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Graduation Season: Making New Memories

The hottest fashion trend right now is also one of the most difficult to get your hands on. It has a delicate, long hemline. It’s adorned with draping tassels of gold and is accompanied by a matching fashion-forward headdress reminiscent of ivy-filled buildings filled...

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Rainy Day Goodwill Haul & Thrift Tips

  Happy spring! April showers might bring May flowers…but, in my world, rainy days also bring some fantastic Goodwill finds. When it’s pouring outside, one thing that always cheers me up is grabbing a cup of coffee, meeting a friend, then seeing what sunshine we...

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Why Spring Cleaning Could Be Physiological

What is it with spring? After you finish sniffling and sneezing from the pollen, something seems to happen. As the weather warms, the flowers begin to bloom and the sunshine returns – you begin to feel more invigorated, more energized. But that’s not all. It might not...

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Taking Thrifting Up A Notch: A Goodwill Goldmine

You have a date Saturday night - maybe planning a night out with friends… Do you let them in on your secret or keep the Goodwill goldmine all to yourself? While everyone else is at the mall buying an outfit that several other people could be wearing, costing half of...

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Surviving Winter With Your Goodwill Intact

It’s not necessarily the cold. It’s not necessarily all the rain. It’s not necessarily the cloudiness or the fewer hours of daylight – It’s all of those combined. Winter is kind of a drag. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a real thing. According to the journal...

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Eeek: Arkansas Weather & Old School Closets

Oh Arkansas…. where the weather is warm and bright…. unless it’s cold and raining, or storming, or blazing hot and humid. If you’ve lived in Arkansas even a short amount of time, you get it, you’ve lived it, you’ve endured the 4-seasons in one day phenomenon. That...

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Donate, Don’t Discard

It seems we’ve become a disposable society. I’ll admit… I’ve been guilty. For instance, if I ran out of toner for my printer at home, a four-pack of color cartridges would cost me just under $48.00, not including tax.  If I purchased a new color printer, which comes...

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So, When Is Christmas?

It’s a discussion that’s been had for…. well, not too long. It’s been a gradual progression so you might not have noticed that the Christmas season now begins – IN OCTOBER? But what happened to Thanksgiving? Stores barely got the candy and costumes off the shelves...

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A Little Halloween Inspiration

When it comes to Halloween, there are clearly two sets of people – ok four. There are the candy corn and the anti-candy corn people. (Personally I’m pro candy corn) And then there are the elaborate costume folks and the “I’m dressed up like me” folks. (I’m probably...

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Halloween Costume Ideas & A Facebook Costume Contest!!!

The weather is cooling down, and change is in the air. Can you feel it? It’s Halloween! In just a few short weeks, people will be transforming – into witches, bats, cheerleaders, zombies, even peanut butter sandwiches. Halloween is an opportunity to use your...

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Say Goodbye To Summer Without Over-Spending

The days are gradually getting shorter, and summer is quickly winding down. Labor Day is just a couple of days away - the unofficial end of summer. You should send summer off right. Whether you’re planning a gathering around the pool, enjoying the outdoors, hosting a...

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