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This Valentine’s Day, Take the Goodwill Date Night Challenge!

If you haven’t yet heard of the Goodwill Date Night Challenge… then today is definitely your lucky day. It’s an excuse to get creative and playful with your favorite Goodwill shopping companion — be it your significant other, best friend or fur baby.

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5 Fun Winter Essentials You Can Find at Goodwill!

Although the holidays are over, the winter season has just begun! With the shorter days and colder nights, that means it’s time to stock up on winter apparel, cold-weather accessories and outdoor gear. Members of the retail staff at Goodwill of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago picked their favorite items for the snowy season.

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Acid Washing Away 2020

One trend I’ve been seeing A LOT of going into this new year is acid washing! As we know, fashion history always repeats itself and this trend is no exception. I am seeing it in retail stores, online shops and boutiques!

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Why Preloved is the Move

When I learned of preloved culture, it changed the trajectory of my buying and spending habits. Yet, many people do not understand what preloved culture is let alone the concept of preloved on its own. So, let's take a look at the definition of preloved to understand its importance.

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New Year, New Rules

If this year has taught us anything, it’s the importance of creating our own little slice of happiness in the chaos. For some of us, that means getting rid of what we don’t need. For others, it’s a shift in priorities or a change of attitude. And while we’re all eager to see this year in the rear-view mirror, there's still a lot of lessons we can carry into 2021 to create our own version of a fresh start.

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Why Gifting Second-Hand Spreads Holiday Cheer Even Further

Gifting second-hand is so much better for the environment than shopping at traditional retail stores because it redirects gently used clothes and other goods from the landfill to your closet, where they can be put to great use.

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Goodness Gracious, It’s Goodwill Gifting

This holiday season: shop local, and shop secondhand. It’s easy enough to say that, but in practice? If you just took mental stock of the folks on your list and gulped, wondering how in the world to shop certain people in your life, then you might need the boost that only Goodwill aisles can bring.

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Craft a Countdown to the Holidays

If you’re like me and you’re counting down the days to the holidays, an advent calendar is a must-have! Now that we have a little one in our house, I just can’t wait to watch his excitement as the holidays get closer.

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7 Ways to Have a Sustainable Thanksgiving Celebration

Just because Thanksgiving looks a bit different this year, practicing COVID-19 preventative measures, doesn’t mean it can’t still be fun, festive and eco-friendly!

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Three DIY Projects to Inspire Unity

With all that is happening these days, it sure seems that, “what the world needs now is love, sweet love,” as well as peace and unity as we move forward as a country. Here are three DIY projects, for varying levels of skill, to inspire your creativity and a sense of community.

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Three Tips For Fall and Winter Thrifting During COVID-19 & Beyond

As we transition into the chillier months of the fall and winter seasons, it's a great time to get creative with our thrifting. Check out these three fantastic ways you can keep your fashion fresh during the colder months, especially as we continue to persevere through the pandemic.

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Four Quick Projects to Scare Up Some Halloween Fun

Halloween is almost here! But fear not, we have four easy — and very quick — DIY projects to add some frighteningly good fun to your safely, socially distanced festivities. All are simple, inexpensive and reuse items in new and spooky ways!

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