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Hobby Helper: The Goodwill Guide to Six Summer Hobbies

Do you ever feel like your day-to-day has become a never-ending cycle of work, eat, sleep, and repeat? If so, it's time to shake up your summer with a new hobby or passion project to help you unwind and escape your mundane daily routine. Whether it's to connect with others or embrace some much-needed "me time," Goodwill thrift stores are here to help you kickstart a new project at an affordable price! This guide has everything you need to explore six exciting hobbies to ignite your creativity and passion. Time to begin the treasure hunt! One of the best things about starting a new hobby is exploring the many Goodwill thrift stores across Alberta to find the perfect supplies and resources. The hunt can be so much fun. You might become an expert thrifter and forget all about the hobby you wanted to pursue in the first place. But don't worry, this Goodwill Guide has got you covered with a map that takes you from start to finish, so you can easily navigate your way to your new favorite hobby.

  1. Capture the Moments and Craft the Memories
  2. Time to Mix it up
  3. Sew Much Yarn!
  4. Game on with Goodwill
  5. Secondhand Stories
  6. Score Some Summer Fun
(Turns out you can actually find a treasure chest)
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Capture the Moments and Craft the Memories

Don't let your summer adventures fade away into the digital abyss! Unleash your crafting skills and embark on the journey of creating a vibrant scrapbook that perfectly captures the essence of your summer. Visit Goodwill to score all the necessary tools - scissors, glue, and a treasure trove of scrapbooking
materials - and get to work on your personalized masterpiece. If you're not feeling particularly DIY-inclined, spruce up your living space with some funky picture frames that will give your walls life and personality. Your walls will thank you for the instant upgrade!

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Time to Mix it up

Don't let rainy days or scorching heat get you down! Instead, step into the kitchen and create some gourmet delights. Baking is the perfect activity when the weather just won't cooperate, or try having some fondue fun on a chilly summer day. It's a great way to gather family and friends in the kitchen, or if you prefer, an excellent excuse to indulge in all the treats you want… just make sure the cookie dough makes it to the oven! Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too? So, get ready to mix, measure, and bake your way to some delicious treats. Whether you're looking to bond with loved ones or satisfy your sweet tooth solo, you can never go wrong with some baking.

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Sew Much Yarn!

Time to sit back, relax, and unwind with a ball of yarn and some needlework. Don't let those endless loops of your favorite show go to waste. Try adding some crafting to your binge-watching routine and have something to show for all those hours of dedication. A hobby that keeps your hands busy and your
mind relaxed. By the time you finish your project, you'll know the show's plot better than the writers themselves!

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Game on with Goodwill

Next time you find yourself saying "I'm bored," follow it up with 'games' and head to Goodwill to discover a vast array of treasures, from rare finds to beloved classics that'll keep your crew entertained for hours on end. Don't underestimate the power of a good card deck - with the right tricks, you will be the champion of game night!

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Secondhand Stories

Life's unpredictable twists and turns can sometimes make it feel like you're living in a poorly-written psychological thriller. A good book can provide a much-needed escape as you dive into a world with a plotline that actually makes sense! Head to your local Goodwill and hunt for a book that catches your eye. Someone else's old favorite book can become your new escape. As the summer sun sets, grab your book and get cozy. Who needs a summer fling when you have a great story to fall for?

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Score Some Summer Fun

Unleash your inner athlete and soak up the summer sun with the help of Goodwill! With endless options, you can serve up some fun with tennis, swing into action with golf, or glide into the sunset on rollerblades. Get the ball rolling and pick up all the gear you need and let the games begin!

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Get ready to shake up your summer with Goodwill! From crafting scrapbooks to baking tasty treats, exploring secondhand stories to unleashing your inner athlete, we have got you covered. So, find your escape in a world of creativity or some friendly competition. Make this summer unforgettable with the help of Goodwill.

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