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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 […]

Goodwill DIY Blog Sweater tan during
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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October
30

Fashionista Friday: Michelle, the Style Challenge Queen

Happy almost Halloween fashionistas! Today’s SoCal Fashionista Friday is an avid Goodwill shopper who is always ready to tackle a Style Challenge. She’s done so many of them, including a bunch of Halloween ones  :). So what’s a Style Challenge, you ask? It’s an activity that any fashionista can take part in. What happens is, […]

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December
17

Festive foil

How fancy is this skirt? (So fancy.) How bad does it need to get into your closet? (So bad.) It’s another Goodwill find that’s perfect for a New Year’s Eve soiree! This Ann Taylor Loft pencil skirt is a rayon blend in a size 12. It’s a creamy ivory, but covered with a beautiful floral […]

Ann Taylor skirt from Goodwill
December
13

Required reading: 4 books for your favorite fashionista this holiday

Today I want to show off a few gift ideas for the frugal fashionista in your life. If she loves shopping at Goodwill, she’ll love one of these books. And since books don’t really break the bank (paperbacks, at least), you can spend a little bit of dough for a gift she’ll enjoy thumbing through […]

New Dress a Day
December
10

Here’s your New Year’s Eve dress!

New Year’s Eve can cause unnecessary stress for even the most expert of fashionistas. Dress codes can be tricky, and the weather can be even trickier. But behold! Your ideal dress for ringing in 2014. This little black dress from Ann Taylor is interesting without being too trendy. It’s strapless, has a slightly dropped waist, […]

Ann Taylor dress at Goodwill
December
3

Please support DC Goodwill on #GivingTuesday!

#GivingTuesday is a day for charities, families, businesses, communities, and people like you to all come together to celebrate generosity and encourage impactful giving during the holiday season. Goodwill of Greater Washington is a part of today’s dedication to giving! Goodwill’s goal is to raise $2,500 on in one day—enough to provide 100 hours of free […]

Giving Tuesday 2013
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