Category Archives: Thrift stores

$1 shoes all day at Goodwill!


Goodwill is killing it this week!  If you’re looking for shoes, get over to the Brewer store on Wilson Street!  Today (Friday 2/12) only, all shoes are just one dollar!  Kids and adults!  Boots!  Sandals!  Sneakers!  I nearly fell over.  With two teenage girls, we go TRHOUGH some shoes here and with mud season coming, […]

When secondhand becomes my second choice.

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Goodwill came into my life for the first time in 1997, when my oldest daughter Hallee was born.  I wanted a baby swing and got my doors blown off by the price at Toys R Us.  A neighborhood mom mentioned Goodwill and all of the great deals she got there and I immediately recoiled.  Eeewww…used stuff? […]

So. Much. Stuff.

The calm before the storm.

Do you guys ever struggle with how much to give your children on Christmas?  You know…how much “stuff” is enough?  My girls are pretty good about picking just one main gift that they want the most, and then I add some fun filler items to round it out.  But this year we seem to have […]