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Red thrift-store dresses that put romance in Valentine’s Day

We love Valentine’s Day because it’s an excuse to take a day to celebrate those we love. Whether or not you intend to hit up your favorite Italian restaurant or the local burger joint, why not go all out in a little red dress? We gathered some of our favorite red dresses that are sure… [Read More]

Fashionista: Count on thrift for layered winter pieces

When it’s freezing cold outside, there is nothing better than loading on layered winter pieces. Thrift store layering pieces most definitely will keep you warm, and these looks come together easily with a few tips. Opt for pieces such as cardigans, sweaters, vests, turtlenecks or any type of long-sleeve shirt. Then add jeans or leggings… [Read More]

How to master the monochromatic look

Monochromatic means single color. There are a lot of perks to wearing a monochromatic look. It takes away the challenge of finding coordinating pieces in the perfect colors. You can build an outfit that is just as striking as if you were wearing a bold print, and the finished product looks uber-classy. This is also… [Read More]

Fashionista: Binge-worthy winter thrift apparel

If you look up the definition of binge, it’s about indulging in an activity in excess. Well, let’s binge in warm and cozy winter thrift apparel. Show of hands. When the snap of arctic air hits, who wants to stay in rather than go out? Yup, me too. And let’s face it. The holidays are… [Read More]

3 items to bring a jolt to your winter wardrobe

By this time of the winter season, you likely are dealing with a case of cabin fever only the early arrival of spring could temper. Your winter wardrobe hears you! It, too, is feeling that same been-there-done-that boredom that comes with wear after wear after wear. We all need a change and a break from… [Read More]

Shelley the Goodwill thrifter shops secondhand for puppy

Our sweet new puppy, Hazel, turned into a member of the family as soon as she was brought home six months ago. Being the thrifter I am, I found a great deal, put her in a box, ran the doorbell and everyone was crying when they saw her on the doorstep. As you can imagine,… [Read More]

The rule of three for stylish outfits

The rule of three is the concept that groupings of three are more aesthetically pleasing, humorous and effective than groups of other things. Think about it: everything works better in threes: home décor, slogans and catchphrases, design, landscaping. Oh, heck, there were even three little pigs! The rule of three is widely used in everything… [Read More]

Shelley the Goodwill thrifter’s go-to winter outfits

With three kids and a photography business, Shelley is on the go and wants her clothing to be as flexible as she is. For what to wear in winter, she turns to comfy leggings and skinny jeans. A seasoned thrifter, Shelley turns to Goodwill to save money on trendy finds and found these winter tops… [Read More]

New year, new you! Shop on a budget for ‘new’ clothes

Be the toast of the town! Ring in the new year while feeling like you’re at the top of your game by looking and feeling your best. New year, new you! How about new clothes? We know. It’s hard to justify spending money on yourself after doling out dollar after dollar on holiday gifts for… [Read More]

Shelley the Goodwill thrifter’s Free People find

I hit the jackpot during my most recent Goodwill trip. My lucky find was a Free People sweater! This sweater, which retails for $128 online, was all mine for $14.99. The pictures show me texting my trendy girlfriend my latest treasure and her sending back a different way to wear it. My friends and I… [Read More]

5 go-to winter wardrobe essentials

Old Man Winter. Jack Frost. Mother Nature. Bring it on! Bring on the snowing, blowing, icicles-on-your-eyelashes weather. With these 5 go-to winter wardrobe essentials, you’ll be warm, cozy and ready to whip down the sledding hill or coast across the ice-skating rink. This is what to wear in winter! Puffy vest Great for that winter… [Read More]

Sweater styles to keep you cozy all winter

Rejoice! Sweater season is here, and we are celebrating by wrapping ourselves in a chunky knit. When you love thrift store sweaters as much as we do, the arrival of winter is like being reunited with a friend you haven’t seen in a while but have missed like crazy. Like comfort food, sweaters are comfort… [Read More]

Up your cozy style for winter

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you need to be hanging out at home in stretched-out sweats that have been worn a few years too many. Up your weekend comfy winter clothes game and maintain your strong sense of style all year long. By turning to thrift shoping, you can keep the comfort but… [Read More]

Shelley the Goodwill thrifter’s holiday dresses

When it’s time to buy fancy holiday dresses for family gatherings, school choir concerts and festive celebrations, turn to Goodwill for budget-friendly prices for families. Kids typically wear their holiday best only once or twice before they outgrow them so shopping secondhand at the holidays saves money for gifts, decorations, food and other items during… [Read More]

How to upcycle clothes for DIY Christmas gifts

By Carly Fuller Sometimes the best gifts received are the ones that have been created out of love and thoughtfulness. A homemade gift is always the perfect option, especially for those who are hard to buy for or already seem to have everything. But let’s be real. Most of us don’t have the time (or… [Read More]