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October
17

Guest Blogger: Wooden Stool Flips for Wrapping Paper Station or Umbrella Holder

  As we head into the holiday season (really, it is almost here!) and as we face inclement weather, you will love this project that takes a wooden stool and flips it into a new role as a wrapping paper station or as an umbrella holder.   Ability level: Moderate   Age Level:  Ideal for […]

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June
2

Fashionista Friday: Meeting Instagram Friends in Real Life!

Fashionistas, today’s Fashionista Friday isn’t your typical feature. I’m highlighting a Goodwill goddess who I’ve interacted with on Instagram many times before but had never met in real life until our most recent Swap & Shop! She’s a stylin’ vintage Goodwill vixen with an eye for bright colors and a fashion sense that is unparalleled. […]

Fashionista Friday: Taneaka
February
13

The DCGF Goes to Philly!

Like I mentioned in my post a few Mondays ago, one big New Year’s resolution I have for 2017 is to travel more around the country to gain new experiences and visit friends. In addition to my traveling resolution, one goal of mine is to stop by Goodwill stores in every state I visit. Each […]

The DCGF Goes to Philly! Retrospective Vintage Store
October
12

Jolie in Joie Black & Gray Striped Sweater

Every fashionista needs a few comfy basic sweater staples in their closet, and today’s #MyGoodwillFind might be one to add to your collection. Buy It Now This designer brand Joie in a size small is made with cotton and polyester material with several stripes on the body  and the sleeves. It fits pretty snug, however, if you’re […]

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August
8

A Mini Saturday Shopping Tour with the Ladies

Fashionistas, instead of hitting Goodwill stores by myself, I brought some lady friends along, to show them how many Goodwill stores were in the area. And let me tell you this: we had an awesome time. The day started out by meeting for coffee and breakfast treats in College Park at a shop called Vigilante, […]

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June
2

Memorial Day May Madness Alexandria Meetup Recap

Last Saturday morning, more than 20 local DC Goodwill Fashionistas and I hit the newer Alexandria Goodwill spot: the Alexandria Kings Highway location. This was actually our biggest Meetup yet! Tons of new and familiar faces were able to make it out, everyone got to peruse the store an hour prior to opening, AND everything was […]

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July
27

Fashionistas, I’m hosting my First Clothing Swap!

Dearest readers, you heard correctly. On August 23rd at the South Dakota Goodwill location, I’ll be hosting my very first Clothing Swap as the new DCGF  and I am SUPER excited about it! As you know, I love attending Clothing Swaps (see previous post). I think they’re great for benefiting the environment, perfect for minimizing […]

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June
29

Sipping’ and Shoppin’ at the Summer Trunk Show

I hope you survived this rain soaked weekend, dear readers, without getting washed away.  My weekend was a busy one and if you’re following me on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you know I started it off with the VIP Party for the Goodwill Trunk Show at Pepco Edison Place Gallery!  It was such a fun time and I’m […]

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June
26

Fashionista Friday: Pattern Mixing on Fleek

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I’m pretty much a neutrals and solid colors kinda girl.  Well, today’s Fashionista Friday is inspiring me to step up my pattern and color game in a big way.  Nicole is from Louisville and is chronicling her fabulous fashion choices on her website and her Instagram. […]

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June
17

Tulip Blue Theory Dress

I have to be honest, dear readers, that I’m a little bit sad about bringing you today’s #MyGoodwillFind.  The reason is that my loss, is your gain.  You see, I found this gorgeous Theory dress on our most recent Modage Style bus tour.  I was super excited because it fit my style to a T: […]

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