A Veteran’s Career Takes Off at Goodwill

By Danielle Cronin on Nov 09, 2016

A Veteran’s Career Takes Off at Goodwill U.S. Air Force vet finds career fulfillment in new role as Goodwill retail manager When 10-year U.S. Air Force veteran Daniel Haddock found himself on the job hunt last year, he never expected such a fight. Having recently […] Read more

College Is Done But Now What?

By Derby Brackett on Jul 08, 2016

The diploma came in the mail last week. The event that I had been waiting for over 17 years had come true- my son was a college graduate. I stared at the degree in awe of what he had accomplished…coupled with a slight disbelief that […] Read more

Is Goodwill a Local Non-Profit?

By Derby Brackett on Apr 21, 2016

Most everyone, when they think of Goodwill, they think about our stores. And if you ask them, they’ll tell you that Goodwill helps people. However, if you ask them who Goodwill helps, the answers often range from “people in poverty overseas”, to “people that can’t […] Read more

Beach Wedding on a Budget

By Laura Faison on Mar 08, 2016

Who doesn’t love a good wedding?  They are full of dancing, friends, beauty, love and everyone having a good time.  The same cannot be said for the wedding planning process.  Anybody who has ever planned a wedding will tell you that getting to that special […] Read more

Frugal, Fun and Fabulous Valentine’s Day – Revisited!

By Laura Faison on Feb 08, 2016

Last year we brought you a comprehensive list of some of our favorite Valentine’s Day ideas!  Rather than ditching our old ideas, we’re revisiting and updating some of our favorites for you as Valentine’s Day quickly approaches… (Originally posted February 2015, updated February 2016) Ahhh, February. That […] Read more

1/2 Marathon…much like life, one step at a time.

By Derby Brackett on Jan 27, 2016

If you asked me a year ago if it was possible to run 13.1 miles, I would have thought you were crazy. Today, I can actually say I am crazy. Because I did it – I ran 13.1 miles. I may have run like a […] Read more

Mardi Gras Dinner Party Made Simple

By Laura Faison on Jan 25, 2016

New Year’s Eve celebrations were sooooo three weeks ago. And it can be a bit awkward to host a Valentine’s Day party past the age of twelve (single friends, married friends, friends with kids, friends without kids – it’s just too complicated). So what’s a […] Read more

Our Favorite Snowed In Activities

By Taylor Hering on Jan 19, 2016

1. Puzzles! Even at 30 this is one of my family’s favorite actives when my Mother and Brother come to visit. We set up a table in front of the fireplace and sit for hours putting one together. 2. Audio books.  My Audible account allows […] Read more

Cleaning Schedule Made Simple

By Taylor Hering on Jan 14, 2016

Cleaning. Sometimes it’s the bane of my existence and sometimes it’s a great way to get rid of some steam.  Unfortunately, for all of us I presume, we have incredibly busy lives and trying to keep up with that day to day cleaning, especially on […] Read more

IT Holiday Gift Guide 2015

By John Leopold on Dec 07, 2015

**This month we’re excited to host some guest bloggers from our Information Technology department as they share their favorite gift ideas for 2015!** Not sure what to get for the techie in your family? Looking for the perfect gift for your slightly-nerdy relative? Check out […] Read more