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You Might Be a Seasoned Thrifter If…

If you’re new to thrifting, it can be very exciting to discover a whole new world of affordable and sustainable goods available at your fingertips. But let me tell you, as a thrifter of more than 40 years now, there are some things about my Goodwill® shopping style that have changed and evolved over the years.

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Thrifting as a Form of Self-Care

Many people find shopping to be frivolous and time-consuming. That could not be further from the truth for me and many people in the thrifting/secondhand community. For many of us, thrifting is not just an activity but a form of self-care.

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Taking the Time to Declutter Can Create More Room for Inspiration

It’s likely that over the course of the last few months, you’ve spent more time than usual at home. For me, this unexpected time indoors created a need to detox the material items in my life.

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Hello again, old friend!

This week, after nearly 5 months away, I made my first trip to my local Goodwill store. Even with all the new, necessary health precautions taken on my first visit during the “new normal,” it felt nearly the same — and, in a lot of ways, better. Let me explain. 

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Honey, I’m Home!

What an outpouring of delighted Goodwill thrifters we have seen on social media these past few weeks. Despite temporary closures due to COVID-19, I’m happy to report that more than three-quarters of all Goodwill stores across the United States and Canada have reopened their doors, and even more are opening each day!

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Basket Walls – The Easy DIY Home Decor Trend That’s Taking Over Your Stay-At-Home Selfies

With #stayathome orders in place across much of the country, it’s likely you’ve been spending a lot more time at home than usual. Now’s the time to get started on all those home improvement projects and spring cleaning days that were so easy to procrastinate in more normal times — if not now, then when?

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Three Crafty DIYs to Make At Home Using Your Goodwill Finds

With more time on our hands during these unprecedented times, people have turned to creativity to keep themselves busy. Instead of giving in to online shopping, I’ve seen posts on social media from people who have learned to make do with what they have and turn it into something creative and fabulous. I’ve loved pouring through posts on social media, seeing how everyone has been upcycling their thrifted finds, both clothing and home goods, and turning them into something new again.

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How Daylight Savings Time Can Help Save Room in Your Wardrobe and Time In Your Day

For me, turning the clocks back an hour means more than just another hour of daylight. It’s the symbol that spring has sprung, the end of one season and the start of another. It’s also one of those days that I like to use as a reminder to take a step back and look at the things in my life, trying to see what needs work or a little refresh.

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Feel the Green

Spring really seems to drag its heels this time of year, doesn’t it? Especially when you live as far north of the equator as I do. Though these late winter days do feel as though they are stretching slightly longer, and the sun is creeping ever so slowly back up further in the sky each day.

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The Formula for the Perfect Goodwill® Outfit

Going into Goodwill is like walking into a plain white room that you get to decorate. The possibilities are as endless. But do you end up buying the same “you” look over and over again? What’s the fun in that?

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Thrifty Inspiration for a Lovely Valentine’s Brunch

Who says Valentine’s Day has to be celebrated at a fancy, expensive restaurant? Not me! This year I’ll be celebrating at home with my family over a bountiful brunch. But how does one make an at-home meal feel special? Well, with a trip to Goodwill®, of course!

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What To Wear For Every Type of Valentine’s Day Date, Without Breaking The Bank

As the corner stores have long ago announced by the overnight appearance of shelves full of heart shaped boxes of chocolates, greeting cards and oversized stuffed animals, Valentine’s Day is upon us yet again. Whether or not you have plans to celebrate with a special someone, group of friends or spend the day showering yourself in self love, we’re sharing some easy to put together outfits to wear for any occasion.

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