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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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August
10

Guest Blogger: Your Back-to-School Shopping Helps Others

The last of the fireworks had barely popped and sizzled before the first back-to-school shopping ads started airing on tv and radio. It felt like summer had barely gotten started and I was already being asked to turn my attention, and my money, toward shopping for new clothes and school supplies for my family. And […]

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August
21

Fashionista Friday: Carina’s Blue Cross Front Michael Kors Dress

Today’s California Goodwill Fashionista, dear readers, is Carina a woman who always shows us her Goodwill love on Instagram using the #MyGoodwillFind hashtag. On a daily basis she posts pictures of her Goodwill scores, most of them being super cute dresses, including the one I’m featuring today. Although Michael Kors isn’t my go-to brand, (read here), Carina’s Michael Kors […]

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August
12

Take Me to the Gallery Floral Pink Dress by Cache

Dear readers I’m excited about today’s #MyGoodwillFind because it has three of my favorite things: it’s pink,  is a dress, and looks like pop art! And to top it off you can wear it for work and for play -which is always a bonus. Buy It Now This dress by Cache in a size 4 […]

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August
7

Fashionista Friday: White and Gold, From Head to Toe

Today’s Fashionista Friday is always killin’ it with her modern and vintage inspired ensembles. Lately, Sherrie has been sharing her #MyGoodwillFind looks on our Facebook page, so I had to feature her in this series! As you will see in her outfits, her sass, confidence, and style are incredibly infectious. Sherrie is a genius at […]

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August
5

Poppin’ Purple Banana Republic Drawstring Dress

Today’s My Goodwill Find is a poppin’ purple dress that is super soft and comfortable. It’s tag sports Banana Republic and is made of a soft material and silk in a size 6P. The color is super bright and luscious, making it a perfect piece to wear during the rest of the summer while being […]

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June
18

Guest Blogger: Guide to Anthropologie’s Brands

Anthropologie is one of those stores that carries oodles and oodles of cute clothing of all styles. Boho chic? Check. Vintage pin-up? You got it. Whenever I go in, I find so many items that can work in my closet. Unfortunately, I thought I could never bring them home with me because of the price. […]

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December
5

Fashionista Friday: Becca’s Trendy Goodwill Shawl

I just had to share this look that a DCGF reader emailed me last week. As we’ve settled into the start of December, layers are no longer an option but rather a necessity with the unpredictability of the weather. Becca’s look is prime example of taking layering outside of the ‘button-down over sweater’ box. In […]

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October
9

Guest Blogger: Halloween Party Decor from Goodwill

Halloween was a blast last year. It’s one of my favorite holidays. We had so much fun decorating for and throwing our Halloween party and I thought I’d share some highlights with you. I purchased candlesticks from Goodwill and painted them black. I also found dripping blood candles and I was thrilled until they dripped […]

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