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Goodness Gracious, It’s Goodwill Gifting

My preamble is brief, and you’ll probably hear it elsewhere from all sorts of voices this holiday season: shop local, and shop secondhand. It’s easy enough to say that, but in practice? If you just took mental stock of the folks on your list and gulped, wondering how in the world to shop for Jordan and Stephanie (and don’t we all have a Jordan and Stephanie in our lives) then you might need the boost that only Goodwill aisles can bring. Here are some themed groups of preloved holiday gifts — I prefer the nondenominational term Annual Prize Packs — that I’ll use to guide my giving this year.

3 Tips for Thrifting Unique Hats

Bold. Subtle. Glamorous. Functional. Unique. These are just some of the many words that describe why a hat can add so much to an outfit.

5 Fall 2020 Fashion Trends That You Can Find at Goodwill

Fall is a great time to go thrifting at Goodwill! Many are making Goodwill donations to clean out their houses in anticipation of the holidays, making it one of the best times to find fashion treasures. This fall, I have been thrifting in search of some of the following fashion trends that have caught my eye.

DIY: Open a New Door by Repurposing an Old One

Doors are universal and timeless. With that in mind, here’s a relatively simple DIY project that will make you want to make a grand entrance with it. Transform a door into welcome station, perfect for your foyer to greet guests and family.

Thrift Wish List: I Found the Chair of My Dreams

I could begin each post with how I can’t believe how much I love thrifting. It often seems like the exact item that you desire suddenly appears. This happened recently and it feels like Christmas each time.

Goodness Gracious, It’s Goodwill Gifting

Goodness Gracious, It’s Goodwill Gifting

My preamble is brief, and you’ll probably hear it elsewhere from all sorts of voices this holiday season: shop local, and shop secondhand. It’s easy enough to say that, but in practice? If you just took mental stock of the folks on your list and gulped, wondering how in the world to shop for Jordan and Stephanie (and don’t we all have a Jordan and Stephanie in our lives) then you might need the boost that only Goodwill aisles can bring. Here are some themed groups of preloved holiday gifts — I prefer the nondenominational term Annual Prize Packs — that I’ll use to guide my giving this year.

5 Fall 2020 Fashion Trends That You Can Find at Goodwill

5 Fall 2020 Fashion Trends That You Can Find at Goodwill

Fall is a great time to go thrifting at Goodwill! Many are making Goodwill donations to clean out their houses in anticipation of the holidays, making it one of the best times to find fashion treasures. This fall, I have been thrifting in search of some of the following fashion trends that have caught my eye.

DIY: Open a New Door by Repurposing an Old One

DIY: Open a New Door by Repurposing an Old One

Doors are universal and timeless. With that in mind, here’s a relatively simple DIY project that will make you want to make a grand entrance with it. Transform a door into welcome station, perfect for your foyer to greet guests and family.

Goodness Gracious, It’s Goodwill Gifting

Goodness Gracious, It’s Goodwill Gifting

My preamble is brief, and you’ll probably hear it elsewhere from all sorts of voices this holiday season: shop local, and shop secondhand. It’s easy enough to say that, but in practice? If you just took mental stock of the folks on your list and gulped, wondering how in the world to shop for Jordan and Stephanie (and don’t we all have a Jordan and Stephanie in our lives) then you might need the boost that only Goodwill aisles can bring. Here are some themed groups of preloved holiday gifts — I prefer the nondenominational term Annual Prize Packs — that I’ll use to guide my giving this year.

5 Fall 2020 Fashion Trends That You Can Find at Goodwill

5 Fall 2020 Fashion Trends That You Can Find at Goodwill

Fall is a great time to go thrifting at Goodwill! Many are making Goodwill donations to clean out their houses in anticipation of the holidays, making it one of the best times to find fashion treasures. This fall, I have been thrifting in search of some of the following fashion trends that have caught my eye.

Finding The Perfect Winter Coat: Thrifted Edition

Finding The Perfect Winter Coat: Thrifted Edition

When it begins to get a bit chilly outside, it often signals that it is time to break out the winter attire. It also alerts us to acquire a new winter coat in most cases. Many naturally think that getting their perfect winter coat needs to come from a department store or a high-end brand. Yet, that is not the case at all. You can find a perfect winter coat on the secondhand market. So, let’s explore how to do just that.

The Stories Our Secondhand Clothing Tells

The Stories Our Secondhand Clothing Tells

If you want to get a sense of how I dressed prior to thrifting, just Google “stock photo Millennial guy cardigan.” (I just did, and oof, that was me.) Clearly my closet needed an overhaul. But intense wardrobe surgery didn’t happen in one day. When I look at my closet now, I still think it needs an overhaul. In the meantime, getting dressed for work every day has to go on.