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Nashville Couples Costume Ideas

Valentine’s Day markets itself as the romantic holiday, but the real holiday for love is Halloween. Whether it is romantic, familial, BFFs, or just a deep respect for candy, there are a lot of reasons to go with couples costumes this Halloween. And what’s not...

Why National Thrift Shop Day Is The 6th Best National Holiday

Let’s take a moment to rank the top 6 best national holidays: Christmas Easter Halloween Thanksgiving New Year’s Day National Thrift Shop Day Disagree? Think that maybe New Year’s Day should go a little lower? The top four are pretty much guaranteed....

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ThriftSmart Lip Sync Challenge: Win $100 Gift Card!

The internet is full of weird, wonderful things (ok, mostly just weird), but one of the more wonderful things to come from the world wide web recently is the popularity of lip sync challenges and battles. And this is an especially good thing for Nashville...

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ThriftSmart’s Anniversary: 13 Years of Impact

Dick Gygi is one of the founders of ThriftSmart and strong proponent of social entrepreneurship. As ThriftSmart celebrates its 13th anniversary, find out how it all began and how Nashville’s growth and community mean that ThriftSmarts vision and mission are just as vital today as...

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Give Smart With GiveSmart!

Underneath his dapper, businessman exterior, Ron carries with him a life-changing story. Just a few short years ago, he was a veteran-turned-homeless single father, battling cancer and struggling to support his son. But his suffering was completely transformed through his local church and ThriftSmart’s donation...

Meet Beverly: Nashville’s Storybook Hero

  Librarians never really retire… they just get better! Beverly is one of ThriftSmart’s indispensable volunteers, and she also happens to be a retired librarian. So when you find yourself with decades of knowledge and experience and a few hours of free time, what do you...

Nashville’s Budget Bachelorette Guide

Nashville is the bachelorette capital of the South. And unlike Las Vegas or New York, Nashville isn’t just for high rollers. Bachelorette parties don’t have to be all fancy hotels and expensive spa days. Or maybe you want to do some of that, but still...

How To Save On Your Easter Basket

Easter baskets are a great family tradition. But they tend to get a little more expensive year after year. No longer are Easter baskets just wicker baskets with some plastic “grass”, a decorated hard boiled egg, and an Easter bonnet. Nowadays Easter can feel like...

March Sales Calendar

It is finally warming up and drying out (a little bit) here in Nashville which means Spring is finally here! Of course we are celebrating warmer weather with hot deals on everything, not just spring clothing and outdoor furniture, but games and activities for the...

February Sales Calendar

February is here again, and while it may not feel like it, we are on the back end of winter and racing towards spring. Which means it is almost time for spring cleaning, spring savings, and short sleeves. February has two sales where everything is...