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Discovering a New Wardrobe in Your Own Closet

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to spend an afternoon with one of our readers, helping her go through her closet to see how she can spice up her work wardrobe with clothing items she already owns. It took a bit of time to go through everything, but wound up being a smashing success! We […]


6 Under 6: Back-to-School 2015 Edition

Summer is winding down and school is days or weeks away. Yikes! I can’t believe summer is coming to an end. Here’s my list (but not all) of my favorite BTS items under $6 for the new student or teacher this year. 1) Every gal needs a brand new mug. Goodwill is a treasure trove of mugs […]


Is it Worth Hemming?

For the longest time dear readers, one of my mottos for Goodwill shopping was: don’t buy it if it has stains and doesn’t fit quite right. I thought that if I was paying so little for a piece and possibly taking a risk, it better fit really well. If I needed to get something hemmed, I might […]


3 Ways to Style a Bright Pink Skirt to Work

I love bright pink. I would die for anything like a bright pink lip, pair of shoes, bubble gum….I’m a fan of it all! I’ll admit the color is a bit girly, but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve been really starting to embrace it. So when I went to the most recent Super Saturday Sale, […]

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Guest Blogger: Guide to Anthropologie’s Brands

Anthropologie is one of those stores that carries oodles and oodles of cute clothing of all styles. Boho chic? Check. Vintage pin-up? You got it. Whenever I go in, I find so many items that can work in my closet. Unfortunately, I thought I could never bring them home with me because of the price. […]

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Fashionista Friday: Anthropolgie dress worn by T. Swift

Dear readers, you know the best way to get my attention is to use the #mygoodwillfind hashtag.  I love clicking on it each day and seeing the awesome finds you’ve picked up at Goodwill.  Even better than seeing your purchases, is getting to connect with fellow Goodwill fashionistas.  I love seeing the variety of people […]

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Sweet lemon

Here’s another great Goodwill find that will brighten up your winter and help you ease into springtime. This lemon-yellow skirt has a pencil shape, but shakes things up with an overlapping, asymmetrical hemline. A floral pattern is embossed throughout. A wide waistband and just a few little tucks work to distract from any tummy insecurities. […]

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Guest Blogger: Pinterest Round-Up

Hi, guys! I’m Kendra and I’m visiting from The Good Life, where I blog about my Goodwill treasures, fashion finds, diy projects, and tutorials. Today, I’m going to share a little round-up of Goodwill inspiration on Pinterest. First, can we talk about life before Pinterest? What did we do? I mean, we had to diy […]


Getting hitched on a budget? Don’t mind if “I do”

Weddings are expensive, and you don’t need to watch a “Say Yes to the Dress” marathon to know it. With summer wedding season upon us, it’s hard to avoid thinking about the many, many costs in celebrating blessed nuptials. But what’s a bride on a budget to do? It looks like Target is giving brides […]

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