New Space New Hope for Fostering Hope

New Space New Hope for Fostering Hope

The new space in downtown Conway for Fostering Hope is a blessing. What used to be Hamp’s Hardware has been transformed into a “store,” a thrift…

Don’t let birthdays include the piling of more stuff

Birthday celebrations are inevitable, especially if you have kids. From their first birthday, the celebration seems to grow and evolve every year. And every year,…

Textile Recycling 101: Everything You Need to Know

Some companies are creating ways to make recycling textiles fun. The Huffington Post reports on some great ideas that can be copied and built upon. Recycling…

Spreading Goodwill and Sustainability

I have dropped off some hideous clothes to Goodwill many times and honestly, I can’t imagine anyone actually wearing them. Then when I find that…

Prom fashion with a passion for sustainability

What started as a senior project at a high school to help friends has since evolved into a full-fledged non-profit that continues its mission to…

Thrift stores must survive cycles

Have you ever donated anything from your closet? If you haven’t, I highly suggest this practice. We all have stuff. A lot of stuff. We…

$50 Quest: Treasures of the Heart

For Christmas I received $50 cash, so my plan was to visit some second-hand stores and see how far I could go with it. I…

How To Cleanse Your Closet

It took just over three hours, but we purged through my entire closet and my dressers. We got rid of shirts, pants, shoes, purses and…