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Monday, April 23, 2012

Thrifty News Segment: Mother's Day

On the 4th Monday of every month, I have the privilege of showing off my thrift store finds on Columbus Ohio's local Fox 28 news! This morning I did a segment on Mother's Day. I brought several of my favorite moms with me to model including my mom! I wanted to honor these moms by getting them out of their regular jeans and t-shirts and into fun, feminine, fashionable looks! Every woman deserves to look and feel beautiful; especially moms! Here's a behind the scenes look:
 Heather Evans and her 20 month yr old son Trust
Talbots Brand New with Tags dress: Goodwill $4.99
vest: Goodwill $2.99
belt: Goodwill $1.99
Alfani leopard pumps: Goodwill $3.99
Total Cost $13.96

 My Mom:
Talbots dress: Goodwill $4.99

mmm snacks!
 This is Trust Evans:
J.Crew cardigan: Volunteers of America $1.99
long sleeve t-shirt: Goodwill$1.99
old man pants: Volunteers of America $1.99
Converse shoes: Goodwill $1.50
Total Cost: $7.47

 This is Niubei! Isn't she the cutest thing ever!
 They were also doing a news segment about dogs that need a home!
 This is Noah Metz
onesie: brand new Target via Goodwill $2.99
denim shirt: Goodwill $1.99
vest: Goodwill $1.99
pants: Goodwill $1.99
Total Cost: $8.96

 Jen Metz and Niubei Metz
vintage hand made dress $4.99
shoes: Goodwill $3.99
Total Cost: $8.98

top: Goodwill $1.99
leggins: $1.99
flip flops $1.99
Total Cost $5.97 
And here is what I wore: 
 Express jacket: Goodwill $3.99
Target athletic tank: $3.99
necklace: Forever 21 $15.80
Target skirt: $2.99
shoes: Target $25
Total Cost $51.77

This segment was definitely the most fun ever! The kids were so fun and energetic and kept us all laughing the whole time! Kids+ live television = lots of laughs!
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  1. Lindsey, these are absolutely amazing finds, and I love that the little ones could get decked out as well! That green tank is so great with the polka dots, and I've been eyeing those shoes at Target. ;)

  2. Love your blog! I just started thrifting this past year and I am amazed at what I find! Following you now for more inspiration! :)