Tag Archives: reuse

You inspire us!

Enter one of our stores and take a moment to look around. Think about it. Everything you see is a donation. Amazing… Awe inspiring… Unbelievable. Someone drives up to our back door, empties their car with the help of our staff, smiles and offers a kind word.  About half of you accept a non-profit donation […]

A (minor) Holiday Dilemma Solved!

Do you have a fall baking tradition? A favorite recipe for a cake or cookies? Something that everyone looks forward to? In our family, it is Grandma’s Apple Cake… layers of fresh apples, firm cake and warm cinnamon… yum! My mother now carries on the tradition of baking a Grandma’s Apple Cake for every occasion […]

Texas Roadhouse Makes Impact LIVE a Little Sweeter

It’s that time of year again, bummer. Kids have traded in their fun-filled frolicking summer days for cooler weather, pencils, paper and homework. And while they may not be ready to fully hit the books just yet, you can help make their transition a little sweeter. Texas Roadhouse is partnering with Impact Thrift Stores to […]

Back to School… Impact Thrift Style!

Wait a minute… didn’t Summer just get started? It may feel that way, but September is here, which means that Back to School shopping has begun! Color… The Fall 2012 color forecast is an unexpected mix of darks, brights, and neutrals. Think dark chocolate brown with a splash of pumpkin orange… titanium gray and honey gold…deep olive […]

2… 4… 6… 8… Who Do We Appreciate?!

Do you remember that teacher? The one who showed you just how much fun reading or math could be? The one that held you accountable? The one who put you on a life-path that has shaped who you are today? Few professionals touch as many people as teachers do or put so much of themselves […]

Good… Better… BEST!

Coats… book bags… shoes… keys… Do these things tend to accumulate in one spot in your home? In your mud room or kitchen? Near the back door, front door or wherever the kids drop them when they get home from school? Would you call it organized chaos? Or maybe a little less than organized? Your […]

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 […]

Share Your Message << Here >>

Chalkboards are SO useful! They can work as a message board in the foyer, a menu planner for the kitchen, or a spot for the kids to get in touch with their inner VanGogh.  Chalk boards are practical and fun in so many places. Nice big, framed chalk boards can be pricey though — up […]

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 […]

For the Best Dad!

Looking for a great, easy Father’s Day gift that your kids can do without much help?  Perfect for little hands to make for Dad, here’s an easy home-made present that can either hang on a wall or decorate his desk.  Start by pouring yourself a cup of coffee and sending the kids out to find […]