From Bathroom To Spa (Redecorating Your Loo On A Budget)!

Just dream with us for a minute: Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a spa inside your house? To have a relaxing getaway, a private sanctuary within the confines of your own comfort, to unwind and destress from your day? Some of the qualities and...

Decorate for Fall Using These 4 Trendy Things

It’s felt like we’ve waited forever this year, but fall is finally upon us! And we invite it back wholeheartedly with all the warmth of a cozy hug. Something about the smell of a fire burning and the feel of a long-awaited chill in the...

15 Things You Didn’t Know About ThriftSmart

On July 25, 2020, ThriftSmart celebrated 15 years of business! Check out 15 things you might not know about our organization, and be sure to join us on Saturday, July 25, for an anniversary celebration! We’re having a 50% off sale, $5 gift cards for...

Summer Fun Ideas That Don’t Involve Crowds

A Month’s Worth Of Activities That Are Corona-Free! Starving for some fun summer activities that are COVID-safe? Whether we’re single, married, parents, or elderly/high-risk folks, we need ideas to keep us feeling like humans. We need fun, we need fresh air, rainy-day leisure, and above all...

Minimalist Momma – Keep Toys, Art and More to a Minimum

The struggle is real. Toys are overtaking our living spaces, adorable art is camouflaging our fridges, and socks of all sizes are losing their matches in our dryers. So we swear we’ll get rid of the surplus kid things someday, but until then, we buy...

May 2 Store Opening

ThriftSmart Update We are pleased to announce that we have received approval from the Metro health Department to open as an Essential Business for our all- inclusive service to families across Nashville. We will reopen the store on Saturday, May 2. ThriftSmart supports the Governor’s Tennessee Pledge...

Letter from Co-Founder and Executive Director

Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020 How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings. Psalm 36:7 There was a story in National Geographic some 20 years ago about a forest fire in Yellowstone National Park, some...

Covid-19 Quarantine: Ideas for In-Home Adventures for Kids

“Zoom,” “toilet paper,” and “quarantine” are words we’re hearing a lot these days, and yet a little more than a month ago they wouldn't have even crossed our minds. These are crazy times, indeed. With anxieties swelling, we find ourselves facing our deepest human desires...