Too Cheap Blondes on Fox 26 Morning News

We showed teachers how to get ready to go back to school in this fun segment!

Filming a Segment with Stretch Your Dollar

We had so much fun filming an ugly Christmas sweater segment at a Family Thrift Center Outlet for Stretch Your Dollar.

Filming a Segment for Live Well Network's Deals

Filming Fall Fashions at Family Thrift Center Outlet for Stretch Your Dollar

About Jen & Pippa

Jen & Pippa are two stay-at-home moms who have a keen eye for locating the most amazing treasures in Houston-area thrift shops. Through our blog we share our best tips and thrift shop finds!


1. Shop often!! 2. Focus on high-quality fabrics. 3. Be patient. 4. Follow the 10% rule: never pay more than 10% of the retail price. 5. Pay it forward, donate often!


Jen & Pippa are the official fashion bloggers for Goodwill Industries of Houston and Family Thrift Center. We can often be seen in Houston on Fox 26 Morning News and on KTRK Channel 13 News.

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CONTEST: Win a Sneak Preview $2 Shopping Day in Houston with Jen and Pippa

Private Shopping Contest with Jen & Pippa at Family Thrift Center Outlet Store Our last contest received such an overwhelming response from all of you that we have decided to...

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Meet Jen & Pippa on April 1st in Conroe ~ Celebrating Assistance League

We are so excited about helping to celebrate Assistance League of Montgomery County’s 30-year anniversary!  (Conroe, for those who are wondering where Montgomery County is located.) The Assistance League Thrift...

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Sneak Peek ~ Chanel, Escada, Roberto Cavalli and More at Houston’s Hottest Sale!

We were lucky enough to get a super exclusive sneak peek at the amazing selection of items that are going to be available at The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Chic Boutique After...

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Houston’s Best Kept Secret! From Chanel to Chico’s ~ Once a Year Sale! Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Chic Boutique

The Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command’s Women’s Auxiliary Chic Boutique You know we love to share with you where to shop and save money in Houston.   When Jen and I stopped by The Salvation Army...


Model Call!

Model Call! We’re doing a live shoot showing spring fashions on March 28th, Saturday morning, in the Houston inner loop area. If you’re a size small (2-6) and are available...

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Find of the Week! Halston Halter Designer Celebrity Style Evening Gown for $2

We found this FABULOUS Halston Designer evening gown for $2 at a Houston Family Thrift Center Outlet store!!! “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” -Coco Chanel Nothing looks better...

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Save the Date! Jen and Pippa Would LOVE to Meet You on April 1st!

Save the date!  On April 1st, Assistance League of Montgomery County in Conroe, is celebrating its 30th anniversary.  The day will start off at 10:00 a.m. with a ribbon cutting...

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Glamour on a Budget! A Simple Repurpose DIY Fur Collar!

A fur collar is a simple way to add some glamour to your look and make a statement!   Another bonus, fur is one of the best ways to stay warm...

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Houston-Area Constable Wins Thrift Store Shopping Spree with Too Cheap Blondes!

This lovely police woman was the winner of the Family Thrift Center Outlet store contest we held last month. She told us how she is in her uniform six days...

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The Best Thrift Store Find EVER!!!!!!

What’s my best thrift store find EVER?  While you can certainly find all kinds of priceless treasures in thrift stores, my best find didn’t come with a label or a price,...