Getting Organized After the New Year

1 January 2016

Christmas lights, ornaments, tinsel, cookie jars, and wrapping paper. So much stuff is needed to decorate for the holidays. Where do we store all of this stuff the rest of the year? Storage bins are near and dear to my heart because they keep all of my treasures safe and accessible year after year. I...

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We Believe in the Power of Work

23 December 2015

We Believe in the Power of Work The holidays are a busy time of year for Goodwill Industries of San Diego County (GISD). We are blessed to have such a generous community that shares our passion for getting people jobs. Our great partnership provided over 1400 jobs right here at GISD. In 2015, we have...

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Job Hunting Over the Holidays

16 December 2015

You might think the holidays are a tough time to be in the job market. I was searching for a job during this time and I never thought I would be successful. Everyone is so busy with preparation for the holidays and year-end accounting, I couldn’t imagine any organization wanting to go through interviews at...

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Revamping Your Little Black Dress

9 December 2015

Dressing for the holidays can be a real challenge, especially if you are like me. I can NEVER find anything to wear in my closet but that is a story for another time. I think there are some key things that can help make dressing for a holiday party fun. Keep it simple. There is...

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How to Have a Grateful Heart

3 December 2015

My dad was a mail carrier (and WWII Vet!), and my mom stayed home and raised 6 kids, numerous types of livestock, and a garden. We didn’t have a lot and I spent much of my time focusing on what I didn’t have, and set my sights on attaining everything I wanted. One day I...

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