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Thrifty, Foodie, Filmy and Funny.
Find me at Big Screens Little Screens and I Love To Op Shop

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My WeekendNotes - 92
If you've never been to a clothes swap you should consider one. They are fantastic ways to declutter your own wardrobe ... [more]
The incredible team at A Plus Market are putting together another fabulous event in Coburg this June on Sunday the 18th.... [more]
Fashion Thrift Society is heads back to Melbourne/Naarm on Saturday May 13th. These massive thrifting parties are gettin... [more]
Join the creative Finders Keepers Market team and their beautifully curated vendors for their next market. Now in its... [more]
07/07/2023 - 09/07/2023
Hop on and get ready to bag a few bargains on the next Helping Hands Op Shop Bus Tour! These events sell out quick so... [more]
Swifties unite - this night is not to be missed!Held at Ballers Clubhouse in Melbourne's CBD in collaboration with Swift... [more]
17/06/2023 - 18/06/2023
Taking you back to the 2000s with some classic tunes and a Bratz-themed fun-filled night. If you're in need of a fun nig... [more]
20/05/2023 - 21/05/2023
The Princess Bride in Concert is an upcoming cinematic event being put together for our viewing pleasure by the "Symphon... [more]
The annual Commercial Road Winter Designer Sale is coming up and if you're a fan of saving money on designer goods, this... [more]
If you're looking for bits and pieces for your little one why not head to the upcoming Baby and Kids Market Melbourne ev... [more]
The I Wore It Once team have their next preloved clothing market coming up this month. If you're a fan of a well-curated... [more]
Everyone is feeling the squeeze at the moment with almost everything going up in price. Why not make your money stretch... [more]
Get your preloved op shopping fix just in time for Christmas with another great op shop tour organised by Julie and Kell... [more]
Vinnies opened this month in Croydon. The fabulous looking store can be found close to Officeworks at 449 Port Road. ... [more]
If you're a local Nerang op shop fan, you'll be pleased to hear that the Uniting Church has opened a new op shop. Doors ... [more]
If you're an animal lover or an op shop fan, you'll be thrilled to hear you're getting a new op shop in Bundall QLD soon... [more]
Jolly Rogers op shop officially opened in July. They hope to sell everything you'd expect at an op shop including... [more]
Taylors Lakes op shoppers have an amazing new store to browse. It's jam packed with amazing donations. It was ... [more]
We are pretty lucky this side of the Bay when it comes to op shopping, especially in and around Frankston. We have so ma... [more]
We're a bit spoiled for choice when it comes to shopping second hand in Melbourne compared to other cities and states. ... [more]
Bendigo is an op shoppers paradise. I am hoping this list helps you if you're planning on visiting there or just need t... [more]
It is a question I get asked a lot. Many of us, for lots of reasons, find Sundays are ideal for a trip out to the op ... [more]
Finding an op shop in the city is not as easy as it sounds but they are there and I hope this op shop guide helps get yo... [more]
The Chelsea area has some great op shops from smaller independent ones to the larger more well-known chains of op shops.... [more]
When I visit a place the thrifter in me likes to know where the op shops are. Here is my Mornington and surrounds gui... [more]
Shopping in Cheltenham is not just about Southlands, the town centre itself has a great variety of op shops offering eth... [more]
You can find the Family Life op shop in Highett conveniently located opposite the Highett train station amongst a few gr... [more]
If you like your secondhand shopping and are based in the South East of Melbourne you need to make a date to stop at the... [more]
Perfect opportunity to introduce the next generation to the awesome Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles original movie in this ... [more]
I love a preloved market. They normally have a great atmosphere with bargains to be had. It's also a great ethical op... [more]
This December, the Suitcase Rummage is being held outside Northcote Town Hall in Civic Square. It's perfect for fans of ... [more]
Chelsea has a new market being held on any month with 5 Saturdays! The first kicks off on Saturday November 30th at the... [more]
To celebrate their 5th birthday Sacred Heart Fitzroy are offering 25% off for op shoppers who shop on the day. There ... [more]
Brotherhood of St Laurence Community Stores have a new store opening at the Knox Ozone Shopping Centre. The grand openin... [more]
Helping Hands op shops are some of the most highly rated stores with a loyal fan base of happy op shoppers. They are run... [more]
The fantastic Lifeline at Toronto has reopened after a bit of an amazing revamp. It's a little bit different to some op ... [more]
Salvos Family Store Healesville has just opened and it looks bright, beautiful and full of gorgeous donations. They stoc... [more]
The 1920s had a style of its own and you can help recreate it at the Adelaide Great Gatsby Ball! Brought to you by Behol... [more]
If you're visiting the Copper Coast north of Adelaide and are in the mood for some shopping, I hope this list of op shop... [more]
Noffs is opening its second op shop in Randwick and the grand opening of the Alison Street store takes place on Saturday... [more]
This is an op shop tour with an added bonus. It happens to be run by a qualified stylist who will be able to help guide... [more]
Huge $2 clearance sale! The sale includes clothing, shoes, accessories all at $2! All funds raised support men and... [more]
Thrifty fashionistas will want to catch this event. Being run by the Malvern Salvos Stores team you can expect a coup... [more]
