Following up on yesterday’s post about holiday gift giving and some great organizations to donate to at the holidays, I wanted to also recommend another excellent, low-impact holiday shopping option…THRIFT SHOPS. I am a big thrift shop person. Really, my personal favorite is the giant Seattle Goodwill on Dearborn, but any thrift shop will do—Red Light, Value Village, Salvation Army, Buffalo Exchange, Crossroads, etc. Seattle is home to some great thrift stores and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis do a wonderful job of celebrating some of the Seattle thrift store haunts and thrift shops in general in this video:
I wear your grandad’s clothes….I look incredible…I’m in this big ass coat…from that thrift store down the road…Eric came home one day from work and played this song for me and now, for the past 6 months or so, this video has become a go-to cheerer upper for me. I just can’t help but smile and sing along when this song comes on. And I can’t help but feel like he is reading my mind about my love for thrift shops and sharing with the world the joy of a great Goodwill find. Do you love thrift stores? Happy Friday!