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Thrift Your Gifts: Five Preloved Gift Ideas For The Ones You Love

When one thinks of thrifting gifts, the first thing that comes to mind is searching for brand new items with tags. Yes, places like Goodwill are fantastic for finding brand new items for less. However, there are SO many other thrift possibilities to explore too! Here are some thought-starters.

How to Make a Donation Drive into a Delightful Social Gathering

Thrifting, undoubtedly, can make one hungry. Flipping through the racks, scouring the housewares shelves….it can get exhausting! After a productive thrifting trip, the stomach rumbles can be quite loud and distracting. So today, I bring you a quick list of vegan-friendly places in Fairfax, VA for you to try by yourself or with friends for a little after-thrift noshing.

Vintage Glamour Finds & More at the Greenville, SC Goodwill

I went recently went on a business trip to Greenville, a beautiful and green (hehe) town in South Carolina. Can you guess what was on the agenda for this trip when I had a few moments for myself? Visiting a few Goodwill locations closest to where I was staying!

9 Ways to Celebrate National Thrift Shop Day in 2021

This year is a little more flexible than 2020 with stores now open, but it’s still different than years past. The presence of COVID-19 variants is a safety and health concern that still, understandably, affects shopper comfort in stores. Despite this challenge, we can celebrate National Thrift Shop Day in fun AND safe ways. Some of my thoughts are below! In all of these tips, remember to practice COVID-19 safety protocols and mask up!

5 Simple Ways To Reduce Plastic Waste

Practicing sustainability doesn’t have to be a difficult task that disrupts daily life. And it certainly doesn’t have to be expensive. There are so many small and simple things we can do on special occasions or daily to be more conscious consumers. Here are five easy actions we can take to say no to using plastic, or at the very least, using less of it.

WHAT’S YOUR INSPIRATION?

Put new life into your Goodwill Finds. Finding Your Good is about gaining inspiration from a community of experts who will provide tips to help you reinvent your personal style that is socially sustainable.

You’ll Ace This Spelling Bee: Create Letters with Repurposed Pieces

You’ll Ace This Spelling Bee: Create Letters with Repurposed Pieces

Here’s a smart DIY project that will give you straight A’s when you do it. Use pieces of scrap wood and repurpose letters to create block letters that will certainly be your type!  Whimsical and fun, spell out words with these colorful letters or select ones that make your name, your state, your sweetheart.   

Why You Absolutely Need to Thrift Your Fitness Gear

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.

Giving Thanks For — And Gifts Of — Dragons!

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. 

Why You Absolutely Need to Thrift Your Fitness Gear

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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