Thrift Chic!

Hi Comrades! A little inspiration to start your week off right; I pulled together all of these little outfits in less than half an hour at Goodwill to show you what’s possible if you open your mind (and walk into a thrift store)!   More of these type of posts to come! In the meantime, … Continue reading

TSC Vlog – Last Minute Ideas for Party Dressing!

TSC VLOG – LAST MINUTE HOLIDAY IDEAS!

“I have no gift to bring, pa rum pum pum pum”

Happy Holidays, Comrades – Damn, it’s hard to be broke during this time of year.   The days are ticking down, and the list of things I want to give to so many people is so long it seems it will never end.  Today has been a day of discouragement and, at times, self-deprecation about my … Continue reading

Woohoo! Goodwill Rewards Program!

Well now this is exciting to me.  Goodwill today launched a program that earns you a $10 credit for each $100 you spend in any store across the country.  I think every retailer should have a “frequent buyer” program (hello, Starbucks?!) – psychologically I feel it’s a big incentive for me to spend with that … Continue reading

The Donate Movement – Photo Contest!

The Good People of Goodwill are at it again!  This time, they’ve come up with an ingenious little contest that sparks creativity, increases awareness, and awards fabulous prizes from Levi’s and Flip! With all of the wickedly creative folks reading this blog, I know you can come up with something that’ll for sure turn heads! … Continue reading

Housing Works “Bride on a Buck” NYC Event Tomorrow (10/20)

Well, my darling geniuses at Housing Works are upping the ante once again with a terrific event. I’m under the wire here with posting this, but you’ve just got to know about it.  If you live in or are visiting the NYC area, you’re just going to fall head over heels with the deals on … Continue reading

Goodwill Columbus Day Sale – 15% Off Nationwide!

Hey there TSC Comrades! The people of Goodwill are celebrating the holiday by offering 15% off storewide – use their handy zip code locator to discover the store nearest you.  Happy Shopping! Coming soon, Ian & I go blow by blow on the recent Salvation Army Coat Sale – next NYC sale coming up November … Continue reading

Calculate Your Donation Impact!

This is totally brilliant.  Goodwill Industries, who have been extremely impressive of late with their partnerships with the retail sector, have set up an ingenious “Impact Calculator” –  I added up a couple of jackets, sweaters and jeans just to check it out, and that results in 2 hours of resume preparation for a real-life … Continue reading

  • Any fool can spend money. It takes intelligence, creativity and bravery to get what you want at the price you can reasonably afford.