On November 11th, our nation honors military service members on Veterans Day. Did you know that Veterans Day was originally celebrated in 1918 and called Armistice Day to recognize the end of World War I?On November 11, 2014 (and every Tuesday), Goodwill shoppers with a Club Goodwill Rewards Military membership and a military ID will receive 10% off their total purchase. It’s Goodwill’s way of saying, “Thank You” to all those that have served our country.
Halloween is nearing and it’s time to enter some scary haunted houses … if you dare! Here’s a list from Funtober.com, of some of the best locations within a 90-minute drive of Chicago.
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Chrysanthemums, or mums, can be a beautiful addition to any front porch this fall. With the variety of beautiful colors available, from vibrant yellow and oranges to reds and purples, these can bring new life to the appearance of your home. In this article, we'll give you some decorating ideas and tips for using mums to perk up your front porch and give your house some spectacular curb appeal!
Morning routines are often hectic and challenging. Here's some tips from Mandy of The Hankful House that will help lessen the stress, and get your day off on the right foot.
1. Pack lunches and backpacks the night before.
By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher
1. I Spy. “I spy with my little eye, something red.” This easy-to-learn game is perfect for preschoolers, and can keep them entertained for unbelievably long periods of time. The directions are simple: One person spies something and recites the line, ending in a clue. Everyone else takes turns trying to guess the mystery item.
By Jamie Klinger-Krebs
Anyone who knows me well can attest to the fact that I am not at all “crafty.” DIY projects are just not my forte. But, as the mother of a seven-year-old daughter, it’s inevitable that at one point or another you just have to pull a little project out of your hat. So, since I like to plant flowers around our home, this was a very easy project that I actually thought of all on my own; and it was definitely something that my daughter and I had fun doing together.
by Michelle Yastremsky
Super Bowl party costs can rack up fast. Rather than blowing your budget on food and decor, get inspired with these budget friendly ideas that will spare your wallet while keeping the fun going. Shop your nearest Goodwill for some related items like a football, jerseys, astro-turf, banners, hats and glassware.
Halloween is a secular holiday combining vestiges of traditional harvest festival celebrations with customs more peculiar to the occasion such as costume wearing, trick-or-treating, pranksterism, and decorative imagery based on the changing of the seasons, death, and the supernatural. It takes place on October 31.
We love summer home décor! Its vibrancy is so uplifting; exactly what your home craves after a rainy spring. This season’s home décor trends are fresh and bright. One of our favorite things about these essentials is that you can take the trends as far as you want, from subtle to obvious. The heat has turned up outside, now turn it up inside with ombre furniture, ikat prints, gloss, beach décor and breezy curtains!