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How to Thrift Picture Frames [tips for finding pieces for a Gallery Wall]
First, let me apologize for the, not one, but two random, incomplete posts that were blasted out earlier this week! Minor technical difficulties, my apologies! Now on to a post with some actual content 🙂 Today, I am dropping in to … Continue reading →
How to be Trauma
Okay, we’ve got it: Not “What’s wrong with you?” but “What happened to you?” That explosive outburst? The child who cannot concentrate at school? The domestic violence survivor who is in a constant state of hyper-vigilance? Yes, most of us in family services are now able to recognize trauma-symptoms and respond with empathy… most of the time But what does it mean to be truly trauma-informed? For a start, it means that we have patience with others and ourselves as we seek to acquire the skills and attitudes of a trauma-informed practice. Calling out other people for being judgmental? Yes, this and many other ironies litter the path of learning this new language because we just so enjoy being right! It is easy to become smug or ‘preachy’ when we have all these…
Goodwill Outlet Blowout Sale
Don't miss out on this sale. GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE, INC. BLOWOUT SALE STARTS TOMORROW • FEB. 16 780 BERRY RD. NASHVILLE SEE OUR TIPS BELOW AND WATCH OUR VIDEO TO HELP YOU GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR SHOPPING EXPERIENCE THREE TIPS FOR TREASURE HUNTING AT THE GOODWILL OUTLET 1. Arrive early and plan to stay awhile: Experienced Outlet shoppers say the early bird often gets the worm when it comes to valuable finds. The real treasures, they add, are often on the bottom of the piles of merchandise, so come prepared to spend time sifting through the tables piled high with clothing, accessories, books and other goods. 2. Be patient and be ready for a different type of shopping experience: Regular Outlet customers say that spotting especially valuable items takes…
What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.