What to Wear on Mother’s Day

5 May 2016

Mother’s Day snuck up on us this year. Maybe you are like me and have still not decided what you are going to wear. I want an outfit that is fun and cheery, yet comfortable and not too dressy. I am going to enjoy a day of pampering on Saturday and Sunday brunch with my...

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E-Liminate E-Waste

28 April 2016

Who doesn’t want the new iPhone?  I know my kids have waited in line a time or two for the newest PlayStation or Xbox.  Are the differences really that great?  What happens to our old phone or gaming platform?  I don’t think we really know or think about it often enough.  Here are some tips...

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Oceanside High UPCYCLES!

20 April 2016

Students from Oceanside High School took a tour of Goodwill’s After Market Facility in Otay Mesa. During the tour, they were given the opportunity to choose one unsellable item to take back to their school and upcycle. Check out what they did with these items no one wanted – you will be amazed. You will...

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North County Closeup’s Goodwill Spotlight

14 April 2016

Air Date: February 6, 2016 Featuring an interview with Goodwill of San Diego County's CEO Mike Rowan and Director of Communication's Darlene Cossio Mr. Rowan and Ms. Cossio discuss Goodwill's operations, mission and goals in improving our community.   [audio mp3="https://sdgoodwill.org/wp-content/uploads/NCC-Goodwill-Industries-of-San-Diego.mp3"][/audio]

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Upcycling Earth Month Project

5 April 2016

April is Earth Month. When we think about taking care of our earth, we typically think about using less water, recycling plastic bottles and cans, and picking up trash especially on our coastline. We do not often think of reuse and its importance. I recently decided to take on a “reuse” or “repurpose” project. I...

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St. Patrick’s Day

10 March 2016

Wear green proudly, the St. Patrick’s Day tradition began more than a thousand years ago as a religious festival in Ireland. The event is named in honor of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland who was known for bringing Christianity to the country. Today, wearing green represents spring, shamrocks and Ireland. Even when green...

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Frame Your Story

25 February 2016

I really enjoy displaying pictures of my family, especially those from vacations and holidays. However, over the years I’ve become pretty creative with how I use displays to tell a story. The next time you are putting together a photo collage, consider the theme. Are you putting together memories from that ski trip (yes, I...

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