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January
23

Guest Blogger: Build a Dinner Ware Collection with Second-Hand Finds

I recently hosted a “Sip and See” at my home.  If you’ve never heard of such an event, no worries- neither had I!  It’s just an event for friends and family to come over, sip a beverage, and see our newest family member, baby Esme.  Here’s a picture of us with our beverage and snack […]

chargers from Goodwill
December
28

Guest Blogger: Celebrate New Years with Glassware from Goodwill

Every Goodwill store I have ever visited has an extensive glassware aisle. Whenever I need to buy new wine/ brandy/ juice/ etc glasses, I head to Goodwill first. Thinking ahead to New Years Eve parties and home décor, Goodwill’s glassware might be just what you need! For a simple home décor idea, fill up a […]

glassware from Goodwill
December
5

Guest Blogger: Decorate Your Home for the Holidays With Pillows

I love changing out my holiday décor and making my home cozier for the winter season.  Goodwill is a great place to find seasonal décor, especially wreaths.  Most of the Goodwill stores that I’ve been to even have a seasonal decor aisle year round.  In the past, I’ve gotten plain wreaths from Goodwill and decorated […]

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November
21

Guest Blogger: How to Clean Brass

I started decorating for the holidays and found these adorable brass reindeer stocking holders at Goodwill.  Brass has made a popular come back in home décor, and it’s easy to find in Goodwill stores too! I have an obsession with vintage brass, but it’s often dirty and needs a thorough cleaning.  Once I brought these […]

brass items with lemon
November
7

Guest Blogger: Buying & Styling a Bar Cart with Goodwill

I have an odd obsession with bar carts, despite the fact that I cannot make a cocktail for the life of me.  I love the way they look in a home, and I love finding unique, Goodwill treasures to put on them.  Not interested in having your own home happy hour?  No problem!  Bar carts […]

bar cart
October
24

Guest Blogger: Creating a Gallery Wall of Art with Goodwill

I love the look of a well-styled gallery wall.  A gallery wall can be made up of paintings, prints, photographs, or other artwork.  I have a few gallery walls around my home of varying sizes, and I’ve purchased almost all of the components at various secondhand stores over the years.  It can sometimes feel daunting […]

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September
26

Guest Blogger: 3 Rules to Organizing a Closet with Goodwill

After 9 years of being a military spouse, I’ve gotten really good at moving, organizing, and saving money while making each new house a home. When my husband and I moved to our little apartment in Washington D.C., I headed straight to almost every single Goodwill in the area to get our home in order. […]

3 Rules to Organizing a Closet with Goodwill
September
18

5 Items You Didn’t Know You Needed When Moving to a New Space

Fashionistas, as you read in last week’s post, I’m on another moving adventure! I recently moved from one part of DC, Columbia Heights, to another part, Takoma Park/Brightwood. This moving process has me in a frenzy but I’m learning a lot of moving tips and tricks now that I’m doing this tango again. As I’ve […]

5 Items You Didn't Know You Needed When Moving to a New Space
September
11

Moving Time! What I’m Looking for at Goodwill

Fashionistas, remember when I moved into DC from Bethesda last year, becoming a true DC Goodwill Fashionista? Well,  just a short year later, I’m moving again! This time, my turf will be in Takoma Park, DC. I’m incredibly excited for my move as I will be living in a much bigger space where I’ll be […]

Moving Time! What I'm Looking for at Goodwill
April
14

Goodwill or Anthropologie? 3 Items that Will Have You Guessing!

This past Monday, I took an evening Ziptrip to Goodwill to get my housewares groove on to add spring pizazz to my apartment. Every houseware was also discounted for DC Goodwill Customer Rewards members, which gave me an extra reason to venture out to the Rockville location after work. When I went in, I wasn’t […]

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