Guide To Shopping at Salvation Army Thrift Stores in Southeast Michigan {+ $50 Credit Giveaway}

Guide to Shopping at Salvation Army in Southeast Michigan


It’s no secret: I LOVE thrifting. I get the biggest rush from finding cool things at cheap prices. Of all the places I have lived across metro Detroit, The Salvation Army takes the cake as my favorite place to thrift. I’ve found everything from Stella McCartney handbags for $6 to Ann Taylor and Calvin Klein jeans for a couple of dollars — and still with tags on them.

Every time I post about my finds, people ask how and where I found the items, and often times I hear “I never have good luck thrifting!” Well, friends — I have some secrets to share with you. I’ve partnered up with Salvation Army Thrift Stores in Southeast Michigan to share the best days to shop to score fabulous deals.

So, here’s your guide to shopping at Salvation Army thrift stores in Southeast Michigan. These deals cover all 34 thrift stores across metro Detroit {stores in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties}.

First, it’s important to know the days of the week to shop for the best pricing. How about a little graphic for you visual learners?

Best Days to Shop at Salvation Army

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Win A Free Photo Session with Lara Douglas Photography {Livingston County, Michigan Photographer}

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As I have mentioned, I have very talented friends. One of the most talented gals I know is Lara Douglas. Her and I went to school together and I have loved watching her grow into a fabulous photographer. In fact, my head shot and family photos on here are all by her! She is a master of her craft and I love her beautiful work and sweet personality.

Her business, Lara Douglas Photography, focuses on weddings and creative portraitures, and is located in Howell, Michigan. She specializes in on-location and natural light photography.

View samples of her gorgeous work by visiting or friending her business page on Facebook at She can be reached at (801) 472-1774 or via email at laradouglasphotography {at} gmail {dot} com.

Now for the fun…a GIVEAWAY!

Lara Douglas Photography

Her and I have teamed up to give away a FREE photo session to one of you! The session will include a 30 minute shoot, an 11×14 print and 2-8×10 prints.

How great would this be to win with Christmas just around the corner? Sounds like the perfect present for grandparents to me!

To win, you must be a resident or willing to drive to Livingston County, Michigan, and age 18 years or older.

Good luck!

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Shell and Kroger Fuel Rewards {+ $100 Gas Card Giveaway!}

Shell and Kroger Fuel Rewards

The post and giveaway below is sponsored by Shell Fuel Rewards with Kroger. All opinions expressed belong to me. There is one line item that irks me each month in our budget: GAS. No matter what we do, we seem to spend a small fortune on it each month, despite having a very fuel-efficient car […]

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SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium is Seeking Young Environmentalists, Ages 8-12 {Get A FREE Annual Pass!}


Hot off the press! Do you have a child age 8-12 who loves the sea? Enter them to become a  Young Environmentalist for SEA LIFE Michigan, coming to Auburn Hills, Mich. in spring 2015 by visiting this link: Here’s what you need to do: Have your child make an artistic creation based on the sea. […]

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Join Macy’s Culinary Council at the Somerset Collection for a Cooking Demo with Chef Yagihashi 10/23

Macy's Culinary Council Chef Yagihashi

I am a member of the Everywhere Society and Everywhere has provided me with compensation for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Anyone who has been following me for awhile knows while I am no gourmet chef, I LOVE to cook…and eat food! In fact, I always joke with my […]

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Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Recipe {Crockpot Method!} #FabulousFlatbread

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Recipe #FabulousFlatbread

I have been compensated by the United Dairy Industry of Michigan for my time to develop this recipe. All opinions expressed are my own.  There is one thing we can always agree on meal-wise in our house: Pizza. But, when it comes to pizza, we can NEVER agree on toppings. My kids are picky. My husband is […]

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Celebrate Halloween At Meijer + Giveaway {ENDS 10/21}

Halloween at Meijer

The post and giveaway below is sponsored by Meijer. All opinions expressed belong to me. Halloween is one of the best holidays ever when you are a kid. You get to dress-up in costume {a daily occurrence for my girls}, attend lots of fun events {be sure to check out my list}, and have a […]

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Pinkalicious The Musical in Detroit Nov. 21-23 + Ticket Giveaway {Ends 10/22}

Pinkalicious The Musical in Detroit

I have a partnership with Olympia Entertainment and will be receiving complimentary tickets to the show in exchange for promoting. All opinions expressed are my own. Based on the popular children’s books by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann, Pinkalicious The Musical will perform six shows at the City Theatre in Detroit from Friday, November 21 […]

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Big List of Fire Department Open Houses in Michigan {During October 2014}

Big List of Fire Department Open Houses in Michigan

Being from a family of Detroit firefighters, I thought it would be awesome to share some info reader Dave of Page’s Page shared with me regarding some upcoming local firehouse open houses. Did you know this week is National Fire Prevention Week? Because of this, many stations open their doors to the public for some FREE family […]

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Fall Lawn Care Tips With Lush Lawn

Fall Lawn Care Tips

The post below is sponsored by Lush Lawn. Opinions expressed are my own. There’s one thing these cooler temps mean: Time to wind down for the winter by pulling out the dead stuff and raking leaves off the lawn! Since taking care of the health of our lawn is not my favorite task, I am happy to have Lush […]

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Letters To My Children: To My Daughter On Her 4th Birthday {Kinley}

Kinley - Age 4

My dearest Kinley, I can’t believe I am writing a letter to my newly 4-year-old. When I held you for the first time, I could only imagine a time when I could have a conversation with you. Now that day is here, and let me tell you — you have a lot of {adorable} wisdom […]

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Halloween at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad + Giveaway {Ends 10/13}

Halloween at Crossroads Village

One of the most talked about events this time of year here in Michigan is Halloween at Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad in Flint, Michigan. Personally, I am excited to visit for the first time this year with my entire family, so I was beyond thrilled when Tiffany of Daily Leisure asked some fellow bloggers to help […]

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