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Philanthropic Friday: Holiday Giving

Philanthropic Friday: Holiday Giving

This post was sponsored by Johnson & Johnson as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Every time I attend a conference or event, I leave with all kinds of swag. For the ...
Philanthropic Friday: Support the Caribbean

Philanthropic Friday: Support the Caribbean

Every year since our girls were in preschool, they have participated in some kind of collection drive for the less fortunate. Examples include backpacks with snacks for hungry students, canned goods and non-perishable items for the food pan ...

Philanthropic Friday: Marvel Hero Acts

Every morning when I wake up, I make sure the girls haven’t hit their snooze too many times, then sit on the couch surfing Facebook for a few minutes until the coffee kicks in. The other day was a little more difficult than normal bec ...
Philanthropic Friday: Unclutter for Good

Philanthropic Friday: Unclutter for Good

Frugal by nature, I use coupons and shop at Goodwill so having a yard sale for the things we no longer need is a nice way to get back a little extra money. For the past few summers, I’ve planned to have a yard sale. We have accumulate ...
Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

Each year, we pause to reflect on the blessing of freedom and give thanks to those who sacrificed their lives in order for us to have this right. We may gather together with friends and family, enjoy a picnic or barbecue or attend a basebal ...
Nothing Wrong With These Leftovers

Nothing Wrong With These Leftovers

Moving to California from Iowa was a bit of a culture shock, but we learned about various cultures and their customs and adapted. When the opportunity arose to form a partnership and purchase the business where Scott had been working, we co ...
Philanthropic Friday: Supporting 4-H

Philanthropic Friday: Supporting 4-H

Ever have something from your childhood that sticks with you like glue? I’m not talking about daily chores, school lessons or childhood rules but rather an involvement that had (and has) a true impact on your life. I spent years playi ...
Philanthropic Friday: #PlayWithPurpose

Philanthropic Friday: #PlayWithPurpose

When you spend a lot of years wishing for motherhood, your attitude about things changes when you finally have a baby in your arms. Despite a solid career as an accountant in the public sector, I made the decision to become a stay-at-home-m ...
Philanthropic Friday: Support Our Veterans

Philanthropic Friday: Support Our Veterans

Ever have a dream that makes you stop in your tracks and wonder where it came from? I had one of those dreams last night. I was in an auditorium waiting for something. I don’t know what or why, but the rest of the auditorium was fille ...
You Can Drink That Now

You Can Drink That Now

About a month ago, I watched Wild, the movie starring Reese Witherspoon. Based on the autobiography by Cheryl Strayed, it chronicles her hike of more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail. I’m currently in the middle of reading “ ...