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Who Wears Short Shorts?

If you’ve followed this blog for a while, you are most likely aware of my long and somewhat troubled history with a classic summer staple that I can confidently assume most of us have had a dance with: the jean short (aka the jort). Denim cut offs, cuffed denim, mom jorts – each season, the […]

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Shopping for Boho Decor

I was recently looking through an interior design magazine and saw a feature on boho décor.  Boho décor draws on various Bohemian and hippie influences from the past and embraces an eclectic mix of styles.  As I was looking through the magazine, I thought about how many fabulous boho finds there are at Goodwill for a fraction […]

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Upcycled Coat or Hat Racks from a Bedframe

Turn a blank wall into a friendly place to hang coats and hats with these eye-catching racks upcycled from parts of a bed and dresser.  These unique pieces are also great in your kitchen, bathroom, foyer or bedroom and will give you a memorable place to hang items.   Ability level:  Advanced   Age Level:  Adults or […]

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Vintage Pop-Up at Suns Cinema

Hi readers! As your Monday dose of motivation, I’m happy to announce that I’m partnering with Goodwill of Greater Washington once again to curate a warm-weather collection of vintage and vintage-inspired finds for a pop-up shop on Saturday, June 2nd from 11AM to 4PM in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood of DC.  I’ve actually already done […]


Trends to Try – Lacy Details

Let us all take a moment and thank Mother Nature for finally getting her life in order here in the DMV. Spring is finally upon us and I have a the perfect trend to breathe some fresh air into your warmer weather wardrobes.  I have a sweet spot when I’m shopping – I am drawn […]

navy blue lace long sleeve top (Banana Republic - $5.99 at Goodwill) with bell sleeves

DIY Upcycled Stuffed Cactus

One of my favorite things about Goodwill’s mission is their commitment to social sustainability.  Sustainability is such a buzzword these days, and environmental sustainability happens to be one of my biggest goals for 2018.  As someone that loves changing things around in her home and making new things, I wanted to do so by being […]

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Funky Chairs Transformed from Forgotten End Tables

Turn boring and blah end tables into cool and chic chairs that will make a statement in any space.  These eye-catching, transformed pieces will be the talk of the town or at least will create a buzz among your friends and family!   Ability level:  Advanced   Age Level:  Adults or teens with adult supervision and support […]

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3 Ways to Wear Vintage Patterned Pants this Summer

Goodwill is an excellent place for all types of funky fashion finds! There’s one item in particular that I always discover in abundance during my shopping trips – vintage patterned pants. As a petite fashionista, (standing at 4’9″) it can be difficult to find flattering bottoms. Skirts can be too wide, pants are typically too […]


Meetup Recap: Columbia Pike Arlington, VA

As expected, the April Goodwill Meetup was another one for the books. All of my DC Goodwill shopping friends came out and everyone left with baskets full of items. As we transition into our new Finding Your Good site, these Meetups will still continue and I will be on site to provide any styling tips […]

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Guest Blogger: End Table Turned Pet Bed

Your pet will flip for this end table turned bed!  With all the unconditional love our four-legged family members give us, they deserve to have a chic and unique bed to call their very own.  Give your fabulous feline or cool canine his or her own place to sleep by turning a ho-hum end table […]

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