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Don’t Get the Winter Blues!

Don’t Get the Winter Blues!

Stop! It’s January, which means it’s time to hibernate! Well, it might, if you were a bear, anyway. Unfortunately, we’re Canadians, which means that we’ve still got to brave the cold, no matter how bad it gets. That doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy it, though!...

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10 Things to Try This Winter

Winter can be a season where people feel the need to stay inside and hibernate, but there’s still lots to see any do! Going out and seeing things despite the cold is the best way to chase those winter blues away. So, here’s a list of ten things to do before the spring...

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It’s Nearly Christmas!

It’s Nearly Christmas!

It’s nearly Christmas and New Hamburg Thrift is brimming with excitement! Whether or not you celebrate the holiday, the anticipation of the season is an enjoyable time all around. As you get ready to make the most of your holiday season, be sure to stop by New Hamburg...

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DIY Christmas Ornament Ideas

If you celebrate Christmas, then you know that there’s never too many ornaments for the tree, right? It’s fun to change things up and add new ones from year to year, and to collect ones with meaning. This year, have your ornaments come from your heart (and from your...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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 from passing things from hand to hand, but you’d be surprised how much of an impact you can have just by choosing to frequent a thrift store.
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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, you...

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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 the store, and to help our customers reduce some of their personal plastic use.
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