Tag: thrift

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.

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Finding Your Good: It Runs in the Family

Thrifting isn’t just a hobby. It’s not simply, “shopping.” It’s a lifestyle with meaningful lessons and values that should be passed down from generation to generation. Alison of Wardrobe Oxygen and Augusta of The Thrifty Hippie sit down with us to share their tips for thrifting as a family, how to teach younger generations the importance of thrifting, and ways they’ve debunked the, “thrift stigma,” amongst their peers.

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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.

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Finding Your Good Podcast: Staged for Success

We know you’ll chair-ish these tips and tricks for years to come. On this podcast episode, Staged for Success, three professional DC-area interior stylists and home stagers share details about the items that one MUST bring to Goodwill for optimal thrift shopping success, information on why home décor thrifting in the nation’s capital is the best of the best, and tips for styling a room using quirky, brain-teasing accent pieces.

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