oh hiya

Hello.
I’m always surprised when I glance at this blog’s analytics and see it still gets visitors.
Thanks!

Taking photos of myself became uninteresting.
Don’t know if I’ll pick it up again.
I definitely still shop resale and find some awesome items.
Just last week I thrifted a ridiculous vintage cotton jumpsuit for $2.99.
But, you’ll have to use your imagination. ;)

Here’s where you can find me, these days, if interested :

Frugal Foodie Dallas Mostly Plant Based. No factory farm. Local.
Co-producing this year’s Texas Veggie Fair OCT 20th in Dallas.


INSTAGRAM : @frugalfoodiedallas

I custom design + optimize Facebook Pages :

Need this service? Be like "Yo Stephanie, I found Facebook Pages Design
through Those Tricks”
and I’ll give you 20% off!

I also do creative consult + production.
My background in film, tv, music, online, non-profit and “other” over the past 20 years means I like to work on anything and everything - especially cross-platform strategy.
Fun!

Please holler at me if you would like to collaborate.

-Stephanie

posted 10 months ago

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vintage american summer dress / $12.50 (but free)



Free to me with trade at Buffalo Exchange.
Ties go over shoulders but I’m too ma-ture (muh-too-er) for that look.
So tied them all up at neck, instead.



A good dress.



posted 1 year ago

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silk Mother of Pearl romper / $11.50

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Half off on sale, from $23, at Buffalo.
OH BOY! This got major hateration during the FB live shop.
“You will regret this purchase.” “A mistake!”

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live shop shot. It’s weak, I guess I understand the hate. ;)

I’m really glad I got it.
There will be ample opportunity to wear it this summer.
Inaugural wear was to the symphony for a “Tom Petty” show.
What a trip the night was.

A guy I hadn’t seen in years posted on Facebook that he had an extra ticket.
I’m bored of typical gatherings at the moment, so the random “adult” activity appealed.
He was given the tix and they were good - center floor.

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Let me back up…I’m wearing the silk romper, my buddy is a tall, big guy with Jesus hair.
We did not blend in with the crowd.

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So! The concert. One would expect orchestral versions of Tom Petty. But, no. Instead it was a crappy Tom Petty cover band (dude who looked and sang like Petty with band playing perfect renditions of the hits) backed by the orchestra. Which would be nice, except we couldn’t hear the orchestra! What a waste. Like, why have a lead guitarist and keys when you have a FREAKING PRO ORCHESTRA to play around with the arrangement + performance.

Intermission lead to getting in trouble for sneaking into seats where we figured we might be able to hear the orchestra. Which led to management who ended up seating us in the coolest fucking seats in the house. The fancy cushioned couch seats behind the stage, facing out to the entire hall (scroll back up to see reverse of area).

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We literally led the whole place in a swave during Free Falling.
The conductor giggled and smiled at us.
People came up to us after outside. Such a fun rush.

The silk romper went quite well with this adventure.
What a fun night.

picasion

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posted 1 year ago

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F21 floral tunic with killer sleeves / $4.50

A good buy.
Always get lots of compliments on this.
Maybe when it’s 100 degrees this summer I’ll get the courage to wear it as a saucy dress late one weekend night…maybe.

picasion.com

posted 1 year ago

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Mossimo tunic thing / $4



‘Twas half off at Buffalo Exchange.
A good, easy item.
I like how it has textured stripes that do a cross cross thing in front but are uniform in back.



posted 1 year ago

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thrift sequins

Did a quick thrift trip today.
Planned to live shop, but didn’t find much and what I tried was meh.
I always pull some vintage sequins for sport, though.
This one was a beauty.



I might have gotten it at $12.99 if the top part wasn’t way too big.
Crazy amazing beading detail.
Close up shot over on facebook.

posted 1 year ago

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an outfit of resale stuff



No new items, but I liked this outfit.
Comfy poppin’ pink.
The tank I made from a thrifted tee.
Open back drapey top.


(Gosh, can’t remember if this was resale or purchased at Urban on sale or somethin’)

Two tone velvety leggings.
I know, leggings as pants.
DEAL WITH IT.
;)

posted 1 year ago

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thrifted hoodie / $1.99

we climb the stairs

Thrifted hoodie $1.99.
The cold is supposed to break tomorrow.
THANK GODDESSES AND GODS.

posted 1 year ago

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thrifted vintage black terry dress / $1.99



I’ve been putting this one on a lot.
It’s an easy dress.
Lightweight terry cloth.
Vintage union made in the USA.
Simple but has some subtle cool details.



Annnnnnd was $2.
Dizzam.



posted 1 year ago

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shasa polka dot dress / $8.50 (but FREE!)



Nice and breezy.







Didn’t realize until I was in the sun that the dots aren’t straight black but have a dot of blue in them!



Cool.

Stephanie M. Casey in Dallas

Have a good weekend!

posted 1 year ago

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live shop march6

Oh boy! What an amazing live shop I had today.
Sooooo much good.
Was hard to choose.
But the outcome was orgasmic.
Hop over to the FB to see what I mean.
Why is this so addictive?!

posted 1 year ago

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love on the hanger top / $9.50

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This was in a live shop recently.
I guess most things will be from now on
because I have so much freakin’ fun doing the live shop feeds.
$9.50 at Buffalo Exchange.
I’m sure I traded some stuff, so didn’t cost me that much direct.

The top is creme.
Love the thick band cuffs and hem.

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Wearing with a tank under.
Will be cool in the summer with a skirt and bandeau when the HEAT comes.
Got a hint of that today with 85 degrees.

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Also, I think I am succeeding with the bang grow out.
It usually doesn’t take.

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Have a good week.

posted 1 year ago

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Frugal here…frugal there…

Hi Tricksters!
I have been working for weeks on a new website
for my plant-based food project, Dallas Frugal Foodie, and just launched the site!!
Exciting.

I’m thrilled with it and wanted to share with you guys.



Not just about Dallas food but BETTER food, in general.
On the affordable tip, cause…you know me.

I will have a new thrifty item post for you in the next 24 hours!
See you then.

-stephanie

p.s. The DFF FB is HERE.

posted 1 year ago

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zara dress tunic thing / $16

Stephanie Casey in Zara in Dallas

Came home to a fern on my porch this evening.
So sweet.
Thanks, Mom!

Did a quickie live shop at Buffalo yesterday for something to wear on camera today.
I wanted color and sleeves and did not have that in my closet.
With a $5 coupon, I chose this Zara top for $21 $16.
Looked great on camera, was comfortable and it’s cool.

Stephanie Casey is happy in Dallas

This is what I look like when I’m happy.
(and my boobs are squeezed together)
The sleeves of this thing were the big seller.



I mean, seriously.

really cool pinched sleeves on Zara dress tunic

posted 1 year ago

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live shop / half of half FRI feb15

Today was the most fun live shop, so far!
Feedback was really helpful.
I had a time limit, budget limit and much indecision.
Check out what happened over on the FB.

Stephanie M. Casey during a live Those Tricks shop in Dallas at Half of Half

posted 1 year ago

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