Entries by Audrey Trieschman

Household Goods Flips the Switch to Solar

Massachusetts is one of the leaders in US Solar energy adoption, currently ranking 6th among all states in total installed solar capacity. Household Goods is excited to be part of that adoption trend. In late December of 2013, Household Goods flipped the switch from utility grid power to solar power. With the 27 kilowatt array […]

Congratulations to Barb and Ira Smith

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Barb and Ira Smith won the Community Service Award given by Enterprise Bank during its Celebration of Excellence. The Community Service Award “honors and celebrates a local person or for-profit business organization that has harnessed the power of their assets, resources, and visibility to make a significant, positive impact on […]

A Taste for Something Good

Did you attend “A Taste for Something Good” last week at the Powers Gallery in Acton? If so, you know how much fun everyone had. But you may not know that this event raised somewhere in the neighborhood of $12,000 for Household Goods. Auctioneer Extraordinaire Larry Powers led the live auction for the painting that […]

Pots and Pans Drive

A big thank you to the Discovery Museums. We were in dire need of pots and pans, as you can see from the empty shelves. The Discovery Museums have come to the rescue! They offered a program called Pots & Pans for Passes through March 10. Anyone who visited the museum with a pot or […]

Flourish with PERMA

Psychologist Martin E. P. Seligman in his latest book, Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being, submits that an individual person possesses a sense of “well-being” if he or she is supported by five elements called PERMA: Positive emotion, Engagement, positive Relationships, Meaning and Accomplishment.