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September
23

Old Silver Trays Serve Up New Purpose as Chalkboards

Silver serving trays have become a thing of the past as many of us prefer to entertain less formally these days. However, these classic pieces now have a new role: one-of-a-kind chalkboards! Dust off that old heirloom and give it new life. These whimsical chalkboards are a welcoming, friendly way to greet visitors, leave messages […]

Old Silver Trays Serve Up New Purpose as Chalk Boards
July
8

$5 Beachy Bathing Suits

This summer will be filled with beach trips and I’m absolutely ready to rock my ever-growing collection of funky swimsuits. DC Goodwill stores are one of the best places to find all of the best modern and vintage looks to turn heads this season, for under $5 a look. The Bowie and Clinton stores have treated me especially well. […]

Friday's Five Under $5: Beachy Bathing Suits
May
17

Trends to Try – Lacy Details

Let us all take a moment and thank Mother Nature for finally getting her life in order here in the DMV. Spring is finally upon us and I have a the perfect trend to breathe some fresh air into your warmer weather wardrobes.  I have a sweet spot when I’m shopping – I am drawn […]

navy blue lace long sleeve top (Banana Republic - $5.99 at Goodwill) with bell sleeves
May
16

DIY Upcycled Stuffed Cactus

One of my favorite things about Goodwill’s mission is their commitment to social sustainability.  Sustainability is such a buzzword these days, and environmental sustainability happens to be one of my biggest goals for 2018.  As someone that loves changing things around in her home and making new things, I wanted to do so by being […]

Pillows from Goodwill
May
14

3 Ways to Wear Vintage Patterned Pants this Summer

Goodwill is an excellent place for all types of funky fashion finds! There’s one item in particular that I always discover in abundance during my shopping trips – vintage patterned pants. As a petite fashionista, (standing at 4’9″) it can be difficult to find flattering bottoms. Skirts can be too wide, pants are typically too […]

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February
9

Fashionista Friday: Your New Favorite Fringe Vintage Sweater

This week’s Fashionista Friday is not just one, but TWO Goodwill fashion lovers with wicked eyes for style. I found these two snazzy ladies while perusing the #MyGoodwillFind hashtag on Instagram, and when I spotted this find of the day, my heart skipped a beat. I wanted it so badly!  Before I jump into obsessing […]

pink and black fringe sweater
February
6

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 […]

onesies
February
5

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
February
2

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
January
31

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
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