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Giving Thanks For — And Gifts Of — Dragons!

Too, turkeys are descended from dinosaurs.  And, what are dinosaurs but wingless dragons? It’s Science!

November is a good time to think about thrifting your gifts, for the Winter holidays and other gift-giving this season!  And, oh so many people love dragons.  How much more so when they’re thrifted — in addition to being more impressive in the usual ways, you and your recipient also know you supported a great cause. 

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Why You Absolutely Need to Thrift Your Fitness Gear

Are you searching for ways to increase your physical activity? Are you Interested in improving your mobility while working from home? Then a visit to your local Goodwill may be what you need to jump-start your new fitness routine! No, I don’t mean speed-walking through the aisles or doing jumping jacks while in the checkout lane. I’m referring to finding fitness equipment to suit your physical fitness needs.

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DIY: Upcycle Flannel Pajamas into Warm & Friendly Tree Ornaments

This week’s DIY project will make you warm and fuzzy inside and out because you’ll create tree ornaments from flannel pajamas!  This easy project also repurposes cardboard, wine corks, and buttons in a totally charming, whimsical way.  As a family fun activity for all, it’ll add cheer to your holiday season and your Christmas tree!

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DIY: Create Eye-Catching Wreaths with Upcycled Household Items

Upcycle everyday household items to make a wreath that is truly one of a kind and sure to make your family and guests feel welcomed when they see it on your front door.  This also makes a great gift when you tailor it for the person who receives it and sees the benefits of your transformative efforts.  

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DIY: Transform a Goodwill Canvas into a DC Flag Art Piece

With the holidays truly just around the corner, create a gift that will be proudly displayed for many years to come.  Reuse an old canvas and pair it with maps to create a new piece of art to honor that special place.  While the DC flag was selected since that is where I work and live, you could easily follow these steps and create one for your own city, state or country, or even your favorite school. 

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