Make the Most of Your November

Make the Most of Your November

Picture this: a turkey dinner with all the fixings, surrounded by the family members you love the most. For many people, this will look exactly like their Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners at home or at relatives’ homes, and it will bring some good memories to light....
Happy October!

Happy October!

October is a big month in Canada! With Thanksgiving coming up faster than expected, year after year, and then Halloween following it only a few weeks later, it can be hard to keep up with the excitement! Whatever your plans are, here are a few tips for making your...

Fun DIY Halloween Decorations

Decorating for Halloween can get expensive if you’re buying everything! Luckily, there’s the option to make your own decorations, if you’re so inclined! For way less money than you would spend on a store-bought decoration (especially if you buy the materials at New...
Different Ways that Thrifting Helps a Community

Different Ways that Thrifting Helps a Community

Using your local thrift store (such as New Hamburg Thrift Centre) to both donate items to and shop at has many benefits in the community around you and in the rest of the world. What exactly are those benefits, though? It might seem like there’s nothing really gained...
Fall is Nearly Here!

Fall is Nearly Here!

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby We’ve all experienced it; the anticipation of a new year and new experiences as we head into another fall season. While you might not be heading back to school,...
How to Make Old T-Shirts into Bags

How to Make Old T-Shirts into Bags

Some of the many awesome handmade things that we sell at New Hamburg Thrift Centre are reusable, recycled bags made from old t-shirts! This is one way that we’re able to reuse some of the materials that aren’t up to the quality that they need to be in to be sold in...