Wondering what back-to-school trends will make the grade? We’re sharing the Cliffs Notes version of how to help your kids start the school year in style. Here are some of this year’s most popular items and trends — ones that are sure to earn an them A+!
Back-to-school is going to be a lot different for many students (and teachers!) because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With many local schools opting for an online start to the year, students from kindergarten to grad school will be learning from home. Goodwill can help you create a functional and fun home learning space, including furniture, organization systems and decorations.
I don’t remember much about elementary school — it feels like a lifetime ago! — but some life advice my fourth-grade teacher gave to the class has stuck with me through the years: Find a spot in your home that is your dedicated work space. Choose anywhere you can focus, but not your bed. When you separate an area to be solely for work — not work and sleep — you’ll be more productive.
It’s August, which means it’s time to spiff up for the school year. Although the reality of the pandemic means that this coming school year might look a little bit different for a lot of us. So when we think about our typical back-to-school shopping trip — for whatever it might look like in the fall — the choices you make in your purchases might look a bit different this year, too.
It’s official: summertime is in full swing! As the temperatures rise, winter sweaters make their way to the back of the closet to make room for their sleeveless summer counterparts. While some clothes are practical staples — like tees and shorts — following summer fashion trends will keep you looking and feeling cool. Not sure where to start? No worries; we’ve collected some of our favorite trends to keep you and your family stylish all summer long!
I love pretty flowers! But I don’t have much of a green thumb when it comes to actually growing them. This fun upcycled flower garden — made from items I found at my local Goodwill store — adds a bit of color to a blah corner of my yard.
I am excited that Goodwill has re-opened stores with new safety precautions. Treasure hunting at Goodwill is one of life’s little delights that I really enjoy. I miss walking through the doors of Goodwill thinking: I don’t know what I’m going to find today, but I know it will be something good!
If you’re new to thrifting, it can be very exciting to discover a whole new world of affordable and sustainable goods available at your fingertips. But let me tell you, as a thrifter of more than 40 years now, there are some things about my Goodwill® shopping style that have changed and evolved over the years.
It’s likely that over the course of the last few months, you’ve spent more time than usual at home. For me, this unexpected time indoors created a need to detox the material items in my life.
What an outpouring of delighted Goodwill thrifters we have seen on social media these past few weeks. Despite temporary closures due to COVID-19, I’m happy to report that more than three-quarters of all Goodwill stores across the United States and Canada have reopened their doors, and even more are opening each day!