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October
10

Guest Blogger: How to Turn Decor Pieces You LIKE into Pieces You LOVE

Welcome to my thrifted home! I’ve been decorating my home with thrifted pieces for years. I appreciate that pre-loved pieces have a history (and recycling someone else’s past treasures keeps items out of our landfills). It’s also much softer on the wallet than buying everything new! EVERY item in my living room (shown below) was […]

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November
8

Fashionista-friendly events in DC this weekend

Want to get glammed up on a budget? Want to make an upcycled holiday gift that you might just want to keep for yourself? Goodwill‘s friends have events made for the fashionista in D.C! On Saturday, November 9, shop the closets of some of the area’s top fashion bloggers at hip new eatery Mari Vanna. […]

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April
22

On Earth Day, do your part at Goodwill!

  Earth Day is here, and since I just took a journey to Goodwill for some needed household goods (more on that soon!), I’m basking in the glow of the 3 Rs: Reducing, reusing, and recycling! The above video is from early 2012, but the information is still true: just about everything you donate to […]

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April
8

Your Goodwill donations really make a difference!

Because you’re a savvy Goodwill shopper, you know that cleaning out your closets and donating your clothing and housewares to Goodwill provides savings to other shoppers. But your donations also contribute to our training and assistance programs for locals that are unemployed or underemployed. While you’re patting yourself on the back for keeping items out […]

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April
1

DCGF Q & A: Push through the “noise” in your closet

With Earth Day just around the corner, I’m thinking a lot about repurposing and recycling—naturally, in my closet. I got in touch with Kaarin Vembar, stylist-in-chief at Closet Caucus, to find out how she helps her clients clean up their closets without tossing more trash in our landfills. She’s got tons of tips you can […]

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February
21

Best of Guest Blogger: Tips & Tricks to Thirfting

I’ve been all over the country for All Thrifty States, taking pictures, talking to thrifters and looking at what various places offer in their thrift stores. I can tell you that southern women definitely know how to dress, Nebraska has a wealth of vintage and Oklahoma City is a lot more multicultural than you might […]

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March
9

Guest Blogger: Tips & Tricks to Thirfting

I’ve been all over the country for All Thrifty States, taking pictures, talking to thrifters and looking at what various places offer in their thrift stores. I can tell you that southern women definitely know how to dress, Nebraska has a wealth of vintage and Oklahoma City is a lot more multicultural than you might […]

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