12 Months of Thrifting Introduction

Welcome to a new year of thrifting! If you’ve followed along for a while, you might remember this challenge from a few years ago. The original challenge was designed to help you thrift the basics and essentials, become more comfortable in thrift stores, and be more intentional with your purchases. Based on reader feedback, we found that many of you are ready …

12 Months of Thrifting Challenge: January – Dash of Embroidery

Welcome to the 12 Months of Thrifting Challenge! The prompt this month is to add a “dash of” embroidery to your outfit. In this bonus episode, we introduce the challenge and discuss styling and thrifting tips for the first prompt. Why embroidery? Embroidered clothing is beautiful, luxurious, and will make any outfit pop and come to life. My favorite thing …

Holiday Style – using what you have!

You have a hundred million tasks and errands to accomplish this month. Money going out, tight schedules and jam-packed weekends. It’s a whirlwind but every year the excitement fuels our energy, and anticipation keep us going! With everything you have on your plate, it may be difficult to carve out time to style yourself a great holiday outfit. You know, …

How to Save Money on Dry Cleaning

. Hi friends, Modest Blondie, here! Do you ever check the tag while you’re thrift shopping and see DRY CLEAN ONLY. Does this stop you from buying that piece? I get it- dry cleaning is not cheap, plus it’s time consuming! So today I want to share 3 products that I use to save money on dry cleaning AT HOME. …

Trending pieces to get you through December

Overall, this year has been pretty great! We’ve seen a beautiful Spring here in Ohio and we had a colorful Fall with little issues in weather. As we end November, it’s that time of year when the outdoors just looks a little dreary and gray. The Halloween decorations have been placed inside, and the exterior is left looking like our …