Goodwill Industries Week #blog4good

This week is Goodwill Industries week which is an annual celebration of Goodwill of Greater Washington’s mission to provide free job training and employment services to people with disabilities and disadvantages. Did you know the unemployment rate in DC is up almost 3% from 6 years ago. People in our communities need skills, education andContinue reading “Goodwill Industries Week #blog4good”

Friday Love from DC Goodwill Fashionista

Fashionista Friday: Jen’s new nude shoes      Fashionista Friday Tags: DC Fashion, dc fashion blogger, fashion, Fashionista Friday, Goodwill, goodwill bargains, goodwill best finds,Goodwill Fashionista, Nine West, shoes, spring style, thrift, thrifted “I love having small feet,” Jen declared on Instagram upon finding these never-worn Nine West heels at DC Goodwill. It’s easy to be jealous! Finding shoes is often one of the biggest challenges of shopping secondhand. Clothing that’sContinue reading “Friday Love from DC Goodwill Fashionista”

Tossed & Found Rummage Sale

Hello Readers!!! It’s that time again for Tossed and Found Rummage sale sponsored by the Junior League Washington of DC. If you miss this event you are truly missing a treat. They will have everything from housewares to clothing at discount prices. If you love thrifting then you will love Tossed and Found. The event is kickedContinue reading “Tossed & Found Rummage Sale”

Frugal Sunday Shopping Trip

A good shopping trip is fully warranted after spending an entire Saturday cooped up in the house sheltering from Hurricane Irene. My version of going shopping is very different from most others. It’s not defined by Macy’s, Neiman’s, Target or anything associated with the “Mall”. My idea of shopping is defined by browsing through thriftContinue reading “Frugal Sunday Shopping Trip”

Frugal Weekend Activities and a preview of next week

Swaps, Garage sales and Sewing Classes……..What a way to have a frugal weekend. This weekend we bring to you three weekend activities for your enjoyment and preview an event for next weekend. Never a dull moment in the DMV area. Begin your Saturday Morning : 9-1pm with a garage sale. That’s what I’m planning to do. Start the dayContinue reading “Frugal Weekend Activities and a preview of next week”

A busy day in search of the best bargains

This weekend marks the last weekend of Jen’s Thrift & Consignment Store Tour. I crammed in so many stores today I couldn’t keep track. Can’t wait to post the reviews. While finishing up on the tour I also stopped by two Estate Sales which ended up being a partial waste. The first one was inContinue reading “A busy day in search of the best bargains”

Shoes, Shoes, Shoes…..Can a woman ever have too many?

My emotional response is absolutely not! My logical answer is “of course not” besides how does one define “too many”  🙂 After my 30 day challenge I gave away about 7 pairs of shoes that hurt. I loved these shoes, they were fabulous but two hours into my day my feet were screaming for relief.Continue reading “Shoes, Shoes, Shoes…..Can a woman ever have too many?”

Shirts and Blouses are Essential

Well, I have officially stocked up! Among the many lessons learned during my wardrobe challenge was how important it is to take stock of what you have in your closet. When meeting with my test client I explained, this eliminates having excess clothing you don’t wear and that feeling of  “I have nothing to wear”. PersonallyContinue reading “Shirts and Blouses are Essential”