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Guest Blogger: Teacher Style

It’s back to school time and after eight years of teaching, and even more thrifting, I’ve figured out three secrets to success for building your professional wardrobe. Start With Great Shoes Teaching is not a desk job.  It’s safe to say, if you spend most of your day sitting at your desk, you’re doing it […]

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Trendy Tuesday: School Bags

If you caught my post yesterday, you know that my first high school bag was an utter fashion disaster. Depending on where you are in your educational career, different style bags are necessary to keep your look polished and in line with who you are reppin’. Do you feel me here, dear readers? You don’t […]


#Back2School: Get a good night’s sleep (thanks, Goodwill!)

My friends, you are not going to make the grades this year unless you get a good night’s rest. I’m not talking about once in a while. I’m talking about every night. If you need bedding supplies at bargain prices, check Goodwill before you get out your credit card at the big stores. Many of […]

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#Back2School: My $4.95 bonanza

Going back to campus or going to college for the first time can be terrible for your budget. One run to the store to get one thing turns into a bank-breaking superstore shopping spree. In this week’s #Back2School video, I go wild in the electronics section at our Glebe Road Goodwill store. Some highlights: I […]

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#Back2School: Students have to eat sometime!

You’re going to need a healthy diet if you’re going to make the grade this semester. So go #Back2School with frugal kitchen and dining items from Goodwill! In this week’s video, I show off the shelves and shelves of glassware that you can find at Goodwill—from the practical to the perfectly quirky. And I point […]

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#Back2School? Don’t forget “back to campus!”

If it’s #Back2School time, it’s also time to head back to campus! As a perpetual student, I know how expensive it can be to outfit a dorm room, office, or even a cubicle. Your study space is where you’re going to a spend a lot of time. You want to be comfortable and efficient without […]

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Get ready for #Back2School at Goodwill

Did the sight of a “Back to School” blog post make you shudder? Are you so far from ready that you don’t even know when school starts up? We can’t fix all your back-to-school anxieties at Goodwill, but we can help you and your family get dressed! We took a spin around the Glebe Road […]