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?
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!
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.
Like a lot of parents of young kids, we don’t get out a whole lot. When you’re on a tight budget that includes monthly childcare that costs more than your mortgage, it’s hard to justify hiring a sitter for just about anything. But as Valentine’s Day approaches and cold, wintry nights take hold, we decided to made an exception to our normal rule.
Did you know that 56% of Americans would enjoy receiving second hand gifts? According to this survey, there has been an uptick in fashion waste awareness, especially in older millennials, who fall under the category of welcoming the idea of giving and getting a thrifted present.
'Tis the season of upgrading to downgrades! Yes, it’s January! The holidays are over now (insert sigh of relief here) and like many people, the onslaught of stuff and relief that it’s FINALLY over has put me squarely in purge mode. Lots of us are. This is exactly why January thrifting may be my favorite time of year.
Have you ever seen something that made you swoon, but you knew it could probably never be yours? Have you ever wanted something for so long, but it just kept staying out of reach? The serendipitous search opportunities at your local Goodwill® is here to fulfill your dreams.