Archive of ‘Thrifting’ category

Spring Clean Your Closet with Goodwill’s Help

Image source Spring is finally here – and that means Spring cleaning! I always head to my closet first and foremost to do a major purge this time of year. It’s cathartic and frees up my mind to get rid of lots of old junk that has accumulated – and that I no longer wear [...]

Book Review: New Dress a Day by Marisa Lynch

New Dress a Day: The Ultimate DIY Guide to Creating Fashion Dos from Thrift-Store Don’ts is the book based on Marisa Lynch’s popular New Dress a Day blog.  In Summer 2009 Marisa lost her job, and in the interim of job-hunting and being bummed out, she happened to catch a screening of the movie Julie [...]

Goodwill Outlet Store AKA "The Bins"

I visited a Goodwill Outlet store for the first time ever last week.  I had first read about these fabulous stores on CheapJap and was intrigued, to say the least. When it comes to the life cycle of a donated piece of clothing, the thrift store is not the last stop on the line.  (Goodwill [...]