Tag Archives: family fun

FallFest 2014

Fall: A reason to celebrate! Does the end of summer have you feeling down?  So your tan has faded and barbeques are dwindling but there are certain things we LOVE about the FALL. Hoodies and comfy knit sweaters are your new norm. Pumpkin Spice everything are back. Football has started (and our beloved Eagles are 3-0). […]

DIY Inspiration: Turn Bath Towels into a Braided Rug

So, you love your bath towels… but they’re looking a little worn, a little shabby, ready to be replaced? But the color is perfect and you’d really rather not get rid of them… Here’s an idea to give them more life by turning them into a wonderfully thick and absorbent braided bathroom rug! It’s really […]

Mark Your Calendar: 2nd Annual Spring Fest at Hatboro Impact Thrift Store!

May 3, 2014 * 11am to 3pm * Impact Thrift Hatboro Standing in line at the grocery store… shoveling out your car alongside your neighbors… sipping coffee in the office break room, how many times during this past winter season did you hear someone exasperatingly say, “I can’t wait for spring!” After the harsh winter […]

Plant a Giving Tree

The Giving Tree started with a simple wish… “I wanted my children to know that not every child lives in the same reality and not every adult has a support system at their fingertips.” says The Giving Tree Founder, Bridget Leary. With that wish, The Giving Tree was planted. The Giving Tree, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization […]

The “Lyrical” Lorax Lands at Impact Thrift Stores

(in the Spirit of Dr. Seuss) Mothers and daughters, and fathers and sons, it’s Dr. Seuss time! Come join the fun! Who is The Lorax, and why is he here? He has a story to tell, to all those who care. He speaks for the trees; which he loves and adores and supports what we […]

Mother Nature’s Work of Art: The Butterfly

**No butterflies were harmed in the creation of this project!** Any Summer evening sit quietly on your porch, your deck or in your back yard and watch the beauty of nature unfold around you. One of the most beautiful creatures fluttering by is the magnificent butterfly.  Small or large, their wings are individual bits of […]

Celebrate the Red, White and Blue!

Whether you’re having a small family BBQ or a big neighborhood bash, we’ve got some great 4th of July party and decorating ideas for your festive celebration. For a pretty table-scape, shop your own cabinets and closets first. Pull anything red, white or blue, large or small. Do you have an small blue bowl or […]

St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans

Besides the traditional wearin’ o’ the green…  and making corned beef and cabbage for dinner, try these fun and entertaining ideas and activities with your friends, family & co-workers this weekend. Leprechauns are believed to be little old men who make shoes for fairies. Legend says that if you catch a leprechaun, you can force them […]

The Year of the “Ugly Sweater”

Everywhere you turn, folks are talking about “ugly” sweaters!  They are showing up on television and the internet… in the news and on the radio.  At Impact Thrift Stores we receive our share of donated ugly sweaters but can’t keep them on the racks!  They barely make it onto the sales floor before they are […]

How many ways can you spell Christmas?

Spending time with family is always a highlight of the Christmas season.  What better way to bond with children and grandchildren than through this fun and easy craft project!  (Some steps do require adult supervision.) Gather supplies:  a variety of Scrabble letters, a wooden yardstick, some acrylic paint in brown or Christmas colors, hot glue […]