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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Winter Wonderful Savings

20 January 2016

If you know me, then you know I don’t like paying full (even sale) price for anything. Winter sports gear is no exception. Why would I pay hundreds of dollars for an outfit I’m going to wear a few times during the season? With the kids, I know whatever I buy this year won’t fit...

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How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Happen

13 January 2016

Every year, around this time, I think, “Next year I’m going to work on being a better wife, I’m going to call my parents more often, I’m going to get in shape, I’m going to start writing that book, and…” the list goes on. In my experience, thinking of New Year’s resolutions hasn’t been that...

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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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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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