My Curated Rack at blue

  Hi there! Taylor from Modest Blondie here! I’m so excited because blue / A Goodwill Boutique / invited me to put together a curated rack of spring fashion at their store! blue is in downtown Akron on Main St. in the Evans Building! The boutique is a collection of the best of the best donations to Goodwill locations all …

My Curated FASHION RACK at blue.

My experience shopping and blogging for Goodwill’s blue Boutique over the past couple years has taught me three important things: 1. Great style and fashion can be thrifted. I spent $278 (I checked my bank account) last year on clothes at blue. I have an abundance, it’s quality, and I wear it ALL!! I never feel I compromise on Style. …

DIY: Teacup Garden

Happy February, friends! I’m back with another easy DIY for you all this month. I’m not sure about you all, but this grey, cold weather is starting to get to me. When the weather starts to get me down, I turn to plants. Adding a bit of greenery to my scenery, always makes me feel better. However, this year, I’m …

Dina’s Instagram Takeover: January Recap

Every weekend in January Dina, from Dina’s Days, took over our Instagram account to share her favorite finds from a few of our stores. From shoes and jackets to mugs and candles, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Check out her selections below, and remember to follow us on Instagram (@goodwillakron) so you can be the first to see updates …

The FUR Approach

Ok – I admit it, I’m feeling the struggle this winter to dress fashionably AND practically. I love to layer and I go crazy of over coats and hats. You’ll generally see me wearing gloves from October to April. I take hand warmth very seriously. I am by birth, a winter baby. Born on one on the coldest days on …

DIY Cookie Sheet Memo Board

Happy New Year Fellow Thrifters! Long time no craft – Abby here to share a SUPER easy DIY to kick off the new year! I hope you’re all enjoying the start of 2019! With the new year, I always try to implement new ways to keep us organized. Especially now with my son getting older and being involved in more …

Vanity Makeover

Hi all! Today’s project that I’m going to show you was actually a custom order that I did. I had a couple contact me in search of a finished vanity and chair. At the time I didn’t have a finished set but I did have an unfinished set that I had not got a chance to paint yet. They mentioned …

All Black. The Minimalist Reset.

Here I am, a lady of fashion and I’m going to tell you I am beginning the New Year with a fashion goal to wear ALL BLACK. It’s been a style classic for many people in creative industries. Wearing all black exudes a certain authority. Wearing all black consistently says I’m just too cool for color. I’m dark, mysterious, and …

5 Tips to Make Your Day Feel More Organized!

Do any of these statements sound familiar to you? I wake up frazzled. I feel like I am always rushing. I wish I had a better grasp on my time. We all want to feel less stressed and have more calm in our lives. Below I share five tips to make your day feel more organized. Create a home for …

Winter Happiness for Men and Women

The weather outside is frightful. Shopping at Goodwill is delightful. Since it’s the place to go, spend the dough, spend the dough, spend the dough! We’ve already experienced some snowfall, cold days and holiday cheer, so now it’s time to bring on the winter gear! In other words, it’s time to shop! Sweaters, coats, scarves and boots are all a …