Download Free Chapters of My Thrift Shopping Book

Posted On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
Filed Under: Looking FLY on a Dime, Thrift Stores

looking-fly-on-a-dime-thrift-shopping-how-to-thrift-shop-thrift-shopping-guide Last week was my six year blogiversary and today is the one year anniversary since I released my thrift shopping book, Looking Fly on a Dime: How to Find Fabulous Fashion at Any Thrift Shop & Make the Cheap Look Chic.

Writing the book was a daunting process {will people buy it? do I have anything new and useful to say about thrifting?}, but it’s been a success and I can’t thank you enough. And…if you haven’t already purchased your copy, here’s your chance to get two free chapters.

Quick, Affordable Beauty Routine with Crest 3D

Posted On Monday, September 7th, 2015
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime


When it comes to my beauty routine, it’s a bit low key. Well, I guess that depends on who you ask, but I try to keep it simple. On a daily basis, I wear minimal or no makeup, so it’s super important for me to focus on healthy skincare and a glowing smile.

While I’ve got my skincare routine on lock {great acne cleanser, exfoliator, serum, light day/heavy night cream}, I leaped at the chance to try the new Crest 3D White Brilliance Toothpaste System. It’s quick, easy and pretty hassle free, which fits perfectly with my style.

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6 Year Blogiversary – Why I Felt Uninspired and What’s Next

Posted On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Filed Under: Looking FLY on a Dime

Tuesday marked the six year anniversary of Looking Fly on a Dime® and you know what? I barely even noticed! I’ve been feeling less than inspired, burned out and questioning the direction of the site. If you follow me on Snapchat {@PatriceJWill}, then you heard the full story. But after taking some time off, I’ve realized where I want to take the site and how I can continue to make this a space that serves your affordable fashion and lifestyle needs.

So here’s what’s new for the coming year!

Thrift Shopping Strategy: Why You Should Shop at the End of the Day

Posted On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Thrift Stores

When it comes to thrift shopping, there’s always this urge to be the first in line and at the store. I totally get it. The inventory is limited and it’s not like the same garment is available in a ton of sizes {like at traditional department stores}, but I’ve found some serious value in being one of the last people to shop the store or a major warehouse sale.

Here’s why…

Dime Find of the Week: DisClothesure Statement Sunglasses

Posted On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Fab Under $50

: Disclothesure statement making sunglasses

Why: Summer is coming to an end, but you still need to protect your eyes from harmful rays! Oh, and you want to look cute while doing it.