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 Spotlight! The Super-Awesome Thrift Shopper.com!

Whether you’re a Salvation Army Veteran or a Second Hand Virgin, run, don’t walk, to TheThriftShopper.Com.  It’s an enormous site that is an all-encompassing destination for thrifters. At the forefront (to my mind, as a shopper), is their enormous and beautiful national thrift store directory –  plug in a zip code and *shazam* all the … Continue reading

SALVATION ARMY COAT SALE VIDEO EXCLUSIVE!

Hi Comrades! We’re awfully excited over here, as this is our first near-full-length video, and it’s a treat.  The amazing folks over at the Salvation Army granted TSC an exclusive preview of their enormous, fabulous & infamous coat sale in December, and we’re honored to take it from them and give it straight to you. … 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

Salvation Army Coat Sale Haul & How-To Guide!

An Insider’s Guide to the Salvation Army Coat Sale Next Sale November 6, 2010! Let me begin by saying that I’m still satisfying my shopping cravings while maintaining a somewhat monastic closet. This year, I’ve gotten rid of literally three carloads of stuff by either donating, giving to friends or selling on eBay – but … 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

Dickies & Salvation Army Team Up to Benefit Unemployed Detroit Workers

FORT WORTH, Texas – (Business Wire) Dickies®, the leading global work wear brand, today announced the retail availability of the Detroit 874, a limited-edition, U.S. made work pant benefiting unemployed workers in Detroit. For every pair of Detroit 874s sold, Dickies will donate a pair of Original 874® Work Pants to The Salvation Army of … Continue reading

Goodwill Furniture Find!

I’m reposting this from a lovely blog called Victorian in the Rough – I love their style and flair for both decoration and writing, and find them awfully inspiring. Kudos to them for picking up such a treasure at Goodwill! oh, Goodwill, one of my favorite stores. Not only is everything cheap, but you find … Continue reading

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