrate your mothers unconditional love.   You can show your appreciation by choosing the perfect gift for their special day, something to commemorate motherhood. Only now, it’s less than week away. You might start to panic thinking you really don’t know what to get her this year. Have no fear, American Thrift Stores is here! Whether your mom is the stay-at-home-type or the outdoorsy kind, we’ve got it all. There’s something for everyone at our stores. You don’t have to get your mother same-day flowers, which she will know were bought … Continued

7 Tips to Thrift

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Shop with a purpose! Always have an idea of what you are looking for. Even if you are hoping to find a rare treasure amidst the fray, that in itself is a purpose. Keep that in mind when you see the typical accessories you can find at any store. Make sure to visit only the isles of collectible items within the store that will have what you are looking for, if that is that you want. Do Your Research If you have an eye for collectibles, make sure you double check its quality first! Turn to your handy dandy smartphone … Continued