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Fashionista Friday: Jessica’s Vintage Wedding Plates

Planning a wedding isn’t easy. Doing so when you’ve just dealt with the government shutdown? Even harder. So this week, I’m admiring Jessica’s creativity in the face of budget adversity. On her blog Adventures of the Repatriate, Jessica recently shared beautiful images of a brunch celebration she hosted at her home. She explained that she […]

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Give thanks in style with Goodwill decor ideas

Thanksgiving snuck up on me this year by hiding out at the end of the month. Thanksgiving is in stealth mode. But it’s time to stop hiding, turkey trays. It’s time to decorate for Thanksgiving. I’m headed home to mom and dad’s for Thanksgiving this year, so I’m not doing much decorating of my own. […]

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Party-going? Take one of these inexpensive gifts for your host

Attending gatherings and get-togethers is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. Whether you’re attending a celebration large or small, fancy or casual, you might want to bring a small gift for your welcoming host. But “little extras” can add up fast, especially when you’re in the throes of the holiday shopping rush. […]

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Get your home ready for Halloween with Goodwill finds

Whether your not into costumes so much or maybe you’re planning a huge Halloween bash—you know that your decor can help set the scene. But the only thing spookier than a well-decorated haunted house is the thought of shelling out big bucks for fun decorative items that you can only use for one month out […]

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