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October
7

Picking the Perfect Halloween Costume (Part 1)

Who’s ready for Halloween? I am! 🙂 I’m always ready! One of my favorite things about the fall is that I get to celebrate the spooky and creative occasion of Halloween! Every year, I go all out by visiting “haunted” forests, carving big pumpkins, and even exploring themed corn mazes…the list goes on! I also can’t […]

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December
28

Guest Blogger: Celebrate New Years with Glassware from Goodwill

Every Goodwill store I have ever visited has an extensive glassware aisle. Whenever I need to buy new wine/ brandy/ juice/ etc glasses, I head to Goodwill first. Thinking ahead to New Years Eve parties and home décor, Goodwill’s glassware might be just what you need! For a simple home décor idea, fill up a […]

glassware from Goodwill
December
12

Guest Blogger: Transformed Clocks Make Unique, Timely Gifts

No matter what time it is, a one-of-a-kind clock is a great gift.  With a little creativity, you can easily and inexpensively transform a generic time piece into a personalized gift that will be enjoyed for countless hours.  Everyone uses a clock, so turn it into one which reflects the interests and personality of that […]

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December
5

Guest Blogger: Decorate Your Home for the Holidays With Pillows

I love changing out my holiday décor and making my home cozier for the winter season.  Goodwill is a great place to find seasonal décor, especially wreaths.  Most of the Goodwill stores that I’ve been to even have a seasonal decor aisle year round.  In the past, I’ve gotten plain wreaths from Goodwill and decorated […]

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November
28

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Transform a Mirror into the Fairest Gift of All

  Reflecting on what to gift to give this year? Here it is—a transformed, embellished mirror that reflects the interests and personality of that special person on your list.   Take a ho-ho humbug mirror and turn it into a fa-la-la-la-la fabulous piece that will be remembered long after the holiday season.  And a fun mirror […]

Goodwill mirrors
November
14

Guest Blogger: Old Sweaters Warm Up New Role as Holiday Wreaths

  Nothing better says, “Welcome Holidays!” than a colorful wreath on your front door to greet guests, family, and passersby.   This simple project turns an old sweater into a cozy wreath that adds warmth and charm to your holiday decorations.  A sweater wreath makes a memorable gift, too, that will joyfully be displayed each holiday […]

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October
31

Guest Blogger: Here’s Your Cup of Tea: Transformed Tea Cups, Mugs Light Up the Holidays

Candlelight always adds flickering, shimmering ambiance to any event.  These unique candles are sure to spark smiles when added to your Thanksgiving table, included in your holiday décor or given as Christmas gifts. Goodwill has so many wonderful cups, mugs and other containers that can be turned into one-of-a-kind candles. Pick a teacup that matches […]

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July
10

What I Wore: July 4th Beach Vacation

Fashionistas, I can’t believe it’s almost been a week already since July 4th! I just got back from vacation, and if you can believe it, I’m still in the holiday spirit. I could work from the beach all day, every day! For the holiday, I headed to Rehoboth Beach, DE with my whole family to […]

blue striped tube top from Goodwill
December
15

Santa has a Sense of Style

When everyone thinks of good ol’ Santa Claus, we imagine a big man wearing a red jacket trimmed with white fuzz, a big white beard, a black buckle belt, and a comfy large hat. This holiday, a Canadian model is pushing the boundaries of Santa’s style and making him a suave, compelling fashion icon (he’s […]

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November
30

What I Wore: Thanksgiving!

Dear readers, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and holiday weekend filled with fun, family, friends and festivities! For this Thanksgiving, all of my close family relatives got together for an evening of food and shenanigans. To keep it family-friendly and a little bit funky, I wore a Thanksgiving outfit that involved lots […]

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