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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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DIY Fall Decorations

When fall rolls around, you know it's time to shed the pastels and flower decorations from the spring and summer in order to don some more fitting colours. So, grab your oranges, reds, browns, and yellows, and take a look at our ideas for what you can create for fall...

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With August Comes Back-to-School!

With August Comes Back-to-School!

It’s that time of year again… the end of summer and beginning of fall! This is an exciting time of year for most people, as the regular, busy scheduling of everyday life starts again and vacation time comes to a close. If you’re looking to return to work at a regular...

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10 Things You’ll Need for a Great Dorm Room

10 Things You’ll Need for a Great Dorm Room

If you’ve recently finished high school, then you might be getting ready to start a new chapter of your life: post-secondary schooling. You might be excited to move away from home for the first time, or you could be dreading the changes that will undoubtedly follow. However you feel about it, there are a few things you can get in order to make your dorm room the envy of everyone else in the hall (and don't forget to grab them at New Hamburg Thrift Centre)!
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