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”

Awesome: “Edited for Goodwill” Pop Up Shop

I stopped by Edited for Goodwill Pop Up Shop today sponsored by Worn Magazine and Pepco. One word, AWESOME!! I love the space, I love the location and I love the merchandise they have selected for this three-day event. This is a must see and I recommend all my thrifty friends make their way over toContinue reading “Awesome: “Edited for Goodwill” Pop Up Shop”

Best of Guest Blogger: Could you go one year without buying “new” clothes?

Hey there readers! My guest blog post for Goodwill of Greater Washington, DC Goodwill Fashionista was re-posted today as “Best of Guest Blogger”. Just in case you missed it. DC Goodwill Fashionista Blog Best of Guest Blogger: Could you go one year without buying “new” clothes?   guest bloggerTags: Catherine Pulsifer, DC Goodwill, Rockville, Sew Frugal and Fashionable,sewing, thrifting Well, I’m givingContinue reading “Best of Guest Blogger: Could you go one year without buying “new” clothes?”

Fabulous Finds from Goodwill

Picked up this WDNY dress from Goodwill of Greater Washington on Columbia Pike in Arlington, VA during Customer Appreciation Day. It still had the original tags on it. Also picked up the shoes, Ann Taylor Leather Sandals and the 100% Silk scarf I used as a belt. Total cost for all this fabulousness??? Only$16.89 Photos by LilyContinue reading “Fabulous Finds from Goodwill”

Become a part of the “Donate Movement”

As Goodwill’s tagline states, “Just as there are things you recycle there are things you donate” Thanks to all our wonderful participants in last weeks Swap ‘Til You Drop” Clothing Swap Black Eyed Susie  and Sew Frugal & Fashionable  donated 6 bags of clothing to Goodwill of Greater Washington. Donating to Goodwill helps to change livesContinue reading “Become a part of the “Donate Movement””

Making my monthly Goodwill run

Shopping thrift stores can be an invigorating and rewarding experience. Not only is it one of the most frugal ways of shopping, it is practical and fun. Especially if you approach it with the right attitude and come prepared. For me I get the biggest thrill in the search for those hidden treasures. I’m often amazed at whatContinue reading “Making my monthly Goodwill run”

Sew Frugal Donates to Goodwill

Sew Frugal regularly donates to Goodwill.  In fact last month I did a little spring cleaning. I posted a week-long of blog entries on closet and drawer cleaning and organizing. I took everything out of the closets and the drawers and only put back in what I have had on within the last 2 1/2 years.Continue reading “Sew Frugal Donates to Goodwill”

Goodwill Traveling Trunk Show

My “swapping buddy” Lily and I finally had a chance to attend the Goodwill Traveling Trunk show this weekend at the Ace Green Living Expo in Arlington VA and we had a fun time. We had a chance to meet the DC Goodwill Fashionista!! ( How cool is that?  During her similar she discussed various waysContinue reading “Goodwill Traveling Trunk Show”