These gift guides represent the parents, kids, female-owned, Black-owned, POC-owned, one-person-owned, hardworking small businesses making their way in the DMV. I urge you to buy small this year, as small-businesses continue to close and community-members continue to lose their livelihoods. Every time you buy something on one of these guides a person who pays taxes, employs locally, and who lives not far from you and me does a happy dance. These are the people who will remember your name and than you for your 100th purchase, who will be personally upset if something happens with shipping, or who crafted your gift with their own hands. That's something that makes a gift truly special.
So it's official, I'm now your Baltimore expert and travel guide! NO really. If you've been reading my posts or following me on Insta @CharmCityThriftanista and thinking, "wow, Baltimore looks really cool!" now is your chance to visit an hit up all my favorite places. From cafes to thriftshops...this has everything for the thriftanista. Even [...]
For those of you that don't know, there is this little contest around town called the Mobbies. It's a big deal, hon. Every year, the Mobbies are chance for all the Baltimore bloggers, tweeps, instagrammers and general media types to hobnob, recognize greatness and sip on cocktails while shamelessly chatting about wordpress plugins and viral videos. This [...]
Hey thrifty ladies and gents of Baltimore (and beyond). I’m the Charm City Thriftanista The time has come for me to actually live up to my name and share some of my amazing knowledge of everything thrifty in Baltimore city. If you are looking for a way to look fabulous for literally any event, or [...]