Category: My Goodwill Finds

My Under $3 Goodwill Finds: Acrylic Resin Trays for Household Uses

Last weekend, I found a trio of acrylic resin trays in the houseware section. Each tray is a different shape with shades of green. The rectangle tray has lifted edges and I envision using it on my counter for my most regularly used spices. The round tray will be used as a trivet for hot pots or dishes to be served for mealtime. I don’t have an exact use for the last tray, but I am sure it will come in great use and will be displayed proudly. 

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Goodwill’s Fitting Rooms Are Back Open!

Over the last two years, I and other Goodwill lovers have guesstimated everything from jackets to jeans to dresses. I would even wear tight-fitting items such as leggings, to be able to slip clothing over to ensure it fits. However, to my surprise, the fitting rooms at the South Dakota Ave location are now back open to the public!

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As Good(will) As Gold – Thrifty Shore-Themed Treasures

I hope you’ve been having a marvelous March, at least in some ways, my fellow thrifters!  It’s finally the first month of Spring, as well as Women’s and Irish American Month!  The month of Women’s Day, Pi(e) Day (I thrifted some mini pies from our supermarket’s clearance shelves), the Ides Of March, Fat/Shrove/Pancake Tuesday (Mardi Gras) and Ash Wednesday and Lent, Purim (I thrifted my costume), Saint Patrick’s Day (I thrifted some green bagels), the Spring Equinox, Maryland Day, and Transgender Day Of Visibility (TDOV)!

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