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Guest Blogger: Goodwill Shopping Guide for New and Expectant Moms

Exactly one year ago, I found out I was pregnant.  I couldn’t contain my excitement, and I wanted to go out and buy ALLLLLLL the baby things.  There are so many baby things to buy, and it can add up quickly.  Many moms rely on baby showers to help decrease the cost of setting up […]


Kicking Off 2018: Bowie, MD Goodwill Meetup Recap

This year has kicked off to a smashing start with January’s Meetup at the Bowie, MD location! I can confidently say that all of us Goodwill lovers kicked the year off right shopping at one of our favorite stores Goodwill.    As expected, this event was a hit with shoppers leaving with multiple carts stuffed […]

shoppers attending Bowie, MD Goodwill Meetup

Fashionista Friday: From Basket to Boho Home Chic!

  I’m currently embarking on a closet purge so I can have more space for new Goodwill finds such as clothing and home decor. One item I have been looking for is something to store my blankets so they’re not all over the place around my apartment. Today’s Fashionista Friday gave me the perfect idea. […]

basket from Goodwill

New Year, New Me: Closet Cleaning Challenge Part 2 – Tips for Letting Items Go

Readers, I started my closet clean-out and it’s crazier than I had imagined! Last week, I began my first step in the clean-out process by going through my wardrobe and purging some items. After an evening of effort, it seems that I have a long way to go. Yikes! There’s one thing to know about […]

messy closet

Guest Blogger: From Granny Bland to Hollywood Glam Side Tables

No offense to our grandmothers (mine was a great role model), but they often had homes full of furniture items that have been handed down from other places and eras so they don’t fit today’s design aesthetic.  While often discarded, these pieces could be given a new life with just a little effort.  When you […]

Goodwill blog side tables before outside

What I Wore: Vintage Pattern Remix

For a standard DC Sunday brunch, I like to put on my best snazzy vintage outfit to showcase my unique and fashionable flare. You never know who you’ll run into while eating brunch in DC, so looking my best is something I value. I want to make a great first impression on everyone I meet […]

colorful 60s pants and zebra 80s vest from Goodwill

Fashionista Friday: Paloma Picasso Showstopper

Fashionistas, I’ve been finding some excellent deals with Goodwill’s new weekly Color of the Week sale, but not like this one! Today’s Fashionista Friday find is impressive, chic and vintage! Heather, our Fashionista Friday of today, is not just a Goodwill lover. She’s a Mom, an autism advocate, and family lover. She’s also a smart […]

paloma picasso

Delicate Joie Lace in Navy

Buy It Now Fashionistas, there are some brands I see on the Goodwill racks that I’m not familiar with, but I see them often. That’s the case with today’s #MyGoodwillFind. This fabulous and classic lace dress is by the brand Joie. When Googling the brand, I learned that this contemporary label was founded in 2001 […]

Blue lace dress by Joie

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

Casual Sunday Taking Vintage Cues

For a Sunday filled with errands and activities, I like to keep it comfortable and casual with a dash of flare. You never know who you’ll run into while shopping for groceries or going to the DMV – you could meet your next best friend! So while I am out making my way across the town, […]

vintage Goodwill look
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