Giving Made Easy This Season #DoneStuffCreateJobs

#DoneStuffCreateJobs

Ever thought about how many household goods and clothing end up in landfills? Me neither until it was time to clean up and declutter our home this year. Face it, we hold on to a lot of things. Clothes the kids have outgrown, clothes that have gone out of fashion or that don’t quite fit right anymore. Home décor that for whatever reason, no longer fits our style. I bet you could probably load a truck with all the things you have that you don’t need, want, or use anymore.

So why let it go to a landfill in the first place? We know it’s bad for the environment but millions of pounds of items end up in the trash every year. As long as those items are in good repair and still work (or aren’t full of holes or stains in the case of clothing), why not donate it? If it’s going to be hauled off to the trash, we might as well put it to someone else’s good use and I’m not just talking about thrift shopping.

Goodwill’s “Donate Stuff, Create Jobs” campaign is all about taking what you don’t use and putting it to use for someone else. The proceeds from every item donated to Goodwill supports and helps fund job training programs for people with disabilities and disadvantages.
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Bob Evans – Easy Holiday Meals

With the holiday season in full swing and some of them have even past (Thanksgiving, first night of Hanukkah, etc.)  the chaos is upon us.

How can one person expect to buy presents, clean the house, make stellar meals followed by a huge, mega good, meal AND make sure everyone is having a good time who is staying over the house?  The answer-  It isn’t possible, either you need some helpers or you need some help.  Bob Evans is a great way to get meal help.

Think of their farm fresh dishes as a neighbor throwing in a hand to help out.

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These dishes go from boneless turkey breast that melts in your mouth to stuffing and mashed potatoes that are, “I have to know how to make these'”  good.  There are lots of options in regard to dishes and they range from sides like mashed potatoes to home fries and buttered sweet corn.  Next are the main courses which include ham, turkey and country fried steak.  Of course there are also breads and desserts.  Desserts are pies of various types including cherry, pumpkin and pecan and even fresh baked chocolate chip cookies.

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We had a pre- thanksgiving turkey meal and I can honestly say all the food was phenomenal.  The turkey was moist, the mashed potatoes were awesome, and the pie didn’t last long at all.  The gravy was smooth and the cranberry sauce tart and full of real cranberries.

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The prices are also quite affordable and with pre ordering available and simple reheat instructions enclosed Bob Evens is definitely a useful neighbor to have.
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