Vision Australia have opened a new op shop in Seaford Victoria and I was able to visit on their opening day. You ... [more]
The 1980's, a decade unlike any other! It had its own iconic highlights and one of them, along with the original music, ... [more]
The Anglican Parish of Mount Dandenong Annual Book Fair runs on the 23rd June and the 24th June. On the Saturday, the... [more]
23/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
Such great events for Mitcham bargain hunters, in fact, they are worth travelling to if you're not local! Doncare open t... [more]
Described as an "intimate and boutique" event, it will have exhibitors, psychics and therapists there on the day as well... [more]
Ever wondered what happens to all the costumes following a ballet production? Now you can find out! This is an intimate ... [more]
09/07/2018 - 25/07/2018
Seven days.Three ingredients (campari, gin and vermouth).One simple way to give back.It's a pretty good excuse to have a... [more]
04/06/2018 - 10/06/2018
A special event screening of Food Fighter. Food Fighter is an independent documentary featuring OzHarvest Founder... [more]
Sea Shepherd Australia is hosting the Victorian premiere of a film David Attenborough has described as "One of the most ... [more]
Burlesque Idol is coming to Melbourne in March and it promises to bring you the "Best in Burlesque" It's being held a... [more]
Over 40 stalls of food, drink fashion and skincare hosted by Melbourne Vegan Eats. This market takes place in the bea... [more]
Those four words make my heart race and my mouth water! "Indian Street Food Festival" I can already imagine the delic... [more]
17/02/2017 - 19/02/2017
Geelong is one beautiful place especially in summer. Now add beer! The Great Australian Beer Festival is coming ... [more]
Such a fun experience for the little people in your lives. Have they been fed up of seeing the adults have all the fu... [more]
21/01/2017 - 22/01/2017
Fans of vintage in Melbourne get ready for another big weekend sale being held by Grandma Funk. It's running from Fri... [more]
18/11/2016 - 20/11/2016
These sales are a must for fans of vintage and eco fashion-minded shoppers. This sale promises that all items will be... [more]
22/10/2016 - 23/10/2016
Poowong Pickers Festival is now a huge annual event run to coincide with the national Garage Sale Trail initiative. P... [more]
This Howl-o-ween event runs over three spooky nights at the iconic Luna Park in Melbourne. October 29: 7pm midnight... [more]
29/10/2016 - 31/10/2016
The Hurstbridge Garage Sale Trail is a big town event. if you are local, you can either register your own event for $... [more]
29/10/2016 - 30/10/2016
This is what most people remember of the lift that was originally constructed in 1960. It was exciting because of... [more]
Expect more than the odd thing going bump in the night at this event. The serene setting is the eerie valley of Wirrina... [more]
29/10/2016 - 30/10/2016
What can you expect at this expo? If you, friends or a family member is coeliac, follows a gluten free diet or is glu... [more]
08/10/2016 - 09/10/2016
Fitzroy eateries are taking part in this year's Vegan Day Out on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th of September. To find ... [more]
17/09/2016 - 18/09/2016
This is not your average sleep out, for a start there may be no sleep! It's serene setting is the supposedly haunted su... [more]
03/12/2016 - 04/12/2016
Firstly it's huge with over 10,000 books for sale, yes 10,000!! It's a bookworm dream come true with a vast arrange o... [more]
30/09/2016 - 03/10/2016
This is becoming such a popular event now and for a few very good reasons. It supports and promotes the reuse of clot... [more]
15/10/2016 - 16/10/2016
Do you love op shops, upcycling and a great bargain? Then come along and support Family Life's PeopleWorx and Beyond... [more]
Saturday 22nd October is the biggest day for garage sale fans of the year across Australia. It's an impressive initia... [more]
Frankston residents get excited about some special visitors coming your way in October. Don't panic though, they ar... [more]
12/10/2016 - 16/10/2016
It's coming and I'm excited! Why? 1. Because the Sacred Heart op shops are normally great, pretty individual in chara... [more]
The Nanna Cool Market returns to Chelsea on Saturday 6th of September. You're bound to find something for Father'... [more]
This will be the third annual fundraising disco where Chelsea Occasional care has invited the Bop Til You Drop team to C... [more]
Nanna Cool Markets is just about 6 months old and are flourishing in Melbourne's South East Suburbs. Quality stallholde... [more]
Another amazing sounding market coming to Chelsea, featuring some awesome talent. The Nanna Cool team has been arou... [more]
An awesome new creative and funky market has hit Melbourne's South East and this one sounds just as much fun as the ... [more]
This is the third holiday disco raising funds for Chelsea Occasional Childcare and each year it has grown more and more ... [more]
I am so pleased this market now has a venue close to me. This is such a well organised set up. I've been to a few... [more]
It's a yes from my four year old and from what I could see, a lot of others too. Now I am a Mum who is stunned at... [more]
Being held on the 6th April at the pretty Village Green this looks set to be a great family event. It will be raising m... [more]
This market is hugely popular and has been running for over 20 years. I've been and can't recommend it enough as a plac... [more]
Supporting the work of Sacred Heart Mission, the sixth Heart of St Kilda Concert promises to be epic. Tickets are on ... [more]
Want to find out more about the art street scene in Melbourne? There is a free artist's forum being held on Sunday 14... [more]
The Red Cross op Shop in Rundle is having an event to celebrate the opening of its new level. What can you ex... [more]
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