One of the things I love to do most when I’m visiting Southern California is to visit the nearby Goodwill.
A few years ago when I suggested to my mom that we go thrifting, she more or less turned up her nose and said she’s never wear anything from a thrift store.
Sure, it’s not easy shopping there. Not everything is something I’d want to take home. And sometimes I have to stop myself from buying a piece I don’t have any use for (even when I know it’s fabulous).
Like this beautiful yellow jacket from Miss Selfridge’s.
But for my mom, at least, times have changed. During a visit earlier in the summer, we bought clothes for her and for my 11-year-old daughter. Then we tried them on—with my daughter trying to show my mom how to pose for her photos.
Here was the result: Joyful Thrifting
In the month since we were there, at least three times she’s sent me a selfie with an outfit she created using one of the skirts we bought.
Times have indeed changed. Next thing I know, she’s going to report checking in herself at Goodwill to see what she can find!