Monday, February 11, 2013

Thrifting + Jamaican Food= A Great Friday Night

Friday night I had the pleasure of being invited to the grand opening of Thrift Kitten. A trendy thrift shop located uptown in Dallas (2110 Boll St). I must say, I was impressed! Walking in you feel calm. You don't feel overtaken by two much merchandise or a zillion people asking to help you. You feel as though the employees are your friends. Very nice. Very friendly. AND they had cupcakes! This may make my judgement a bit bias but again, cupcakes! AND wine. Need I say more? I didn't think so. Here are some great shots of the fierce decor.......

 Such a great selection of shoes! I love the placement and decor!



This picture is a bit dark but I wanted to capture the light fixture. Very nice!


Coffee and shoes? Why yes, thank you!



Beautiful seating area. The books were a great touch. I found myself flipping through a few.
If you love thrifting, I highly recommend you stop by the shop and sip on coffee and eat a cupcake while you shop. Might I add, they give you 40% of retail (not 25 or 30 like the other places). I was floored when I was offered over 50 bucks for my never worn and gently used pieces.

For those of you who love thrifting for your kiddos check out Double Scoop Boutique  ! They have the cutest name brand clothing for babies! Things sell out rather quickly so hurry!



Now on to the Jamaican food. I wasn't feeling well and decided I was going to go home, take a nice hot bubble bath, and SLEEP! What had happened was (lol) my friend Nifah called and asked did I want to get a bite to eat at Taste of the Islands. Well, YEA! They have the best Jamaican food AND atmosphere. Last week we went to a Jamaican food place (that shall remain nameless) in Dallas that was good but the service was horrible, slow, and rude! Here's how I felt when she said they ran out of shrimp at 6pm (lol ain't no mo grean beans!)... (Please excuse some of the jokes)............



 Not taste of the Islands! You walk in and someone greets you. They help you select your food and give you samples! I LOVE the meat pies BUT I can't have beef for now so I had to watch my friend eat hers..... I decided on the jerk chicken and shrimp. The cabbage and peas were so yummy! If your ever in Plano stop by Taste of the Islands. The music is great and they sale authentic products (and frozen meat pies)!


Until next time..................




20 comments:

  1. fun day! i love thrift stores and food in general. love meat pies and also oxtails. yummy! in fact my thrift store which helps the homeless with food and shelter has $0.69 cents sale on a particular color. so excited when it happens!!

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    1. I've started thrifting more and more. You can find some good deals. 69 cent, now I got time for that ;)!

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  2. Next on my list...try authentic Jamaican food! The thrift store looks so cute! The shoe case is especially cute!

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    1. You should! It it so good and spicy. Thanks for stopping by!

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  3. i like the interior design of the shop. Very cool and the light is beautiful!

    Hoping from Aloha Friday to visit u.
    -Honeybee
    http://herweightlossdiary.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Honeybee. On my way to check out your blog!

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  4. What I like about the looks of the thrift shop is IT IS CLEAN!! I hate to go thrifting and come out feeling like a I need a good scrub down. Have not tried Jamaican as of yet. Don't even know if there are any restaurants in my neighborhood. Something to look forward to someday :)

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  5. nice post
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  6. Hello!

    I loved your post! Nice photos of the consignment shop:) Have a good weekend!


    Carissa
    Lillies & Silk

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    1. Thank you Carissa! Love your style. You have a great weekend as well!

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  8. What an adorable thrift store. I wish we had one where I live! BTW - I'm now following your blog through the hump day blog hop!

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