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.

Say Hi!

We can be found in Houston's best thrift shops on a daily basis. Chances are if you're a Houston thrifter, you'll run into us. If you do see us, please say hi! We love meeting our readers!

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Pinterest for Southern Style Inspiration ~ Charleston, South Carolina

Pinterest for Southern Style Inspiration ~ Charleston, South Carolina Growing up in Oregon, we did not have a TV until I (Pippa) was 16, of course none of the social media we have today,...

After doing some research on this purse we realized this $2.00 find was worth about $375!

What Was Your Favorite Find of The Week? $2 Cole Haan Cashmere & PURE Collection Purse

Jen and I had hard time answering this question:  “What was your favorite find of the week?” This week we had a reporter and photographer from the Houston Chronicle follow...

My wall of vintage purses

When was a ticket to anything only .50?

Jen and I recently found this vintage needlepoint handbag, while shopping at the Family Thrift Outlet store, for only $2.00.   Every once in a while we  will find personal notes and...

Save money on children's clothing at Family Thrift Stores.

Name Brand Clothing for Kids @ Family Thrift Outlet for CHEAP!

The holidays are the time of the year when you reconnect with family and friends.  I love getting Christmas cards and seeing how kids change so much each year.  This year, when I opened up...

Buffalo Exchange Houston

Buffalo Exchange, One of Houston’s Best Hidden Resale Gems

If you’re older than 35, then, after reading the title to this blog post, you are probably thinking to yourself either A: What is Buffalo Exchange, or B: Hello?  I’m...

The neighbors dog crashed our photo shoot :)

Create a Unique Fashion Style – Incorporating Pieces from San Antonio Goodwill Thrift Store

Create your own personal style incorporating items found in a thrift store! You don’t need to reinvent your entire wardrobe. That would cost a fortune. Instead, update it.  Start by introducing...

Who wears Marchesa? Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Lopez and Too Cheap Blondes! We found this gorgeous Marchesa gown at Goodwill for $39.99...a steal for this $1,000+ gown!

Marchesa Gown, Burberry Puffer, Kate Spade – Facebook Posts You Might Have Missed

  Facebook Posts You Might Have Missed We realize that we all get busy with life and it is not easy to keep up with all the different avenues of social...


A Quick Hello and our Facebook Finds

We are both enjoying time with our families over the holidays but we wanted to say hello and share a few new things with you. Check out the new format...


Decorating with Houston Goodwill

Here are a few more pictures from the “Houston Check This Out”  Goodwill segment that we recently did.    Jen and I work on finding holiday items all year long! This exquisite...

We scored with the ugly sweaters ... but don't you think Jen wins the ugliest :)

Filming Stretch Your Dollar, Ugly Christmas Sweater Segment at Houston Family Thrift Center Store

Filming Stretch Your Dollar, Ugly Christmas Sweater Segment at Houston Family Thrift Store We were recently asked to film an “Ugly Christmas Sweater” segment for Stretch your Dollar and FINDING...